The official website for Death Note 2016 has started streaming the film's first teaser trailer.
The film, which is now titled Death Note:Light Up The NEW World, will open in Japan on October 29.
Death Note: Light Up The NEW World will be set in the present day, in a society rife with cyber-terrorism, and will feature characters who 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.
The site has also revealed that people who purchase advance tickets for the film will receive a special Ryuk ticket and folding fan.
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 .
At heart, Death Note and Code Geass tell the same story. A teenage Tokyo schoolboy with a towering intellect, railing against the world, is given fantastic powers by a supernatural agency. He finds he can manipulate people like puppets and kill with ease. His power is bound by rules and restrictions, yet still seems godlike.
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