THIS IS A LIE "They make anime character's eyes big & skin white cuz THEY WANT TO BE WHITE"

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  • This is a good chance for us to realize, that the world doesnt revolve around the west. To make everything happening anywhere about white supremacy is to erase other cultures. Rather than telling japanese why they draw their characters to resemble a white person, why dont we listen to what they have to say? See what they think.

    Aba & PreachAba & Preach15 dagar sedan
    • It doesn't have to, but it kinda does to some extend. It's profitable; it's called (neo-)colonization. Human rights aren't really "humain" rights per say, they are white-owner-men rights before anything. But this particular bucket of right is listed as universal for it serves those in power who promote it.

      Ternor BlackTernor BlackDag sedan
    • @chico skin color is not the definitive differentiating trait, a gringo, an Argentine and a Japanese can have the same skin tone

      p_loco invisiblep_loco invisibleDag sedan
    • The mangaka of that thumbnail with the VP from Prison School also made the manga series Ore to Akuma no Blues, which translates into Me and The Devil Blues. It's based around the blues' legend of Robert Johnson. That aspect of it is fairly good, but the racism & rendering of some the African American characters in it is somewhat offensive. Anime & manga similar to that series is another possible topic to discuss...or not..

      Drisvisic DavisDrisvisic Davis3 dagar sedan
    • @sanshuri not really.. ppl often think "the grass is greener on the otherside" since asians mainly have black hair they are more drawn to bright colourful hair as it stands out. Not to mention that what aba said about making characters distinguishable. Altered hair style n colour makes them instantly recognisable.

      shadowbreed29shadowbreed2911 dagar sedan
    • @chico Japan has been colonized by the US since the dropping of the 2 atomic bombs. They have internalized white supr3macy.

      Unkie EbertoUnkie Eberto13 dagar sedan
  • Too White? No too perverted. Is it just me or all the females in Japanese anime have well built bodies.

    Dallas 61Dallas 613 timmar sedan
  • Ayyy yall know wassup... im filipino... and imo i be feeling like american csrtoons now be byting the japanese style... i jist think its really just a self insert play... just to keep the white man on top lol

    Omar AbreaOmar Abrea3 timmar sedan
  • Plot twist, all of them are eldian

    Thither ShookThither Shook7 timmar sedan
  • Lmao people go like “They are trying the make them white” but don’t keep the same energy with American cartoons. There’s diversity but these people obviously don’t watch anime to complain

    Thither ShookThither Shook7 timmar sedan
  • 6:59 Dieter Bohlen Every german will know :D

    Mann Mit KaffeeMann Mit Kaffee11 timmar sedan
  • It's because the different hair colors. A blond anima character is assumed to be White just off the hair alone

    PinheadzBlacksonPinheadzBlackson14 timmar sedan
    • Because most blonde people are white if not all.

      YRRET GNORTSMRAYRRET GNORTSMRA4 timmar sedan
  • I wonder what they think about Eren from Attack on Titan since most people of his country have German names and a cultural style, and there's other characters like Mikasa which are from a different race that seems to be Asian inspired. The same with Full Metal Alchemist, in which the country of the protagonists is Germany inspired while there are other characters who come from an Eastern country with ninja outfits and panda pets.

    Manu AMManu AM15 timmar sedan
  • I miss older anime when characters actually werent so fair, they had color to their skin and it was beautiful. For example Akira.

    Candise HBCandise HB15 timmar sedan
  • Yes I have a question. How come i love Micheal Jackson

    ZooBatCowardZooBatCoward22 timmar sedan
  • Anime is Japanese, Anime Characters are typically Japanese, Japanese people have majority white skin. Simple open shut argument.

    Spiffy TuberSpiffy Tuber22 timmar sedan
  • Ryu and Goku don’t look like anybody walking around in Japan tho

    KingSolomonrebornKingSolomonreborn23 timmar sedan
  • no they do it to make fun of our big beatiful round eyes.

    EmeraldEmeraldDag sedan
  • It is basically the anthropologist problem where they go into a tribal village and inseminate the sens with western sens. But usually, these village are far from influence, unlike Japanese culture with has been Heavily westernized. So, should we be looking at this problem in a light in which they reproduce themselves into anime like we do too with cartoons, or are they more influenced by western/white culture in a way that what they see as reproduction is in fact white-colonialized japanese culture, in such a way that they represent themselves with white people traits without realizing it. Some people in the voxpop even pointed out that easily as in they may look white because x-y-z characteristics which are precisely (almost) unheard of in japanese culture, like big eyes, colored hair, huge breasts, etc. So to think they have such an autonomus uncolonialized cartoon creativity seems a bit naïve. We create what we idealize and then refer us to it. they may as well be doing the same thing. It is not a comment on moral, I do not support any colonialization, but for them not to see it, could be that they internalized it so much that they don't even see it anymore. As a white dude, I do not have to see a white dude that looks exactly like me to identify, only a few hints suffice. They may as well be doing the same thing, I dentifying with certains characteristics and be oblivious to the rest, like we are to the shape of the face in anime, to which we do not really identify: in the voxpop another person said that too, like "japanese have rounder face; so i'll say vietnamese" or something like that. this is discriminatory selection, it's a sensuous function of our perception. Telling someone they have the right to own the meaning of what they create on the simple basis of the origin of creation doesn't negate anything about them identifying more and more with white people culture: they have been westernized, sadly. Maybe if we could've see an anime from 1850 we could have a more in depth discussion about that, but it's not gonna happen, haha.

    Ternor BlackTernor BlackDag sedan
  • Idk about anime, but from my world travels, it seems the entire world has an obsession with white in general. Watch commercials overseas and look at the products on the shelves. It tells a different story.

    Kevonte DanielsKevonte DanielsDag sedan
  • I don't know if you seen this recently, but fucking buzzfeed said that we (asians) based our culture, likes and dislikes on white supremacy..... I was fucking livid.

    Takara HayashiTakara HayashiDag sedan
    • @YRRET GNORTSMRA yeah it was on their Try Guys channel, they used half truths and spin a political narrative to trick the naive masses into falling for an agenda, it honestly pissed me off more than anything else in recent history.

      Takara HayashiTakara Hayashi4 timmar sedan
    • Really?

      YRRET GNORTSMRAYRRET GNORTSMRA4 timmar sedan
  • Damn, I cracked the same jokes too, especially cuz of the blonde hair (But they all have crazy hair colors) now I know...

    sexymexijessesexymexijesseDag sedan
  • Can I ask why when they draw a black character in most anime they are almost always big lips and the oddball of the group.

    aeries283aeries283Dag sedan
    • Examples?

      hanamaruhanamaru5 timmar sedan
  • Just assume the characters are Japanese unless told otherwise, hell if black people didn't get white supremacy internalized we'd probably draw black people with white skin when drawing in black and white.

    GrandsomeGrandsome2 dagar sedan
  • 4:55 yeah here we are again. let's make stereotypical jokes about Russians. Like we are all dumb and only drink vodka:) Imagine me, a russian, saying anything steryotipical about black folks, how fast would you attack me?

    Darya ADarya A2 dagar sedan
  • When you looked at each other after the 'smart Russian' comment, I FELT that. :D Although I've met plenty of very smart Russians and Russian businessmen are commonly very shrewd and ruthless, the most widespread Russian archetype around their borders is definitely not smart. :D Buuut, apparently it is not as such everywhere. Makes sense that different cultures would have different views about other cultures and nationalities, since they have different histories with each other.

    Kristaps JudeiksKristaps Judeiks2 dagar sedan
  • For an east european, when we look at the last 2000 years, it seems wierd to hear "white supremacy" when, even though we are "white", we have been the slaves of the peoples around us, constantly attacked and murdered for the little we had, even by the peoples of the so called "west" and had to constantly fight for the right to live and feed our children. Even today we are discriminated against by the "western" people and the western mass media and politics. I think focusing on "skin color" is failing at fighting against discrimination. But hey, that is my 2 cents. As for your videos, i find it awesome to see people still use logic and think straight out there in today´s crazy world. Stay healthy and keep up the good work.

    Se FuSe Fu2 dagar sedan
  • There's more.variance in physical characteristics among white people. That's why I never understood the "all white folks look alike" thing. Different eye color, hair color, complexion.

    KillaCrossover318KillaCrossover3182 dagar sedan
  • As a dude who is hardcore into manga manwha and anime this is the first time i have ever heard this statment. When i watch anime or read the manga i am into to it because of the story and the enjoyment i have never read a manga or watched ana nime an thought the charcthers are to white or they dont represent asian people. I am not american but i watch what is going down in american. When it comes to the entartainment you guys destroied almost everything you created from star wars to star trek and i am gratefull that the creators of anime and manga are not bowing to the wokeness that is destroing the states

    John DoeJohn Doe2 dagar sedan
  • ДА! we are smart

    Anton RepkinAnton Repkin2 dagar sedan
  • So glad they’re appealing to the Anime Community. #weeblife 💯

    ParielzParielz2 dagar sedan
  • Cmon do a little more research guys. Colourism in all of Asia different to ours, but exists. Why? Poor people worked outdoors in fields and as a result had tanned darker skin, rich folk stayed inside so they stayed more pale. This meant that both the rich and the poor wanted paler skin to look rich. This set a beauty standard of pale skin for everyone. Many cartoons follow these beauty standards in female characters especially. I.e, anime characters with tiny waists and huge juggs, and as mentioned b4 pale skin

    S K TS K T2 dagar sedan
  • Well without going too far, here in Mexico we have very differente experiences with race than in the U.S., over there people always look too "segregated" by color or ethnic group, but here everyone is like mixed all the time (my dad is white and my mom is half-black. my friends are either brown, white or somewhere between). Lately woke culture has entered Mexico through upper middle class people in their 20's-30's and they've been absorbing this idea of "race opression" that lower class indigenous, brown or white people really don't care about. The real division in mexican society is social class, regardless of color (racism exists it's just not really a major problem).

    DagsschillerDagsschiller2 dagar sedan
  • Actually... The reason they use big eyes has nothing to do with them wanting to be white... It is because there is a larger range of emotion that can be easily conveyed in drawings using big eyes instead of slanted eyes. That's why they are quite often "overexaggerated" and, disproportionately larger than what would be considered normal for white ppl. Additionally, white skin was quite common amongst the well off during the feudal era and, was a sign that you didn't work in the fields. Females in family's of influence or power never had tans and, walked with umbrellas in the sun. Fair skin was a sign of youth, wealth and, health. Geisha's with fair skin were valued more and, fetched a higher price. Which is why they would whiten their faces. This was in practice long before white foreigners ever stepped foot on Japanese soil. As far as hair goes… Aside from blonde and, ginger orange, Japanese hair naturally varies from black to auburn. Blonde and, red hair is fashionable in Japan to an extent so it's not uncommon to find ppl with their hair bleached or died. Whenever a white adult is in anime they are usually portrayed as taller then everyone, have blue or green eyes and, are typically introduced (or introduce themselves) as foreigners. lol So, Your title and, summery are incorrect. Yes some shows do use realistic face/body types but the difference between Asian and, Caucasian is obvious and, doesn't require discussion. Yes there is anime where all the characters are essentially different color's of the rainbow. That's done just to help keep them unique so they aren't confusing to figure out whom is whom. For most anime they use a drastically toned down version of this and, change hairstyles to keep new characters fresh instead of reused. There are only so many options after all... Yes Japanese ppl do seem to love America and, traditional American values are similar to the Japanese values. True enough but, anime made by Japanese ppl are just expressions of themselves and, should be viewed as such. PS: I've been immersed in Japanese culture in one form or another since i was 5.... Cheers. ;)

    KengermanKengerman3 dagar sedan
  • remember that the Japanese drew Mr.Popo that wasn't on anyone else, so now he still exists in the show but is purple. lol

    cameron flanarycameron flanary3 dagar sedan
    • They did the same with that one gyaru/ganguro inspired Pokémon didn't they? :c

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  • I'm half korean and for people who think anime characters(that clearly was born as japanese,have japanese names and culture)are white, did you think asians cant wear contacts or dyed their hair?? I mean..i was born with platinum white hair and has heterochromia, my friend was born with a natural blue eyes and another of my classmate was born with white hair too. I went to school in korea for a few years and oh boi...the class looks like a bag of skittles. Every kids has different coloured hair.

    ZZ3 dagar sedan
  • Da - vee ar-r-r smart - vot ze problem?

    Alexander ShugayevAlexander Shugayev3 dagar sedan
  • Yuta's channel is awesome!

    KK3 dagar sedan
  • The eyes are actually bigger because they modelled their art style on that of Walt Disney, astroboy I think is generally seen as the genesis of the anime style and to my knowledge they based their character design on disney cartoons, which have characters with pronounced eyes. So in some way I guess it is influenced by the West.

    Butt SlayerButt Slayer3 dagar sedan
  • Most mainstream anime characters lack semblance of earthly race because they are (usually) VERY stylized people. NO ONE HAS EYES THAT SIZE. I assume the race of any given character by the context of the anime. So, regardless of what a CARTOON looks like, if they live in Japan, wouldn't you assume they're Japanese? Obviously, some anime specifies an individual character's race/ethnicity, and you'll notice they are barely differentiated from the looks of their fellow characters who may be of a different background. It's a cartoon, and to be so self centered to assume they all look white is....kinda ignorant. It's an art style. Not to mention anyone can dye their hair or put in colored contacts so to say "she has brown eyes so she must be Japanese" is also not necessarily true.

    Lydia BauerLydia Bauer3 dagar sedan
  • Preach... DIS DOOOODDDD. you gotta watch manga. I was ready for ABA to go in on his ass. Pause.. all love tho. Great content as always

    TATERTATER3 dagar sedan
  • They always looked Japanese to me!

    LusmerlinLusmerlin3 dagar sedan
  • I don't like the idea of war, but I can't help but humor myself at the image of US citizens shooting from roof-troops if they were to ever be invaded.

    Matthew NormanMatthew Norman3 dagar sedan
  • "White people are slender." **confused pointing at Wisconsin**

    Black LannerBlack Lanner3 dagar sedan
  • I honestly want the US to fall and stop influencing the world, you guys are very race centered, and very conflictive. The whole world starts fighting because of you... I'm just afraid of who will leader after you fall, It might be even worse...

    f.lowf.low3 dagar sedan
  • 1:35 girl on the right doesn't look completely Japanese, she looks mixed with like black or maybe Spanish of some sort, just my opinion

    NiceChasin ChaseGodsNiceChasin ChaseGods3 dagar sedan
  • Yeah and HipHop and Rap is too black. SMFH. Let Japanese people draw themselves how they want.

    Mari CampariMari Campari3 dagar sedan
  • Aba: Why do people have blue hair? Me: K-pop

    Michael GrahamMichael Graham3 dagar sedan
  • I definitely think this is an interesting topic. I also believed that in anime they made their characters look white because of the strong difference in appearance between japanese people and other asians. I always found it interesting how in anime they model chinese characters where they have very distinct "asian" features but not for japanese characters. There are a few anime where they really pronounce japanese physical features for some characters and the others not so much. It does not matter too much to me, I've watched anime and have read manga all of my life but I do believe their is a difference in portrayal depending on who the author is.

    Jamel JordanJamel Jordan3 dagar sedan
  • It's actually true that japanese people have a serious self hatred since WWII

    chris johnsonchris johnson3 dagar sedan
  • My friend use to live in Japan and she had talked to one of the artists. They raw them as white with big eyes. The reason for this is the lack of diversity in Japan. Every one there looks the same. Black hair and slanty eyes, so they draw them as white to get away from that. It is not a racist thing but a diversity thing.

    John P TenneyJohn P Tenney3 dagar sedan
    • Your friend wasn’t white?

      CookieCookie2 dagar sedan
  • It takes a fucking genius to think japanese anime characters created by japanese people that live in a fictional version of Japan are somehow all supposed to be white...

    Sebaschan706Sebaschan7063 dagar sedan
  • Anime also has black characters.

    Laura HugillLaura Hugill4 dagar sedan
  • The race of an anime character never really bothered me

    ShadowGundam1989ShadowGundam19894 dagar sedan
  • Edward Elric is an example that doesn't make sense to me. His name is a traditional western name (as are most of the names in Full Metal Alchemist).

    VictorVilaniVictorVilani4 dagar sedan
  • It's not just African Americans way of thinking. There are black people and/or brown people who have gotten be to cosplay or dressed up in anime and people have gotten made because of their skin tone and have told them they can't be certain characters because they don't have white skin... They were wrong for choosing that character because they aren't white. It's definitely an a American concept but it goes further than just black people taking it personal... Though I love the concept of how they see the anime characters through their cultures. As a person who loves anime, just watch it and enjoy it please, stop making it personal 🤦🏽. Be whom you please

    Tekiyah GTekiyah G4 dagar sedan
  • Completely agree, people don't take would specific views into account. Which is why I always preface my opinions with the fact that they are limited to my world view

    Gabriel CohenGabriel Cohen4 dagar sedan
  • This is by far one of my favorite videos from you guys and I've watched a lot cheers keep it coming

    David LuyetDavid Luyet4 dagar sedan
  • I don't think its necessarily arrogance by "us" but by these Twitter Puritans.

    Hector NonayurbusinessHector Nonayurbusiness4 dagar sedan
  • Anime characters weren't styled after western people. It just happened to coincide that western people have a few (out of many) characteristics that make anime characters appealing to eastern audiences. So western people thought "that must mean they want to be like us!" which is pretty arrogant imo. The main thing being pointed to is usually the large, wide open eyes. And yes, western people generally have more open eyes. But that's still just one characteristic out of many. There's also the brighter hair colors. But that could just as well be "just because" they like brighter hair colors for certain characters, not because they saw western people with them. (plus the fact that eastern character design, including color, often tells you a lot about the character.)

    SanquinitySanquinity4 dagar sedan
  • Japanese people have pretty "white" skin. Doesn't mean they're caucasian.

    Erich SchillerErich Schiller4 dagar sedan
  • 100 percent agree and y’all made a great point on how the west perceives the east by drawing them in ways that are demeaning, but when the east draws any foreigner they draw them with admiration, which the Japanese lad pointed out.

    MrSuperaptorMrSuperaptor4 dagar sedan
  • Asians are the most racist people on the planet.

    Niall CullyNiall Cully4 dagar sedan
  • They still have a fucked up lens on us as well. So pretty much everyone is guilty. Also the designs are still very much geared to the west to sell. Great video though.

    Death2cornbreadDeath2cornbread4 dagar sedan
  • Too white ??? Or too yellow first anime are Asian people

    UK LongplayerUK Longplayer4 dagar sedan
  • Mr polo is no black is a genie you can search it you are so wrong with this one

    marian robertomarian roberto4 dagar sedan
  • If anything the features of anime characters are overly exaggerated. Who on this planet have eyes the take up 85% of your face? Also wide eyes are mainly a trait of black/or African people. The comparison to caucasian people with wide eyes is mainly from lack of exposure to other races because when I think of them I dont really see them with wide eyes which is a misconception. Also Japanese people skin can become a bit more pale in comparison to those who are caucasian.

    Khaos AngelKhaos Angel4 dagar sedan
  • the people in those clips didn't mention skin tone they were looking at features like eyes nose lips and stuff like thats pretty interesting

    plague xyz 666plague xyz 6664 dagar sedan
  • This is a little off the mark to me. It doesn't really seem like most of the people being interviewed are saying that the characters look Asian. They are simply guessing that the characters are Asian. I'm sure Japanese people know that most anime characters are supposed to be Asian. That doesn't mean that those characters look Asian. At the end of the day, a lot of anime characters don't look Asian. I'm not saying that the artists are trying to make them look white. It's just that the art style in a lot of manga and anime doesn't really portray Asian characters in a way that most people would recognize as Asian. I say that because I've watched enough manga and anime to see examples where Asian characters are represent in a way that makes them clearly look Asian and there is a big difference.

    Chris LawyerChris Lawyer4 dagar sedan
  • I'd bet money that one Japanese girl has a Black parent.

    Ka MauKa Mau4 dagar sedan
  • Like....context ... or intention appropriation? Ascription? .... lmao...so interesting....

    LaurenLauren4 dagar sedan
  • Bullshit nobody believes that, it is a marketing ploy nothing else and the characters don't represent any race . Only somebody who is uncomfortable in their own skin would make a video like this.

    Paul ZPaul Z4 dagar sedan
  • it IS based on white people though... the creator of the first japanese cartoons copied and emulated what he saw in early american cartoons from mickey to betty boop. especially betty boop. the take away for early japanese animators is that extreme exaggeration in character designs actually worked. for american cartoons it absolutely was about exaggerated white caricatures, as they did the same exact thing with black cartoon caricatures to wich it is now of course called "racist". for japanese... no, it wasnt about trying to "be white" thats just something left wing nuts and nervous black folk asserted. for asians anime is just more of the same exagerated cartoon designs and there is nothing about them that would make them disassociate themselves from those designs. again...that assertion of trying to be white came from white liberals and the black folk they got angry. but there is a racial component...absolutely. asians still see themselves. you will notice that NO ONE in that video thought any of those anime characters were black.

    Scrim shawScrim shaw5 dagar sedan
  • I lived in Japan for over 14 years and I tell you what they have told me. A lot of Japanese, not all but a lot , do not like being Asian. This sometimes reflects into their art.

    GraymalkynGraymalkyn5 dagar sedan
  • The 335 people who downvoted this eye-opening video, are guilty of blind arrogance and self-assured hubris. Who will be the utter death of cultural understanding. The world does not revolve around you, little virtuous despots. Let that sink in. When will young folks learn that there is nothing virtuous about living in a delusion. Convincing no one else of their twisted insanity, save only themselves living in their house of mirrors.

    Drakengard2099Drakengard20995 dagar sedan
  • I know some people tend to forget this but a lot of asians have white skin. Crazy I know but its true!

    Luci_IXLuci_IX5 dagar sedan
  • I think this keeps coming up because of the industry dedicated to eradicating dark skin. It is a fact that this industry is still booming across Asia. Also I have heard Asians (Vietnamese and Chinese thus far specifically) complain about how they've seen Asian people essentially buy into white supremacy even lowering themselves in the presence of white people even in their own respective countries. Taking these facts into account you can see how the question arises. They still are invested in the eradication of dark skin. It's just a fact. Also it would appear that they are fairly obtuse to the impact of this practice on Asian people and also the historical significance outside of their countries. For example, despite the fact that K and J pops are essentially derivative 90's R&B they are completely ignorant to black issues such as the effects of black face. every once in a while, you hear a story of a K or J pop kid like genuinely surprised that people are mad that they did black face (like how these white kids in the US do it like even halloween cuz apparently people want to act like history doesn't matter) for fun.

    Asha SelfAsha Self5 dagar sedan
  • Damn good video. Cultural relativism is something we learned about a lot in the military. I also love anime. It's a fantastic medium for story telling.

    Colton ProvenceColton Provence5 dagar sedan
  • notice how Japanese never refer to themselves as "Ja...ps" i mean maybe i'm wrong but i never seen a group of Japanese youths standing around saying "MY Ja......ps whats up?" never really hear any race use the derogatory terms to describe themselves why do you think that is?

    dank donkersondank donkerson5 dagar sedan
  • The majority of Japanese characters is drawn as European, they won't admit it but, it's a known fact.

    Isiah Herald of TMHIsiah Herald of TMH5 dagar sedan
  • "She Japanese" "Why? " "She slender" Eeeh our women are fat?

    Lobo CruzadoLobo Cruzado5 dagar sedan
  • To me, if I'm watching an Anime with English dubbing on, I tend to think they are American, and it helps that the dialog is usually changed to reflect that. If I watch a show with subtitles and Japanese audio, I tend to think they are Japanese. More often than not, I try not to think about it too much, as it takes me out of the story, trying to comprehend the differences in Japanese culture vs. American culture. Just the fact that anyone can watch an Anime and be able to identify with the characters regardless of their nationality is a testament to the storytelling that Japan has developed over it's history.

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  • First off being an anime enthusiast..i DEFINITELY dont see white when i see anime characters.. i see JAPANESE characters PERIOD

    kwame stewardkwame steward5 dagar sedan
  • Everyone other than woke whites and blm know that anime characters are Japanese. Actually even the woke whites know that but they like to create drama. And blm complains about everything endlessly. Even if the creators mean a character to be white, we assume it's japanese. No drama needed. Woke whites are so needy, they crave attention, and need constant validation of their virtuousness. Pathetic.

    Lotus AfireLotus Afire5 dagar sedan
  • Thanks you for so concisely highlighting that the West dominates social media and imposes their view and perception of what content means. Although I would go further, especially with a lot of the content that you guys review and replace 'the west' with 'America'. Calm down, learn to listen, don't erase other people's culture. Words to live by 👍🏻

    stuart taylorstuart taylor5 dagar sedan
  • Art immitates life, if the Japanese feel they must have white characters, that is their self construct, if you are black let's make our own animae.

    East AfrikaEast Afrika5 dagar sedan
  • as part japanese, it’s a cultural thing. they see attractiveness as pale skin more pronounced noses and the least amount of visible imperfections you can look at the old makeup women used to have when they were completely white

    Henri HopgoodHenri Hopgood5 dagar sedan
  • I atcually asked a asian who had a eyelid surgery to look more western..... it is 10000% true that asians are soo in love with white people every asian i work with is looking for a rich white man preferably to marry....not joking!!!!

    darius valentinedarius valentine5 dagar sedan
  • Woah woah woah I watch a lot of anime and they will tell you their characters are American. They go out of their way to make depictions of white historical figures, as well as downing blacks . Example: darkskin characters with white hair are Indian not black . Why you think Goku go SSJ and it turned him blonde and blue eyes ?? , why you think naruto has that same build . There aren’t people that match that phenotype there even in the past. Especially if we are speaking on ninjas . I could go on but America does big business with them and characters inspire generations. ... yet a Chinese character went blonde and blue haha yeah right

    Ayce SlaterAyce Slater5 dagar sedan
  • I hate it when people talk about women's looks on a video that is totally unrelated to looks... because it seems so sexist towards women... but I have to break this rule this one time to say... ARE YALL GONNA ACT LIKE YALL DIDNT SEE THAT CUTE BLACK/ASIAN GIRL AT 4:37 ?

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  • Anime characters are predominantly Asian, not white. So I agree. As a white person, I never felt those characters were about me, or represented me racially. In fact, it seemed funny how the _villains_ were traditionally blonde or looked more like white ppl (just because they were different, not bc the "white man" was the "enemy" or anything like that). But yeah, the good guys or the main characters, def asian.

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  • Great video, but I think I can help shed some more light on this subject as someone who is of mixed (white and Japanese) heritage. I grew up hearing the accusations and did a lot of research into the subject myself and I found out that it’s a lot more simple than that. Modern anime (and manga by extension) has derived from two very distinct sources and the most prominent of the two is Walt Disney’s early animations such as Snow White. Osamu Tezuka, commonly known as the God of Manga, was a huge Disney fan and realized that Disney’s animation style was time saving and cost saving. It was simple but very beautiful. Disney’s work is personified by larger rounder eyes, disproportionate body styles, predominantly white characters, which is still true today. And Tezuka borrowed this style for himself and in turn inspired modern manga and anime generations later. The second media that’s inspired manga is Ukiyo-e art from the 19th century. Japanese people are consistently drawn with extremely white skin, especially women. And colorful scenery. Japans obsession with white skin has little to do with white people themselves. There are documents predating anyone in Japan having contact whit people espousing the beauty of white skin, and many Japanese people are fair skinned. Even today you will find women that walk outside with umbrellas even though it’s not raining to prevent getting darker, and Geisha still dawn the white makeup. The reason many Japanese people see themselves in anime characters despite the clearly whiter coloring is that it’s not uncommon to meet pale skinned Japanese people and they will identify themselves as Japanese and not “white.” And I think that’s important to remember

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  • This anime complaint from the woke mob about animals is because anime still teaches moral value. Which is anti woke mob

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  • "Do you Russians are smart?" "Yes" Finally something positive for my Russian relatives!

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  • Ask any child (under 7), they will look at you like you are nuts. The cartoon/anime characters are just people! They don't learn prejudices until an adult teaches them. That being said, children are also the most vicious creatures when they start asserting dominance on their surroundings. Anything new/different usually gets the full force of that. This comes from fear of the unknown. therefor white people make anime characters white, Asians make anime characters Asian ... you get the picture.

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  • I always looked at the names

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  • Ah yes Mr.Popo....

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  • Even fuckin TERRA FORMARS has a couple black guys..if you make the shoe fit you can find something offensive in anything Nani n Reach

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  • The art that comes from japan after they are taught self hate from anglos is very different from pre-colonial art from their region. And to say that the concept of whyt centering ( ie brainwashing) Has no part in the art is just patently wrong and deprived of all context

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  • I hate it when some who watches lots of anime thinks they got a grasp of Japanese people and culture even those that have been to Japan still do but not realising they went to the tourist areas or places of their favorite anime then come home and think they can lecture you about it.

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  • I’ve heard that the inspiration for the big eyed skinny manga look came from Twiggy. Also, many characters in manga/anime are white/European. And there’s nothing wrong with that. For example Fullmetal Alchemist. It’s a parallel universe of Germany. And it only had a few Asian characters in it.

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  • Ве ар смарт

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  • This is the mistake that you guys have made by not doing enough research. You talk to ignorant people on the street who subconsciously don’t even know as oppose to talking to anime historians. The truth is that when the anime industry started in Japan it tried to emulate the only animation available at the time which was Disney. The look of anime characters were directly influenced by traditional Disney animation. Big eyes and all. So to a degree it was influenced by the American way of drawing people even if they are dressed in Asian garb. Look at the boondocks characters. No one would say they are Asian yet the animation characters are directly anime influenced which actually originated in America anyway. (Btw I lived in Tokyo for 8 years...) no offense but to people who have actually studied this subject you guys sound exactly like the people you are criticizing. You may need to follow your own advise young fellows😉

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  • Me: so thier white people ? My friends who watch alot of anime: you sound F***ING stupid no !

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  • Even jesus

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