Death note: Give-and-take

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Viz, Jul 5, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
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Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects--and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal?or his life?

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Great artwork and overall a satisfying ending. - Goodreads
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True good ending to an overall good serie. - Goodreads
Sad.....sad ending.... - Goodreads
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Perfect ending to a flawless series. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Michael Justine - Goodreads

4.75 stars Simply amazing. I had some issues with the character development because some of the character's motivations weren't clearly shown. I'm still wondering why l is so desperately obsessed in ... Read full review

Review: Death Note Box Set (Death Note Box set)

User Review  - Noemi - Goodreads

Addictive read. Does not pass the Bechdel Test. Like, at all. But it was still really fun to read, even I kept feeling like "why isn't anyone talking about identity and privilege intersectionality ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.

Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the widly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayasturi Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., and the smash hit manga Death Note. His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.

Artist, Takeshi Obata made his debut in 1989 with CYBORG JI-CHAN G. The runner-up recipient of the 30th Annual Tezuka Award, Obata's major works include KARAKURI ZOSHI AYATSURI SAKON and DEATH NOTE.