Coming to Philippine cinemas this March is the highly-anticipated manga live-adaptation film of Death Note: Light Up the New World.

 

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 Japanese detective supernatural psychological thriller based on manga Death Note series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. This film is a sequel to the Death Note 2: The Last Name (2006).

The story is set 10 years after ultimate battle of L, a renowned detective, and Light Yagami, aka Kira, from the second film. Now, Shinigami sends 6 different notebooks down to Earth, and once again the world falls into full chaos.

Watch the full trailer HERE.

The world is again in full alert with Death Note killings. Investigating the new 6 Death Notes is Ryuzaki a private investigator and is the true successor of L. Later, Ryuzaki joins the Death Note Task Force together with Touta Matsuka (from the original task force), and Tsukuru Mishima, leader of task force.

A cyber-terrorist and Kira supporter named Yuki Shien uses his exceptional hacking abilities to search for the Death Notes. To gain control of all 6 Death Notes, he releases a computer virus called “Kira virus”, which the message “Attention Death Note owners, turn your notebook in to me immediately”. Yuki wants to possess all Death Notes in order to have the ability to rule the world! Now, it is up to RyuzakiTsukuru Mishima and the rest of the Death Note Task Force to stop the second coming of Kira.

(L to R) Ryuzaki, Tsukuru Mishima, and Yuki Shien

 

The movie is directed by Shinsuke Sato, distributed by Warner Bros, and starred by Masahiro Higashide as Tsukuru Mishima, Sosuke Ikematsu as Ryūzaki, Masaki Suda as Yūki Shien, Sota Aoyama as Tōta Matsuda, Rina Kawaei as Sakura Aoi, Erika Toda as Misa Amane, and Mina Fujii as Shō Nanase.

Japanese singe Namie Amuro provided the theme song of film called Dear Diary. Listen to the ‘Dear Diary’ via Clyp.it

 

Locally the film is distributed by Pioneer Films.  catch the live-action movie Death Note: Light Up the New World in cinemas near you starting March 15.