Death Note

Vol: 12; Ch: 108
4.545 out of 5 from 8,948 votes
Rank #28
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Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Top-ranked student Yagami Light is disenchanted with the world around him. Through a series of events, he comes into possession of the ultimate power over life and death: a supernatural "death note" which can kill nearly anyone at his whim. As Light sets off on a crusade-turned-killing-spree, investigators from a police task force try to stop the mysterious deaths - including Light's own father, a senior policeman.

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PrideTheFirst's avatar by PrideTheFirst on Oct 14, 2014
Score: 9/10

This may contain spoilers. Before I begin, I would like to say that Death Note was the first manga I ever read. Subsequently, it was also my first anime, if one disregards the Pokemon and Tokyo Mew Mew I watched when I was younger. Therefore, I am probably not the best connoisseur. Storyline: This was indeed impressive. I may not have read as much manga or seen as much anime as some people on here, but... read more

LeilaniXavior's avatar by LeilaniXavior on Nov 13, 2009
Score: 10/10

This manga rocks outloud! Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata come together to create the horrifying world of Death Note. I recomend it to all die hard mangatards, and it's a definite must read. read more

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