Disguised Toast banned on Twitch for watching anime amid DMCA crackdown
Jeremy ‘Disguised Toast’ Wang is the latest Twitch streamer to be banned from the platform after broadcasting anime to his viewers amidst ongoing DMCA drama.
The TV show meta continues to take its toll. Just days after Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys was banned for streaming Avatar: The Last Airbender, Disguised Toast has now fallen under the hammer.
Toast was streaming Death Note during his January 10 broadcast. Despite being live for much of the day, it wasn’t until he reached episode 25 that the ban came through.
“They really couldn’t have waited 20 more minutes huh?” Toast followed up on Twitter after the strike.
❌ Twitch Partner “DisguisedToast” (@disguisedtoast) has been banned! ❌https://t.co/Gy5jKfOoMN#twitch #ban #firstban #partner #twitchpartner 🏵
— StreamerBans (@StreamerBans) January 11, 2022
Reaction streams have been the focus for many top Twitch stars lately. What began with MasterChef streams soon evolved into anime watch-alongs with copyrighted shows in full focus.
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Toast was even part of the driving force behind the anime switch. After calling out MasterChef reactions, he soon spiced things up by watching full episodes of Naruto on his Twitch channel. Now, popular figures like xQc, Hasan, and Mizkif have all been implicated to some degree. While all have avoided bans thus far, Hasan was recently hit with a DMCA strike.
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Although his claim has since been overturned, it paints a messy picture as the TV show Twitch trend continues to impact those who kick the hornets nest.
Despite Toast claiming his ban could last for a full month, his punishment mirrored that of Pokimane’s.
Just 48 hours after the suspension, Toast’s account was active once again on Twitch.
This Twitch ban came just weeks after the former Facebook streamer made his return to the Amazon-owned platform. He previously had a deal with Facebook.