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Death Note

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A shinigami, as a god of death, can kill any person—provided they see their victim's face and write their victim's name in a notebook called a Death Note. One day, Ryuk, bored by the shinigami lifestyle and interested in seeing how a human would use a Death Note, drops one into the human realm. High school student and prodigy Light Yagami stumbles upon the Death Note and—since he deplores the state of the world—tests the deadly notebook by writing a criminal's name in it. … read more

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Anime Details
  • English Death Note
  • English (American) Death Note
  • Japanese デスノート
  • Japanese (Romaji) Death Note
  • Synonyms DN
  • Type TV
  • Episodes 37
  • Status Finished
  • Aired Oct 4, 2006 to Jun 27, 2007
  • Season Fall 2006
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