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3rd Dec '17 6:23:01 AM LadyJafaria
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* Lampshaded in ''Munchkin Fu'', where the background says the players are still arguing over whether they're in Tokyo or Hong Kong.

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* Lampshaded in ''Munchkin ''TabletopGame/{{Munchkin}} Fu'', where the background says the players are still arguing over whether they're in Tokyo or Hong Kong.
5th Jun '17 1:53:29 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* There's an important immigrant Asian community in Chile, almost all of them Chinese and Korean, and they are a very unified community which adds to the confusion of the average Chilean who can't see the difference. For example a shopping center owned by Korean and Chinese families is named after the street where is located, but everyone knows it as the "Chinese Mall", so they display that name in the billboard.

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* There's an important immigrant Asian community in Chile, UsefulNotes/{{Chile}}, almost all of them Chinese and Korean, and they are a very unified community which adds to the confusion of the average Chilean who can't see the difference. For example example, a shopping center owned by Korean and Chinese families is named after the street where is located, but everyone knows it as the "Chinese Mall", so they display that name in the billboard.
26th Apr '17 11:46:28 PM Wuz
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For the UsefulNotes, see UsefulNotes/TheFarEast.
17th Apr '17 2:21:48 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' features Cathay (an archaic name for China), which keeps the Hobgoblin Khan and Kurgan (Death Metal northern Tatars) out with the "Great Bastion", is ruled by the "Dragon Emperor" and is described as "Land of the Celestial Dragon Monks", home to serpentine dragons, Temple Dogs of living stone, mystical Ki-rin, cities of jade, terracotta soldiers and reclusive monkey warriors. Games Workshop claim it is based on a real life culture, [[SarcasmMode but to this day nobody in the Warhammer fandom has]] ''[[SarcasmMode ever]]'' [[SarcasmMode worked out which.]] [[BlatantLies Common consensus is that it is based on Swindon.]] Like most other civilized nations in the setting, it is often under threat from Norscan raids, Norscans being basically Death Metal Vikings who worship demons. Hilariously, it was nearly taken over by aforementioned Death Metal Tatars 1109 IC or thereabouts. There is also the kingdom of Nippon, on an island just east of Cathay, but little of it is known save that it is highly isolationist and home to a rigid caste system enforced by knights in elaborate armor of lacquered wood.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' features ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''
** The dominant human empire in the east of the Old World is the Empire of Grand
Cathay (an archaic name for China), which keeps the Hobgoblin Khan Khanate and the Kurgan (Death Metal northern Tatars) Tatars who nearly took it over around fifteen hundred years before the setting's present) out with the "Great Bastion", is ruled by the "Dragon Emperor" and is described as "Land of the Celestial Dragon Monks", home to serpentine dragons, Temple Dogs of living stone, mystical Ki-rin, cities of jade, terracotta soldiers and reclusive monkey warriors. Games Workshop claim it is based on a real life culture, [[SarcasmMode but to this day nobody in the Warhammer fandom has]] ''[[SarcasmMode ever]]'' [[SarcasmMode worked out which.]] [[BlatantLies Common consensus is that it is based on Swindon.]] Like most other civilized nations in the setting, it is often under threat from Norscan raids, Norscans being basically Death Metal Vikings who worship demons. Hilariously, it was nearly taken over by aforementioned Death Metal Tatars 1109 IC or thereabouts. demons.
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There is also the kingdom of Nippon, on an island just east of Cathay, but little of it is known save that it is highly isolationist and home to a rigid caste system enforced by knights in elaborate armor of lacquered wood.wood. South of Cathay lie also the Hinterlands of Khuresh, but little to nothing's known of them save that they are mostly covered in jungle.
18th Mar '17 7:10:11 PM nombretomado
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* The ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}'' online game has an area known as Shenkuu, which is basically based around this trope.

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* The ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}'' ''Website/{{Neopets}}'' online game has an area known as Shenkuu, which is basically based around this trope.
22nd Feb '17 2:14:50 AM AgProv
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** "Agatea"'s original fusion of Japan and China has since been expanded to take in Thailand and Malaya ("BhangBhangDuc")and a suspiciously familiar, to Koreans, pickled cabbage with seriously explaosive side effects has been introduced, called ''grimchi''.

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** "Agatea"'s original fusion of Japan and China has since been expanded to take in Thailand and Malaya ("BhangBhangDuc")and ("[=BhangBhangDuc=]")and a suspiciously familiar, to Koreans, pickled cabbage with seriously explaosive explosive side effects has been introduced, called ''grimchi''.
22nd Feb '17 2:13:52 AM AgProv
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** "Agatea"'s original fusion of Japan and China has since been expanded to take in Thailand and Malaya ("BhangBhangDuc")and a suspiciously familiar, to Koreans, pickled cabbage with seriously explaosive side effects has been introduced, called ''grimchi''.
21st Jan '17 11:34:34 AM Theriocephalus
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A sort of odd mishmash of UsefulNotes/{{Japan}} and UsefulNotes/{{China}} (with occasional bits of [[UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}} Korea]] and Southeast Asia), mixing various stereotypes about "the Orient" together. Expect to see [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting kung-fu or other martial arts]], panda bears, chopsticks, lots of bowing, shrines, burning incense, CherryBlossoms, paper fans, [[GratuitousNinja ninja]], [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons dra]][[DragonsUpTheYinYang gons]], and billowing clothing.

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A sort of odd mishmash of UsefulNotes/{{Japan}} and UsefulNotes/{{China}} (with occasional bits of [[UsefulNotes/{{South Korea}} Korea]] and Southeast Asia), mixing various stereotypes about "the Orient" together.in general. Expect to see [[EverybodyWasKungFuFighting kung-fu or other martial arts]], panda bears, chopsticks, lots of bowing, shrines, burning incense, CherryBlossoms, paper fans, [[GratuitousNinja ninja]], [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons dra]][[DragonsUpTheYinYang gons]], and billowing clothing.



* VideoGame/Wizard101 plays this straight in the world of Mooshu. The sister game Videogame/Pirate101 downplays this by dividing Mooshu into a mostly Chineese half and a mostly Japaneese half, with the cultures blending together in between.

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* VideoGame/Wizard101 ''VideoGame/Wizard101'' plays this straight in the world of Mooshu. The sister game Videogame/Pirate101 ''Videogame/Pirate101'' downplays this by dividing Mooshu into a mostly Chineese Chinese half and a mostly Japaneese Japanese half, with the cultures blending together in between.
21st Jan '17 11:27:23 AM Theriocephalus
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' features "Cathay" (an archaic name for China), which keeps the Hobgoblin Khan and Kurgan (Death Metal northern Tatars) out with the "Great Bastion", is ruled by the "Dragon Emperor" and is described as "Land of the Celestial Dragon Monks." Games Workshop claim it is based on a real life culture, [[SarcasmMode but to this day nobody in the Warhammer fandom has]] ''[[SarcasmMode ever]]'' [[SarcasmMode worked out which.]] [[BlatantLies Common consensus is that it is based on Swindon.]] Like most other civilized nations in the setting, it is often under threat from Norscan raids, Norscans being basically Death Metal Vikings who worship demons. Hilariously, it was nearly taken over by aforementioned Death Metal Tatars 1109 IC or thereabouts. That, and the fact that Tzeentch worship is officially recognized within its borders, is pretty much half of what information is around about it. It should also be noted that Cathay is actually in the far south of the Warhammer world.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' features "Cathay" Cathay (an archaic name for China), which keeps the Hobgoblin Khan and Kurgan (Death Metal northern Tatars) out with the "Great Bastion", is ruled by the "Dragon Emperor" and is described as "Land of the Celestial Dragon Monks." Monks", home to serpentine dragons, Temple Dogs of living stone, mystical Ki-rin, cities of jade, terracotta soldiers and reclusive monkey warriors. Games Workshop claim it is based on a real life culture, [[SarcasmMode but to this day nobody in the Warhammer fandom has]] ''[[SarcasmMode ever]]'' [[SarcasmMode worked out which.]] [[BlatantLies Common consensus is that it is based on Swindon.]] Like most other civilized nations in the setting, it is often under threat from Norscan raids, Norscans being basically Death Metal Vikings who worship demons. Hilariously, it was nearly taken over by aforementioned Death Metal Tatars 1109 IC or thereabouts. That, and There is also the fact kingdom of Nippon, on an island just east of Cathay, but little of it is known save that Tzeentch worship it is officially recognized within its borders, is pretty much half highly isolationist and home to a rigid caste system enforced by knights in elaborate armor of what information is around about it. It should also be noted that Cathay is actually in the far south of the Warhammer world.lacquered wood.
16th Dec '16 5:16:12 AM IdumeanPatriot
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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' plays with this. Although the entire planet is a mis-mash of Asian cultures, each actual nation is based off of a single culture, or the cultures of a few culturally and geographically similar countries. It's all actually very logically done.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' plays with this. Although the entire planet is a mis-mash mish-mash of Asian cultures, each actual nation is largely based off of a single culture, or the cultures of a few culturally and geographically similar countries. It's all actually very logically done.
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