The Brilliance of Death Note's Potato Chip Scene (Yes, Really)

20 Th10, 2017
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it's the most talked-about scene in one of the most talked about anime ever made. But what makes it work so well?
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  • I'll take a potato chip... AND EAT IT

    XxEcho CloudxXXxEcho CloudxXGiờ trước
  • Son: why is my sisters name rose? Father: because your mom loves roses son: what about my name? Father: don’t worry about it death note potato chip scene

    xXsavagewolfXxxXsavagewolfXxNgày trước
  • 7:22 you said L instead of light hehe

    Hee HeeHee HeeNgày trước
  • i remember seeing all the hate of the netflix deathnote adaptation before i watched the movie; and i thought, eh its the media. i could probably enjoy it if i triedanyways. holy shit the movie was GARBAGE

    Ashton ScriptsAshton Scripts2 ngày trước
  • “I’ll take a potato chip...and EAT IT!” And then Ryuk goes into Apple Withdrawl in the most needlessly and hilariously dramatic way possible.

    Ironic WeebIronic Weeb2 ngày trước
  • This scene in English sounds so wrong xD

    A. Cláudia SilvaA. Cláudia Silva3 ngày trước
  • I never had an interest in watching animes but I guess death note will be an exception.

    Yellow EnnYellow Enn4 ngày trước
  • That quote isn’t bigger than “it’s over 9000” this video sucks

    Lil PacciLil Pacci5 ngày trước
  • “But so would bakugo” I can’t stop laughing

    Raymond DireitoRaymond Direito5 ngày trước
  • Notice how misa’s the only blonde

    ArtZBearArtZBear5 ngày trước
  • So side note: I knew a girl who tried telling me she thinks like L. Buuuuuuut, she also happened to have her ex boyfriends name tattooed on her arm. We stopped talking

    Kenneth JuarezKenneth Juarez6 ngày trước
  • Epiç

    Qurt EhQurt Eh6 ngày trước
  • Personally, i believe the killing of lind l taylor started lights downfall.

    ZaheeraZaheera6 ngày trước
  • Here's the best detail of them all: the only anime meme that can rival this (over 9000) was said by the same voice actor who plays Ryuk who is freaking out over not having apples in the background. So basically if you want an instantly memorable anime meme, get Brian Drummond involved.

    OperaticOperatic6 ngày trước
  • Anyone want to be as smart as Light

    RoyalJersterRoyalJerster7 ngày trước
  • 16 min video about how to eat chips

    Angry_gam3r 17Angry_gam3r 179 ngày trước
  • i found this vid few years ago and decided to watch Death Note (first anime ive watched) . now this vid has showed itself once more

    Anthony NguyenAnthony Nguyen9 ngày trước
  • lmao ok but the fucking potato chip scene was legendary to me

    eysshhheysshhh10 ngày trước
  • 13:11 literally my parent walk in to my room at that moment 😔

    MichaelMichael10 ngày trước
  • This is actually a really good video

    Kai BackerKai Backer11 ngày trước
  • the insane amount of second-hand-embarrassment I got from L watching Light reading dirty magazines

    lisalosllisalosl11 ngày trước
  • im going to take a potato chip... AND EAT IT

    victor ARias Rvictor ARias R12 ngày trước
  • The chip bag has a character that looks a-lot like Albert’s (aka flamingo) character cleetus on it Coincidence I think so

    Gingernesium !!!Gingernesium !!!14 ngày trước
  • Title should have been *"How to milk a minute scene?"*

    Pokemonitis HerePokemonitis Here15 ngày trước
  • What is the song at the end

    MahathirMHMahathirMH16 ngày trước
  • This was the first and only anime I’ve ever sat down and watched.

    DemiLovatosSpoonDemiLovatosSpoon16 ngày trước
  • anyone know the track at 7:12

    BTC BearBTC Bear16 ngày trước
  • the background music for this anime is top tier

  • But the broadcasting device inside the chips packet ya know they show him opening the packet so how's the device in it or else they shouldn't have shown it that way

    Frost OblivionFrost Oblivion18 ngày trước
  • At 7:20, he calls Kira "L." Oh, the irony. I love it.

    Malyn BergerMalyn Berger19 ngày trước
  • Death Note was boring and lame for me. Anybody claiming it is smart in any way has to be a moron to not realize the anime would be 2 episodes long if any of the characters had a clue. 99.99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999% of real life murderers (even ones with single digit IQ's, while baked on drugs) are literally smarter than Light because they didn't get caught and didn't use super powers. There is a reason we have a high rate of unsolved murders (Epstein killed himself, right?). It's not easy to get away with murder without magical powers. Light is an idiot, because he got caught even after using Overpowered Magic.

    Charlie ChuckleberryCharlie Chuckleberry19 ngày trước
  • The recording of the house was one of my favourite parts of the whole series.

    TCTC21 ngày trước
  • Due to my insomnia I’ve looked through all forms of social media for several hours every night before falling asleep and I can honestly say I’ve never seen this meme, a reference to it or anything that looks like it 😂

    Xack PeachyXack Peachy21 ngày trước
  • But how and when did he hide it

    International SeagullInternational Seagull21 ngày trước
  • Which manga chapters make up epsiode 10? I finished 9 but want to read the manga.

    Dominik :DDominik :D21 ngày trước
  • Cute

    icecream socialicecream social22 ngày trước
  • I'm only here to say that Netflix's death note movie is pure Garbage

    Abcd EfgAbcd Efg23 ngày trước
  • 7:20 So L opened Lights bag of chips. I never noticed that

    MiseInTheSplintersMiseInTheSplinters23 ngày trước
  • 9:44 Thank me later

    HuHHuH25 ngày trước
  • Before I started watching Death Note, the only thing I really knew about it was “I’lL tAkE a PoTaTo ChIp, AnD eAt It!!!”

    Al GAl G25 ngày trước
  • the whole anime is just impressive, brilliant, intense and absolutely compelling

    Audrie BrownAudrie Brown26 ngày trước
  • I never thought it was stupid lol

    3VRK3VRK27 ngày trước
  • The title of this video is amazing

    KibaDoesThingsKibaDoesThings28 ngày trước
  • Ah, so I've been rewatching death note and I briefly explained what was happening in the show and showed this scene to my friend simply bc its just iconic and I had no intention of getting her to actually watch the show but once she watched the one scene that was it we're now watching it together. Death note really is a special anime.

    KibaDoesThingsKibaDoesThings28 ngày trước
  • brilliance

    El WynnEl Wynn28 ngày trước
  • I feel I missed something here and someone correct me. But how the hell did Light get a tv camera, piece of paper and pencil into a sealed bag of chips? I feel like thats an important detailed glossed over haha.

    Kent CrossKent Cross28 ngày trước

    JVNXIIEJVNXIIE29 ngày trước
  • who else likes to listen to the death note outros and intros on repeat?

    hotdogwaterhotdogwater29 ngày trước
  • A Monster without a name Johan.

    Pumi MePumi Me29 ngày trước
  • Its so stupid people asking so many plot twist fuck you give me a anime without plot twist

    Tomodachi ga inaiTomodachi ga inaiTháng trước
  • this will make a great essay thank you

    Op 13 in anime are awesomeOp 13 in anime are awesomeTháng trước
  • Awesome video. I do have to disagree with your assessment that Light is slipping up when he gives L hints and insight into his personality. Light wants to get close to L, and his 'subtle' taunts paired with his iron clad defense is a brilliant way to force L's hand into risking an encounter. He needs to bait him with something while simultaneously keeping himself safe from the suspicion of others.

    Cameron DuplinCameron DuplinTháng trước
  • "L rips open his bag of chips" . . .

    Samuel CromartySamuel CromartyTháng trước
  • Kalokohan yan kong ako ang may death note impossible mahanap ako ni L. Ang oa hahahahaha. At kahit makita yung mga nakasulat sa note pwede naman sabihin listhan mga yung ng nga biktima hahaah. Kaya kalokohan talaga na mahuli yung nay ari ng death note hahahaha nasobrahan sa talino si L

    RandiRandiTháng trước
  • This is a mostly good video, but the over exaggerations are super annoying. Maybe it's meant to be sarcastic or ironic, but it's irritating nonetheless. "This is one of the most quoted and referenced lines in all of media." " of the most dynamic, explosive movements in animation history."

    Brady KBrady KTháng trước

    Greg ShinesGreg ShinesTháng trước
  • I am smarter than L and near, I knew from beginning that light is Kira 😎😎😎😎

    Raghav BabbarRaghav BabbarTháng trước
  • for everyone and L haters, light was dumber than l . period.

  • it only sounds over dramatic bc you’re listening to it in english i thought it was a great scene

    beatifictyongbeatifictyongTháng trước
  • alright so, eleven minutes in, this is a 16 minute long video woooshing us

    Mayo NaisseMayo NaisseTháng trước
  • I have been looking for mature animes like this one. I've gotten tired of school kid is super powerful animes. I need a list of more adult oriented style storytelling with adult characters who look their age. I love a good story with intrigue. It doesn't matter what genre. I really enjoy good movies as well. Could you please suggest several.

    Mary SherrillMary SherrillTháng trước
  • Light was grinding kills. No exp wasted

    SySyTháng trước
  • 13:56 ah yes Harry Potter

    Realsteel609Realsteel609Tháng trước
  • 2021 and it's still #1 for popularity, damn idk why I waited until this last weekend(that just ended) to watch the show. It's fantastic, just finished an hour ago.

    jongameaddictjongameaddictTháng trước
  • Bruh

    Riot?Riot?Tháng trước
  • Just one question.. How did he managed to put that small device into that chip packet?

    T GT GTháng trước
    • I always thought he made it before hand, like put it all in and then resealed it outside the house and brought it back. But I don't think they ever say it in the anime.

      Tayvie CunninghamTayvie CunninghamTháng trước
  • This guy probably aced all his english essays.

    ThewhitedoveThewhitedoveTháng trước
  • Man Geoff I love you you are my inspiration

  • The way you summarised the series to explain the potato chip scene was actually very impressive

    Dr MannyhattanDr MannyhattanTháng trước
  • Lighty lighty Yes papa Killing people No papa Telling lies No papa Open your notebook Hahahahahahaha

    Cinila PulikkottilCinila PulikkottilTháng trước
  • 14:04 I admit L really is smarter than Light Yagami but you saying 'much much smarter' is clearly fanboy-ing.

    The One Above AllThe One Above AllTháng trước
  • I should have married sayu instead

    Shaurya SharmaShaurya SharmaTháng trước

    shoko komishoko komiTháng trước
  • I think you’re right on! The scene’s dramatics are based on light’s own narcissistic view of himself.

    honiedewhoniedewTháng trước
  • Death note death note theme is one of my favorite musics of all time and im paying atention to it in the video 3:50

    Player 922Player 922Tháng trước
  • "I'll take a potato chip and EAT IT"

    Mateo PucevicMateo PucevicTháng trước
  • L was a great detective can’t believe he died

    SuperMarioVangSuperMarioVangTháng trước
  • Non anime weebs: they made a movie Everyone: yeah we dont acknowledge that

    NotEminemsBurnerAccountNotEminemsBurnerAccountTháng trước
  • Honestly i dont think loght could ever prove hes innocent like every time he proved it L was just like hmmm no i still think ur kira

    AlaminNinja08AlaminNinja08Tháng trước
  • Did I hear you call Light, L?

    FrostyDragonFrostyDragonTháng trước
  • That's Light not L 😂😂😂 7:19 to 7:30

    Michael BernardMichael BernardTháng trước
  • title: "the brilliance of death note's potato chip scene" me: bruh, really? -__- title: "(yes, really)"

    xXAngelTheBearXxxXAngelTheBearXxTháng trước
  • This recommended to me right after I watch the episode and not before, lol. youtube watching me.

    Hayden Piano CoversHayden Piano CoversTháng trước
  • “I will take a potato chip and eat it” That still gets me till this day-

    Vedika :]Vedika :]Tháng trước
  • You sound like Ranboo

    PeregrinusPeregrinusTháng trước
  • Bruh ! Not just a single scene but the whole fooking anime was the best of all times

    Carl JohnsonCarl JohnsonTháng trước
  • I wonder if this still holds up?

    Nintendo GamerNintendo GamerTháng trước
  • Interesting. As of watching this now, it's only #60.

    Umatsu ObossaUmatsu ObossaTháng trước
  • I just watch someone take the potato chip and ate it

    jaybread coolmanjaybread coolmanTháng trước
  • Wait.... Is a big lip demon funny now? I didn't realize demons were funny at all, let alone a big lip demon..

    nearzero12nearzero12Tháng trước
  • Everyone in these comments saying Light is Asexual because he doesn’t have empathy You misunderstand how asexuality works

    Giorno GiovannaGiorno GiovannaTháng trước
    • @Omega ZX some people in reply sections of comments

      Giorno GiovannaGiorno GiovannaTháng trước
    • Who said Light is asexual? 😂

      Omega ZXOmega ZXTháng trước
  • While I watch this video... I'll take a potato chip.... AND EAT IT

    Weird Kid 101Weird Kid 101Tháng trước
  • Delete delete delete delete delete!!!!!!!

    ThaKiddThaKiddTháng trước
  • "Migi, handle the defence," is another masterpiece to talk about

    Faheem WaniFaheem WaniTháng trước
  • i'll take a potato chip... AND EAT IT

    lbbheuphorialbbheuphoriaTháng trước
  • netflix’s death note was lame and light was a dumbass edit: given that he gives himself away 300 times in the anime because he’s so cocky i also think anime light is a dumbass as well

    GGTháng trước
  • Death note in a nutshell: Light: hah im 4 parallel universes ahead of you L: well i am 8 parallel universes ahead of you Light: i was joking, im 16 parallel universes ahead of you (etc)

    XxCocomelonNurseryRhymesFanClubxXXxCocomelonNurseryRhymesFanClubxXTháng trước
  • I take this video And eat it

    Iight-Speed FFIight-Speed FFTháng trước
  • 15 minutes and 58 seconds of a paranoid person writing 6 paragraphs, on one part, of one subject, in fear that they'll lose ONE participation mark, on an optional assignment given by the teacher to help the students understand the subject, by writing 4-6 sentences explaining why the scene is a vital and important scene not only in this anime, but also in anime history, whilst also bettering that students participation/homework mark, on which this particular student already has 100 (in said category).

    momomomoTháng trước
  • This video sucks. What a bunch of pointless drivel.

    mamuburaamamuburaaTháng trước