mo2468 wrote:In the future you might want to purchase them only after finding out for sure that they are uncensored. This delays purchasing time, but it will avoid disappointment.
Senyoru-Chan wrote: The popular ones doesn't need to be censored becuase people already know about them and plan on buying them. The less known are censored so they can more easily get into stores and just not the internet. Some stores don't wanna order the too kinky ones and this way they will get noticed and bought. Sales are important.
if I'm unsure I'll most definitely look up the original myslef and enjoy whatever they took out or not.
Senyoru-Chan wrote:Yeah I don't like it either, when they don't wanna tell us what's really going on. But I think if they do say it's censored the sales may drop too much.
lore wrote:People will assume they're missing story, not just parts of a few images.
lore wrote: Pasting "uncensored" on books just makes the entire process seem...dirty? Porny? And all BL publishers in the US are trying to avoid being tarred and feathered as porn vendors - there wouldn't be as many sales if girls and women had to ask for the books from behind a counter.
lore wrote: But I think if you wrote the DMP mods or contacted Akadot and asked directly if a book has been censored, you would probably get a straight answer.
So, all that said, I don't think DMP is ever going to be printing censorship reports in the books themselves because of sales issues. And that's really for the best if we want to continue receiving any English translations, censored or not. The BL market has shrunk down to two main publishers and a few even smaller presses. We don't have much choice left other than to not purchase books at all.
Yes, the bottom line on June not advertising that some books are censored is that people won't understand why or how the books are censored (very little these days, just shafts and fluids, usually)
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