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Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. It was adapted as an anime television series that was aired in Japan from October 3, 2006 to June 26, 2007. It contained 37 episodes and was developed by Madhouse and directed by Tetsuro Araki.

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What happens in the end of netflix movie "DEATH NOTE"?

In the end, when light is in hospital in his bed, Ryuk laughs and says "You humans are so interesting" and then the movie ends? What does that mean?
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Why did Light have to kill 23 lesser criminals during the period Dec 19 to Dec 27?

In Episode 6 ("Unravelling") of Death Note, L reveals that during an 8-day period from Dec 19 to Dec 27, Kira deviated from his usual behaviour by killing 23 "lesser" criminals, and that the reason ...
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Will a person die if his old name or new name is written in death note?

In today's world there are several people who change their names. So would writing either their new or old name in death note kill them? When looked through shinigami eyes which name would you see?
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Why didn't Mello see Shinigami after touching the Death Note in Episode 29?

In the 29th episode of Death Note (Father), a third Shinigami (Sidoh) arrived on Los angels to get his notebook back. He needed the current owner,(which was one of the Mello's subordinate, Jack ...
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Why is the number '4' so prominent in the Death Note?

In Death Note (TV Series 2006–2007), there is a pattern in a lot of the numeric references in the rules of the Death Note, where they relate to the number 4 in some way: If the cause of death is ...
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Why does the head of the NPA or L have to show themselves on TV just because the second Kira asked them to?

In Episode 11 of Death Note, The second Kira seems to want to take the life of either the head of the NPA or L, simply by telling them to show themselves on TV. What if they don’t show themselves on ...
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How does Light Yagami manage to hide a portable TV inside the chips packet?

When L is monitoring the Yagami's household with cameras and mics in Death Note, Light has no direct access to the news. In order to continue killing criminals who are shown in the news, Light hides ...
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Roughly how old was L?

When L and Soichiro are surveying the Yagami household L says. "When I was young I did strange things too", which indicated that he is considerably older than Light was at the time (17). However he is ...
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Why didn't Ryuk drop his own death note?

In Death Note, Why did Ryuk use Sidoh's death-note rather than his own for dropping into human world?
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What is the symbolism behind the colour change of characters while thinking?

In Death Note, people's eye and hair colour change when they are shown talking to themselves or thinking. Light changes to red colour, L to blue shade, Matsuda to yellow and Misa with lighter blue ...
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