This week we had a new (to us) YouTube channel recommended to us. The channel is ScrewAttack! and the show is Death Battle. In Death Battle, they pit two fictional characters who are fairly similar to each other against each other. It’s easy to imagine this being done poorly, but they take their time, do their research, and give the characters all their best chances to win.
I am impressed with how faithfully they represent the characters, and really consider them. The first one we watched was Toth, from Avatar: The Last Airbender, versus Gaara, the overpowered sand ninja from Naruto. Evenly matched and powered characters, and they really gave them each a lot of thought. Then, after exploring each character and their strengths and weaknesses, they animate a battle between them, with voice acting and all. Quality Internet video! Check out the battle:
One more video after the jump! We haven’t watched too many yet – they’re longer than we expected! We’re certainly not going to watch all of them, but for all the characters we know? Heck yeah.
This was great! They played Deadpool completely right – breaking the 4th Wall and everything. We know Deadpool from random comic appearances, the unfortunate X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and we happen to have read Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe. So we were completely vindicated in expecting Deadpool to win! We really only know Deathstroke from Arrow, which they did not rely on, but come on. He stood no chance.
We’re excited to watch some of the other videos, like Harry Potter versus Luke Skywalker! So you should give Death Battle a look too, see if there’s one you really want to watch!