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... read more
Light Yagami is a bored but brilliant ace-student. One day, he finds a mysterious notebook which can kill anyone by just writing their name in it. Light is frightened at first, but then vows to use the power of the notebook to kill criminals in order to make the world into a peaceful utopia.... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Light Yagami is a bored but brilliant ace-student. One day, he finds a mysterious notebook which can kill anyone by just writing their name in it. Light is frightened at first, but then vows to use the power of the notebook to kill criminals in order to make the world into a peaceful utopia. With criminals dropping left and right, an enigmatic detective known as L steps up to discover the identity of the killer and stop the ruthless murders. With L hot on his heels, will Light loose sight of his noble goal?
“"Humans... ARE FUN!"”Ryuk
“I'm the justice!”Raito
“I'm going to make the whole world know I'm here...that somebody is passing righteous judgment on them!”Light Yagami
“I'm ridding the world of evil and creating a utopia. No matter how much time I have, it won't be enough.”Light Yagami
“I AM RIGHTEOUS!! I'm the hero who's liberating people from fear. I'm the savior who's going to be like a god of this perfect new world! Those who try to fight me... THEY'RE the evil ones!!”Light Yagami
“In human society, there are very few people who truly trust each other.”Light Yagami
“If you sprouted wings and started flying around, people would notice you... the cops would catch you just for that...”Ryuk
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