After an intelligent yet cynical high school student begins to cleanse the world from evil with the help of a magical notebook that can kill anyone whose name is written on it, international authorities call upon a mysterious detective known as "L" to thwart his efforts. Written by
The hunted becomes the hunter!
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Did You Know?
When the police from around the world meet together at the Interpol meeting, most of the members there have a name tag with their names on it, and a flag to represent their country. It turns out that some of those name tags represent famous soccer players (real life players) from different countries, the name of the soccer player, being matched with the flag of the country which he is from. See more
Ryuuku the Death
So you're a college student now, Light. I'm somewhat proud of you.
What's up, people?!
(Second opening theme, episodes #20-37)
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Music and Lyrics by Maximum the Ryô-kun See more