Japanese live action drama series based on the manga series "Death Note" written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. Light Yagami is an ordinary university student. One fateful day he receives a death note which changes his life. The death note slowly begins to awaken his warped sense of justice and genius. He becomes a murderer called Kira and punishes criminals. L is a well known private detective. L appears in front of Light Yagami. L defines Kira as evil and decides to catch Kira. Then N (Mio Yuki), who has a beautiful appearance but dangerous existence, appears.