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Basic bigot bait: Build big black broad bots – non-white, female 'droids get all the abuse

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Re: And that's probably why...

Not so rare, the whole "Mazinger"/"Grendizer" robot series had robots with large black sections, and "dark" faces (sometimes drawn black, sometimes blue).

But it is true that when they were aired here in the late 1970s, there was outrage among some conservatives because of their "demoniac" look (they also had horns...)

I think Japan may have a less bad idea of "black", especially since they don't connect it to "death" (or "devil") like Europeans do.

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