Touch touts the dolls as feeling like “real humans”.
“They have perfect bodies, are totally submissive and can meet the needs of the single home boy,” a company statement says.
“With one touch of a key, you are no longer single!
” The company said “Shared Girlfriends” would help address the needs of the country’s millions of men who are unable to find spouses due to a nationwide gender imbalance.
However, other people (such as Margaret Cho) insist that ethnicity is not always so obvious to the naked eye, and that telling a Thai from a Tibetan can be as difficult as telling a Dane from a German.
As for South Asia and the Middle East, many people ignorantly lump together Indians, Arabs, Sri Lankans, and sometimes even Indonesians as one race of brown-skinned Muslims, even though most Indians are Hindu (though Islam is the largest religious minority), Buddhism and Sikhism are also popular in the region, and many Arabs are Christian even if they pray in Arabic to Allah, since that's just the Arabic word for God.
The dolls also can serve as companions for men separated from their spouses due to work or other reasons, it said.
To address the obvious concerns about hygiene, the company allows users to detach the doll’s lower half, to be kept for the next use, when a new top half will be delivered.
People who are generally unfamiliar with the intricacies of Asian cultures will often confuse the country of origin of various phenomena, such as being a shortcut term for any Asian martial art, when karate is specifically Okinawan/Japanese in origin.
In places where the Asian and Nerdy trope exists, Asians from a variety of different cultures will be lumped together in the same stereotype.