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This meme is to deconstruct the effeminate attribute ascribed to Asian American Men on screen. The reason why I wrote such a description is due to the fact that many movies that includes Asian American men have been shown to be some sort of ass kicking gangster or martial artist. For example you have people such as Will Yun Lee who starred in the Wolverine, where he played as Harada a trained archer and assassin. Not only are Asian American men less effeminate in cinemas they are also less effeminate in videos created on Youtube starring popular and well-known Youtube stars. Again, you have people such as Ryan Higa performing his role as a “masculine” male when fighting off ninjas/bad guys to save the women in danger. There are endless examples, but these are one of the many that I have found that reflects the meme.

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