Just when you thought
This time it’s about the content in NEW fall 2021
So what’s the BEEF?
The takedown of this mecha
“The depiction of the Chinese inspired villains is responsible for the
China in particular is extremely sensitive to even the slightest depiction or portrayal of anything Chinese. More so when it ends up on their turf.
They’re big on controlling the narrative and the message, so this is all it took for the
AMAIM’s 5th episode is what triggered the shutdown
As pointed out by MAL, here’s the
“In the year 2061 AD, Japan has lost its sovereignty. The Japanese people spend their days as oppressed citizens after being divided and ruled by the four major trade factions. The country became the forefront of the world following the deployment of AMAIM—a humanoid special mobile weapon—by each economic bloc.”
This is important because the characters in red have been assumed to be depicting Chinese people. And claimed to be portraying them as characters who are oppressing Japanese people in this
As pointed out by 4gamers (edited):
“In the fifth episode broadcast this week, it describes the story of one of the forces “Asian Army” oppressing the people in Japan.
The reason Chinese netizens suspect the
animeis insulting China is that the Asian army’s clothes, the airframe that it drives are all red, and there are signs in simplified Chinese characters. So Chinese netizens believe that the Asian army is actually insinuating China.
In addition, Chinese netizens also alleged that, comparing the history of China and Japan, AMAIM, which reversed the positions of the oppressed parties, is fundamentally a deliberate distortion of history.”
If you know anything about the history of Japan and China, you’ll understand what they’re getting at and are suspecting.
Is it a bit of an exaggeration or a genuine concern that condones removing the