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9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 160 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 37 out of 39
  2. Negative: 1 out of 39
  1. DME
    Jun 23, 2012
    10
    Death Note is a smart psychological battle from beginning to end.
  2. Jun 24, 2014
    0
    Don't even bother, yea the first season is amazing! but all it does is build for the biggest fail, they kill L and the show dies 'near' is aDon't even bother, yea the first season is amazing! but all it does is build for the biggest fail, they kill L and the show dies 'near' is a very poor copy of L and 'mello' is the worst character i have ever seen tries to act like a bad ass eating chocolate, turns from and edgy dark well written roller coaster of a plot to 'what the hell have they just done!' i will soldier on to see what happens..............well this just turned into a childrens show. thanks for wasting my time death note Full Review »
  3. Mar 16, 2012
    10
    This anime is compelling in many ways. The two rivals of the show are evenly matched: Both master manipulators, who play each move like if itThis anime is compelling in many ways. The two rivals of the show are evenly matched: Both master manipulators, who play each move like if it was a chess match. The story is told from the point-of-view of the bad guy, so many viewers would consider his evil actions as justified. It's a mystery, but we are shown all the pieces of the puzzle from the start, they joy is watching the characters put it together. I believe the popularity of the story warranted a second season, which unnecessarily extended it. Still, it's an addictive show, with great suspense, and plot twists that will keep you guessing until the very end. Full Review »