3 comments on “Ghost in the Shell is not as simple as cultural appropriation or ‘cultural whitewashing’

  1. In the flim “she finds her japanese mother!” So she is japanese, just doesn’t look japanese.

    • It’s still a synthetic body. The evil scientists who made it were under no obligation to make a Japanese-looking body. Indeed, they seemed more concerned about creating a male fantasy version of the female form (as manga does).

      • Scarlett johansson is perfect as the lead as far as I’m concerned! She certainly ticks all the boxes in that respect! Or maybe I’m just an old perv! 🙂

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