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Death Note Manga series

General Info

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AuthorTsugumi Ohba
GenresMystery, Drama, Thriller, Psychological thriller
LanguagesJapanese, English
IllustratorTakeshi Obata
Issue Number12
Release Date2003-12-01
Number of Pages1088
Original Titleデスノート
Comics Issue NameDeath Note
Country of OriginJapan

The Death Note universe revolves around a high school student, Light Yagami, who possesses the Death Note, a mystical notebook that can kill anyone as long as the user knows about it. to know the target's face. . After discovering the laptop's powers, Light works to create a utopian world without crime, killing a number of famous criminals and eventually taking the name "Kira". But his actions attract the attention of a mysterious detective known only as "L". This leads to a game of cat and mouse between Light and L, both of whom use their wits to outsmart each other. Over time, Death Note becomes a compelling story that tests the limits of morality, justice, and the human condition itself.


2004-04-02 | 216 | 978-4-08-873621-8
2004-07-02 | 208 | 978-4-08-873669-0
Hard Run
2004-10-04 | 200 | 978-4-08-873698-0
2004-12-28 | 208 | 978-4-08-873720-8
2005-04-04 | 208 | 978-4-08-873739-0
2005-07-04 | 208 | 978-4-08-873773-4
2005-11-02 | 208 | 978-4-08-873825-0
2006-02-03 | 208 | 978-4-08-873852-6
2006-04-04 | 208 | 978-4-08-873877-9
2006-07-04 | 208 | 978-4-08-873902-8
Kindred Spirits
2006-10-04 | 208 | 978-4-08-874003-1
2007-02-02 | 208 | 978-4-08-874095-6


Death Note is an immersive universe rooted in Japanese manga. The story revolves around a high school student named Light Yagami who discovers a mysterious notebook known as the Death Note. This supernatural notebook has the power to kill anyone who bears her name. The series follows Light, guided by his sense of justice and utopian ideals, as he embarks on a fictional crusade to purge the world of criminals and create a world free of rogue states.

However, this plan draws attention to a detective known as L, whose identity is being kept from the public. He is one of the few who dares to challenge the morality of the Light's actions. This is where the exciting psychological warfare between the two begins, leaving growth, action, tension and moral dilemmas throughout the course. So Death Note is not just a notebook that gives you deadly powers, it is an exploration of power, morality and justice in shades of gray.