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Welcome to Death Note Wiki, the fan-operated site for the series Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata! We are currently editing over 513 articles, and 3,548 files, and you can help!

Please note: This Wikia covers in-depth information about the series, and as such contains spoilers.

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Volume 1

The Story

High school student Light Yagami discovers a supernatural notebook that allows him to kill anyone by writing the victim's name while picturing their face. The story follows his attempts to become a god by creating a New World cleansed of evil, using the notebook, and the complex conflict between himself and all those who try to stop or help him.

The Series

Death Note began as a manga serialized in Weekly Shounen Jump in 2003. It has been adapted into a live-action Japanese film series beginning in 2006, an anime series in 2006, a musical in 2015, a live-action television drama in 2015, and an American film in 2017. The series also has several video games and novels.

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Upcoming:

  • July 21st-23rd, 2017 - Death Note: The Musical will have three performances in Taiwan, put on by the Japanese cast.
  • August 19th-21st, 2017 - Death Note: The Musical will have four performances in Osaka, Japan.
  • August 25th, 2017 - The Death Note American remake film will be released streaming on Netflix.
  • September 2nd-24th, 2017 - Death Note: The Musical will return for a second production run in Tokyo, Japan.
  • September 5th, 2017 - VIZ Media will release the Death Note manga All-In-One omnibus volume in English.

Recent:

  • July 20th, 2017 - Netflix's Death Note American remake film screened at San Diego Comic Con and a new clip was released online.
  • June 29th, 2017 - The first full trailer and a featurette for Netflix's Death Note American remake film was released.
  • June 24th-25th, 2017 - Death Note: The Musical had three performances in Toyama, Japan.
  • April 19th, 2017 - Death Note: Light Up the NEW World was released on Blu-Ray and DVD in Japan.
  • March 22nd, 2017 - The first teaser trailer for Netflix's Death Note American remake film was released.
  • March 2017 - Death Note: The Concert had four performances in Japan.
  • January 3rd-26th, 2017 - Death Note: The Musical returned for a second production in South Korea.
Earlier news (click to expand):
  • December 19th, 2016 - Death Note: The Musical Showcase performed in South Korea.
  • October 29th, 2016 - Death Note: Light Up the NEW World premiered in Japan.
  • September 2016 - Death Note: New Generation was released streaming on Hulu Japan.
  • July 1st, 2016 - Death Note: The Escape opened for a limited release at Universal Studios Japan.
  • July 5th, 2015 - The Death Note TV drama aired its first episode in Japan.
  • June 11th, 2015 - Death Note: The Musical had its first performance in South Korea.
  • April 1st, 2015 - Death Note: The Musical had its first performance in Japan.

Death Note has been getting a series of new adaptations. Help us document these new adaptations on the wiki!

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Featured Character

Mello

Mello (メロ, Mero) is the older of L's two successors, raised in Wammy's House. After L's death, Mello refuses to work with Near and leaves the orphanage. He eventually begins working with the mafia, working outside the law in order to catch Kira before Near, and eventually going after the Death Note held by the Japanese Task Force. more…

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The first full trailer for Netflix's Death Note American film.

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Netflix Death Note official trailer

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Wiki Poll

Favorite male character?
 
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The poll was created at 22:47 on April 19, 2017, and so far 299 people voted.

Poll Results

"Favorite Female Character"

A total of 397 of you said:

  • Misa Amane (182, 45.84%)
  • Naomi Misora (141, 36.52%)
  • Sayu Yagami (20, 5.04%)
  • Kiyomi Takada (15, 3.78%
  • Wedy (13, 4.27%)
  • Halle Lidner (12, 3.02%)
  • Other (11, 2.77%)
  • Sachiko Yagami (3, .76%)

"Team L or Team Kira?"

A total of 8147 of you said:

  • Team L (4689, 57.55%)
  • Team Kira (2779, 34.11%)
  • "Switzerland" (679, 8.33%)

"Would you use a Death Note?"

A total of 4779 of you said:

  • Yes (3033)
  • No (876)
  • Maybe (870)

"Favorite Live-Action Adaptation?"

A total of 120 of you said:

  • Death Note & Death Note: The Last Name (20, 16.73%)
  • L: Change the WorLd (7, 5.83%)
  • Death Note TV Drama (16, 13.33%)
  • Death Note: The Musical (1, 0.83%)
  • I love them all! (7, 5.83%)
  • I haven't seen any (69, 57.5%)

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