However, that won't be the only place where the series may be caught. A few days after being shown in its native nation, Crunchyroll will stream it to several countries around the world.
On July 8th 2015, at 7.30pm Pacific Time, the site will show Death Note's television adaptation in the following countries and regions:
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I do know that you'll have to subscribe to the site in order to watch Death Note live action TV drama. There is a free trial to be utilized though. That will get you the first two episodes, as long as you're savvy enough to sign up on July 8th 2015, probably around 7pm Pacific time. Then it's $4.99 a month thereafter.
However, if you happen to live in South Korea, you can disdain all of this. The show will air there, on Channel J, about a week after its showing in Japan.
Death Note TV Drama Trailer (English Subs)
TV Changes in Death Note Canon Plot
Also revealed over the past few days is the basic plot-line for Death Note's TV drama.
There are some huge deviations from canon, but otherwise it's basically following the same story as the manga.
For a start, we've lost Mrs Yagami. Light's mother has been erased from the scene, leaving single parent Soichiro to raise Light and Sayu.
In addition, they are all a few years older. Light attends university, not high school, with a part-time job placing extra pressure on his time.
There's an emphasis upon Light being a fan of Japanese idol group Ichigo Berry. I'm not finding much about them on-line, so I'm going to assume that they're a fictional band invented for the show. Light attends as many of their concerts as his life and finances allows.
Ah! Here's the clue - one of its members is Misa Amane. As the rise of Kira occurs, she is an out-spoken opponent of his modus operandum and ethos. Which must cause some extra angst on the part of her fan-boy, Light.
This is all we have so far.
Nothing yet on the most important point - where the sweet proverbial is Mello in all this?
Any thoughts on the television Death Note show ahead of time?