TV-MA | | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A high school student named Light Turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals.
About to meet him, James is told of how L has "helped the FBI once before". This is a small but clever nod to the novel "Death Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases", a prequel to the manga (which namedropped the case in a throwaway line). The ... ...
Rule one: The human whose name is written in this note shall die.
L reasons that Kira is in Seattle because only that city saw the broadcast of the hostage situation. However, this reasoning ignores that the broadcast was also streamed online, as this is how Light and Mia found it, where anyone could have watched.
The closing credits are written in the same style as the Death Note instructions.