Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom (Death Note, #1) by Tsugumi OhbaLight Yagami is an ace student with great prospects - and hes bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami, a 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?
Light tests the boundaries of the Death Notes powers as L and the police begin to close in. Luckily, Lights father is the head of the Japanese National Police Agency and leaves vital information about the case lying around the house. With access to his fathers files, Light can keep one step ahead of the authorities. But who is the strange man following him, and how can Light guard against enemies whose names he doesnt know?
Death Note (manga)
The series centers around a high school student who discovers a supernatural notebook that allows him to kill anyone by writing the victim's name while picturing their face. The plot follows his attempt to create and lead a world cleansed of evil using the book, and the complex conflict between himself and those assailing him that results. Death Note featured on the cover of Weekly Shonen Jump. Death Note was first serialized by Shueisha in the Japanese manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from December to May , with chapters in total. The series has been published in its entirety in twelve volumes in Japan.
Sign in. Light, his memory recovered, orders Misa to begin killing after Higuchi dies. The Shinigami Rem realizes that everything is going according to Light's plan, and that L will arrest Misa as Kira unless The team arrests Higuchi for being Kira and causing multiple murders. Inspecting Higuchi's Death Note, team members who touch it abruptly discover that shinigami do exist, and when Light takes the
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Something that should be a big relief to fans who might be worried that this adaption of Death Note will be sanitized for American viewers is that the version set for Netflix will be the equivalent of an R-Rated film. Netflix has done well in creating more adult-oriented content through their versions of shows like Daredevil , so it gives us hope that this will be an adaption of Death Note that does the story justice. Death Note already had not one, but two live-action Japanese movies, as well as a more recent live-action TV series. Speaking of adaptions of Death Note , one adaption that might surprise people is that it was actually turned into a musical just last year. Surprisingly, though, the show actually garnered some decent reviews in its Japan debut, and was something people were excited for. And if the Netflix adaption does well, it could very likely launch the story into mainstream American popularity, and maybe convince Japan to take a chance on doing the musical for English audiences.
The story follows Light Yagami , a teen genius  who stumbles across a mysterious otherworldly notebook: the "Death Note", which belonged to the Shinigami Ryuk , and grants the user the supernatural ability to kill anyone whose name is written in its pages. An anime television adaptation aired in Japan from October 3, , to June 26, A light novel based on the series, written by Nisio Isin , was also released in Additionally, various video games have been published by Konami for the Nintendo DS. The series was adapted into three live action films released in Japan on June 17, , November 3, , and February 2, , and a television drama in A miniseries entitled Death Note: New Generation and a fourth film were released in An American film adaptation was released on Netflix on August 24,