Yesterday Netflix released a trailer for its upcoming live-action take on the hit Japanese manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story focuses on Light, a student who is bestowed a mysterious book which enables him to kill anyone whose name is entered into the book’s pages. In the series, Light attempts to remove the world of its evil, only for things to take a dire turn when he becomes the top priority of a tunnel-visioned Interpol detective.
Check out the trailer above, and catch Death Note on Netflix this August.
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