Death Note (Japanese: デスノート Hepburn: Desu Nōto) is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba as well as highlighted by Takeshi Obata. The tale complies with Light Yagami, a teenager genius who stumbles across a mysterious otherworldly note pad: the “Fatality Keep in mind”, which came from the Shinigami Ryuk, and grants the individual the superordinary capability to kill any individual whose name is written in its web pages. The collection centers around Light’s subsequent efforts to utilize the Death Note to perform a world-wide bloodbath of individuals whom he considers ethically unworthy of life to transform the globe into an utopian culture without criminal activity, using the alias of a god-like vigilante called “Kira” (“キラ”, the Japanese transliteration of the English word: awesome) and the succeeding efforts of an elite task-force of police officers, containing participants of the Japanese police, led by L, an enigmatic worldwide investigative whose past is shrouded in secret, to collar him and end his reign of terror.
Fatality Note was first serialized in Shueisha’s manga publication Weekly Shōnen Dive from December 2003 to Might 2006. The 108 phases were gathered and released right into 12 tankōbon quantities in between April 2004 as well as July 2006. An anime television adjustment aired in Japan from October 3, 2006, to June 26, 2007. Made up of 37 episodes, the anime was created by Madhouse and guided by Tetsurō Araki. A light unique based upon the series, composed by Nisio Isin, was also released in 2006. Furthermore, various video games have been published by Konami for the Nintendo DS. The collection was adapted into 3 live action movies released in Japan on June 17, 2006, November 3, 2006, as well as February 2, 2008, and a television drama in 2015. A miniseries qualified Death Note: New Generation as well as a 4th movie were launched in 2016. An American film adjustment was released on Netflix on August 24, 2017.
Fatality Note media is licensed and released in The United States and Canada by Viz Media, with the exception of the video games and also soundtracks. The episodes from the anime first appeared in North America as downloadable from IGN, prior to Viz Media accredited it as well as it aired on YTV’s Bionix anime block in Canada and on Grownup Swim in the USA with a DVD release adhering to. The live-action movies briefly played in specific North American cinemas in 2008, before getting house video clip launches. In 2015, the collected volumes of the Death Note manga had over 30 million copies in circulation.