Via Anime Insider: Manga and Plagarism (July 2007)

An article which notes some of the plagarism accusations flying around the manga industry, a topic which still comes up today.

Some claims are probably more justified than others; I mean, of course Takehiko Inoue modeled Slam Dunk from his knowledge of the NBA, but is it really violating intellectual property to use photographs as reference material?

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