The latest addition to this year's New York Comic Con is a big one, with Death Note artist Takeshi Obata joining in on panels and autograph sessions on Thursday and Friday during the convention. Obata will be appearing at the con with the support of Viz Media and the Japan Foundation. Read on for more.
There hasn't been much talk about the Hollywood adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's suspense manga Death Note in the last year. Hollywood business site The Tracking Board is now saying that indie (and Good Will Hunting) director Gus Van Sant has taken over the project. Read on for more.
As reported, the countdown site for the 10th anniversary of the Death Note manga officially revealed its commemorative project today on March 3. The franchise will collaborate with the Real Dasshutsu (Escape) Game and hold mystery solving events named "Escape from the God of the New World" in Tokyo and Osaka from May to July. Hit the jump for more details.
Graphic designer Matt Reedy set himself up with the interesting challenge of taking anime that is too violent (Attack on Titan), too morally tangled (Death Note) and too wound up in adolescent confusion (FLCL) and repackaging it in the trade dress of Little Golden Books... You know, for kids. Check out the results after the jump.
Shueisha has opened a mysterious countdown site for the 10th anniversary of the Death Note manga by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art). It says, "If you touch this note, your memory will revive." Hit the jump for more.
A stage music adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Death Note will be staged in Japan and South Korea. After opening at Tokyo Nissay in April 2015, it will be playing in Seoul over the summer. More after the jump.