Light Yagami, an intelligent but bored high school student. He resents the crime and corruption in the world. His life is changed when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami, or Death God, named Ryuk, known as the "Death Note." The Death Note's instructions claim that if a human's name is written on it, that person will die. At first Light was skeptical about the authenticity of the notebook. But when Light discover that the Death Note is real, he vows to use its power to rid the world of evil.
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I haven’t read the manga, but many said it’s better than the anime. But I think the anime was superb too.
It’s the first dark anime that I've watched. I don’t usually go for anime that has a psychological theme, as I feel mentally strained, and it affect me more than I want. The problem with Death Note was that I keep watching because of my curiosity of what will happen next, and before I know it I finished watching all the episode.
Death Note has a very dark story; even though there some humor from time to time that me smile, it still feel dark. The lead character, Light, has no pity for the criminals that he “judge” and in the beginning I was with him, but when, Light encountered someone who outsmarts him. Then horror of watching the story starts for me, when I realized that Light was willing to do just free of people's suspicion.
If I could, I would personally want to beat him myself. Anyway, so far this is the only story that makes me root for the enemy of the lead character.