Light Yagami led a boring and uneventful life until the day he found a mysterious notebook with the title "Death Note" on it. After realizing that the Death Note"is a tool with the power to kill anyone whose name is written on its pages, Light decided to use it to "cleanse" the world of evil. Soon the many unexplainable deaths of reported criminals are noticed, and Light becomes hunted by the Japanese police force and a mysterious detective known as "L."
This collector's edition features color art, a larger trim size and hardcover with dust jacket.
Story by Tsugumi Ohba and art by Takeshi Obata.