Here's How Light Yagami Wields the Death Note in 'Death Note'

In the mega-popular manga franchise Death Note from creator Tsugumi Ohba, a brilliant teenager named Light Yagami uses a supernatural, cursed book — which belongs to the Japanese gods of death, the Shinigami — to kill the world’s worst criminals just by writing down their names. An American adaptation directed by Adam Wingard ( The Guest , Blair Witch ) is on the way to Netflix. And even though it’s now set in Seattle — instead of Japan— the rules of Death Note seem to be intact. Here’s how it all works. While a two-hour movie may not have the time to indulge in every stipulation of the Death Note that the anime and manga explored, there are important rules that will undoubtedly. Here are just 13 of the Death Note’s most important rules newcomers should keep in mind. 1) “The human whose name is written in this note shall die.” The most basic rule in Death Note is this: Whoever’s name is written in the book will die. The default cause of death is usually a heart attack, unless the owner of the death note specifies a different cause. In the anime and manga, Light — who initially […]

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