Author(s): Takeshi (ILT) Tsugumi; Obata Ohba
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects - and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Noteto rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal...or his life? This contains volumes 5 & 6 of Death Note.
Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is t he author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Baukman. is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.Takeshi Obata born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the widly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikrau no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayasturi Sakon, CyborG Jichan G., and the smaash hit manga Death Note. His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonrn Jump