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
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Although the Death Note 13: How to Read states that L's intelligence is a 8/10 below, both Light's and even Near's intelligence when asked which character Tsugumi Ohba, Death Notes mangaka, thought was the smartest Ohba relied with "L, Because the plot requires it". See more
Oh, and by the way, Light darling - do you know how to kill a shinigami?
Did you just call me "darling"?
Fine, then do you mind if I call you "knight" instead? 'Cause you're like my knight in shining armor, you know.
Let's just stick with "Light."