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Star Wars’ Asian Heroines Get Action Figures

posted by Randall

Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

Rose Tico (Kelly Marie Tran) and Finn (John Boyega) in the upcoming Star Wars movie.


 
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
The mystery surrounding the role that the character of Rose Tico will have in the upcoming Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, has generated a lot of speculation. The fact … Read more

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Feb 15, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: An Asian Barbie Is Not a Role Model

Blog: An Asian Barbie Is Not a Role Model

posted by Susan Chang
Asian Barbie

The Barbie that is unmistakenly Asian

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

Are we putting too much focus on the importance of an Asian Barbie?

Journalist Kelly Kasulis argues in the Boston Globe that the evolution of the dolls, the Asian Barbies in particular,  has become “another familiar chapter of Asian Barbie’s history”.  Mattel’s recently Read more

Bad Ass Asians

New Asian Version of Barbie Unveiled with New Line

posted by Randall
New realistic line of Barbies

New realistic line of Barbies released. Can you spot the Asian Barbie?

By Ed Diokno

Barbie, the iconic doll of young girls throughout the world, is getting a makeover.

Twenty-two makeovers, to be exact.

Asian Barbie

The Barbie that is unmistakenly Asian.

Launched Jan. 28, Barbie’s diverse sisters are being sold along side the much-loved, much criticized … Read more

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