Light Yagami (Masataka Kubota) is an ordinary university student. One fateful day he receives a death note which changes his life. The death note slowly begins to awaken his warped sense of justice and genius. He becomes a murderer called Kira and punishes criminals.L (Kento Yamazaki) is a well known private detective. L appears in front of Light Yagami. L defines Kira as evil and decides to catch Kira. Then N (Mio Yuki), who has a beautiful appearance but dangerous existence, appears.
Death Note is a Japanese television drama series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
Light Yagami is a genius high school student who discovers the 'Death Note', a notebook that kills anyone whose name is written in it, as long as the writer has seen that person's face. After experimenting with the notebook, Light meets the Shinigami Ryuk, the notebook's original owner, who dropped the notebook to the human world out of boredom.
Death Note (2015) - Season 1, Episode 1 Synopsis and Schedule