In a twist on the white-washing scandal that befell Scarlett Johannson in ‘Ghost In the Shell’, fans are now condemning ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ For casting a Japanese actor as Edward Elric.
So… is there a silver lining to this story? Hopefully, it means we won’t be seeing an Akira film any time soon, even if the idea of Jordan Peele as the director was interesting.
Japanese citizens were asked what they thought about the backlash that the film was getting in the US. Some of the answers may just surprise you.