Note "people" following Asian. Most of these tropes are racist, and it is no less racist to be racist to Asians than any other non-white/non-Wasp (the sole group that meets entirely benefit from and is the creator of racism for the express purpose of benefitting by subjugating others) group. The 21st century is hardly kinder to Asians than the 19th, when a lot of these tropes originated as justification for the Exclusion Acts--legislation forbidding further immigration to America for Japanese and Chinese people as well as laws denying birthright citizenship to Japanese or Chinese American babies. These dehumanising/fearmongering tropes continue to stick around in a country that only repealed the Acts in 1965 and refuses to admit that barring civil rights to someone if they're Asian is or was wrong.
Doubtless, these caricatures also added locking up people based on their ethnicity if Japanese that people today continue to defend, to say the least. If not wanting to repeat it with people from Arab Nations.
A few are not, such as TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse . While frustrating to those in or from less famous Japanese locales, it is a function of the most populous city having the most studios and the like. The same thing happens with London for England, and at one point could be said of New York or Los Angeles for America.
The majority, though, are racist, and this should not be ignored.
Please try not to include, say, all characters with unusual teeth in a Japanese cartoon as AsianBuckTeeth, for example, in an attempt to justify racism you likely embrace. Something else would be going on there.
The stereotyped coding in which the AnimeChineseGirl is expressed, however, IS a function of anti-Chinese xenophobia in Japan.
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