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Emily Yoshida

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Pop culture editor for Grantland.com

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News that Scarlett Johansson would play the lead role in a live-action remake of Japanese animation favorite Ghost in the Shell angered anime fans in America, who complained it was…

Anime's Troubled History of 'White-Washing'

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