While the everyday anime viewer is aware of the big Shinigami players in the Death Note story – such as the frightening Ryuk or the skeleton-like Rem – they only scratch the surface of what the property has to offer. The Death Note Shinigami on this list might not be household names, but they are still fascinating Death Gods that deserve recognition in the fandom.
Bellow are 15 lesser known Shinigami from the Death Note universe. This list isn't limited to the anime. It also includes the original manga series and the Japanese live-action movies (not the Netflix movie). If you enjoyed this article, make sure to check out these amazing Death Note tattoos and the best Death Note quotes.