andylim writes: According to an interview with recombu.com, Toei Animation, producers of Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball z, thinks that mobile phones and tablets could help save the anime industry, which is being heavily damaged by piracy. "The way people consume anime is changing and our fans are ahead of the curve... we're learning the hard way and getting burned by piracy" stated Sae Song who is responsible for new business development at Toei. The article also mentions the concept of creating an online anime streaming hub, Hulu-style, which would be cool.
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)