Death Note, Vol. 1: Boredom
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects - and bored out of his mind! But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, and notebook dropped by a rougue shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death... show more
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects - and bored out of his mind! But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, and notebook dropped by a rougue shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal... or his life?
Publish date: 2005-10-10
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Pages no: 195
Edition language: English
Series: Death Note (#1)
So this is the first time I have ever read a manga. I am not really sure what to say about it, just because I don't have other examples of other manga's to compare it to. I did enjoy it and I liked that it was such a quick read. I am not sure about how I feel in regards to what the main character is...
Having previously seen the anime series of Death Note, I was also curious about the manga they were based on. As it was my first experience with Manga (and I had little experience reading other types of graphic novels as well) I anticipated some problems, but this wasn't necessary. It just took a li...
It's a really good start to a series that I hope will be just as good. I like that it could be much lighter if it were told from the point of view of L, but seeing Light's movements over everybody else's makes everything much darker. Light is very ruthless and the only time he considers the morality...
Death Note デスノート transcends the manga medium. The graphics are gorgeously drawn, and the story is powerful, climactic and maddening. It's the definitive hard-boiled mystery and a true classic of the century.I first read this awesome デスノート manga series over 10 years ago I was still in my teens. I gre...
Having already seen the anime, there is nothing new in the manga for me, but I don't mind in the slightest.I love the battle of wits between Kira (means killer) and L throughout the series. Not so apparent in this first volume, but it is there in part. Each trying to one up the other, L's broadcast ...