Live-Action Death Note Show's Full Cast Shown in Costume
posted on by Egan Loo
The official website for July's live-action Death Note television series posted images of the full cast in costume this past week. Four of the cast members were previously revealed in character:
- Kento Yamazaki (Kyo, Koi wo Hajimemasu's Nishiki, Another's Koichi) as L
- Masataka Kubota (live-action Rurouni Kenshin's Akira, Limit's Wataru, Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru's Shinya) as Light Yagami
- Mio Yuuki (live-action Assassination Classroom's Yukiko, As The Gods Will's Shoko) as Near
Popular photo idol Hinako Sano (live-action Jigoku Sensei Nube) plays the idol Misa Amane:
The remaining cast members are:
Yutaka Matsushige (Sukiyaki Western Django, Miss Hokusai) as Light's father Sōichirō Yagami
Reiko Fujiwara (live-action Kyō, Koi o Hajimemasu) as Light's little sister Sayu Yagami
Megumi Seki (live-action Honey and Clover) as Shōko Himura
Gōki Maeda (life-action Gokusen, Hana Zakari no Kimi-tachi e ~Ikemen Paradise 2011, When They Cry - Higurashi) as the detective Tōta Matsuda
Tomohisa Yuge (Kamen Rider Ryuki, Paradise Kiss, Higanjima) as the detective Shūichi Aizawa
Kazuaki Hankai (live-action MW, Kaibutsu-kun) as L's righthand man Watari
Jiro Satō (life-action Gokusen, Judge) as the detective Kanzō Mogi.
In Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's original supernatural suspense manga, a teenager named Light finds a notebook with which he can put people to death by writing their names. He begins a self-anointed crusade against the criminals of the world, and a cat-and-mouse game begins with the authorities and one idiosyncratic genius detective.
The show will premiere on July 5.