The Problem with Live Action Adaptations in Hollywood

First name: 安昂 Last name: Brown… Wait, what? Most of us tend to despise live action adap­ta­tions of the anime/manga and car­toons we love, most­ly because there is always some­thing wrong with them. Whether it be adap­ta­tion decay, white­wash­ing, mis­cast­ing, char­ac­ter derail­ment… you name it. Most of the live action adap­ta­tions I’ve ever hat­ed come […]

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Raito?

I’m sort of con­fused on why a lot of Death Note fans call Light, “Raito”, instead of “Light”. I can under­stand peo­ple call­ing (for exam­ple) “The Melan­choly of Haruhi Suzu­miya”, “Suzu­miya Haruhi no Yuut­su” because the whole title is Japan­ese. Raito, on the oth­er hand, is just the Eng­lish word “Light” with a Japan­ese accent […]

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