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Death Note: The Last Name (2006)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 3 November 2006 (Japan)
Picking up where the first one leaves off, Light joins the task force searching for Kira in an effort to avert suspicion from himself---and get rid of L.

Director:

Shûsuke Kaneko

Writers:

Tsugumi Ôba (original manga), Takeshi Obata (original manga) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Light Yagami
Takeshi Kaga ... Soichiro Yagami
Shidô Nakamura ... Ryuk (voice)
Erika Toda ... Misa Amane
Shigeki Hosokawa Shigeki Hosokawa ... FBI Agent Raye Iwamatsu
Shunji Fujimura ... Watari
Ken'ichi Matsuyama ... L
Shin Shimizu Shin Shimizu ... Kenzo Mogi
Sota Aoyama ... Tota Matsuda
Magy Magy ... TV Director
Pîtâ ... Rem (voice) (as Shinnosuke Ikehata)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alexa Devine ... Kyoko
Michiko Godai ... Sachiko Yagami
Hanako Hanako
Itsuji Itao ... Hikima
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Storyline

In the second installment of the Death Note film franchise, Light Yagami meets a second Kira and faithful follower Misa Amane and her Shinigami named Rem. Light attempts to defeat L along with Teru Mikami (a Kira follower) and Kiyomi Takada (another Kira follower) but in the end will Light win? or will a Shinigami named Ryuk make all the difference in Light's victory or his ultimate death? Written by Laharl Krichevskoy

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Taglines:

The last name to be written in the DEATH NOTE... Whose name will it be?


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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [Japan]

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 November 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Note: The Last Name See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated: "In Memory of Hiroshi Takase." Takase was the Director of Photography for the first Death Note movie, who died just after finishing it. See more »

Goofs

[All goofs for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Quotes

Rem: Yagami Light, you will manage to kill a Shinigami. In fact, you are the Devil.
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Connections

Followed by Death Note - Desu nôto: Light Up the New World (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Snow (Hey Oh)
Performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Death Note The Last Name: A fitting finale to a decent adaptation
24 September 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

I knew that the Death Note story couldn't be told in a single movie and the Americans proved that several times over, the Japanese made it a two parter and though it's not on par with the anime it's still great viewing.

Following on the story from Light & L's first meeting the battle of the two great minds continues as they try to outdo one another until the fantastic finale.

Once again there are differences from the anime and the story isn't identical (Including the finale) but it's loyal enough to the original material to not be offensive.

Once again both Light and L actors knock their performances out of the park and make up for some shoddy cgi and questionable soundtrack.

I would recommend the Death Note movies to any Death Note fan, anyone who has only seen the US version and anyone who simply doesn't fancy anime.

Now venturing on to the live action spinoffs methinks.

The Good:

It's Death Note

Perfect casting

Extremely well written

The Bad:

They changed Rems entire gender!

Red Hot Chilli Peppers again!? Really!?

Ryuk/Rem sfx still crap

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

The Death note story can be just about accomplished across 4hrs with tweaks


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