Everybody's Mad At Netflix If you have to ask "Why, what did Netflix do this time?" Consider yourself blessed, because the Internet storm that ensued in the wake of Netflix's adaptation of the classic manga series Death Note was deafening. Some protests were over the white-washing of the series, where this award-winning, best-selling manga written by Japanese artists Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, filled with Japanese characters and set in Japan, was re-set in America and re-cast with white people. Yes, that's an issue too. But the casting was just one gripe among many, the main one being that it was apparently made by people who - there is no nice way to put it - were just too stupid to understand anything about the series. Behold the below review, and you'll appreciate how much I held back anyway: The fundamental flaw with Netflix's adaptation is squarely pinned to the script. There is no logic to it at all. They ripped out everything in the manga and anime series they could get their…
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