Japanese Copyright Groups Aim to Establish New Online Copyright Portal Next Year

Anime! Anime! reports that 17 Japanese copyright holder groups have formed a committee to plan for the establishment of a new copyright portal next year. ANN has a translation:

A committee formed by 17 of Japan's copyright holder groups is planning to open a free Internet portal with a searchable database system of product details and copyright information for music, movies, television, music, literature, comics, anime, art/photo, and games next January. The objective is to provide convenient access to any media item's author, credited staff, and copyright information.