IMDb > Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
Desu nôto: The last name
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Death Note: The Last Name (2006) More at IMDbPro »Desu nôto: The last name (original title)

Photos (See all 6 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
7.4/10   10,605 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 7% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Tsugumi Ohba (comic) &
Takeshi Obata (comic) ...
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for Death Note: The Last Name on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
3 November 2006 (Hong Kong) See more »
Plot:
Picking up where the first one leaves off, Light joins the task force searching for Kira in an effort to avert suspicion from himself---and get rid of L. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
entertaining See more (43 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Shûsuke Kaneko 
 
Writing credits
Tsugumi Ohba (comic) &
Takeshi Obata (comic)

Tetsuya Oishi (screenplay)

Produced by
Toyoharu Fukuda .... executive producer
Seiji Okuda .... executive producer
Takahiro Satô .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
 
Cinematography by
Kenji Takama (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Yôsuke Yafune 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Koji Yamaguchi .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Julien Campuzano .... re-recording mixer: french post-synchronized version
 
Stunts
Hiroko Yashiki .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Minoru Ishiyama .... camera operator
Sakura Seno .... assistant camera
Masamichi Uwabo .... gaffer
 
Other crew
Andrew P. Kirkham .... dvd & bluray extras subtitles: english
Andrew P. Kirkham .... dvd & bluray producer [gb] [aus]
 
Thanks
Hiroshi Takase .... dedicatee: in memory of
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Desu nôto: The last name" - Japan (original title)
"Death Note 2" - International (English title) (short title)
See more »
Runtime:
141 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Company:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Actor Tatsuya Fujiwara suggested Light's line, "half wit!".See more »
Quotes:
Rem:Yagami Light, you will manage to kill a Shinigami. In fact, you are the Devil.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Death Note (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
GirlSee more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
entertaining, 13 August 2011
Author: CountZero313 from Japan

Death Note II picks up right where the first installment left off, with Light and L locked together in partnership. Only a new notebook and shinigami appears, bringing Kira II into the equation, complicating matters for Light while providing him with a means to overcome L.

This film betters the first film by offering more twists and superior plotting. Erika Toda as Misa Amane nails the shallow pop idol role, while providing ample comic fodder to divert us from the mind games. Shunji Fujimura as Watari ups his game here. Light has to face the consequences of his actions and the questionable nature of some of his choices. Ken'ichi Matsuyama shines again as the idiosyncratic L. There are more laughs, more questions, more surprises, and a satisfying climax this time round. No one in their right mind will watch this before watching the first, and if you liked the first you'll want to watch this. Rest assured, it does not disappoint.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (43 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Is it just me... daniel-amaro1990
Did L's plan not depend on the event he did not anticipate? [Spoilers] kElevrA7
Ken'ichi Matsuyama as L....is it just me lil_g64
2 Hours 20mins was too long... habler6
L is as evil as Kira. evert_chin
Question: Misa and L (spoilers) purplejelly
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Death Note Metropolis Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1999 - Nen no natsu yasumi Elektra: The Hand & the Devil
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
IMDb Adventure section IMDb Japan section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.