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"Death Note" (2006) More at IMDbPro »"Desu nôto" (original title), TV series 2006-2007

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
3 October 2006 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
Take down Yotsuba! See more »
Plot:
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
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User Reviews:
Interesting and spooky... a very good combination! See more (99 total) »

Cast

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Mamoru Miyano ... Light Yagami (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Brad Swaile ... Light Yagami (37 episodes, 2006-2007)

Vincent Tong ... Touta Matsuda / ... (35 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ryô Naitô ... Touta Matsuda (34 episodes, 2006-2007)
Brian Drummond ... Ryuk / ... (30 episodes, 2006-2007)
Trevor Devall ... Shuichi Aizawa / ... (30 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naoya Uchida ... Soichiro Yagami (27 episodes, 2006-2007)

Chris Britton ... Soichiro Yagami (27 episodes, 2006-2007)
Keiji Fujiwara ... Shuichi Aizawa (26 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kappei Yamaguchi ... L (25 episodes, 2006-2007)
Aya Hirano ... Misa Amane (25 episodes, 2006-2007)

Alessandro Juliani ... L / ... (25 episodes, 2006-2007)

Shannon Chan-Kent ... Misa Amane / ... (25 episodes, 2006-2007)

Shidô Nakamura ... Ryuk (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
John Murphy ... Kanzo Mogi / ... (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kazuya Nakai ... Kanzo Mogi (21 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ... Watari (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
French Tickner ... Watari / ... (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
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Series Directed by
Tetsuro Araki (34 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Writing credits
Takeshi Obata (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tsugumi Ohba (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Toshiki Inoue (5 episodes, 2006-2007)

Series Produced by
Mikiko Kobayashi .... assistant producer (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Masao Maruyama .... producer (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Toshio Nakatani .... producer (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Manabu Tamura .... producer (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Original Music by
Yoshihisa Hirano (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hideki Taniuchi (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Cinematography by
Kazuhiro Yamada (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Mio Isshiki (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Ryôsuke Nakamura .... storyboard artist (37 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Sound Department
Rie Komiya .... sound effects: Anime Sound (37 episodes, 2006-2007)

Tomoaki Yamada .... sound producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Kenji Hachizaki .... key animator (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Eun-Soon Byun .... inbetween animator: DR Movie (2 episodes, 2006)
Hye Soon Byun .... inbetween animator: DR Movie (2 episodes, 2006)
Yong-jae Kim .... inbetween animator: DR Movie (2 episodes, 2006)
Akemi Kobayashi .... animation director / key animator (2 episodes, 2006)
Akiko Ohshima .... in-between animation checker (2 episodes, 2006)
Yong Kyoung Park .... digital paint artist: DR Movie (2 episodes, 2006)
Yun Hee Park .... digital paint artist: DR Movie (2 episodes, 2006)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Desu nôto" - Japan (original title)
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Runtime:
24 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:PG (DVD volume 4) | Australia:M (some episodes) | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (volume 2, 9) | Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Hungary:18 | New Zealand:M | New Zealand:PG (DVD volume 4) | South Korea:15 | Spain:7 | UK:12 | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-MA (one episode)

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Trivia:
When Naomi Misora's description if shown on the laptop at L's headquarters, you will notice that her description is made up of nothing but random letters strung together - something that the Japanese audience would have most likely glazed over.See more »
Quotes:
L:He who attacks first always wins.See more »
Soundtrack:
AluminaSee more »

FAQ

What does the apple in the opening theme symbolize?
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56 out of 72 people found the following review useful.
Interesting and spooky... a very good combination!, 13 November 2006
Author: Light-Hearted from Romania

Have not read the manga, but have heard about it on numerous occasions... I don't like anime very much myself. So, what I'm about to say is as objective as it comes i guess...

I was very curious to see what Death Note was about because I had heard the manga was pretty cool. So I just watched the first episode out of curiosity... and I loved it! The animation shocked me because I never have high expectations from this genre: unlike most animes, the characters actually have very fluid movement. They also look a lot better, a lot more real than in normal animes - for example I was pleased to see a nose that has an actual shape and not just that half a triangle they usually use!!! Indeed, there are some morality problems here - I myself do not agree with the main character's way of thinking. But it doesn't force any ideas on the viewer. All that the moral values of the characters do, is just build up complex personalities and add to the interesting story.

Fan of anime or not, it's definitely worth a try... You might be in for a surprise!!!

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