Tori Barney, Columbia College Chicago
The dreaded reimagining of the classic South Korean zombie film is the perfect example of audiences refusing to appreciate non-Western culture and art in any form.
Chris Dang, University of California, Riverside
Will audiences ever get to see Netflix’s new ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender,’ or are they stuck with M. Night Shyamalan’s 2010 atrocity?
Maya Butler, Baylor University
The anime-style ad, which featured a noticeably paler Osaka, has since been pulled from Nissin’s website.
Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
Between whitewashed casts and terrible CGI effects, live-action anime adaptions don’t seem to be hitting the mark for audiences.
Tylah Silva, Emerson College
Depicting Asian culture in media was step one. Step two is getting the right people to do it.
Terry Nguyen, University of Southern California
It seems obvious for Disney to cast an Asian American as Mulan in the live remake, but Hollywood has whitewashed authentic characters in the past.
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