To pay tribute to the new Rozen Maiden, and release of the earlier seasons on Blu-ray, Obata Takeshi (Death Note ) has illustrated a special pin-up to be published in Young Jump #39, out this week. The art, featuring Judika and Madulin, is the second piece in a series of illustrations inspired by Rozen Maiden. Get a look after the jump.
Proving that phenomenons are hard to kill, efforts to ban Death Note are back from the grave. This time, a group of parents in the central Russian region of Ural have penned an open letter to President Vladimir Putin asking him to censor what they've described as a dangerous manga, More after the jump.
Looks like the Hollywood adaptation of Death Note is still in play. Speaking with Bleeding Cool, Iron Man 3 director (and Leathal Weapon writer) Shane Black addressed the subject of upcoming projects. "Right now I’ve got this thing at Warner Bros. called Death Note that I like a lot. It’s a Japanese Manga that’s very tense and really cool." More after the jump.
A gorgeous new illustration by the author of Death Note and Bakuman was unveiled at a recent event. Get a good look at it after the jump!
Remember all the hooplah about a live-action Death Note being produced by Warner? Remember how word of it just vanished off the radar a while back? Wonder no more, as director Shane Black assures us the movie is still in the works, after some difficulties that only Hollywood execs can provide. More after the jump!
Japanese news site Ameba put up a poll a few days ago asking what the greatest Jump manga of the 2000s was. While we all know everybody's favorite duel of wits and notebooks got the top spot, where do your favorites stack up? Find out more after the jump!