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)


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Popularity: #871
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /38


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
"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 ...
Jun 9, 2014
Preliminary (23/38 eps)
"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 ...
Jun 16, 2023
Mixed Feelings
I understand that this light novel was supposed to nothing more than an alternate timeline spinoff, but I still feel disappointed. The reason I feel disappointed is because this did not feel like it was Death Note at all, in virtually any capacity. This light novel was based off some sort of spinoff movie (that from what I understand, was not received very well), and I'm not sure how much the author of this novel (Named 'M') actually changed or if they were even allowed to. But the reality is that the only thing 'Death Note' about this novel was its use of the series' ...

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