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Old April 5 2010, 02:51 PM   #38
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Re: Shyamalan talks about AIRBENDER's "racebending" issues

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Wide eyes are also done in anime to show the character is White too.
No, wide eyes are done because they are youthful, expressive and are considered attractive in Japan, they are not supposed to show that are character is white.
Of course a white character will be drawn with wider eyes, but the ethnicity is usually flat out stated in the dialogue (if the story isn't set in europe to begin with), because the eyes or haircolor are not an indicator.
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