Death Note (Franchise)

Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.  Death Note manga series produced various follow-up media such as anime series, light novel series, television drama, movies, and video games. The story of Death Note follows Light Yagami, a bitter teen disappointed with the world who by accident discovers Death Note that belongs to the god of death “shinigami” Ryuk. With Death Note in his possession, Light Yagami has a unique supernatural ability to eliminate a person simply by writing the person’s name in the notebook. Light wants to create a utopian crime-free society by eliminating corrupted individuals.