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Episode List


Season 1

3 Oct. 2006
Shinsei: New Birth
Outside the grounds of his high school, Light Yagami discovers a notebook that claims to be able to kill anyone whose name and face is known to its owner. He initially dismisses the so-called "Death Note" as a hoax, but, after testing its powers, he discovers that these claims are indeed real. The original owner, a shinigami named Ryuk, approaches Light and explains that the notebook now belongs to him. Since Light is the new owner, he is the only one who can see and interact with Ryuk. The shinigami also says that when Light's time to die comes, Ryuk will be the one ...
10 Oct. 2006
Taiketsu: Confrontation
While the world's criminals continue to drop dead, L meets by computer with representatives from various nations. He requests that a task force be set up in Japan, under the direction of none other than Soichiro Yagami, Light's father.
17 Oct. 2006
Torihiki: Deal
L continues to expands his investigations and suspects the police force while Light starts to use another trait of the book to prove wrong the theories of L. In the meantime Ryuk offers a deal to Light.
24 Oct. 2006
Tsuiseki: Pursuit
Light-now known to the world as Kira-tests the Death Note to understand the scope of its powers by killing off six convicts in various ways-and confirms he can control his victims' actions before they die.
31 Oct. 2006
Kakehiki: Tactics
Soichiro Yagami demands to meet with L in person when he finds out that L has secretly brought FBI agents into Japan. Light, meanwhile, has found a way to get those very FBI agents off the case-permanently...
7 Nov. 2006
Hokorobi: Rent
Light meets a woman at the Police Department with an urgent message for the Kira task force.
14 Nov. 2006
Donten: Cloudy Weather
Light uses the Death Note to try to get rid of the woman who could get him captured, and is shocked when it doesn't work.
21 Nov. 2006
Mesen: Glance
L's suspicions are momentarily subdued, but he does not discard the possibility that Light may be Kira and decides to meet him in person. At the college entrance exams, Light notices a mysterious and eccentric student staring at him.
28 Nov. 2006
Sesshoku: Touch
L's suspicions are momentarily subdued, but he does not discard the possibility that Light may be Kira and decides to meet him in person. At the college entrance exams, Light notices a mysterious and eccentric student staring at him.
5 Dec. 2006
Giwaku: Suspicion
In a bid to profile Light's behavior, L challenges him to a game of tennis. L asks him some questions regarding the Kira case and invites him to help the investigation. The two then receive news that Light's father has had a heart attack.
12 Dec. 2006
Totsunyû: Plunge
The Kira investigation team is discussing the disappearance of Naomi Misora. Sakura TV is broadcasting an audio tape which is allegedly from Kira. To prevent Kira from gaining public support, L demands that the broadcast be stopped.
26 Dec. 2006
Koigokoro: Beloved
Light meets with L and the detectives. Meaning to test Light's analytical skills, L has him listen to the recordings confiscated by the team to determine if there are any clues in the reader's voice. L concludes that Light cannot be Kira.
9 Jan. 2007
Kokuhaku: Confession
Light goes to Aoyama to discover the identity of the second Kira before L becomes more suspicious. But Misa Amane, the new Kira, uses her unusual gift to find Light before he finds her.
16 Jan. 2007
Tomodachi: Friend
Light and Misa show each other their Death Notes, and Light asks Misa to have her shinigami Rem get rid of L. But Misa asks something of Light in return-to fall in love with her!
23 Jan. 2007
Kake: Gambling
Worried at the prospect that he might be murdered, as he is convinced the two Kiras have met, L demands that in the event of his death, Light should be arrested.
30 Jan. 2007
Ketsudan: Determination
Light decides to tell L that he thinks that he may be Kira subconsciously and wishes to be confined. Light's father also believes it is a good idea to be confined to a cell as he cannot risk his emotions getting the better of him.
6 Feb. 2007
Shikkou: Enforcement
L and Soichiro stage a stunt in which Light's father attempts to kill Light and then himself out of shame. Seeing Light and Misa's reactions to it, L intervenes and announces that he no longer suspects them of being Kira.
13 Feb. 2007
Nakama: Comrade
L proposes that he be tied to Light, causing a scuffle to break out in the new headquarters. It is some time until Kira begins killing again, which has L and Light thinking that Kira may be killing for monetary profit.
20 Feb. 2007
Matsuda: Matsuda
Matsuda, the task force member assigned to watch Misa, is eager to distinguish himself, and while on a job with Misa, he decides to do a little snooping on his own at the Yotsuba Group's Tokyo headquarters.
27 Feb. 2007
Kosoku: Makeshift
L's team discovers that the Yotsuba Group meet in secret to discuss the elimination of individuals who are troublesome to their company, and concludes that Kira must be one of the eight executives. Can Light posing as L ferret out the right one?
6 Mar. 2007
Katsuyaku: Activity
The third Kira sets his eyes on Misa after meeting her. While Misa is taking a break from meeting with the Yotsuba Group, Rem contacts her. Misa is able to see the shinigami, but her memories of being the second Kira do not return.
13 Mar. 2007
Yuudou: Lead
After learning that Higuchi is Kira, L decides that the police must not apprehend him until they understand his killing method.
20 Mar. 2007
Kyousou: Crazy
L, Light and Misa watch from the investigation team building and wonder who he is talking to. L wonders if Higuchi is talking to a shinigami. Rem convinces Higuchi to go to the station, but she has her own selfish motives for doing so.
27 Mar. 2007
Fukkatsu: Resurrection
Higuchi is arrested on grounds of being Kira and causing multiple murders. Inspecting Higuchi's Death Note, L discovers that shinigami do exist. Light takes the Death Note from L and remembers that he is the original Kira.
3 Apr. 2007
Chinmoku: Silence
Light, his memory recovered, orders Misa to begin killing after Higuchi dies. The Shinigami Rem realizes that everything is going according to Light's plan, and that L will arrest Misa as Kira-unless Rem acts quickly.
10 Apr. 2007
Saisei: Reincarnation
After L's death, the world needs a new great detective. Is Wammy's house, where L comes from, able to find a new super detective who can complete L's hunt for Kira?
17 Apr. 2007
Yûkai: Abduction
A new investigator steps forward-Near, a central figure in the SPK, an organization that is trying to catch Kira without relying on L. Near is aware of the existence of the Death Notes and wants to get his hands on one.
24 Apr. 2007
Kôkei: Impatience
Light, acting as L, reveals to Near that his sister Sayu has been kidnapped by someone wanting to trade her for the Death Note. Near finds out that the trade will happen in Los Angeles and promises to help, while secretly planning to steal the Death Note and capture Kira.
1 May 2007
Chichioya: Father
Light tries to discover where Mello and his Mafia associates are hiding and uses Misa's eyes to find the Death Note's current owner. Light writes the owner's name in the Death Note, and stealthily manipulates him into revealing the group's whereabouts.
8 May 2007
Seigi: Justice
Mello busts into SPK headquarters to retrieve a photograph of himself to make sure he won't be killed by Kira. In exchange for Near giving him the picture, Mello drops an important hint about the Death Notes: some of the rules are fake.
15 May 2007
Ijou: Transfer
Near contacts the Japanese task force and determines that Kira is among their members. He asks for insider information, and Aizawa, beginning to doubt Light, responds. Near suspects that the new L is really Light Yagami and that Light is Kira.
22 May 2007
Sentaku: Selection
Star newscaster Kiyomi Takada becomes Kira's spokesperson to the world, after Demegawa is deleted by Mikami, and she just so happens to have been Light's girlfriend in college. Aizawa's suspicions about Light grow.
29 May 2007
Choushou: Ridicule
Near goes to Japan, allegedly as bait for Kira. Following Light's instructions, Takada asks Mikami to send her five pages of the Death Note. She tells him that he will continue his work in a fake book made to look like the real one.
5 Jun. 2007
Koshi: Vigilance
Aizawa figures out what's going on and tells Near, who already knows about the notes. Near instructs Aizawa to continue watching Light, and then puts in motion a plan to separate Misa from Light.
12 Jun. 2007
Satsui: Murderous Intent
Mello kidnaps Takada in a daring operation, getting in the way of both Near and Light's plans to set up a meeting between the SPK and the investigation team.
19 Jun. 2007
1.28: 1.28
Near, along with the SPK, meets Light and the task force at a warehouse for the final showdown. To everyone's shock, Near reveals that Kira's follower, Mikami, is at the warehouse and is writing everyone's name in the Death Note.
26 Jun. 2007
Shinsekai: New World
Though Mikami has written all the investigators' names in the Death Note, a minute passes and everyone is still alive. Near seizes Mikami's Death Note, and all is at last revealed.

 Season 1 

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