How Netflix Ruined Death Note - Anime vs. Film

2021-ж., 29-янв.
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How does Netflix’s Death Note adaptation hold up to the original?

The anime version of Death Note, which is a faithful adaptation of the original manga, is one of our all-time favorites. So how does it compare to the not-so-beloved 2017 Netflix version? Let’s find out in this "Book" (aka Anime) vs. Film: Death Note
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00:00 - Intro
02:08 - Similarities
02:54 - Light as a Protagonist
04:42 - Rules Don't Matter
07:43 - Justice Doesn't Matter
09:43 - "Breaking Bad"
12:30 - No Moral
15:19 - Outro
Written by Claire Pickard
Hosted by Dr. Kristopher Alexander
Directed by Michael Luxemburg
Motion Graphics by Riley A
Editing by Andrew Nishimura
Produced by Evan Yee

#netflix #deathnote #wisecrack

© 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media, Inc

  • A character in a story is only as smart as the writer. Having said that you can imagine how smart is the writer for the live action adaptation. There's also a larger intellectual gap if you're not smart enough to recognize and appreciate the intellect being displayed to begin with.

    Derek LiuDerek Liu8 күн мурун
  • L was Lawful Good - He wanted lawful justice. Light was Chaotic Good - He wanted retribution for those that justice failed and to use fear of retribution to pre-emptively stop crime. Near was Lawful Evil - He wanted the notebook to control and end his enemies. Mello was Chaotic Evil - He wanted the power to do whatever he felt like without consequences. - Throughout the story you are shown "absolute power corrupts" and watch as Light changes from Good to Evil.

    ericneo2ericneo29 күн мурун
  • Told my step brother to watch the anime, my sister didn't want to. They watched the adaptation

    FlowUrbanFlowFlowUrbanFlow11 күн мурун
  • Theres gonna be a second film 🤧🤧🤧🤧 time to cry again😭😭😭🤮🤮🤮😔😔

    forever emeraldsforever emeralds12 күн мурун
  • It's like they flipped the personality and Misa with light and misa got the personality of light they must have thought light was Misa when they watch the anime oh wait this just shows they didn't and they just went through personalities on each character telling them they're going to be like this in the movie whoever wrote the script never watch death note and decided well we're just going to say that light is the one that's acting like the bubbly and stupid persons

    anime Is my lifeanime Is my life13 күн мурун
  • A sequel is in the works lmao 😂

    Ali BhalooAli Bhaloo14 күн мурун
  • Everyone else: Oh, have you seen this show?? Me: No, but I’ve read the manga!! I read a lot of manga😎

    June LilyJune Lily15 күн мурун
  • death note anime: eat a patato chip death note film: DOG WATER DOG SHIT

    Xie LianXie Lian16 күн мурун
  • I didn't think it was that bad I hope they follow up with a part 2

    Khalil WilliamsKhalil Williams18 күн мурун
  • I mean c’mon they didn’t even get light’s hair right

    Levi TriggLevi Trigg18 күн мурун
  • This is like when Peter Jackson made the Hobbit films. Or when Star Wars went woke. Or when Spielberg made crystal skull. Or when they remade ghostbusters. The trick to successful franchises is that you leave them alone once they become highly successful or you risk eternal damnation from the fanbase, loss of profit and a long period of shame

    Beerus The DestroyerBeerus The Destroyer18 күн мурун
  • This guy looks like if Don Cheadle and Chris Rock had a child

    Enrico PucciEnrico Pucci19 күн мурун
  • I think Light punishment is to have a Netflix adaptation....

    LL19 күн мурун
  • Don’t worry, I’m riding his name down.

    When you whisper pp in you're friends earWhen you whisper pp in you're friends ear20 күн мурун
  • i knew it was bad but i didnt think it would be THIS bad... they have light a totally op power because hes too dumb to use the original??? what???

    Kaitlyn MorganKaitlyn Morgan20 күн мурун
  • Mias character Arc in DN “I’m a _fuxkin cheerleader_ Light...”

    JVNXIIEJVNXIIE22 күн мурун
  • That's why I prefer the Japanese real life remake. I'm not sure if the one made in 2006 is good but the one I watched was the 2015 version and the acting was so good. It's just that Kento plays L and it feels different since it feels like L has so emotions in the drama. But the drama is recommendable✨

    KookiesKookies24 күн мурун
  • Glad you included the manga ending. I absolutely loved the manga ending as it shows Light could kill so many people and not give a shit but when it was his time to die he was completely afraid, even though he was a mass murder that could have potentially killed falsely accused innocents for all we know. While symbolic, the anime ending isn’t as good in my opinion but that’s just me.

    LibertyBallLibertyBall24 күн мурун
  • It was one of the worst movies ever made.

    Lucille LongLucille Long24 күн мурун
  • I wanted to watch movie, thanks for convince me not to watch.

    Predrag MilicevicPredrag Milicevic24 күн мурун
  • I agree that the lice action death note movie is bad but without it i would probably never have watched the anime. I do not think the movie is good but i did think that the concept was interesting. I knew people liked the anime so i gave it a watch and it's the only anime that i have watched that i like. I have only seen tokyo ghoul, death note and some other that i can't remember the name off

    Oh Yeah Yeah HdOh Yeah Yeah Hd25 күн мурун
  • Bruh Netflix made us look dumb✋🙄

    AnnieAnnie26 күн мурун
  • The Netflix live action is absolute trash

    StarryNight22StarryNight2226 күн мурун
  • Why you ignoring the musical?! It’s so good. & definitely a way better adaptation than the Netflix movie

    Jubilee MoquinJubilee Moquin27 күн мурун
  • I read and watched death note (manga and anime) and so when I watched the live remake I hated every aspect of it, I was watching it with my dad and I asked to turn it off he said no and for the whole movie I was there watching hell.

    Vanessa The vanVanessa The van27 күн мурун
  • That NETFLIX version of Death Note literally shortened my life by 1h 41m and the sad part is I will never get that back....

    Osiris SirisoOsiris Siriso27 күн мурун
  • This guy looks like Lamar

    Mars TitanMars TitanАй мурун
  • I thought Mia's parents were killed by criminals and they got away with it but the rest I agree with.

    Emily VillamilEmily VillamilАй мурун
  • Whoever thinks the death note movie is good plz don't ever come near me

    SupereaglepvpSupereaglepvpАй мурун
  • I was going to watch that movie.. But i guess I got lucky

    Juuzou's JasonJuuzou's JasonАй мурун
  • Baptise the people who watched the Netflix adaptation before the anime 😔😔

    aadiaadiАй мурун
  • *takes netflix adaptation of death note to a warehouse* sayonara b!tch *proceeds to cover it in gasoline and light it on fire*

    no oneno oneАй мурун
  • I hated the film the second I saw it wasn't in Japan!?!?

    Rock paper studioRock paper studioАй мурун
  • i have one question, does light turn into kira again?

    Jaron MinceyJaron MinceyАй мурун
  • i made it 11 minutes in b4 i had to turn the movie off

    laurenlaurenАй мурун
  • y is L black ????????

    Coby DybasCoby DybasАй мурун
  • its so bad i couldnt finish it

    meowmeowАй мурун
  • Is there even a Mikami(the delete guy) in the movie?

    Hanley EnsdorfHanley EnsdorfАй мурун
  • theres a 2nd season apparently me and my aunt love death note and apparently a 2nd season is coming out in 2022.

    crypticgallixcrypticgallixАй мурун
  • I wish I could erase my memory of this movie, it makes me mad.

  • I'm embarrased to say that I used to like the movie, but I think it was only because I watched it instead of the anime first. Let's just say I dont like the movie anymore

    SmolBean_ StudiosSmolBean_ StudiosАй мурун
  • Its bummer because the original the manga light is both better than the movies or the shitty live action

    Super GamerexSuper GamerexАй мурун
  • I didn't know that there was a Netflix adaptation and now...I wish it stayed that was cause this 'movie' ruined my whole perspective on the death not anime 💀

    Erza ScarletErza ScarletАй мурун
  • american ripoff vs original anime versions thats what i see

    NogardtistNogardtistАй мурун
  • Light Yagami vs Light Imagay

    Disguised PotatoDisguised PotatoАй мурун
  • a friend of mine watched the film and he doesn't want to watch the anime, and i swear to God I'm gonna beat the living shit out of him if he keeps saying it's the same thing

    KappaKappaАй мурун
  • The f(x) were good but they changed it so much. I watched it with my parents, then we watched the anime and they agreed that the anime is much more better

    spearbzonespearbzoneАй мурун
  • Light Turner is the pit of despair.

    Vivi-SenpaiVivi-SenpaiАй мурун
  • The L in the movie is so cringey I swear 💀😭

    Lydia MunozLydia MunozАй мурун
  • The fact that the movie is still on Netflix but their taking other animes off.

    Hanahaki TeaHanahaki TeaАй мурун
  • They didn't ruin the anime. They just made a shitty Movie

    Timmy NeutronTimmy NeutronАй мурун
  • They even removed the Anime in Germany so we are stuck with only the movie on Netflix.

    Kazuki NakamaKazuki NakamaАй мурун
  • Fuck the film the anime is so good

    DopemanDopemanАй мурун
  • I loved the film. For a 90 minutes picture, it was a very good watch. It was inspired by the original work but it was never meant to be a word by word adaptation. It Americanized the Japanese anime very well. And it represented Light Turner as teenager who was affected badly by his mother's death. Way more realistic than the the genius 18 year old Light Yagami. Why would an 18 year old be so calculative anyway? It works in the world of anime of course but in alive action, well IDK.

    Dina MeshrifDina MeshrifАй мурун
  • I liked the netflix death note more because anime is not my thing but the ending was quite interesting in the film. The anime one looks weird but the netflix one have the green goblin so it is better by default

    MikemcsmurfyMikemcsmurfyАй мурун
  • I was considering watching this film. Thank god I saw this video

    Oscar ArteagaOscar ArteagaАй мурун
  • Netflix adaptation sucks

    MonkeyfieMonkeyfieАй мурун
  • I didn't waste time watching the Cringy films so its cool Anime version is the BEST

    vorunvorunАй мурун
  • looking forward to the video about how they messed up the Cowboy Bebop adaptation (;

    Danny FordDanny FordАй мурун
  • I have never watched the movie

    Faraz SiddiquiFaraz SiddiquiАй мурун
  • I've only watched the anime and now it's the ONLY thing I'll watch of deathnote

    Christine SussmanChristine SussmanАй мурун
  • The Japanese live actions are WAY better than the Netflix one

    Canceled TeaCanceled TeaАй мурун
  • The thing in the film is that Misa first has brown hair and it doesnt even fit second she was in the beginning also there

    Bhaddi3 _BeeBhaddi3 _BeeАй мурун
  • My friend that never watched the anime watched the movie and said she loved it. Sad. *Anyways shes not my friend anymore*

    Toxic DamageToxic DamageАй мурун
  • I know why people hate it cause it’s live action that never works

    Undead FriesUndead FriesАй мурун
  • Listen boys, THIS is ruining something, not MAPPAs aot

    AAАй мурун
  • 2 words neo yokio

    Da MrBeanDa MrBeanАй мурун
  • Na bro I know Japanese I don’t use sub or dub

    CloudCloudАй мурун
  • The Netflix Death Note movie just horrible in my opinion

    Luka LukaLuka LukaАй мурун
  • I might be the only person that actually enjoyed the movie. It wasn't good, and some moments were too forced and dumb, but I found it very entertaining. I wish they comitted more to parody instead of being edgy though.

    ChaoticStarFishChaoticStarFishАй мурун
  • In short, the movie is obviously "If Light was an average high school American".

    Preston Geosh SmithPreston Geosh SmithАй мурун
  • The guy in the thumbnail looks like KrmaL

    Altaria GDAltaria GDАй мурун
  • 6:13 even ryuk is like "bruh"

    John Romulus Laco MoralesJohn Romulus Laco MoralesАй мурун
  • So... they decided to go a wildly different way with the movie: takes place in America, Light is an average not-so-bright teenager, the girlfriend Mia is as complicit in using the death note as Light is (if not more), no intellectual cat-and-mouse game. Disappointing for fans, but fine, we can always just watch the anime again. BUT, taking the movie on its own terms (if someone who never watched the anime watches this) it still isn't good. For one thing, the Death Note rules can be different than the manga/anime but the movie sets out its own rules and then totally breaks them in order to move the plot along. And L's character is not cool at all.... Telling a different story is OK but they don't tell it well.

    Chris TamigiChris TamigiАй мурун
  • who else here thinks that the anime one is better and also why Netflix why would you ruin death note

    Elizabeth AftonElizabeth AftonАй мурун
  • This is how netflix does things: americanize and ruin the plot

    Uranium GlowsUranium GlowsАй мурун
  • Good thing I never watched the movie and just saw an explanation of it.

    Impact SenpaiImpact SenpaiАй мурун
  • at least ryuk looks creppy cuz the whole movie is shit

    suga _yoonjjiisuga _yoonjjiiАй мурун
  • There’s already live action ones why tf would they make this😃🔫

    Dat_Bitch345Dat_Bitch345Ай мурун
  • 🤣 4:39 they did him dirty

    Sauce GodSauce GodАй мурун
  • Me: mom can you turn on death note on the TV (i downloded it on flash) My mom: sure! *turns the netflix adaption on* Me: WHAT. IS. THIS My mom: death note! Me: 🤦🏻‍♀️

    Fr3ak3rz GaChAFr3ak3rz GaChAАй мурун
  • the Light in the anime: i will surely hide this notebook with every scientific way possible the Light in Netflix: Here you go

    Emergency risky risky *Emergency risky risky *Ай мурун
  • I don't like how In the film, they made L a scary cat.

    Dawson CasimirDawson CasimirАй мурун
  • What i most hate about the movie is that they made ryuk tell him what to do with the death note. Like, the first thing hw stated in the anime is that he won't help is just there to watch what happens.

    Enikő LutorEnikő LutorАй мурун
  • Anybody got a link to that musical? Lmao

    MUNCheeTz420MUNCheeTz420Ай мурун
  • You should do an analysis of Demon Slayer, the anime and the movie. The movie became the most seen in Japan, even against a giant like Spirited Away

    JuanMa CarusoJuanMa CarusoАй мурун
  • 12:14 Hm. No wonder film Light is only *half-witted*

    MistyRainMistyRainАй мурун
  • I havent Seen this movie and im very happy

    Lena LovegoodLena LovegoodАй мурун
  • not only does the the actors not have any similarities with the original characters (looks, personalities, etc) the whole movie misses its point. There’s no story development whatsoever, Light is as dumb as he looks and has no idea how the real world works, which throws off the whole idea of “Light wanting to become a god” because in truth he didn’t really do any of that for justice, he only did that to get laid, which is obviously not how Light think, he is a high intelligent psychopath who manipulates people to his advantage so that he could come closer to achieving his goal, for example Misa. The movie missed the whole point of the L and Light chase, L didn’t have enough time to let people even feel invested in the story, which was the big draw in the anime and made the viewers see both sides and two different perspectives, which made it far more interesting and intriguing. L is non existent, Light is an idiot and at some point Misa is smarter than Light and does all the work for him. I feel sorry for the creators of Death Note who watched the movie, and for everyone who’s watched the movie before the anime or manga. It’s a shame really.

    daddy yondaddy yonАй мурун
  • This movie was so bad and dumb, the Japanese live action series did it better than them.

  • Death Note (2017) is a big pile of shit. I like Adam Wingard but this ain't it

    8Teen Official8Teen OfficialАй мурун
  • The movie was so cringy

    Lizard DudeLizard DudeАй мурун
  • I swear Americans always gotta ruin good foreign films, shows, etc. by making adaptations out of them , just let it be goddamn 🙄

    Stephanie MendozaStephanie MendozaАй мурун
  • Dude they didint mess up shit

    Kelly GallagherKelly GallagherАй мурун
  • Cowboy Bebop is next on the Netflix chopping block. This makes me very sad...

    Far ShooterFar ShooterАй мурун
    • REALLY ?

      Burnt RiceBurnt RiceАй мурун
  • kill it.. kill it with fire

    DionysusDionysusАй мурун
  • I hated this movie since the first 40 sec in, i knew it was bad... It's incredible how they took everything important about this great story and just forgot about it

    Eduardo EsquivelEduardo EsquivelАй мурун
  • what a minute: wisecrack!! Where did Chris come from and why have I never seen him before??!!!!

    Mariam P-CMariam P-CАй мурун
  • In the manga brutal ending, in the afterwards section you see Light walking around in Sinigami Land, making plans there. My god the manga was so so great! Followed closely with the lighter ending of the anime. The japanese movies were nice. There is no natflix adaptation. never was never will be!

    ElionElionАй мурун
  • Wait what, they really made a musical, like it really happened and is part of our history...

    Aadilah AbrahamsAadilah AbrahamsАй мурун