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The official show posters of XO Kitty(top left), American Born Chinese (top right), Never Have I Ever (bottom left) and The Summer I turned Pretty (bottom right). ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/ THE STATESMAN

A new wave of coming-of-age series starring Asian American leads

Emily Chao September 10, 2023
The summer saw the emergence of several young adult and coming-of-age shows with an unexpected twist: a significant Asian American lead presence. 
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The not so “Crazy Rich Asians”

Anna Correa September 2, 2018
The film “Crazy Rich Asians” is progressive for the East Asian-American community when it comes to representation in Hollywood films, but it isn’t an original storyline in the overall Asian community, nor does it do justice to the diverse minority groups of Singapore.
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