The Human Whose Name Is Written In This Note Shall Die Light Yagami is a brilliant university student who resents the crime and corruption in the world. His life undergoes a drastic change when he discovers a mysterious notebook, known as the Death Note, lying on the ground. The Death Note's instructions claim that, if a humans name is written within it, that person will die. Light is initially sceptical of the Death Note's authenticity, believing it is just a prank. However, after experimenting with it and killing two criminals, Light is forced to admit that the Death Note is real. After meeting with the previous owner of the Death Note, a Shinigami named Ryuk, Light seeks to become the God of the new world" by passing his judgement on criminals. Soon, the number of inexplicable deaths of reported criminals catches the attention of the International Police Organisation and a mysterious detective known only as L. L quickly learns that the serial killer, dubbed by the public as Kira, is located in Japan. L also concludes that Kira can kill people without laying a finger on them. Light realises that L will be his greatest nemesis, and a race to prove mental superiority between the two begins.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for New Zealand.