The controversial TV drama adaptation of the Death Note manga series got off to a strong start in Japan on Sunday night. The 90-minute premiere marked the highest rating for the first episode of a TV drama started on Japanese commercial television this year. Hit the jump for more details.
Nihon TV has posted the synopsis of the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of the Death Note manga series. Unlike the original story, the protagonist Light Yagami is portrayed as an ordinary university student who is a fan of the idol group Ichigo Berry, and Misa Amane is one of its members. Hit the jump for more.
Crunchyroll officially announced plans to simulcast this summer's live-action Death Note drama. The latest adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's manga kicks off with a 90-minute long first episode on July 8 at 7:30pm Pacific Time. Hit the jump for more.