There comes a time in every internet superhero’s life when he has to take a stand and fight for the issues. This is my Selma.
(TL Note: “Hot gluing” is the act of jacking off onto anime figurines.)
“Hot Gluing Is Bad Because It’s Inherently Sexist”
10 years ago, you might’ve had a point. But recent studies of images on my computer suggest that more women have dicks now than men do.
As such, the act is gender-neutral, progressive even. Thus, hot gluing is on the right side of history.
On the Subject of Ill-Earned Profits / I’m (Not) Okay With This
Sex work is beautiful and valid and should be taught in schools, but guys. GUYS. There are Patreons for cumming on anifigs?
Call me old-fashioned, but masturbating onto a figurine shouldn’t make anyone a millionaire, no matter how good at it you are.
I take the same stance as with fansubs – no profit allowed.
I’ve clearly lost the fight against the weeb mafia already…
…but if your work is purely derivative, profits are still owed to the real creators and/or corporate holders of the copyright.
According to the first result on Google (pseudo-paywalled), merchandise royalties are 10%. The guy didn’t source his statistic, and the search function is shit on ANN, so we’ll just claim as fact this is how the entire industry functions.
Since KageLord jacked off on two Nami figurines in September, Mr. One Piece is owed a cut:
Do the right thing. Let’s make hot gluing great again.
The Ethics of Hot Gluing Your Friend’s Rei Figurine While He’s in the Other Room Making Cocktails
First off, Rei is a shit-tier waifu, so I was doing you a favor. And she was getting kinda dusty. Also, a Zombie shouldn’t take 5 whole minutes to make, so this was kinda your fault too.