What does Netflix Adaptation mean?
What's the origin of Netflix Adaptation?
The first image macro, containing a reference to the highly imperfect “Netflix adaptation” of many-a series comes from a Spanish version of the meme, uploaded to Reddit’s r/Animemes sub by u/localConurbano on September 17th, 2018.
The format gained traction rapidly, sticking with English language users.
Spread & Usage
How did Netflix Adaptation spread?
In the following few days, numerous users uploaded English language versions of the “Netflix adaptation” meme to the r/Animemes as well as the r/dankmemes subreddits, depicting badly executed cosplays.
The “Netflix adaptation” meme grew rapidly on the web, becoming iconic and frequently encountered on sites ranging from Reddit, to 9GAG, Twitter and Facebook.