Light Yagami decides to rid the world of evil with the power of the Death Note.
As the world's criminals drop dead, L sets up a task force to find the murder.
Ryuk, the Shinigami who dropped the Death Note, warns Light that someone is on his trail.
Light tests the Death Note's powers by killing six convicts in various ways.
Yagami finds out that Light has brought in FBI agents.
Light meets a woman with an urgent message for the Kira task force.
Light tries to use the Death Note to get rid of someone who could get him captured.
L insists on bugging the homes of Chief Yagami and Deputy Director Kitamura.
L grows suspicious of Light's behavior and investigates him on his own.
L's growing suspicion of Light compells him to bring Light into the investigation.
News anchors and commentators who expressed doubt about Kira begin dying.
A second Kira is now on the loose and L asks Light to join the task force.
Light attempts discover the identity of the second Kira.
Light and Misa show each other their Death Notes.
Evidence points to Misa Amane as the second Kira.
Misa and Light are in confinement and the murders continue.
The killings continue and Misa and Light are released.
L is suspicious but Light and Misa return to headquarters.
Matsuda is eager to distinguish himself.
Misa narrows down suspects in the Yotsuba Group; L devises a plan.
Un miembro del Grupo Yotsuba intenta matar a Matsuda.
Higuchi tells the investigators about the Death Note.
Light orders Misa to begin killing as Kira.
Light has removed everyone in his way to achieving the perfect world.
Near, a new investigator from the SPK, is searching for the Death Notes.
Light reveals to Near that his sister Sayu has been kidnapped by someone who wants the Death Note.
Light attempts to discover where Mello and his associates are hiding.
Mello tries to retrieve a photograph of himself to make sure he won't be killed by Kira.
Near determines that Kira is among the Japanese task force.
Kiyomi Takada becomes Kira's spokesperson to the world; Aizawa's suspicions about light grow.
Light pretends to investigate Kiyomi, but passes notes asking her to help Kira with his mission.
Aizawa tells Near what is going on; Near instructs Aizawa to continue watching Light.
Light gives Kiyomi the order to finish off Near.
Near meets Light at the warehouse for a final showdown.
Though Mikami has written the names in the Death Note, people continue to live; Near seizes the Death Note.