Netflix released the new trailer for its live-action Death Note movie ahead of its Aug. 25 premiere, giving viewers their first-(kinda’)-look at Willem Dafoe ’s Ryuk as well as another look at Lakeith Stanfield ‘s detective L and more of a focus on Margaret Qualley ‘s Mia.
Check it out down below, Movie Geeks!
Source: ‘Death Note’ Trailer: Dafoe’s Ryuk Explains Power Of Death Note
Though we did get a shadowy first look at Ryuk in the trailer for Adam Wingard’s Death Note back in March, the director has now shared a new poster for the upcoming Netflix adaptation, which gives fans a much better idea of what to expect from Willem Dafoe’s take on the shinigami! Check it out down below, Movie Geeks!
For those unfamiliar with the story, Death Note follows a student named Light Turner (Nat Wolff) who uncovers a mysterious notebook that kills people if their name is written in it. Though it has been rumored that it might follow a different plot unlike the original manga series/anime.
The film is Also starring Margaret Qualley as Mia Sutton, Keith Stanfield as “L,” Paul Nakauchi as Watari and Shea Whigham as James Turner, Death Note hits Netflix on August 25!
Source: New DEATH NOTE Poster Provides Our First Proper Glimpse Of Willem Dafoe As Ryuk The Shinigami
The official Twitter account for the Kaito × Ansa “puzzle-solving” (nazo-toki) original television anime revealed four more cast members on Wednesday. Some of the cast members are returning from the Nazotokine anime.
The new cast members are Emi Nitta (Love Live!‘s Honoka) as Hinata Takaragawa, Kenichi Suzumura (Free! Eternal Summer‘s Momotarō) as Yocchin, Natsuko Hara as Tokine Amino (returning from Nazotokine), and Sora Tokui as Hacchin (returning from Nazotokine).
The anime also stars Kazuki Katou (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!‘s Kikyo, B-PROJECT‘s Kento Aizome) as Kaito Aen,Takahiro Sakurai (D.Gray-man‘s Yu Kanda, Code Geass‘ Suzaku) as Ansa Arishin, and Daisuke Ono (Black Butler‘s Sebastian, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable‘s Jōtarō) as Yū Kuromu.
The anime will premiere on July 12 on AT-X, Tokyo MX, and Tochigi TV. The series will later air on BS-Fuji as part of the “Anime Guild” block, and on RNC.
Source: Kaito × Ansa Puzzle-Solving Anime Adds New Cast, Brings Back Nazotokine Characters
The Twitter account of the Osada, Shizuoka branch of the Yoshimi Books store posted a picture *down below* on Thursday that reveals an anime adaptation of Aneko Yusagi‘s The Rising of the Shield Hero (Tate no Yūsha no Nariagari) fantasy light novel series has been green-lit. The image shows promotional flyers from MF Books, the light novel label of Kadokawa‘s brand company Media Factory that publishes the series.
The flyer states that a promotional video for the anime will premiere at Anime Expo on July 1. MF Books’ official website will reveal more information about the anime on Saturday!
Source: The Rising of the Shield Hero Fantasy Novels Get Anime
This year’s 28th issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump magazine announced on Thursday that Sui Ishida‘s Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re manga series have a combined 24 million copies in print.
Ishida serialized Tokyo Ghoul in Shueisha‘s Weekly Young Jump from 2011 to 2014, and is now serializing Tokyo Ghoul:re. Shueisha published the 11th volume of Tokyo Ghoul:re on Monday and it will release the 12th volume on July 19.
As of March 9, the manga had a combined 22 million copies in print. Shueisha had published nine volumes of Tokyo Ghoul:re at the time.
Viz Media has licensed the Tokyo Ghoul:re sequel series, and it plans to release the manga starting this fall. Viz Media is also releasing the original Tokyo Ghoul manga in English, and it will publish the 13th volume (of 14 total) on Tuesday.
Source: Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul:re Have 24 Million Copies in Print
Theatergoers looking to check out the third and final anime film based on the work of Project Itoh (AKA the late Satoshi Itō), Genocidal Organ, can mark their calendars for July 12 and 13. Funimation has screenings lined up for the U.S., with a list of participating theaters available on their website, and a new English-subtitled trailer is here to check out down below, Movie Geeks!