Shaenon takes a crawl through the manga version of one of Makoto Shinkai's beloved films.
News Literary Magazine Interviews Death Note Films' Director
posted on 2007-09-10 05:16 EDT
The September issue of the Brooklyn Rail, which describes itself as a magazine devoted to "critical perspectives on arts, politics, and culture," features an interview with Shusuke Kaneko, the director of the two live-action Death Note movies. In the interview, Kaneko talks about the ways the films differ from the source manga, some of the challenges he faced, and his ideas for the character of Light. He also shares his thoughts on the current state of the Japanese film industry and on the kinds of movies that inspire him.