Death Note News reader Emily Eboudreau has asked us a question:
I would really love to watch Death Note the Musical on DVD. Do you know if one is available?
Insofar as I know, there are currently no plans to release the musical Death Note on DVD.
HOWEVER, there does appear to be much milking of it by HoriPro, so I wouldn't be surprised if that isn't a thing sooner rather than later. Particularly since two live shows have been recorded and are due to air on Japanese television.
They will be the ones transferred to DVD, in my humble predictive opinion. I will certainly blog about it as soon as I know.
In the meantime, go and hunt on YouTube, as there are plenty of official rehearsal videos from both Japan and Korea, plus English language versions from Frank Wildhorn's New York pre-performance sessions. In addition, there are plenty of amateur videos filmed by folk in the audience.
You will have some joy checking out the posts in my Death Note Musical category, as I sometimes embed good ones there.
And what do you know? I've just found a full-length recording of the Korean Death Note Musical Showcase on YouTube - see it embedded below.
And if any other reader has a question for us all, then just ask! There are plenty of ways to contact me, or simply leave a comment on any blog entry and I'll pick it up from there.
Thank you for this one, Emily!
Meanwhile to check out the Death Note DVDs which currently do exist, our store is a great place to begin.