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Added by: Jitendar Canth
Added on: 17/4/2008 18:15
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Death Note: Volume 1 (UK)

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The supernatural thriller series that has become a global phenomenon
Certificate: 12
Running Time: 182 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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Content Type: TV Series

A brand new anime based on the best-selling manga by writer Tsugumi Ohba and illustrator Takeshi Obata (Hikaru no Go), the supernatural thriller DEATH NOTE makes its UK DVD debut in April as a two-disc release featuring the first eight episodes of the series that is already being hailed as an anime classic.

Brilliant but bored high school student Light Yagami suddenly finds himself holding the power of life and death in his hands in the form of the Death Note, a notebook dropped into the human realm by Ryuk, a rogue Shinigami god of death. When Light discovers that any human whose name is written in the notebook will die within minutes, he embarks on a vigilante campaign to rid the world of evil by killing off criminals one by one.

But as the body count mounts, Light's killing spree attracts the attention of both the police and a mysterious investigator known only as "L", who vows to track down the killer and bring him to justice. Light becomes aware of his new nemesis and soon finds himself involved in a high-stakes battle of wits with L. Meanwhile, Ryuk, amused by the psychological conflict going on between Light and L, is ever on the sidelines watching and waiting…

Special Features:
English Voice Actor Interview
Production Art Gallery
Clean Opening
Clean Closing
Behind the Scenes (Part 2)
Audio Commentary (for Eps. 7)
Japanese Animation Director & Character Designer Interview

Video Tracks:
1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen

Audio Tracks:
DD 2.0 Japanese
DD 2.0 English

Subtitle Tracks:

Directed By:
Tetsuro Araki

Written By:

Mamoru Miyano
Kappei Yamaguchi
Shido Nakamura
Aya Hirano
Brad Swaile
Ai Satou

Director of Photography:
Kazuhiro Yamada

Manga Entertainment Ltd

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