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Death Note Another Note: Los Angeles BB Renzoku Satsujin Jiken (Novel)

Death Note Another Note: Los Angeles BB Renzoku Satsujin Jiken

Alternative Titles

English: Death Note Another Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases
Japanese: DEATH NOTE アナザーノート ロサンゼルスBB連続殺人事件

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 1, 2006
Genres: Mystery
Authors: Obata, Takeshi (Art), Nisio, Isin (Story)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 8.541 (scored by 8008 users)
Ranked: #1162
Popularity: #220
Members: 15,226
Favorites: 626
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page. Please not that 'R18+' titles are excluded.

Popular Tags

mystery psychological

Synopsis

There's a serial killer loose in Los Angeles and the local authorities need help fast. For some reason the killer has been leaving a string of maddeningly arcane clues at each crime scene. Each of these clues, it seems, is an indecipherable roadmap to the next murder.

Onto the scene comes L, the mysterious super-sleuth. Despite his peculiar working habits-he's never shown his face in public, for example-he's the most decorated detective in the world and has never tackled a case he hasn't been able to crack.

But this time he needs help.

Enlisting the services of an FBI agent named Naomi Misora, L starts snooping around the City of Angels. It soon becomes apparent that the killing spree is a psychotic riddle designed to specifically engage L in a battle of wits. Stuck in the middle between killer and investigator, it's up to Misora to navigate both the dead bodies and the egos to solve the Los Angeles Murder Cases.

(Source: VIZ Media)

Background

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Related Manga

Sequel: Death Note


Characters

 L
Lawliet, L
Main
 Mihael
Keehl, Mihael
Main
 Beyond
Birthday, Beyond
Main
 Naomi
Misora, Naomi
Main
 Raye
Penber, Raye
Supporting
Bridesmaid, Believe
Supporting
Bottomslash, Backyard
Supporting

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Feb 20, 2012 12:22 PM
Snaxia
I am a huge fan of the Death Note anime series so I was hyped up when I heard about this novel. The story revolves around the Los Angeles BB Murder Cases (apparent by the title) which are briefly discussed in the original Death Note series when the character Naomi Misora is introduced into the story line. The only aspect you really learn of this case is that the detective L and the ex-FBI agent Naomi Misora worked together on the case.

Story: Let me first say that I'm glad that I am an L Lawliet fan because if I were one of those "all hail read more
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Aug 22, 2008 8:27 AM
Xyik
Being the Death Note fan that I am, I searched tirelessly for more Death Note after the anime ended. That included the live action movies, Death Note special and one shot. So you can imagine that I was pretty excited when I found out there was more Death Note out there in the form of ‘Another Note: LABB Murder Cases’. I was practically squealing (grunting if that makes me sound more manly) at the thought and immediately placed this on my plan to read list. Of course, no one told me this was a novel and not a manga so you can say that I read more
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Nov 18, 2013 8:46 AM
nayenel
After watching the anime, I wanted more about L. He was the best character and didn't deserve such an ending. He was my favorite character, yet we didn't learn much about him. So, I read this and I enjoyed it. I don't want to give away any spoilers, but the characters were very unique, one in particular, and the story had a natural vibe to it. It was easy to read and connect with the main character. The twist at the end was amazing and I love it when Mello would take you aside to explain things a bit better. It was an amazing read more
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Jul 17, 2010 4:41 PM
NakiatheSilent1
I actually didn't hear about this novel until I read something about it in Anime Insider (before they went under). Then I started seeing fanart of Beyond Birthday, and that just made me want to read the book even more. When it finally came out in Barnes & Noble, I was so excited, I nearly squeed right there in the manga aisle. Initially, I was expecting some sort of epic showdown between L and BB, and though it didn't turn out that way, I wasn't too disappointed when I got to the ending. Honestly, I'm not sure what to make of the author's style of read more
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