Death Note

How is Anime Made in Japan? Learn from SHIROBAKO!

Binge watching anime as if there’s no tomorrow? Many of us do, loving the distinctive aesthetics and storytelling of Japanese anime. But have you ever wondered how much work goes into a single minute of video material? And who is behind your favourite anime? We have seen many documentaries and behind the scenes footage of…

Are You a True Anime Fan? See If You Know These 10 Awesome Rivalries!

Ah, rivalries. That familiar love-hate relationship characters find themselves in the moment they meet their equal. We’ve seen it happen in movies, dramas, and even in reality shows. One character stands above the rest, only to meet someone equally competent minutes after. Rivalry is one of the common themes we see in Japanese animation. And…

Why Is Death Note Still So Popular? All About It and Its Adaptations

It’s been 10 years since its original run but Death Note’s popularity continues to rise and the creation of upcoming live action movies Death Note: Light Up the NEW World (デスノート Light up the NEW world) from Japan and Netflix’s Death Note from America prove it. Why is Death Note so popular? Death Note has…

Top 10 Fascinating Live-Action Film Adaptations of Manga in Japan

The popular culture of Japan has long been known for its adaptations. Manga can be turned into anime or dramas, even movies. Below is the list of live-action adaptations of manga movie that are worth watching. They are also a good start if you are wondering what live-action films to watch this season: 10. Detroit…

Tatsuya Fujiwara and Kenichi Matsuyama: Japan’s Real Life Kira and L

Are you team Kira or team L? Following the recent reports on the upcoming manga update of the hit anime series, Death Note, featuring the human-angel story dynamic, many can’t help but recall how the entire story began. From Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note manga first published on 2003 up to its imminent…

Everything You Wanted to Know About Manga But Was Afraid To Ask

Many people have heard of manga, but the misconception is that manga is just like the Western comic strips, for children and read left to right. These are both incorrect, manga in Japan is not just produced for children, in fact there are manga series that children are not allowed to read! If you haven’t…