L Change the WorLd
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L Change the WorLd

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Synonyms: Death Note: L Change the WorLd
Japanese: L Change the WorLd


Volumes: 1
Chapters: 38
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 25, 2007
Genres: Action Action, Drama Drama, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Serialization: None
Authors: Obata, Takeshi (Art), M (Story)


Score: 7.971 (scored by 64486,448 users)
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Ranked: #7372
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Popularity: #759
Members: 17,708
Favorites: 286

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L Change the WorLd is a sequel to the Death Note movie based on the popular anime. This movie is entirely dedicated to L, and his last 23 days on Earth after having caught Kira. This is a novel version of that movie and contains many events that do not take place in the film.


L Change the WorLd was published in English by VIZ Media on October 20, 2009.

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Nov 28, 2020
ripChay (All reviews)
"Light...it hurts. My heart—”
It was a hurt that L. Lawleit had suppressed, that he had to suppress in order to continue his existence as the peerless Detective L.

I didn't even know that this existed until I randomly came across it in a bookstore, and I’m happy I did because this book is a VERY good addition to the Death Note franchise and fans of L. AT first I was confused because I had heard of a movie with the same name and heard it was pretty average. So, when I heard that this was a retelling of that movie from a friend, I was a read more
Jun 6, 2010
harrysoung (All reviews)
I read this book the other day when I had nothing else to do at a bookstore. I saw a death note novel and got interested in reading it. I am so glad i did, because this novel was AWESOME. *Spoiler alert (but just a teeny weeny bit)* This is my first review so dont hate on me.

Lets start with the story. It is an alternate universe where L is still alive after the kira incident, and Watari is dead. The book summarizes the last 23 days of L's life on earth. In those last days, he comes across one final mission: to take care read more
Jun 9, 2014
gi-oanna (All reviews)
"L change the world" novel is an alternative ending to Death Note: L wrote his own name in the Death Note trying to avoid Light to make this step first. L knew that Light won't mention the cause of death nor will pick a specific time for his death, so eventually the detective will die from a heart attack in 40 seconds. Thus L has only 23 days to live and 22 days to save the world, stopping a bioterrorism group that's ready to wipe out... well, most of humanity.

At the beginning of the story L is the same cold detective who never allows emotions read more
Oct 16, 2012
nocturnalx (All reviews)
This is the book that I chose for my summer book report assignment. This is an alternate ending for L. But I love this ending.
The story is well linked with Death Note, the personality of L is thoroughly and clearly shown. Oh yes, the story is well plotted and amusing. Obviously, this is not the work of an amateur.
Haha, sorry for my poor organisation , I got so many ideas in my mind. Yes, the last scene, it impresses me the most .When L dials to US president, the threat that he made -- to secure the future of children or else he will read more

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