Post by Freeza93 » Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:10 pm I thought mr popo was an alien when i was younger because there wasn't anyone in the manga who looked like him. Trudeau used to be a drama teacher, so it makes sense that he’s a great actor! Justin Trudeau’s blackface debacle has garnered him a lot of negative attention. 3. 5. a racist piece of poo do YOU know what blackface is Mr Popo is designed 100% to be the stereotypical racist minstrel show character If he was then why doesnt he talk like it and act like it? Mr. PoPo is a character in a Japanese-style anime cartoon show, "Dragon Ball Z Kai." Blackface, explained:Why Ralph Northam, Mark Herring and others darkening their faces is such a big deal. Number One. Courtesy photo ... Jet black skin, huge red lips and large, oversized whites of the eyes are common in blackface characters, which are deeply hurtful to African-Americans today. Though I guess Mr. Popo literally is a "blackface". He is bald, has black eyebrows, and large red lips giving him an appearance similar to blackface. Mr. Popo's very much based off a happy servant/slave stereotype. Mr. Popo isn’t even human, though, and is some kind of fat deity with pointy ears. The post BLM Activist Calls Dragonball-Z ‘Racist’ Due to Mr. Popo’s Alleged Blackface appeared first on National File.Visit NationalFile.com for more hard-hitting investigative journalism. He's the competent officer compared to General Red's idiocy. Blue Popo's first and only appearance in the abridged series was during an advertisement by TeamFourStar to promote the 2010 Youmacon event, informing the audience about whom was to attend and what was going to occur there. Then I saw Mr. Popo, a cosmic character from "Dragonball Z." Second off, you mention how Mr. Popo translates to "Mr. 4 years ago. Courtesy photo In December, Prada withdrew several items over concerns they too depicted blackface. Blue Popo was a censorship idea done by the infamous … Okay so I'm going to answer this question from a place of logic rather than a place of emotion. Justin Trudeau was dragged on social media by both conservative and liberal pundits after three different instances surfaced of him donning blackface as recently as 2001. Japanese people consume tons of American media with black people. The problem is that Toriyama didn't seem to realize the way he drew black people was racist, and he didn't have any editors at Shounen Jump to point it out. A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news. Mister Popo. Mr. Popo was created over 30 years ago. The blackface row is the latest in a string of race-related incidents involving luxury fashion brands. Source(s): personal knowledge, plus I watched the original DBZ and can tell the changes XD. Mr popo is a great character (yes even in the TFS abridged series lol) very smart, helpful, strong cool character all around but people will always grab on to something and whine about it like senseless little b*tches. I mean, it’d be like saying Darth Maul is blackface because most of his skin is black with red pigments scattered about when, in fact, he isn’t even human. See more 'Justin Trudeau Brownface Controversy' images on Know Your Meme! Get 10% off Loot Anime with Code: GOOMBAH3 http://www.lootcrate.com/GOOMBAH3 "Is Anime Racist?" The Pokemon character of Jynx draws inspiration from blackface for its character design. 21 1. There is no excuse for not knowing this stuff in 2020. Anyway, what do you guys think of this topic, deliberate, or a complete coincidence? Many of the worst traits of the series are widely acknowledged: Master Roshi's non-consensual sexual behavior was written for comedy but comes across as increasingly unpleasant, and Mr. Popo's appearance is reminiscent of racist blackface imagery. Mammy Two Shoes from "Tom and Jerry" Mammy Two Shoes is a racist caricature of a black "mammy," in the "Tom and Jerry" cartoons. 25.4m members in the worldnews community. Because of how much his appearance resembled blackface, the 4Kids broadcast of Dragon Ball Z Kai had to be edited. Blackface is a term which is used to describe a form of theatrical make-up which is predominantly used by non-black performers in order to represent a caricature of a black person It's funny to me because your asking this when blackface in movies is coming back and all Oscar movies are extremely racist towards black and arabics. Freeza93 Beyond Newbie Posts: 194 Joined: Mon Dec 31, 2007 6:13 pm Location: Kent, uk. On Friday, Virginia Gov. LuluM. First if all there are millions of people who are litterally as dark as Popo. Re: blackface scandal - 42% said it didn’t really bother them, 34% said they didn’t like it but felt Mr. Trudeau apologized properly and felt they could move on, and 24% said they were truly offended and it changed their view of Mr. Trudeau for the worse. Dragon Ball is far from a flawless series and some of its worst aspects have only become more problematic over time. Gucci turban. By adjusting color levels and saturation, Mr. Popo was recolored to be blue, the effect also turning his lips yellow. He is seen wearing teal slacks with black pinstripes, a white, long-sleeved dress shirt with black armbands and the Red Ribbon Army insignia on the sleeves, black dress shoes, and a black tie. Lv 4. Racist poop in the emoji movie Dank duck boi. Earlier this year, National File reported on activists attempting to spark a social media firestorm over Robert Downey Jr.’s 2008 use of blackface in the instant comedy classic Tropic Thunder. I don't believe it's a reference to racism so much as it is a direct reference to just blackface itself. Courtesy photo. Mr. Popo getting accused of blackface racism OooOOOoOo. Like Mr. Popo, Jynx is not a human. Evil" which is completely wrong, I don't know where you got that from, he was a mentor to Goku. Mr. Popo is also a servant for Kami, a reference to slavery. Only for Mr. Popo to appear and immediately assimilate him into The Fuck Box, his final word being "KAMI!" It was along time ago, if it was a current work I wouldn't watch it. Popo is just ingnorant and annoying, it's ok though because he was a good character that lead to tfs popo. I agree with the change that they did with Mr. Popo. Personality wise, Staff Officer Black is fine. Staff Officer Black is a tall, dark skinned man. Yeah. My personal favorite, the non-human character Mr. Popo is now apparently a human and therefore has to be blue with yellow lips to avoid any racist misinterpretations. Mr. Popo is not the only blackface character in anime. Youre thinking about american racism. If you dont know, 4Kids changed the character Mr Popo (from DBZ) to a glowing blue that makes him more like a magician. Chickens94. 1. 254 votes, 364 comments. I don’t see anything wrong with it as it’s not even supposed to be a black human being. His face is literally black lol. Mr. Popo getting accused of blackface racism 15 player public game completed on December 23rd, 2017 397 4 5 hrs. Mr. Popo is a rotund, turban-clad genie with pointy ears, jet-black skin, shiny white eyes, and, yes, big red lips. 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