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Deathnote Expectations

Deathnote is a new Netflix original movie based on the anime of the same name. Most people that i know are already taking a negative response to the movie before it's release due to the serious white washing of the story and characters. The anime takes place in Tokyo with all asian characters and the movie is full of caucasians. I personally am not happy with this choice either, but i will give respect where it's due if the execution outweighs my disappointment in the casting choices.

Everyone must keep in mind also that this isn't a remake of any kind. The movie will be based on elements we know from the anime but it will not be the same storyline. There will be a new plot with new surrounds and different circumstances. That aspect calms me down for the simple idea that more people will have a insight on the world of us anime nerds. A variety of people never get into the hardcore anime society for purposes of subtitles, not identifying with characters, and some simply see them as cartoons. Having this anime brought to life with characters that Americans can identify with that will broaden their outlook on this form of entertainment makes me relax long enough to give it a chance.

The only thing about this movie that immediately excited me from the beginning is Ryuk live in the flesh. The attempt to take this crazy beautiful character and make him something real, something tangible, something that everyone can tremble at has me screaming like a kpop fan girl being kissed by her ideal. The choice to have Willem Dafoe voice Ryuk was also a very smart decision and a match made in heaven. Willem has a voice that commands attention amongst the audience no matter what he is doing. I fell in love with him as an actor when he appeared in the Spider Man movies (do not make fun of me for this) and i have went back to look at some of his earlier work. My favorite till this day is his character in the Boondock Saints. He is phenomenal without a doubt, even as just the voice to this character i know he will not be a problem for me as i watch this movie.

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