- In the sequel's ending, L dies, but Madoka welcomes him to her Paradise, thanks to the Soul Gem that she created for him. There, L was reunited with the other Puella Magis, including Watari. Even this last part is heartwarming:
For the first time since an eternity, the weight which curved his back was lifted. The bitter taste that required every bite to be coated with sugar disappeared. The bags under his eyes disappeared and he was finally relieved of his duty as the only one who could bear the weight of justice.Closing his eyes, L headed to his final resting place.