Death Note has a detective manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. Th...e story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who discovers a supernatural notebook from a Shinigami named Ryuk that grants its user the ability to kill anyone whose name and face he knows. The series centers around his use of the notebook, and the effort of a detective known as L to track him down. Death Note had serialized in Shueisha’s manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from December 2003 to May 2006. The 108 chapters had collected and published into 12 tankōbon volumes between May 2004 and October 2006. It had adapted into live-action films released in Japan on June 17, 2006; an animated film titled L Change the World had released on April 16, 2008. A television anime adaptation aired in Japan from October 3 to December 26, 2006 spanning 37 episodes.