Death Note (film series)
The Death Note series is a collection of live-action Japanese films based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note manga series. The first two films adapt the manga series with significant changes, and the series then continues with original story lines.
Death Note: Light Up the NEW World, the fourth film, was released on October 29, 2016, and a three-episode prequel miniseries bridging the 10-year gap premiered on Hulu Japan on September 16, 2016.
Death Note and Death Note: The Last Name
Light Yagami is a To-Oh University student who despises the world’s crime and corruption. One day, he stumbles across a mysterious notebook known as the “Death Note,” which claims that if a human’s name is written within it, that person will be killed.
L: Change the WorLd
When a deadly virus outbreak strikes a small Thai village, F sends Watari a message, along with a boy who is immune to the virus; L must figure out who created the virus and stop them before it spreads worldwide.
Death Note: New Generation
Tsukuru Mishima, Ryuzaki, and Yuki Shien are the main characters in the prequel, which bridges the ten-year gap between the previous films. The three-episode series introduces the three new main characters, Tsukuru Mishima, Ryuzaki, and Yuki Shien.
Death Note: Light Up the NEW World
It’s been ten years since L and Light clashed, and shinigami have once again brought Death Notes to the ground. Tsukuru Mishima leads the Death Note Task Force, and a three-way battle for control of the notebooks ensues.
Naomi Misora Asaka Seto. Watari Shunji Fujimura. Shannon Chan-Kent. Naomi Misora Asaka Seto. Watari Shunji Fujimura.
The first film was released in 2006 and topped the Japanese box office for two weeks; a sequel, L: Change the World, was released in 2008. The first film had a limited theatrical release in North America on May 20th and 21st, 2008. The first film was released on DVD on September 16th, 2008. The film series was continued in 2016 with the release of the p
Death Note Official Movie Guide. Death Note: The Last Name Official Movieguide. L: Change the World Official MovieGuide. L FILE No. 15 – Death Note, Volume 1 (1966-1966). L FILE No. 15 – Death Note, Volume 2 (1966-1966).
Reception to Death Note
Some fans preferred the Different story, preferring L to win in the end and stay alive until the end of the film, and according to a 2007 article in The Star (Malaysia), more than ten film companies expressed interest in a remake.
North American remake
On August 25, 2017, Netflix released a standalone Death Note film starring Nat Wolff as Light Turner (based on Light Yagami), Margaret Qualley as Mia Sutton (Misa Amane), and Keith Stanfield as L.
How many Death Note books are there?
( 13 Books ) Death Note Book Series
Are the Death Note movies canon?
Two manga one-shot chapters released in conjunction with L: Change the WorLd in the book L: FILE No.
Is Yagami Light Death?
When Ryuk writes his name in his own Death Note, seeing that Light has finally lost, he is killed, just as the Shinigami had warned when they first met.
Is Light Yagami evil?
Light is the only Pure Evil villain in the Death Note series, as well as the series’ main protagonist, and his father, Soichiro Yagami, is the only Pure Good character in the series.
Is RYUK good or bad?
Ryuk wasn’t evil or sociopathic (especially when judging him by Shinigami standards rather than human standards, which he has no reason to care about); he was amoral.
Why is Death Note banned in China?
Death Note, a psychological thriller and supernatural anime series that was rated R for its level of violence and profanity and was banned by the Chinese government for being too extreme for viewing, is another anime that was banned in China.
Is Death Note 2 The Last Name Canon?
Death Note: The Last Name is the second live-action film in the Death Note series, and it follows closely after the first, telling the story’s second arc. The Last Name deviates from the manga and anime, but the ultimate conclusion remains the same.
Why is Death Note so popular?
I believe it is popular because it is one of the shows that everyone watched when we first became interested in anime, and because it was during those early stages, people were likely young and shared the same philosophy as Light.
Does light become a shinigami?
There is a popular theory that the unnamed Shinigami featured in the anime OVA Death Note Relight 1 is Light Yagami’s reincarnation, but this is debatable because a similar-ish Shinigami appears in the manga while Light is still in school.
Which Death Note ending is canon?
Many fans may be surprised to learn that Death Note has its own canon epilogue, also known as Death Note’s One-Shot Special, which is a manga epilogue and is also known as chapter 109, and was published two years after the manga series ended.
What’s the most popular Death Note ship?
Lawlight is the most written ship in the Death Note (Anime and Manga) tag on AO3; it is also Light’s and L’s most written ship.