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* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Light's only weapon is the Death Note. [[CaptainObvious It kills people]].

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* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Light's only weapon is the Death Note. [[CaptainObvious It kills people]].people.


However, just as he is about to turn off the TV, that not only the hostages escaped, but also Otoharada has collapsed and died. Shocked, Light thinks it must be a coincidence. His mother is calling him to go to cram school so he decides to test the Death Note again. Inside school, Light has thoughts of killing Sudou, a bully, but he must avoid killing people that he knows. Walking home after school, he wonders if he would be doing society a favor by killing useless people. Light witnesses a girl about to get raped by a biker gang member named Takuo Shibumaru. Entering a convenience store, he writes down the name and cause of death, "accident". Seeing the biker hit by a truck moments later, Light concludes that the Death Note is real after all.

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However, just as he is about to turn off the TV, it's reported that not only have the hostages escaped, but also Otoharada has collapsed and died. Shocked, Light thinks it must be a coincidence. His mother is calling him to go to cram school so he decides to test the Death Note again. Inside school, Light has thoughts of killing Sudou, a bully, but he must avoid killing people that he knows. Walking home after school, he wonders if he would be doing society a favor by killing useless people. Light witnesses a girl about to get raped by a biker gang member named Takuo Shibumaru. Entering a convenience store, he writes down the name and cause of death, "accident". Seeing the biker hit by a truck moments later, Light concludes that the Death Note is real after all.


In a world known as the Shinigami Realm, a shinigami named Ryuk is watching the others gambling. They ask to join him, but he refuses out of boredom.

Meanwhile, in Japan, a student named Light Yagami is in boredom as well as the students don't pay too much to the teacher and spend their time chatting with each other and playing handheld games. He manages to answer the teacher's question of translating a sentence into English. As he walks home after school, he has thoughts of [[CrapsackWorld how the world is becoming rotten]]. Ryuk has the same thoughts as well.

Light finds himself in another boring day at school. All that is about to change when he sees a black notebook falling from the sky. As he picks it up, no one seems to pay any attention to it. He sees that it is a Death Note and reads the first rule: "The human whose name is written in this notebook shall die". Not believing it, he drops it back to the ground, only to pick it up moments later. He reads the rest of the rules as he goes home and dismisses it as "pretty detailed for a prank". Still curious on the subject, he tries it out on the criminal named Kurou Otoharada and waits for 40 seconds to see if he will die of a heart attack. 40 seconds have passed and there's no news of his death; Light concludes that it's just a prank after all.

However, just as he is about to turn off the TV, he noticed that not only the hostages are free, but also Otoharada is found dead inside. Despite this, he thinks it's just a coincidence. His mother is calling him to go to cram school so he decided to test the Death Note. Inside school, Light has thoughts of killing Sudou, a bully, but he must avoid killing people that he ''knows'' of. Walking home after school, he thinks about if he's really doing society a favor by killing people. Light witnesses a girl about to get raped by a biker gang member named Takuo Shibumaru. Entering a convenient store, he wrote down his name and his cause of death, "accident". Seeing this happened, Light concludes that the Death Note is real after all.

In the Shinigami Realm, Ryuk tells his fellow shinigami that he dropped his Death Note, and his own way of getting it back is to go to the human world.

At a rainy night, Light arrives home from school with passing grades, much to his mother's excitement. Going into his room, he looks at the Death Note to see the names of the people he wrote down. Suddenly, he is surprised by Ryuk being amused about enjoying it.

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In a gray world known as the Shinigami Realm, a shinigami named Ryuk is watching the others gambling. They ask him to join him, them, but he refuses out of boredom.

Meanwhile,
boredom. On Earth, in Japan, a student named Light Yagami is bored in boredom as well as the students don't pay too much to the teacher and spend their time chatting with each other and playing handheld games. class. He manages to answer answers the teacher's question of translating a sentence in a religious text into English. As he walks home after school, he has thoughts of [[CrapsackWorld how the world is becoming rotten]]. Ryuk has the same thoughts as well.

Light finds himself in at another boring day at school. All that is about to change school when he sees a black notebook falling from the sky. As he picks it up, no one seems to pay any attention to it. He after class, he sees that it is a the name Death Note and reads the first rule: rule inside: "The human whose name is written in this notebook shall die". Not believing it, he drops it back to the ground, only to go back and pick it up moments later. He reads the rest of the rules as he goes at home and dismisses it as "pretty detailed for a prank". Still curious on the subject, he tries it out on the a criminal on the TV named Kurou Otoharada and waits for 40 seconds to see if he will die of a heart attack. attack as the rules state. 40 seconds have passed pass and there's no news of his death; Light concludes that it's just a prank after all.

However, just as he is about to turn off the TV, he noticed that not only the hostages are free, escaped, but also Otoharada is found dead inside. Despite this, he has collapsed and died. Shocked, Light thinks it's just it must be a coincidence. His mother is calling him to go to cram school so he decided decides to test the Death Note. Note again. Inside school, Light has thoughts of killing Sudou, a bully, but he must avoid killing people that he ''knows'' of. knows. Walking home after school, he thinks about wonders if he's really he would be doing society a favor by killing useless people. Light witnesses a girl about to get raped by a biker gang member named Takuo Shibumaru. Entering a convenient convenience store, he wrote writes down his the name and his cause of death, "accident". Seeing this happened, the biker hit by a truck moments later, Light concludes that the Death Note is real after all.

In the Shinigami Realm, Ryuk tells his fellow shinigami that he dropped his Death Note, and his own the way of getting to get it back is to go to the human world.

At a rainy night,
world. Light arrives home from school with passing perfect grades, much to his mother's excitement. Going into his room, he looks at opens the Death Note to see look over the pages of names of the people he wrote he's written down. Suddenly, he is surprised by Ryuk being amused about enjoying it.
in his bedroom. Ryuk introduces himself to Light and explains the nature of the Death Note and Shinigami. Light is suddenly interrupted by his mother, who is unable to see or hear Ryuk. She gives Light some apples from the neighbor, which Ryuk wolfs down.

Ryuk tells Light he dropped the Death Note into the human world because he's bored and wants some entertainment. Light responds that he's been bored as well, and has decided to use the Death Note to rid the world of wicked people. He had doubts initially, but quickly convinced himself he was in the right. Ryuk says that if he kills all the bad people in the world then he'd be the only bad person left. Light doesn't understand this remark, saying he's one of the best, most hardworking students in Japan. He declares that he will become the God of the new world he will create. Ryuk is excited at the prospect, considering Light very interesting.



* AgentScully: Light when it comes to the Death Note, thinking of comments like "it's pretty detailed for a prank". That is until he realized that it's really real.

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* AgentScully: Light when it comes to the Death Note, thinking of comments things like "it's pretty detailed for a prank". That is until he realized realizes that it's really real.



* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: While Light ponders about killing Sudou, he thought about whether anyone would care if he were killed.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: While Light ponders about killing Sudou, he thought about wonders whether anyone would care if he were killed.



* AxeCrazy: Light after using the Death Note. Also Ryuk, he's AxeCrazy -[[PlanetOfHats even for a Shinigami]]- something is clearly ''wrong'' with Ryuk, while the other Shinigami are content to gamble Ryuk's idea of fun is to attempt to kill his "friends."

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* AxeCrazy: Light after using the Death Note. Also Ryuk, he's AxeCrazy -[[PlanetOfHats even for a Shinigami]]- something is clearly ''wrong'' with Ryuk, while the other Shinigami are content to gamble Ryuk's idea of fun is to attempt to kill his "friends."sow chaos in the human world.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a badass after initailly freaking out when Ryuk appears. He gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a badass after initailly initially freaking out when Ryuk appears. He calmly gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Light gets miffed when Ryuk is paying more attention to the basket of apples than giving him some affirmation to his predetermined delusions of having a special destiny of being TheChosenOne who's meant to rid the world of evil.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Light gets miffed when Ryuk is paying more attention to the basket of apples than giving him some affirmation to his predetermined delusions ideas of having a special destiny of being TheChosenOne who's meant to rid the world of evil.



* LaughingMad: Light does this while looking in the Death Note with all the listed names.

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* LaughingMad: Light does this chuckles quietly to himself while looking in the Death Note with all the listed names.



* TheUnchosenOne: By the time Ryuk drops by Light is already operating under a few set delusions such as he must have been "chosen" for this. Light still believes this even after Ryuk tells him he didn't choose him or anything.

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* TheUnchosenOne: By the time Ryuk drops by Light is already operating under a few set delusions such as he must have been "chosen" for this. Light still believes this even after Ryuk tells him he didn't choose him or anything.and had dropped the Death Note in a random place.


* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a badass after initailly freaking out when Ryuk appears he gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a badass after initailly freaking out when Ryuk appears he appears. He gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.


* AxeCrazy: Light after using the Death Note. Also Ryuk-he's AxeCrazy [[PlanetOfHats even for a Shinigami]]-something is clearly ''wrong'' with Ryuk-while the other Shinigami are content to gamble Ryuk's idea of fun is to attempt to kill his "friends."

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* AxeCrazy: Light after using the Death Note. Also Ryuk-he's Ryuk, he's AxeCrazy [[PlanetOfHats -[[PlanetOfHats even for a Shinigami]]-something Shinigami]]- something is clearly ''wrong'' with Ryuk-while Ryuk, while the other Shinigami are content to gamble Ryuk's idea of fun is to attempt to kill his "friends."



* BloodBathVillainOrigin: After Light's initial FreakOut, he's filled ''pages'' with names. [[EvenEvilHasStandards Ryuk, a God of Death is surprised.]]

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* BloodBathVillainOrigin: After Light's initial FreakOut, he's filled ''pages'' with names. [[EvenEvilHasStandards Ryuk, a God of Death Death, is surprised.]]


* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a {{Badass}} after initailly freaking out when Ryuk appears he gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Light establishes himself as a {{Badass}} badass after initailly freaking out when Ryuk appears he gets back up to face the seven-foot tall monster that has appeared in his bedroom.

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* SanitySlippage: Light is (initially) unable to cope with the horrific knowledge that he killed two people.


* LightningReveal: When Light first meets Ryuk, he's initially terrified and jump falls out of his seat. However, he recovers almost instantly.

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* LightningReveal: When Light first meets Ryuk, he's How Ryuk is revealed to Light. He's initially terrified of him and jump [[PeopleFallOffChairs falls out of his seat.seat]]. However, he recovers almost instantly.


* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: While Light ponders about killing Sudou, he thought about would anyone care if he is killed.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: While Light ponders about killing Sudou, he thought about would whether anyone would care if he is were killed.

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* LightningReveal: When Light first meets Ryuk, he's initially terrified and jump falls out of his seat. However, he recovers almost instantly.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: The second man that Light killed attempted to rape a woman in front of the store and the woman was begging for someone to save her. There's nothing to support his desire to help her, but the shot makes it look that way.


* AGodAmI: Light by the end of the episode.


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* AGodAmI: Light by the end of the episode.


* MundaneMadeAwesome: Light killing poeple with the notebook is accompanied by Light's [[LargeHam hammy speech]] and OminousLatinChanting. Justified, because really it is hard to make writing in a notebook look exciting-but they did.

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* MundaneMadeAwesome: Light killing poeple people with the notebook is accompanied by Light's [[LargeHam hammy speech]] and OminousLatinChanting. Justified, because really it is hard to make writing in a notebook look exciting-but they did.


* HolyBacklight: Light gets this when he declares that he will be the God of the New World.

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* HolyBacklight: [[CueTheSun Light gets this this]] when he declares that he will be the God of the New World.

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