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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.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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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