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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.
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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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.
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