As a collector i don't see anything wrong with
fan cels. Just as long as you aren't trying to
pawn the cels off as production images, it seems
alright with me.
Then again, companies do own copyrights, and it
is stealing someone elses design. But i still
think it is okay, only if the fan cel's start
cutting into the companies profit, should
something be done about it, since it isn't
hurting anyone or draining their pockets then no
one will probably have a problem with it. Plus
it helps those who don't have enough money to buy
a production image of their favorite anime
characters. Sometimes you just want a pretty cel
of a character, it doesn't matter if they are
production or not.
Disney had a right to get mad, since they make
all those cel prints and lithograph things, and
I might be wrong, but i don't think that their is
a high demand for anime reproduction cels in the
states that threatens the japanese studios
or i could just be a moron, well that's all i
have to say . . . for now .