Death Note is a Japanese media franchise based on a manga series, with numerous adaptations and spin-offs. It revolves around a magical notebook with the power to kill anyone whose name is written in its pages.
Works in the franchise include:
- Death Note Pilot (2003): An early (and very different) one-shot prototype manga that inspired the rest of the series.
- Death Note (2003-2006 [manga], 2006-2007 [anime]): The manga/anime series, and the best-known versions of the story.
- Death Note Special Chapter (2020): One-shot sequel manga taking place 10 years after the events of the story.
- Another Note (2006): A prequel novel focusing on L and Naomi Misora.
- L: change the WorLd (2007): An adaptation of the live-action film of the same name.
- Death Note Series (2006-2016): Japanese live-action films based on the manga.
- Death Note (2006)
- Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
- L: change the WorLd (2008): An L-centric sequel to the previous two films.
- Death Note: New Generation (2016): A three-part miniseries that bridges the 10-year-gap between the previous films and Light Up the New World.
- Death Note: Light Up the New World (2016): A sequel to all the previous films featuring (mostly) new characters.
- Death Note: The Musical (2015): A stage musical adaptation of the manga's first half, which has had runs in Japan and South Korea. An English demo album also exists.
- Death Note (2015): A live-action television series that retains the basic plot, but makes some changes.
- Death Note (2017): An American film adaptation that was exclusively released on Netflix.
- Death Note: Trading Card Game (2006-2008)
- Death Note: Confrontation (2018)
Video Games (Death Note)
- Death Note: Kira Game (2007)
- Death Note: Successors To L (2007)
- L: The Prologue To Death Note: Spiraling Trap (2008)
- Death Note: VR Escape Game (2015): A virtual reality game where you play as Misa working with Rem to escape a flooding basement.
- Death Note: The VR Experience (2017): A virtual reality game released to tie in with Death Note (2017).
- Jump Super Stars (2005): Light, Ryuk, and L appear as support characters in this crossover fighting game.
- Jump Ultimate Stars (2006): Misa, Near, and Mello are added as support characters.
- Jump Force (2019): Another fighting game that includes Light and Ryuk as non-player characters.