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What To Watch If You Love 'Death Note'

April 24, 2020 552 votes 45 voters46 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Death Note' will love.

Death Note is a supernatural thriller anime that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its neo-noir tone and the cat-and-mouse game between the main characters, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. Including other popular anime, there are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Death Note and we’ve compiled the best ones right here for you right here!

TV shows similar to Death Note often feature dark fantasy elements and mystery. If you’re looking for more epic animation, Castlevania is sure to fill the void. The Netflix series is based on the long-running gaming series and features similar elements to Death Note. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Death Note, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take Oldboy, for instance. This movie is a thriller with a dark mystery as the center of the story, like Death Note. It is a great choice for any film noir fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Death Note’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Death Note, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Death Note? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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