Ghost in the Shell

I loved the manga by Masamune Shirow when it came out back in the ’90s. Then there were several anime based on the comic (both full length and television series)  The title character, Major Motoko Kusanagi had a particular look about her.  To me, she didn’t look Asian (round eyes are very attractive in Japan so most anime characters have round eyes).  There has been a lot of flak around casting Scarlett Johansson as the Major.  I think this is a case of the critics not knowing their source material.  She’s a perfect fit, even the creator of the manga agrees.  Looking at the pic below, the critics don’t have  a Hanka Robotics prosthetic leg to stand on…

 

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