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New Jump Force Teaser Focuses on Death Note

One of the more interesting parts of the initial reveal videos for Bandai Namco’s crossover fighter, Jump Force, is the appearance of two main characters from Death Note – Light and Ryuk. It’s interesting because both characters don’t really lend themselves well to a fighting game full of your standard fare shonen protagonists. But it turns out there’s no surprise here – ...

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Netflix Teases Live Action Death Note Adaptation Through New Trailer

After almost a decade of false starts, Vertigo Entertainment’s acquisition of the remake rights to Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note anime/manga property is finally bearing fruits via live action adaptation from streaming (and now original programming) giant Netflix. It won’t be available until this summer, but Netflix has seen it fit to remind everyone via a new teaser ...

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Title and Key Visuals Announced for Death Note Movie 2016

Death Note Light up the NEW World is the new title of the Death Note 2016 movie, which is going to be released on October 29. Together with the announcement of the title is the first key visual featuring the characters in a cool monochromatic set. The 3 main characters revealed on the new poster are investigator Mishima Tsukuru, detective Ryuzaki and cyber terrorist Shien Yuuki. The poster also ...

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Top 7 All-Time Popular Anime Series

Since there’s a huge variety and quantity of anime these days, it is quite impossible to create ‘the best anime’ list. However, let’s try to make a list of ‘the most popular’ anime series of all-time. 7. Dragon Ball Dragon Ball was first aired in 1984, making it the oldest series included on this list and due to its popularity, it received two sequels. The Dragon Ball series focuses ...

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Top 5 Best Anime/Manga Live Action Adaptations

Most of the time, when news about a new live action adaptation of a popular manga or anime franchise surfaces, fans groan collectively. If the studio and creative staff behind said adaptation are credible, fans might give it a chance but on the whole, every single new live-action adaptation makes fans feel that we’ll get another Dragonball: Evolution on our hands. Below are some of the rare ...

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Sony TV to Launch Animax in the UK

Sony Pictures Television Networks has recently announced plans to launch a version of their anime channel, Animax, for the UK using a subscription VOD model. In support of the launch, Viz Media has signed a multi-year volume deal with Sony in order to be the exclusive content provider for the new service. The initial catalogue that will be offered on Animax UK will include UK premieres such as ...

VIZ Media to Launch Anime Channel
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VIZ Media to Launch Anime Channel

Anime and manga distributor VIZ Media has recently announced plans to launch their own 24-hour anime channel, Neon Alley. The channel will carry the world’s most popular titles and is scheduled to debut on game consoles this fall. Currently, VIZ is planning to make the channel available only to US and Canadian users. ...

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Death Note American remake under development

After being stuck in development limbo for a long time, it seems that the US remake of Death Note is starting to show signs of life (see what I did there?). For the uninitiated, Death Note is an immensely popular psychological thriller manga/anime about a book called the Death Note, which has the power to kill the people whose names are written on its pages, and two rival geniuses who spent the ...

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Naruto, Bleach, and Death Note to PlayStation Network

VIZ Media channel will be launching on the PlayStation Network video service this week, in the anime category, of course. The channel will instantly make available three very popular anime series; Naruto Uncut, Bleach, and Death Note. All episodes will be dubbed in English and presented in standard definition — HD to arrive (hopefully) later this year. ...

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Naruto, Bleach, Death Note, and Inuyasha DVDs

Naruto, Bleach, Death Note, and Inuyasha could be in your home as early as April of the new year! VIZ Media, LLC and Warner Home Video have signed an exclusive deal that will bring these franchises to DVD — both archived and new episodes. The deal covers most of North America, including the US and Mexico (sorry, Canada!) and could start seeing DVDs in stores on April 1st. ...

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Naruto, Bleach, and Death Note online!

You’re now able to watch some of the original, uncut Japanese versions of the anime series Naruto, Bleach, and Death Note on Hulu’s website!  The episodes are all in Japanese, but subtitled in English so you can still figure out who is saying what :).  New episodes will be added regularly to the service, which is all part of VIZ Media’s strategy to make all of their classic ...

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