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Ghost in the Shell's Viral Marketing Campaign Became a Viral Roasting Campaign

You can't white wash memes. 

The upcoming live-action adaptation of the influential anime and manga Ghost in the Shell has faced a huge backlash for white washing the story's Japanese origins. Basically, people are none too happy with the fact that Scarlett Johansson, a white woman, is playing a Japanese character, another example of the classic Hollywood tradition of giving Japanese roles to white actors. Even John Oliver asked how white washing is still a thing: 


So people are still asking how is this still a thing through the magic of Ghost in the Shell's social media meme generator, which allows users to make their own personalized poster. However, people are just using it to call attention to the film's white washing. See:

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The Anime Studio Shanghai Zheinlei put together an awesome League of Legends anime short, which features some of the more recognizable champions like Tryndamere, Dr. Mundo, Leona, and more. Maybe Riot will be inspired enough to create their own anime series now...

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The anime adaptation of Mob Psycho 100 is set for release on July 11th. With a star-studded cast of artist like Death Parade director Yuzuru Tachikawa and Ghost in the Shell composer Kenji Kawai, Mob Psycho 100 puts its focus on the story of Mob, an angsty teen who has no defining features, EXCEPT his ESP.

Check out the newest promotional video:

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The obvious devious gameplan here being to hop out halfway through the ride to live in this glorious, magical park for the rest of one's life.

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If you've ever wanted to feel like your cosplay and/or snowboarding skills were sub-par, now's the time. Cosplayer/snowboarder nama_gundam puts us all to shame by combining the two hobbies flawlessly:

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