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Death Note

Death Note

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Synonyms: Death Note Episode 0
Japanese: DEATH NOTE

Information

Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 4, 2003
Authors: Obata, Takeshi (Art), Ohba, Tsugumi (Story)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Score: 7.251 (scored by 7880 users)
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Ranked: #60112
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Popularity: #422
Members: 13,024
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Synopsis

The prototype one-shot of Death Note. A young boy finds a mysterious notebook and struggles on whether to use it or not.

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Jul 16, 2012
MoonSpider16 (All reviews)
This manga is the one-shot that started the Death Note series. I expected some things to be different, not much. I found this issue to be enjoyable yet ... odd.

I'll be frank: here, there is such a thing as a death /eraser/. Something to bring those that were killed in the Death Note back to life. That should tell you something right there.

The main character is an average kid with no intention to actually kill anyone (he did by mistake) which made the plot fairly less entertaining. The Death Eraser was just weird - really glad Ohba got rid of it.

It's a cool "look what read more

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Death Note Episode 0 Chapter 1 Discussion
RenaPsychoKiller - Jan 7, 2010
7 replies by Ando- »»
Dec 13, 2016 2:35 AM
How different would it be... (Major Spoiler if you haven't read Vol. 13 yet)
alugirl613 - Feb 19, 2008
14 replies by RadiGen »»
Aug 28, 2011 5:13 AM