Many Japanese comics have been on the big screen and left a certain mark in the audience.
Death Note: This is the famous comic series written by Ohba Tsugumi and illustrated by Obata Takeshi. The manga revolves around a high school student who decides to eliminate evil from the world thanks to a mysterious notebook. This book can kill anyone whose name is on it.
As of May 2006, Death Note is the sixth best-selling manga in Shueisha’s history with over 15 million copies sold separately in Japan. In particular, Episode 7 alone sold about 1,2 million copies. Fans of Japanese comics voted Death Note as one of the 10 best manga of all time. Death Note movie version also became a hit film in Japan in 2006.
Dragon Ball: Dragon Ball is no stranger to many people. This comic series is even attached to the childhood of many generations.
Throughout the journey, Son Goku meets many friends and fights against the villains who intend to use the wishes of the holy dragon to dominate the world. This comic series has made a name for author Akira Toriyama.
In 2009, 20th Century Fox studio bought the copyright of the work from Akira Toriyama and edited the film version of the series with the name Dragon Ball: Evolution. However, after its debut, this film was not appreciated by fans and quickly forgotten.
Attack on Titan: The series began to be published on Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine on September 9, 2009. After that, Attack on Titan was aggregated into 15 episodes as of December 9, 2014. The story is about the world in which people live in cities surrounded by thick walls to hide the Titans – giant humanoid creatures that eat people without reason.
The original plot centers on Eren Yeager, adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and childhood friend Armin Arlert. The three joined the army against the Titans after witnessing their home town being conquered. They also want revenge for Eren’s mother – the victim of a carnivorous Titan.