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Death Note

Death Note

Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious otherworldly notebook ... more on Wikipedia

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Why Netflix's Death Note Adaptation Is About As Captivating As A Pile Of Hot Garbage 3.2k votes Netflix's Death Note finally arrived on the streaming service, though many people wish it wasn't. When it comes to Netflix's...
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12 Reasons Why The Second Half of Death Note Is Better Than You Remember 175 votes Have you ever heard anyone say that they stopped watching Death Note after the first half? Or that they tried out the second...
The Best Light Yagami Quotes 3.2k votes Light is an amazing protagonist, but what exactly are the best Light Yagami quotes that really stood out to you in Death Not...
10 Reasons Why Misa Amane Is A Better Character Than You Think 1.4k votes In the world of Death Note, Light and L tend to outshine the others in terms of popularity. Because of this, other Death Not...
The Best Ryuk Quotes From Death Note 738 votes He's a terrifying sight to behold, but Ryuk is easily one of the best characters in Death Note. Do you have a favorite Ryuk ...
The Best Death Note Fanfiction, Ranked 39 votes Though not as active as it was when the series first came out, the Death Note fandom is home to some of the most creative wo...
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The Best Near Quotes From Death Note 318 votes Near is an anime character that gets a lot of hate, but that doesn't mean we can't take a look at some of his best quotes. S...
Which Death Note Character Are You, According To Your Zodiac Sign? 5.3k views Fans of Death Note may have a favorite character, but have you ever wondered which character you are most like? If you consu...

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