IMDb > "Death Note" (2006)
"Desu nôto"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot 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" (2006) More at IMDbPro »"Desu nôto" (original title), TV series 2006-2007

Photos (See all 20 | slideshow) Videos (see all 18)
Death Note: :  -- Trailer for this anime series

Overview

User Rating:
9.0/10   61,590 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 4% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Contact:
View company contact information for Death Note on IMDbPro.
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. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
User Reviews:
Interesting and spooky... a very good combination! See more (108 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 18 of 80)
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)
(more)

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)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Desu nôto" - Japan (original title)
See more »
Runtime:
24 min | 851 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
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)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
L:Light-kun, please get Misa to shut up.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Jump Super Stars (2005) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
AluminaSee more »

FAQ

What does the apple in the opening theme symbolize?
See more »
56 out of 72 people found the following review useful.
Interesting and spooky... a very good combination!, 13 November 2006
Author: Voice-of-Discernment 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!!!

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (108 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Death Note" (2006)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Any other anime of this quality? gj_dritjon2012
Is there a possibility Light actually loved Misa? dominique-robb
I'm not a fan of anime, but... VanDerShippen
About the ending..... Alchemistlover
Another mysterious/suspense anime !? ristovskarashela
Was Misa tortured? juanml82
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Death Note "The Event" Like Minds Flightplan "Detective Conan"
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Episode guide Full cast and crew Company credits
External reviews News articles IMDb TV section
IMDb Animation 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.

You may add a new episode for this TV series by clicking the 'add episode' button