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Death Note Relight 1: Visions of a God (2007)
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Death Note Relight 1: Visions of a God (2007)
Original name: Death Note: デスノート
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Yagami Light is an ace student with great prospects, who's bored out of his mind. One day he finds the "Death Note": a notebook from the realm of the Death Gods, with the power to kill people in any way he desires. With the Death Note in hand, Light decides to create his perfect world, without crime or criminals. However, when criminals start dropping dead one by one, the authorites send the legendary detective L to track down the killer, and a battle of wits, deception and logic ensues...this was aired on Japanese tv shortly after the death note anime was completed, this special basically re-cuts the first 26 episodes of the series into a two hour movie with some new scenes and dialogue added and the story is seen from ryuk's viewpoint.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, touching
Plot: death, mass murder, danger, fear, murder, tragic hero, conspiracy, supernatural ability, notebook, dark past, apple
Place: japan

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Death Note Relight 2: L's Successors (2008)
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the events of the first movie Yagami Light faces two new adversaries as he is trying to create a perfect world without crime or criminals. This movie continues the first tv special and is a summary of the last 12 episodes of the tv anime
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