Death Note's story is about a prodigy named Light, who happens to come across a notebook, that is owned by a Shinigami (death god) named Ryuk. This notebook, has a mysterious power. When you write a human's name in it, within 40 seconds they will die. You can choose to tell how they die, or if you leave it blank, they will die of a heart attack. Thus Light who has become disgusted of the world, decides to change it for the better. He starts a campaign to rid the world of crime. But what sacrifices will Light give to obtain his new world?
Title DEATH NOTE
Japanese Title DEATH NOTE
Official Site http://www.ntv.co.jp/deathnote/
Total Episodes 39 (39 x 24)
Genres Fantasy, Mystery
Year Published 2006
Release Date 2006-10-03 ∼ 2007-06-26
Broadcaster NTV (Tue 24:56)
Studio Madhouse Production
US Distribution Viz Communications, Inc.
User Rating 9.3/10.0 (85 reviews) (top 199: # 25) picture and info link