The television network is the sparkly new collaboration between Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Nippon Television (NTV). It includes exclusive shows from both companies portfolios, as well as a clutch of other programming too.
Eventually GEM will be beaming Death Note into South Korea, Taiwan and other Asia territories too, including China, which will surely go down well.
* Chinese Cyber Authority Cracks Down on Death Note
* Death Note Fans in China Dodge the Censor
A nice touch there is the trivia end-piece on each actor, informing us for example that Yutaka Matsushige is one of the tallest actors in Japan (he's 6ft 2") and Mio Yuki's real name is Rina Kanno. She was launched into stardom after winning a HoriPro talent contest in 2012.
In Other News...
We intended to. It's just that the write ups never made our To Do list, thus were overlooked and finally forgotten entirely. They might never have appeared if one of our readers hadn't been on the ball.
Grace Butler has given us the nudge (politely and very sweetly), hence those Death Note (2015) reviews are back on the list to do. Thanks Grace! And sorry to all who have been waiting on them.
In the meantime, here are the Death Note News analytical reviews of Death Note drama episodes so far.