Live action adaptation of anime/manga or video games can leave a bitter taste to certain fans. Released in 2017, Netflix users and fans was able to see the “American” live action movie of Death Note. The movie was heavily criticized for major and obvious changes on the characters and their personalities. The movie got so much hate that the director of the movie deleted his Twitter account because he got death threats!
However, it looks like this movie is coming back with a sequel. Revealed at THR (The Hollywood Report), the Netflix Death Note movie will be getting a sequel. As far as we know, it’s unknown if the director Adam Wingard will return. The writer of the movie will be Greg Russo who will also be writing the story for the upcoming reboot film Mortal Kombat.
What do you think about this news?
If you have been reading the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine online, you may have heard this romantic comedy series We Never Learn. Announced today from ANN, this manga series is finally getting an anime! The anime will be directed by Yoshiaki Iwasaki (he directed anime like Love Hina) and the studio will be done by Studio Silver and Arvo Animation. In charge of the composition of the anime will be Go Zappa who did A Bridge to the Starry Skies and Masakatsu Sasaki is in charge of designing the characters; he previously did A-Channel and Saki.
The manga originally appeared in the February 2017 issue. The manga originally appeared as a free preview called Jump Start and after getting attention, the series stayed with the magazine.
Here is what the story is described as:
The manga’s story centers on Yuiga, a student who is aiming for a scholarship because he comes from a poor family. His school gives him a condition: he can have a recommendation for a scholarship if he tutors his two beautiful classmates to help them get into the schools of their choice. Ogata may be a science genius and Furuhashi a literature prodigy — but Ogata is aiming for a liberal arts school and Furuhashi is aiming for a science school. And they’re both clueless outside their fields of expertise.