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Death Note - Story by Tsugumi Ohba, Art by Takeshi Obata

Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal...or his life?

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  • Death Note 1: Rebirth

Death Note

Death Note Black Edition

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 6

    Final Volume--Contains Volumes 11 and 12 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note...

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 5

    Contains Volumes 9 and 10 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the...

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 4

    Contains Volumes 7 and 8 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world...

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 3

    Contains Volumes 5 and 6 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world...

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 2

    Contains Volumes 3 and 4 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world...

  • Death Note Black Edition, Vol. 1

    Contains Volumes 1 and 2 of Death Note! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world...

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  • Death Note 36: 1.28

  • Death Note 34: Vigilance

  • Death Note 32: Selection

  • Death Note 30: Justice

  • Death Note 28: Impatience

  • Death Note 26: Renewal

  • Death Note 24: Revival

  • Death Note 22: Guidance

  • Death Note 20: Makeshift

  • Death Note 18: Ally

  • Death Note 16: Decision

  • Death Note 14: Friend

  • Death Note 12: Love

  • Death Note 10: Doubt

  • Death Note 8: Glare

  • Death Note 6: Unraveling

  • Death Note 4: Pursuit

  • Death Note 2: Confrontation

  • Death Note 35: Malice

  • Death Note 33: Scorn

  • Death Note 31: Transfer

  • Death Note 29: Father

  • Death Note 27: Abduction

  • Death Note 25: Silence

  • Death Note 23: Frenzy

  • Death Note 21: Performance

  • Death Note 19: Matsuda

  • Death Note 17: Execution

  • Death Note 15: Wager

  • Death Note 13: Confession

  • Death Note 11: Assault

  • Death Note 9: Encounter

  • Death Note 7: Overcast

  • Death Note 5: Tactics

  • Death Note 3: Dealings

  • Death Note 1: Rebirth

Death Note Re-light Video

  • Death Note Re-light Video, Vol. 2

    I'm Gong To Show You The Creation Of A New World!"Four years have passed since Light claimed his victory at L's grave. Light has joined the National Police Agency and taken on the identity of the "New L." Kira's judgments of the citizens of the world have intensified, and many nations have come to accept Kira, either from fear or adulation. Near, L's...

  • Death Note Re-light Video, Vol. 1

    Light and L have battled to the bitter end over the Death Note--but what does the story look like from Ryuk's point of view? When rogue shinigami Ryuk deliberately drops his Death Note in the human world out of boredom, he has no idea how far the human who picks it up will take his newfound power. With the Death Note in hand, brilliant high school student...

Death Note The Complete Series

  • Death Note The Complete Series

    Light Yagami is a genius high school student who is about to learn about life through a book of death. When a bored shinigami, a God of Death, named Ryuk drops a black notepad called a Death Note, Light receives power over life and death with the stroke of a pen. Determined to use this dark gift for the best, Light sets out to rid the world of evil......

Death Note Video Box Sets

  • Death Note Video Box Sets, Vol. 2

    Through the power of the Death Note, Light Yagami is close to creating a world in which he holds ultimate authority over right and wrong. But many obstacles remain, including a second Death Note user who has his own nefarious goals, and the two brilliant protégés of L, the genius detective who once vowed to expose the identity of the Death Note's owner....

  • Death Note Video Box Sets, Vol. 1

    Meet Light Yagami, a brilliant but bored high school student whose life is changed when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami, or god of death, named Ryuk. When Light discovers that any human whose name is written in the book dies, he vows to use its power to rid the world of evil. But every action has its consequences, and...

Death Note

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    Death Note, Season 1, Vol. 1
    Death Note

    Brilliant but bored high school student Light Yagami suddenly finds himself holding the power of life and death in his hands

  • Death Note Another Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases (Novel), Vol. 1

    There's a Serial Killer Loose in Los Angeles and the local authorities need help fast. For some reason the killer has been leaving a string of maddeningly arcane clues at each crime scene. Each of these clues, it seems, is an indecipherable roadmap to the next murder.Onto the scene comes L, the mysterious super-sleuth. Despite his peculiar working...

  • Death Note How to Read 13, Vol. 1

    The Ultimate Death Note Encyclopedia!Here, in one authoritative volume: everything you need to know about Death Note, the best-selling manga series. Featuring complete character biographies, detailed storyline summaries, production notes, and behind-the-scenes commentaries. Death Note 13: How to Read also includes exclusive interviews with creators...

  • Death Note: L, Change the WorLd (Novel), Vol. 1

    In an alternative continuity in the Death Note setting, ace detective L's name has been placed in a Death Note. He has twenty-three days to bring a terrorist group to justice, or they will use a deadly new virus to change the world...by killing off most of humanity.

Light Yagami

A serious student who ranked first in the National College Entrance Practice Exams. He decides to change the world by using the Death Note dropped by the Shinigami Ryuk.

Ryuk

A Shinigami bored with the Shinigami Realm. He takes an interest in the human world and drops his Note there. He can only be seen and heard by someone who touches the Death Note.

L

A genius detective who has solved countless cases all over the world. He is the only person able to mobilize and control all of the world’s police. His true identity, appearance and whereabouts are not generally known.

Tsugumi Ohba

Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note and his latest series Bakuman.

Takeshi Obata

Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the wildly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., the smash hit manga Death Note, and his latest series Bakuman.