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.
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.