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28th Apr '16 2:25:39 AM MisterCPC
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* In the original ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga, Rex Raptor/Dinosaur Ryuzaki, while a bit of a jerk, doesn't cheat and he did have a more helpful and honorable side. The [[Anime/YuGiOh anime's]] version of Rex is closer to the manga version's characterization at first, but eventually associates with more villainous characters like Dartz and Weevil Underwood in a way that Manga Rex never did, and he eventually tries to steal Joey's soul.

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In the original ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga, Rex Raptor/Dinosaur Ryuzaki, while a bit of a jerk, doesn't cheat and he did have a more helpful and honorable side. The [[Anime/YuGiOh anime's]] version of Rex is closer to the manga version's characterization at first, but eventually associates with more villainous characters like Dartz and Weevil Underwood in a way that Manga Rex never did, and he eventually tries to steal Joey's soul. soul.
** Bonz/Ghost Kozuka in the manga is a PunchClockVillain working with Bandit Keith, feeling that Keith trapping Yugi, Joey and the others in a cave to get them out of the Duelist Kingdom tournament was going overboard and getting an AlasPoorVillain death when he ends up having the misfortune to duel Yami Bakura in the Battle City tournament. In the anime Bonz has no problems with Keith trapping the others in the cave and tries to cheat by stealing everyone else's duel cards during the Battle City arc, turning him into an AssholeVictim when Bakura runs across him.
22nd Apr '16 6:41:40 PM Nakayama90
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** While Ryuk could hardly be considered a hero in the anime or manga, he's much more monstrous in the live-action TV drama. In the anime/manga, he just randomly dropped the [[ArtifactOfDoom Death Note]] and Light picked it up by chance, with Ryuk just kicking back and watching as Light carried out his plans. In the TV drama, he deliberately drops the notebook near Light and serves as TheCorrupter, goading Light into killing more people when he hesitates, effectively making him responsible for Kira's existence.

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** While Ryuk could hardly be considered a hero in the anime or manga, he's much more monstrous in [[Series/DeathNote the live-action TV drama.drama]]. In the anime/manga, he just randomly dropped the [[ArtifactOfDoom Death Note]] and Light picked it up by chance, with Ryuk just kicking back and watching as Light carried out his plans. In the TV drama, he deliberately drops the notebook near Light and serves as TheCorrupter, goading Light into killing more people when he hesitates, effectively making him responsible for Kira's existence.
19th Apr '16 12:10:11 PM Nintendoman01
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* ''Manga/MagiTheLabyrinthOfMagic'': While Fatima is a ruthless slave trader in both the anime ''and'' the manga, both of which show him choosing to feed an IllGirl potential slave to a pack of hyenas rather than simply give her medical treatment because it's "not worth the money," the manga also shows that he himself was once a slave who was broken down and made loyal to his mistress Umm Madaura, who, among other things, sold him as a SexSlave to a male client. The anime completely edits out his rather horrific backstory, making him an utterly unsympathetic {{Jerkass}}.

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* ''Manga/MagiTheLabyrinthOfMagic'': ''Manga/MagiLabyrinthOfMagic'': While Fatima is a ruthless slave trader in both the anime ''and'' the manga, both of which show him choosing to feed an IllGirl potential slave to a pack of hyenas rather than simply give her medical treatment because it's "not worth the money," the manga also shows that he himself was once a slave who was broken down and made loyal to his mistress Umm Madaura, who, among other things, sold him as a SexSlave to a male client. The anime completely edits out his rather horrific backstory, making him an utterly unsympathetic {{Jerkass}}.



** In ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrection 'F']]'', while Tagoma was definitely a villain, being a member of Frieza's army, he showed signs of being a NobleDemon, valuing his commander, sparing the Pilaf Trio even after stealing one of their wishes (two in ''Super''), and [[EvenEvilHasStandards showing a reluctance to revive Frieza due to how evil he was]]. While he's initially much the same in ''Super'', unlike the film, where Frieza had him ThrownOutTheAirlock for daring to speak out against his [[RevengeBeforeReason revenge plan against Goku]], he survives this suggestion, only to be forced into becoming Frieza's personal training dummy; after spending the next four months being beaten within an inch of his life by Frieza ''every single day'', Tagoma not only becomes the strongest member of Frieza's army, but [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil a psychopathic monster on par with Frieza himself]], to the extent that he unhesitatingly shoots through Shisami to get to Gohan.

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** In ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrection ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF Resurrection 'F']]'', while Tagoma was definitely a villain, being a member of Frieza's army, he showed signs of being a NobleDemon, valuing his commander, sparing the Pilaf Trio even after stealing one of their wishes (two in ''Super''), and [[EvenEvilHasStandards showing a reluctance to revive Frieza due to how evil he was]]. While he's initially much the same in ''Super'', unlike the film, where Frieza had him ThrownOutTheAirlock for daring to speak out against his [[RevengeBeforeReason revenge plan against Goku]], he survives this suggestion, only to be forced into becoming Frieza's personal training dummy; after spending the next four months being beaten within an inch of his life by Frieza ''every single day'', Tagoma not only becomes the strongest member of Frieza's army, but [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil a psychopathic monster on par with Frieza himself]], to the extent that he unhesitatingly shoots through Shisami to get to Gohan.
27th Mar '16 8:29:59 PM Nintendoman01
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** In his debut in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBattleOfGods Battle of Gods]]'', Beerus was goofy and likable, though he did have moments of being a JerkassGod. Here, his more sympathetic qualities are toned down while his JerkassGod aspects are ramped up, doing such things as actively destroying planets after eating all their food, outright saying he ''never'' gets tired of watching planets explode after he blows them up, and going out of his way to be a dick to Vegeta and intimidate him after crashing Bulma's birthday party. Most notably, unlike in ''Battle of Gods'' where his slapping Bulma was more reflexive than anything, in ''Super'', after Bulma slaps him, he actually turns towards her and outright backhands her across the face, all with a SlasherSmile and a glint in his eye.
** In ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrection 'F']]'', while Tagoma was definitely a villain, being a member of Frieza's army, he showed signs of being a NobleDemon, valuing his commander, sparing the Pilaf Trio even after stealing one of their wishes (two in ''Super''), and [[EvenEvilHasStandards showing a reluctance to revive Frieza due to how evil he was]]. While he's initially much the same in ''Super'', unlike the film, where Frieza had him ThrownOutTheAirlock for daring to speak out against his [[RevengeBeforeReason revenge plan against Goku]], he survives this suggestion, only to be forced into becoming Frieza's personal training dummy; after spending the next four months being beaten within an inch of his life by Frieza ''every single day'', Tagoma not only becomes the strongest member of Frieza's army, but a psychopathic monster on par with Frieza himself, to the extent that he unhesitatingly shoots through Shisami to get to Gohan.

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** In his debut in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBattleOfGods Battle of Gods]]'', Beerus was goofy and likable, though he did have moments of being a JerkassGod. Here, his more sympathetic qualities are toned down while his JerkassGod aspects are ramped up, doing such things as actively destroying planets after eating all their food, outright saying he ''never'' gets tired of watching planets explode after he blows them up, and going out of his way to be a dick to Vegeta and intimidate him after crashing Bulma's birthday party. Most notably, unlike in ''Battle of Gods'' where his slapping Bulma was more reflexive than anything, in ''Super'', after Bulma slaps him, he actually turns towards her and outright backhands her across the face, all with a SlasherSmile and a glint in his eye.
eye. After the ''Battle of Gods'' adaptation, Beerus is made more in line with his film counterpart.
** In ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrection 'F']]'', while Tagoma was definitely a villain, being a member of Frieza's army, he showed signs of being a NobleDemon, valuing his commander, sparing the Pilaf Trio even after stealing one of their wishes (two in ''Super''), and [[EvenEvilHasStandards showing a reluctance to revive Frieza due to how evil he was]]. While he's initially much the same in ''Super'', unlike the film, where Frieza had him ThrownOutTheAirlock for daring to speak out against his [[RevengeBeforeReason revenge plan against Goku]], he survives this suggestion, only to be forced into becoming Frieza's personal training dummy; after spending the next four months being beaten within an inch of his life by Frieza ''every single day'', Tagoma not only becomes the strongest member of Frieza's army, but [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil a psychopathic monster on par with Frieza himself, himself]], to the extent that he unhesitatingly shoots through Shisami to get to Gohan.
25th Mar '16 10:43:04 PM Nintendoman01
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* ''Manga/MagiTheLabyrinthOfMagic'': While Fatima is a ruthless slave trader in both the anime ''and'' the manga, both of which show him choosing to feed an IllGirl potential slave to a pack of hyenas rather than simply give her medical treatment because it's "not worth the money," the manga also shows that he himself was once a slave who was broken down and made loyal to his mistress Umm Madaura, who, among other things, sold him as a SexSlave to a male client. The anime completely edits out his rather horrific backstory, making him an utterly unsympathetic {{Jerkass}}.



* ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'': In his debut in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBattleOfGods Battle of Gods]]'', Beerus was goofy and likable, though he did have moments of being a JerkassGod. Here, his more sympathetic qualities are toned down while his JerkassGod aspects are ramped up, doing such things as actively destroying planets after eating all their food, outright saying he ''never'' gets tired of watching planets explode after he blows them up, and going out of his way to be a dick to Vegeta and intimidate him after crashing Bulma's birthday party. Most notably, unlike in ''Battle of Gods'' where his slapping Bulma was more reflexive than anything, in ''Super'', after Bulma slaps him, he actually turns towards her and outright backhands her across the face, all with a SlasherSmile and a glint in his eye.

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* ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'': ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'':
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In his debut in ''[[Anime/DragonBallZBattleOfGods Battle of Gods]]'', Beerus was goofy and likable, though he did have moments of being a JerkassGod. Here, his more sympathetic qualities are toned down while his JerkassGod aspects are ramped up, doing such things as actively destroying planets after eating all their food, outright saying he ''never'' gets tired of watching planets explode after he blows them up, and going out of his way to be a dick to Vegeta and intimidate him after crashing Bulma's birthday party. Most notably, unlike in ''Battle of Gods'' where his slapping Bulma was more reflexive than anything, in ''Super'', after Bulma slaps him, he actually turns towards her and outright backhands her across the face, all with a SlasherSmile and a glint in his eye.eye.
** In ''[[Anime/DragonBallZResurrection 'F']]'', while Tagoma was definitely a villain, being a member of Frieza's army, he showed signs of being a NobleDemon, valuing his commander, sparing the Pilaf Trio even after stealing one of their wishes (two in ''Super''), and [[EvenEvilHasStandards showing a reluctance to revive Frieza due to how evil he was]]. While he's initially much the same in ''Super'', unlike the film, where Frieza had him ThrownOutTheAirlock for daring to speak out against his [[RevengeBeforeReason revenge plan against Goku]], he survives this suggestion, only to be forced into becoming Frieza's personal training dummy; after spending the next four months being beaten within an inch of his life by Frieza ''every single day'', Tagoma not only becomes the strongest member of Frieza's army, but a psychopathic monster on par with Frieza himself, to the extent that he unhesitatingly shoots through Shisami to get to Gohan.
22nd Mar '16 7:35:49 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** L is likewise subject to this in the TV drama. Though not exactly a 'hero' (with WordofGod admitting that he's a bit evil), he usually comes across as [[ALighterShadeofGrey A Lighter Shade of Gray]] when compared to Light and a few spin-offs (namely the film L: Change the World and the light novel Another Note) [[AdaptationalHeroism portray him more sympathetically]]. The drama by contrast draws more attention to the amorality of his actions and he generally is far more smug and arrogant than most portrayals.

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** L is likewise subject to this in the TV drama. Though not exactly a 'hero' (with WordofGod WordOfGod admitting that he's a bit evil), he usually comes across as [[ALighterShadeofGrey A Lighter Shade of Gray]] when compared to Light and a few spin-offs (namely the film L: Change the World and the light novel Another Note) [[AdaptationalHeroism portray him more sympathetically]]. The drama by contrast draws more attention to the amorality of his actions and he generally is far more smug and arrogant than most portrayals.


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11th Mar '16 9:55:03 PM spectertv
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* In the ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' manga, Koyemshi/Dung Beetle is quite a jerk throughout, but he has a few PetTheDog moments, such as performing a MercyKill on [[spoiler:his sister, Youko]], and giving Ushiro reasons to fight. In the anime, he's significantly more vicious, including mocking one of the dead kids, was quite a DirtyCoward [[spoiler:while he was a human]] and ultimatel [[spoiler:gets killed by his aforementioned sister when he tries to force the youngest of the group into the game]].

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* In the ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' manga, Koyemshi/Dung Beetle is quite a jerk throughout, but he has a few PetTheDog moments, such as performing a MercyKill on [[spoiler:his sister, Youko]], and giving Ushiro reasons to fight. In the anime, he's significantly more vicious, including mocking one of the dead kids, was quite a DirtyCoward [[spoiler:while he was a human]] and ultimatel ultimately [[spoiler:gets killed by his aforementioned sister when he tries to force the youngest of the group into the game]].



** L is likewise subject to this in the TV drama. Though not exactly a 'hero'(with WordofGod admitting that he's a bit evil), he usually comes across as ALighterShadeofGrey when compared to Light and a few spin-offs (namely the film L: Change the World and the light novel Another Note) [[AdaptationalHeroism portray him more sympathetically]]. The drama by contrast draws more attention to the amorality of his actions and he generally is far more smug and arrogant than most portrayals.

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** L is likewise subject to this in the TV drama. Though not exactly a 'hero'(with 'hero' (with WordofGod admitting that he's a bit evil), he usually comes across as ALighterShadeofGrey [[ALighterShadeofGrey A Lighter Shade of Gray]] when compared to Light and a few spin-offs (namely the film L: Change the World and the light novel Another Note) [[AdaptationalHeroism portray him more sympathetically]]. The drama by contrast draws more attention to the amorality of his actions and he generally is far more smug and arrogant than most portrayals.
9th Mar '16 12:46:52 AM Pichu-kun
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* Thanks to the ''Manga/VenusVersusVirus'' anime [[OvertookTheManga coming out]] while the manga was still ongoing it has a different plot and a GeckoEnding. [[spoiler:Lucia's father Lucif]] is the BigBad of the anime but is a far more neutral character in the manga.
4th Mar '16 10:53:44 PM Pichu-kun
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* This occurs in-series in ''Anime/YokaiWatch''. When Komasan reveals to a mangaka that he is really a {{yokai}} she uses him as inspiration for her manga. Sadly it is a horror manga where he is a big, scary monster instead of the cute CartoonCreature he really is.
1st Mar '16 7:51:00 PM hello86
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** Wrath and Envy were already horrible monsters in the manga, but the anime made them worse. Wrath (now named Pride) loses all of his NobleDemon qualities and his last scene involves him ''strangling his MoralityPet'' [[spoiler:[[OffingTheOffspring his son]]]], Envy had his sadism cranked to maximum, and both lose their AlasPoorVillain moments.

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** Wrath and Envy were already horrible monsters in the manga, but the anime made them worse. Wrath (now named Pride) loses all of his NobleDemon qualities and his last scene involves him ''strangling his MoralityPet'' MoralityPet'', [[spoiler:[[OffingTheOffspring his son]]]], Envy had his sadism cranked to maximum, and both lose their AlasPoorVillain moments.
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