Death Note Manga Planned for Live-Action TV Drama in July

Not only is Death Note being adapted to a stage musical (April – May), a live action TV drama is also planned for broadcast, reportedly, in July.

In this year’s 21st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Death Note illustrator Takeshi Obata’s school lawyer manga Gakkyu Hotei is set to reveal that a Death Note TV drama is being developed. It will be aired on NTV, Sundays, 10:30 pm starting July.

No further details have been announced, so stay tuned for futher developments. Click on for the manga scan with the announcement.

Who do you think would fit to play the titular roles, L and Yagami Light?

(via Crunchyroll)