Death Note: Light Up the New World (デスノート Light up the NEW world? Desu Nōto Light up the NEW world) is a 2016 Japanese film directed by Shinsuke Sato. The film is based on the manga series Death Note written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata and is a sequel to Death Note 2: The Last Name (2006). It premiered in Japan on October 29, 2016, by Warner Bros.
Yagami Light 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 authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer, and a battle of wits, deception and logic ensues... MALContinue reading Death Note [DVD 480p, Dual Audio]→
While the choice to kick off our review segment with the fan and critic favorite Death Note may come across as clichéd and dated, it dawned upon us to pick and start with the classics of anime that recent fans and followers may have not necessarily picked upon yet. Which is ironic, as this is most likely one of the select few that has been embarked quite often as a rite of passage for many converts who have continued to tread this medium since. And yet even for those who have been acquainted with this incredible hallmark of accomplishment within the genre, it’s worth the nostalgic trip into perhaps the greatest critique of the human psyche; a psychological soul trip masquerading as a thriller detective, drama-caper series.