my artist/writer brain says that they designed the tribes that way because if they made each one represent an specific country or culture, and it turns out one of them is the antagonists, it would go down way worse
tbh not unlike assuming stick figures are male unless you put a bow on it to make it female, characters are only interpreted as e. asian (by non-asians) if you give them slanty fox eyes, even though they have a variety of different features, including within a single country. maybe turn it around and ask why white people aren't drawing themselves with obvious double lids, long noses and hot pink skin
sometimes i see conversations about designing characters of different races, and they all seem to assume european white is the "default" race, which is the kind of attitude that leads people to resort to making east asian characters into a caricature, or assuming anime characters are not japanese because they don't have those features
I don't usually listen to Code Switch but I listened to the ep on the term "POC" and its derivatives, and there was an interesting study cited. If ppl feel included in a group, they're more likely to support movements relating to other members of that group even if it doesn't affect them--eg black citizens supporting DACA or immigrants supporting BLM. But if someone feels excluded or ignored from that group, they become less likely to care. something to consider wrt how language affects opinion
also my mobile data isn't working, wow i rly jinxed myself with that one
my car got broken into... 😩
nothing bad happened and everyone is alive!!! what the heck
just saying, if some terrible tragedy were to befall us on this halloween night, it would be most unfortunate
and it kinda reminded me of My Brother's Husband where you could tell it was meant for straight people to have their schoolhouse rock session, not necessarily something for gay people
Artist and lab rat. Sometimes NSFW.
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