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Death Note Live Action Movie Reviews – Death Note and The Last Name

Death Note Live Action Movie Reviews – Death Note and The Last Name By Rachel on October 20, 2008 Table of Contents

1. Plot Summary

2. Review

3. Character Developement

4. Character Design

5. Cinematography

6. Music

7. Conclusion

Death Note, a popular manga series, has been turned into a popular franchise which includes anime, video games, a light novel and all manner of merchandise. It didn’t take long for this insightful and twistedly fun manga to find its way onto the silver screen in the way of two live action movies: Death Note and its “sequel”, The Last Name. Both films tell the tale of Light Yagami and his battle of wits against the world’s greatest detective, L…

Plot Summary

Boredom can be deadly, at least that’s how it turns out when a shinigami (death god) decides he needs a little excitement in his life. The shinigami in question, Ryuk, casually drops his death note into the human world, with instructions on its use.


Death Note Theatrical Poster 2006
Death Note Theatrical Poster 2006

Death Note Theatrical Poster

The human who picks up Ryuk’s death note, Light Yagami<