Death Note Volume 1 of 9 is an
extremely cool anime series which revolves around Light Yagami, a
brilliant student who discovers the notebook of Shinigami, the rogue
god of death.
With this notebook comes absolute power
which Yagami uses to dispose of the criminals in the world as the
ancient myths states that whoever's name is written in the book...
As dozens of criminals are found dead,
a mysterious detective known as L is hired to investigate this mass
murder who challenges Yagami and threatens his most noble cause.
In this game of psychological cat and
mouse, Yagami is tempted by the rogue god of the dead as one watches
with awe, shock and horror of one brilliant child's attempt at being
Quite a dark anime series, the
unfortunately aspect of Death Volume 1 is that there are 8 more
volumes in this awesome series. Brilliant from start to finish!
Episode 1: Rebirth
Brilliant but bored high school student Light Yagami suddenly finds
himself holding the power of life and death in his hands-the power
of the Death Note. He decides to rid the world of evil-by killing
off criminals one by one. When the murders start to pile up, genius
detective L is on the case, and an epic battle of wits unfolds.
Episode 2: 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.
Episode 3: Dealings
Ryuk, the Shinigami, or god of death, who dropped the Death Note
into the human world, warns Light that someone is on his trail.
Light is troubled that he can't find out the identity of his
tracker, and Ryuk suggests an amazing deal...
Episode 4: 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
DVD Special Features
Clean reversible cover
English voice actor behind the scenes feature