‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Doesn’t Understand Why Anyone Liked ‘Winx Club’: Season Review

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An insult to the cartoon so many grew up on in the immortal words of “Mean Girls”‘ Karen Smith, “Why are you white?” Whitewashing, unlikeable characters and the uninspired inclusion of every teen trope under the moon make Netflix’s new “Fate: The Winx Saga.

Even before airing, the show faced criticism that is heavy its unneeded modifications to your supply product. The 2004 “Winx Club” cartoon observed protagonist Bloom and her five buddies Stella, Flora, Musa, Tecna, and Aisha (known in a few dubs as Layla) while they learned at Alfea university for Fairies and fought threats from the global realm of Magix. The[show claims she isn’t whitewashed, there’s simply a new character named Terra (Eliot Salt) — who just so happens to have the same powers and personality as Flora in the cartoon, Musa and Flora are coded as East Asian and Hispanic/Latina, respectively, yet Netflix cast two white women to play them in the live action adaptation Although, in Flora’s case.Read More