Win Tickets to See DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd on April 29
A SciFi JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Following successful nationwide screenings of DEATH NOTE and DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME in 2008, VIZ Pictures and NCM Fathom are teaming up once again for a special two night, multi-city US theatrical event for the third live-action DEATH NOTE feature film, DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd, on April 29th and 30th at 7:30 pm local time. By popular demand, a subtitled version will be presented on April 29th and an English-dubbed version on April 30th with L’s voice played by Alessandro Juliani from the anime series. Both nights will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of Kenichi Matsuyama (L), Alessandro Juliani, and director Hideo Nakata.
DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd introduces the unwritten chapter of DEATH NOTE and reveals how the legendary detective “L” spends the final 23 days of his life. The story begins as L takes on the “Kira” case, in which countless criminals are dying under mysterious circumstances. L successfully solves the case and stops Kira, but only after sacrificing his life, leaving himself with only 23 days left to live.
Tickets for this special event will be available at participating theater box offices and online beginning March 23rd. For a complete list of theater locations and ticket information, please visit FathomEvents.com/DeathNoteL.
As an added bonus, our friends at VIZ Pictures have offered SciFi Japan readers a chance to win free tickets to see this hit film on the big screen. We have ten (10) passes to give away…and here is your chance to grab a pair for yourself!
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES and INFORMATION
A. There are five prizes in total. Each prize consists of two (2) tickets for the US screening of the subtitled DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd on April 29th. Contestants will be able to choose which theater they would like to attend.
B. VIZ Pictures will mail passes to the contest winners.
C. In the event that a winner chooses not to (or cannot) accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claim to that prize.
D. One entry per person. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prizes allowed.
E. These passes are for admission to the subtitled DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd screening only. VIZ Pictures is providing complimentary admission with the condition that no other benefits are implied. Winners understand and acknowledge that they are responsible for all other expenses including transportation, food, and lodging. Furthermore, winners understand and acknowledge that VIZ Pictures and SciFi Japan are in no way liable for any injuries or other losses incurred by accepting the tickets.
Duration of contests:
A.The DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd contest runs from March 14 until 12:00am on April 10, 2009.
How to enter:
A. Complete and submit correct answers to the online questionnaire (see below).
B. All entries must be complete, including entrant’s name, email address, home phone number, answers to the questionnaire, as well as the theater they will attend.
Determination of winners:
A. Only contestants who have submitted the requested information and the correctly answered questionnaire will be entered in the final drawing. The first five randomly drawn eligible entries will be judged the winners for this contest.
B. SciFi Japan is not responsible for typographical, electronic or other errors in Internet operation affecting the offering, outcome, administration of the contest or the announcement of prizes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
C. The decision of VIZ Pictures and SciFi Japan is final. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the SciFi Japan judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
THE DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd CONTEST
Just answer the following questionnaire and email it to “DEATH NOTE: L Ticket” at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!
Theater choice (check links above for theater listings):
1. What is L’s real name?
2. One of the new villains L faces is played by actor Masanobu Takashima. Name a Godzilla movie that Masanobu Takashima also appeared in.
3. What acclaimed 1998 horror film was made by DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd director Hideo Nakata?
4. L’s closest ally was killed in DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME. What was his name?
About VIZ Pictures, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Pictures, Inc. distributes Japanese live-action films and DVDs, with particular focus on Japanese “kawaii (cute) and cool” pop culture. VIZ Pictures approaches each release from a J-pop fan’s point of view to serve manga and anime generation in North America.
VIZ Pictures titles include DEATH NOTE, KAMIKAZE GIRLS, LINDA LINDA LINDA, PING PONG, THE TASTE OF TEA, TRAIN MAN: DENSHA OTOKO and others. The company will continue to offer the hottest visual entertainment straight from the “Kingdom of Pop” for audiences of all ages in North America. VIZ Pictures, Inc. is an affiliate of VIZ Media, LLC, the San Francisco-based leading U.S. publisher of Japanese manga and merchandise licensor of Japanese animation such as the popular NARUTO animated TV series. For more information please visit viz-pictures.com.
For more information on the DEATH NOTE series please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- AFM /AFI FEST REPORT #3: DEATH NOTE
- Record-breaking weekend for DEATH NOTE: THE LAST NAME
- DEATH NOTE Anime Series Comes to DVD from VIZ Media
- VIZ Pictures Licenses Theatrical and DVD Rights to Live Action DEATH NOTE Films
- Directors to Attend Vancouver Screenings of DEATH NOTE and THE iDol
- DEATH NOTE Live-Action Film on R1 DVD
- VIZ Media Announces Anime Releases for Fall 2008
- DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME U.S. Theatrical Event!
- Win Tickets to See DEATH NOTE Movies in Canada and US
- NY Anime Festival Sponsors DEATH NOTE Day at Kinokuniya
- DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME Ticket Winners!
- DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME Press Notes
- Canadian Theatrical Debut of DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME
- DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME on Region 1 DVD from VIZ Pictures
- DEATH NOTE: L, change the WorLd U.S. Theatrical Event!