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19th Sep '16 12:32:22 PM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, the author states that Cord is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].

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* The model-minority stereotype trope is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] because after his fiancé Roland dies, gets shot, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he InternalizedCategorism. He IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an his ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating on Roland's murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, As the author states that tagline states, Cord is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] superhero who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].superheroes.]]
19th Sep '16 12:23:45 PM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the PoliceAreUseless and fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero,"]] and the author states that Cord needs to process his self-hate before acknowledging his heroic nature.

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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). Asians." He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering streets,]] which is a clear case of InternalizedCategorism since he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his fields: Cord's unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a the male nurse Thad fall in love with him, he's got a self-designed broken-heart tribal tattoo, and he started East 13 because the PoliceAreUseless and [[PoliceAreUseless police fucked up investigating Roland's murder, murder,]] belying his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero,"]] and the author states that Cord needs to process his self-hate before acknowledging his heroic nature.is a [[GenreThrowback classic superhero]] who [[WrongGenreSavvy shoehorns himself into the villain role]] because [[GenreDeconstruction he's never seen any Asian-American superheroes]].
19th Sep '16 2:11:00 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he's gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's been turned down because his writing doesn't conform to Asian stereotypes, he's got a self-designed tribal broken-heart tattoo, and his main reason for starting a gang is because the PoliceAreUseless and completely fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying a strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he's he IS gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's been turned down because his writing doesn't conform to Asian stereotypes, he's got a self-designed tribal broken-heart tribal tattoo, and his main reason for starting a gang is he started East 13 because the PoliceAreUseless and completely fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying a his strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]superhero,"]] and the author states that Cord needs to process his self-hate before acknowledging his heroic nature.
19th Sep '16 2:03:19 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he's gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's been turned down by many people because his writing doesn't conform to Asian stereotypes, he's got a self-designed tribal broken-heart tattoo, and his main reason for starting a gang is because the PoliceAreUseless and completely fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying a strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he's gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's been turned down by many people because his writing doesn't conform to Asian stereotypes, he's got a self-designed tribal broken-heart tattoo, and his main reason for starting a gang is because the PoliceAreUseless and completely fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying a strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
19th Sep '16 1:59:35 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.]]'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and only starts East 13 because after his fiancé dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily ''heavily'' referenced in ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.]]'' The superhero]].'' Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters gang that cleans up the streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and only starts East 13 because after his fiancé Roland dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism since he's gifted, but not in the stereotypical fields--his unusual eloquence after an ''InterruptedSuicide'' makes a male nurse fall in love with him, he's been turned down by many people because his writing doesn't conform to Asian stereotypes, he's got a self-designed tribal broken-heart tattoo, and his main reason for starting a gang is because the PoliceAreUseless and completely fucked up investigating Roland's murder, belying a strong sense of both compassion and justice. Indeed, ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
19th Sep '16 1:37:05 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and only starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' ]]'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who gang that cleans up the streets]] streets,]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). a smart one or a martial artist). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and only starts East 13 because after his fiancé dies, he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's He's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
17th Sep '16 2:33:38 PM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who actively cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an a [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who actively cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and only starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
17th Sep '16 10:57:28 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who actively cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain this is the only way to make things fair, and he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters who actively cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain this is the only way to make things fair, and he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
17th Sep '16 10:56:58 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{Web/Original/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangster extremely nice crew of gangsters]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain this is the only way to make things fair, and he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]

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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{Web/Original/Takotsubo}}: ''{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangster extremely nice [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangsters crew of gangsters]] gangsters who actively cleans up the streets]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain this is the only way to make things fair, and he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
17th Sep '16 10:55:58 AM Sharysa
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* The model-minority stereotype is heavily referenced in ''{{Web/Original/Takotsubo}}: The story of a superhero.'' The Chinese-American Cord Cai is a deeply troubled young man who resigns himself to running an [[NeighborhoodFriendlyGangster extremely nice crew of gangsters]] since he's not one of the "good Asians" (ie, the ones who fit the stereotype). He repeatedly [[HeroicSelfDeprecation calls himself a failure]] and starts East 13 because he thinks [[TragicVillain this is the only way to make things fair, and he's not good enough to get out of the streets.]] However, he's clearly suffering InternalizedCategorism and ''Takotsubo's'' tagline is [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre "the story of a superhero."]]
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