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.
The Shinigami Death God Ryuk was brought to life using a combination of CGI and practical effects and with the aid of two actors. Jason Liles played the character in costume and performed motion capture for the body movements, while Willem Dafoe ... ...
The name and the face is all you have to have.
When Light threatens to write Ryuk's name in the notebook, Ryuk says that no one has written past the second letter in his name. Prior to this conversation Light read a note that said "Do not trust Ryuk, he is not your friend or pet" meaning Light should have known it wouldn't work on him and that someone had gotten past writing Ryuk's name.
The closing credits are written in the same style as the Death Note instructions.
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