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EDIT 4 : 

Apparently they also seem to scam people in the raffles they host
Also!! There's a petition ongoing against this shop! Let's keep spreading this because they keep stealing art and they have no intention to stop!

EDIT 3 : !! IMPORTANT !!

APPARENTLY THIS SHOP IS HAVING A CLEARANCE SALE

THEY ARE SELLING ALL THE STOLEN CLOTHES LEFT AND WON'T RESTOCK THEM


I'm assuming they're doing this as fast as they can (50% off, free shipping) to remove those from their shop as soon as possible.
HOWEVER I DON'T THINK THEY'RE GOING TO COMPENSATE ANYONE
THEY WANT TO GET OUT OF THE TROUBLE THEYRE IN AND THE ONLY POSSIBLE WAY TO DO SO NOT GETTING PUNISHED IS THAT ONE.

If you are one of the victims PLEASE write an email to their domain hoster sending them all the proofs. 
They've stolen thousands of dollars by selling clothes with stolen art. They're not going to compensate the artists.

They are going to get away with all the money if we don't do anything now.




Edit 2: My instagram account against Happymondaystore has been blocked. Anyone who calls them out will be blocked. 
They aren't going to address the problem
, they are just going to block you.


Edit 1: IF YOU ARE ONE OF THE AFFECTED ARTIST, PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS ON THESE JOURNALS IN ORDER TO REPORT THEM
How To Take Down Art Theft WebsitesNo, this isn't about sending DMCAs to the website that's stealing your art. As if reporting a thief to themself is actually going to work. Here's how to actually hurt them.
Step 1. Look up who hosts their domain using one of the following links:
https://www.whois.net/
http://whois.domaintools.com/
Step 2. Ignore the physical address and phone numbers, this is only relevent if you have to escalate to a lawyer which you shouldn't need to do unless it's a really extreme case.
DO NOT CONTACT THEM BY THESE MEANS. Calling them to harass them can land you in hot legal water. It's also important not to involve your fans on this crusade, as tempting as it might be. This is a gigantic waste of everyone's time. Only you, the copyright owner, can legally report for infringement.
Step 3. Look for the "domain registrar" and then search up that company's copyright policy page. All domain services have cop
Lessons Learned: How I Dealt With An Art ThiefEvery day, many people on deviantArt find themselves dealing with art thieves off-site (outside deviantArt). There are many ways to approach this issue, but this article is about how I went about it. I'm only writing this in an attempt to be helpful to others going through the same thing, or give ideas to those going through it who don't know where to start or what to do. Becoming victim to an art ripper isn't a hopeless, helpless situation. Though I was inexperienced with the issue at the time and justifiably angered, I was able to prevail through a mixture of help from other kind deviants, a professional manner/attitude and resources found on the web.
My particular case began one day about a week after my first Daily Deviation was given to me by Aeires. Up until that time I was a relatively unknown artist, and was minimally protecting my work with an easily removed watermark. I didn't really think my work was worth stealing, and honestly hadn't thought about what would happen if





With more than 45,8K followers, Happymondaystore has gotten popular among anime fashion lovers. However, the only thing they do in order to create their "Unique and Handmade clothes" is copying and pasteing aesthetic .pngs and other people's art with no permission.
Many artists have tried to make this shop stop using other people's art without permission, but they doesn't seem to care, they keep doing it.

PROOF


1.  宇治山喜撰 -- 2610 USD earnt from selling this stolen design.

1 by SuwabooORIGINAL 1 by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+09.09.54) by Suwaboo

2. 福光 + Pokémon Original Artwork -- Price not stated, assuming it was around 15 to 20 USD. Around 2685 USD earnt from selling this stolen design.
2 by SuwabooORIGINAL 2 by SuwabooSylveon by Suwaboo

3. 深羅 - 2670 USD earnt from selling this stolen design.
3 by SuwabooORIGINAL 3 by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+09.11.07) by Suwaboo

4. Nacyo NOTE THAT THEIR SIGNATURE HAS BEEN REMOVED - 575 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
4 by SuwabooORIGINAL 4 by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+09.12.38) by Suwaboo

5. ぽむ their original illustration has been TRACED - 120 USD earnt from selling this stolen design.
5 by SuwabooORIGINAL 5 by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+09.13.43) by Suwaboo

6. ちくわづこ - 25 USD from selling this stolen design
6 by SuwabooORIGINAL by Suwaboo

7. Apring - a total of 50 USD from selling these desings

Eli2 by SuwabooUmi2 by SuwabooEli by SuwabooUmi by Suwaboo

8. ゆらん - 25 USD from selling this stolen design
8 by Suwaboo8 original by Suwaboo

9. Weeniedesu and Hacuubii -- Traced
Weenie by SuwabooWeenie2 by SuwabooCosmic Latte by Hacuubii

10. Sugarbone -- they will BLOCK everyone who notices their theft (Pictures from Sugarbone's instagram story)
Ss+(2017-04-25+at+07.52.13) by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+07.52.35) by SuwabooSs+(2017-04-25+at+07.52.47) by Suwaboo

11. Rikirinka
Ss+(2017-04-25+at+08.31.27) by Suwabootumblr o5l6z7urjO1qmqj1qo1 r2 500 by Suwaboo

12. mhug - 350 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Aa by SuwabooAa2 by Suwaboo
13. Dangmill - 243 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Bb by SuwabooBb2 by Suwaboo
14. Original artist not found - 2020 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-25+at+09.25.01) by SuwabooAaaaa by Suwaboo(the original one is a gif)
15. keepoutコミ1@と12a - 600 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-25+at+09.34.39) by Suwaboo4b4 by Suwaboo
16. Hisashi Eguchi - Watermark deleted. 450 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-25+at+09.41.19) by Suwaboo6b9ad372e64bbc96d822452c0b27de68 by Suwaboo
17. 夢乃ゆめ -- TRACED -- earnt 261 USD from selling this stolen design
Mask by SuwabooMask2 by Suwaboo
18. Original artist not found - PLAGIARIZED - 355 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-26+at+07.38.59) by SuwabooE-you-are-amazing-radiant-and-incredible-dont-forg by Suwaboo
19. Original artist - 3237 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-27+at+04.41.16) by SuwabooKiki by Suwaboo
20. Original artist(s) not found - 5516 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-27+at+05.19.02) by SuwabooC45809b7e100f9574bb9ca08e84bca51 by Suwaboo
21. TheSoundOfFreedom - 5057 USD earnt from selling this stolen design
Ss+(2017-04-27+at+09.40.28) by SuwabooAnimal Crossing x Pokemon by TheSoundOfFreedom
22. CHARIKO 
Ss+(2017-08-31+at+12.08.11) by SuwabooLilith by CHARIKO

There are many other stolen designs, but I think this is enough proof, right?

Please share this, this shop needs to be closed down. They have no intention to stop since they have been called out plenty of times and THEY KEEP STEALING OTHER PEOPLE'S WORK.


I ALSO NEED HELP IN ORDER TO FIND THE REMAINING ORIGINAL ARTISTS!! IF YOU KNOW WHO DREW ANYTHING, PLEASE TELL ME!!


They have made a lot of money using other people's intellectual work, which is ILLEGAL.


Thank you for reading
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:iconlizzy-kaze:
Lizzy-kaze Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
I found a bigger picture of nr.20 with an watermark on it, but I can't write in japanese on my keyboard.
image link:i.pinimg.com/736x/fe/a3/32/fea…
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aaaah thank you so so much!! ; o ; 
I'm trying to look for the original artist but the only thing that comes up when
searching their name is a cosplayer ;___;
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:iconlizzy-kaze:
Lizzy-kaze Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
No problem !
The thing with the cosplayer is....interesting I guess O-o
Anyways I hope the store gets shut down soon :( (Sad) 
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:iconcatherinedaydreamer:
CatherineDaydreamer Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2017
Ι really really hate when this happens!
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:iconkare-pan:
Kare-Pan Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A lot of stuff can be found on Aliexpress too. They have shops that will print t-shirts and items for low cost and you just send them your picture you want printed.

This is friggen lame of the shop owner, they need to get their own damn art and stop stealing others.
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CaptainMockingjay Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
That's horrible. I hope you figure out how to solve the problem. The only advice I have is to contact DeviantArt, maybe make posts about it on your other social media accounts if you have them/haven't already. 
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Suwaboo Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aah unfortunately DA staff couldn't care less about that OTL 
The only solution is the affected artists contacting this shop's website host about this matter, and most of them are japanese :(
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:iconcaptainmockingjay:
CaptainMockingjay Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:/ that's a bummer. I really wish I could give more advice. I suggest doing some research on this topic it might help but that's about all I've got.
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AmnaRiaz Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017   Digital Artist
Omg I'LL HELP! THIS IS SO DISRESPECTFUL! I THINK I KNOW FEW ARTISTS I'LL DO A QUICK RESEARCH!! 
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!! The shop is currently bringing new items that seem to have stolen art too but i can't find it ;-;
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:iconamnariaz:
AmnaRiaz Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017   Digital Artist
Hmm the 18. is a pictochat nintendo ds
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:iconamnariaz:
AmnaRiaz Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017   Digital Artist
I spread the word btw
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:iconwitchhex:
WitchHex Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wham bam here's kiki's artist i think
nyororonblog.blog.fc2.com/?m2=…
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aaaa thank you so much!! i will update the journal asap!
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:iconwitchhex:
WitchHex Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're welcome! Anything to help out a fellow artist <3
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ChicatheChickenFNAF1 Featured By Owner May 5, 2017  Student Digital Artist
oh... oh dear ._.
i found this www.change.org/p/happymondayst…
it may help you,,
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:iconarisustrawberry:
arisustrawberry Featured By Owner May 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I signed it but it needs 95 more people
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:iconjiyiu:
Jiyiu Featured By Owner May 2, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Oh my, these thieves shouldn't be like that, i will repost :(
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:iconshisaeisei:
Shisaeisei Featured By Owner May 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
What a bunch of assholes
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:iconuri-pe:
Uri-pe Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If I remember correctly, we can open up a petition to close the website if we get enough signatures.
That happened to 2 art theft website so maybe it can work~
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner May 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've thought about that but I don't really know how to do that ; w ;
But yeah!! Its a good idea
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:iconamnariaz:
AmnaRiaz Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017   Digital Artist
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:icon12cheshirecat:
12CheshireCat Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I will so share this!!!! 
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:iconraiinsoaked:
raiinsoaked Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017   Digital Artist
NOOOOOOOOOO 

i cant believe it, i love that shop ):  my heart is broke, this sucks a lot.
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Im sorry, i used to like it too but seeing how much money theyve made by stealing other people arts its just... Devastating...
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:iconraiinsoaked:
raiinsoaked Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017   Digital Artist
yeah definitely.  oh well.  the time for unfollowing them has come. ):
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:iconlilmisspunchingbag:
LilMissPunchingBag Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Dayum son...that is fucked....
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:icon1080p-lemonade:
1080p-lemonade Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Unrelated but their website makes my eyes burn. It's so fucking bright and busy.
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LilMissPunchingBag Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I see wut you mean....my eyes started watering
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graydama Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
If it hasn't been stated yet I think I found the artist for the 1st one featuring Tokyo Ghoul.
When you scroll down to the 10th artwork it appears that an artist named: Ujiyama Kisen is the creator.
76.72.168.19/search/results/?p…

Forgive me if I'm wrong this was me doing a quick research. I was not able to go into their website because I do not have a pixiv account so if anyone else want's to double check it would be wonderful to help I'm sure. ^ ^
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:iconsuwaboo:
Suwaboo Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aa thank you!
I actually tried to go to their pixiv acc but they don't have anything in it
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:icongraydama:
graydama Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Not a problem! Just wished it had been them so they could have been notified. TwT
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:iconzimoshi:
Zimoshi Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you know who made this one: ORIGINAL 1 by Suwaboo  ?
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:iconamebowa-czarownica:
amebowa-czarownica Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
shared the link on my fanpage, this shop should disappear
why do people even do this kind of stuff...?
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:iconzimoshi:
Zimoshi Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I guess that most of people don't even know it's stoled.Q-Q
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:iconamebowa-czarownica:
amebowa-czarownica Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yeah
that's why i hope people will stop buying "their" stuff
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:iconlisiacz212:
Lisiacz212 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
good that my artwork isn't good enough to get stolen
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:iconsuperartist3773:
SuperArtist3773 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017
Same here
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:iconzimoshi:
Zimoshi Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same here.


(like your icon,fits the comment)
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:iconlisiacz212:
Lisiacz212 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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:iconpamellka:
pamellka Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Student Filmographer
disgusting..
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WalkInTheParker Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice bait
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WalkInTheParker Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice bait
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J0z3th Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017
Nice one.
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Suwaboo Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, it's not good. Stealing is illegal, therefore the money they're making is ILLEGAL. They are taking advantage of indie artists to make money which is one of the worst things you can do. These artists put all of their effort in these drawings and people is making money out of them. It's just so freaking wrong. You should be aware of that.

I'd rather not being popular than having my designs stolen.
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