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Death Note Films Get 2016 Sequel

Monday 14th September 2015


DEATH NOTE IS BACK!

Death Note 2016

Last Friday, the Warner Brothers’ Death Note website began hosting a countdown timer; the timer reached zero as the final episode of the Death Note J-Drama began broadcasting in Japan. This series finale ended with a video announcement for a new Death Note movie that is to be released next year.  This new film, known only as "Death Note 2016" for now, is touted as a “forbidden sequel” to the previous live-action movies, and will be directed by Shinsuke Sato, known for directing the live action adaptation of Gantz.

Death Note 2016 will be set in the present day, in an advanced society rife with cyber-terrorism, and will feature characters that have inherited the DNA of Light and L from the original story. These successors to those brilliant minds fight over the six Death Notes on Earth. You read that right, this will be the first piece of media to incorporate the Six-Note Rule since the original manga. This rule states that up to six Death Notes can exist in the human world, with the number of Shinigami on Earth limited by this.

Are you excited? Let us know in the comments!

Check out the announcement video:


Haven't checked out Death Note yet? Now is a great time to jump into the series.
Pick up your copy today.

You can also buy the director's previous work, Gantz 1 & 2, here.

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Death Note Complete Series Box Set

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THE MUST-SEE ANIME SERIES OF 2009.
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects, who's bored out of his mind. One day he finds the Death Note: a notebook from the realm of the Death Gods, with the power to kill people in any way he desires. With the Death Note in hand, Light decides to create his perfect world, without crime or criminals. However, when criminals start dropping dead one by one, the authorites send the legendary detective L to track down the killer, and a battle of wits, deception and logic ensues...
For the first time ever, all 37 episodes (with original Japanese and English audio and English subtitles UNCUT) of the epic Death Note series are collected in one 9 disc box set .

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