Watching anime has become a cool factor among the young gen and we’re not here to judge. In fact, anime has a far better storyline than some of the wildly popular and illogical TV shows. In this article, we’ll share 7 Ultimate Reasons to Watch Death Note, one of the many eminent animated series among the culture.
We get it, you don’t want to necessarily spend time on some cartoonish animated series. But you have to understand that anime is nothing like that. They weave a captivating storyline that will get you addicted to the characters involved in the series.
Now, in order for you to decide whether or not you want to watch Death Note, we’ve compiled a list of 6 reasons mentioned below
- Psychologically Dark Plot
- Perfect Runtime
- The whole L vs Light Saga
- Twists and turns (with a lot of drama!)
- Remarkable Direction and Animation
- Catchy BGM and Original Soundtracks
- English Dubbed
Let’s get into details of each of the reasons. I will get try put on Light on the awesome Darkness of the show! (I know, very bad joke!)
Reasons to Watch Death Note
Now that you’ve seen the list, let’s dive right into the article by understanding about each point in brief without giving away major spoilers. DISCLAIMER: This series is meant for mature audiences.
1. Psychologically Dark Plot
If you’re into dark psychological thrillers, then Death Note should be your go-to anime without any doubt. Deathnote is an intense crime thriller revolving around a sociopathic high school boy, Light Yagami, who finds a supernatural book and decides to bring about justice in this evil world by questionable means.
The series is not intended for children in any way. The show has been named DEATHnote for a reason. The series will definitely make you question your morality and can easily influence your judgment in various views of life.
2. Perfect Runtime
The length of this series is perfect and apt for both the anime beginners and the rewatchers of the show. The first anime I watched was a 700+ episode series , Naruto Shippuden. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love Naruto but the overall length of the show along with the filler episodes can throw you off especially if you just started watching anime.
However, that’s not the case with Deathnote. Death Note has an ample set of episodes, 37 (to be precise!) and that number is just great. The anime is neither too long to get you to the feeling of the show being dragged nor does it end the suspense of the series in just 10 episodes.
3. The whole ‘Light vs L’ Saga
The animated series is a saga of who can outwit whom in a game of life and death between Light and L (a world-class top ranked detective). If you’ve ever played a game of chess, you’ll understand that in order to win, you’ve to think 10 moves ahead of your enemy. This is the gist of the whole Light vs L chase.
Witness this absolute masterpiece of a show and try to keep up with the exhilarating pace of moves and counter-moves from both L and Light in a bid to come out on top and be the only one to carry on with their legacy.
4. Twists and Turns (with a lot of drama!)
Death Note involves a lot of twists and turns throughout the events of the storyline. This is one of the reasons why this animated series is so beloved and regarded as a classic and must-watch among it’s fanbase. The show is so prominent that it has a rating of 9.0/10 on IMDB. Unravel the mysterious and puzzling plot twists that will surely get you hooked to this great anime series.
5. Remarkable Direction and Animation
The direction and animation behind Death Note speak for itself by the success and popularity garnered by the animated series. The animation in the series is flawless along with the proper and justified direction cuts. There’s a reason why Death Note is considered to be in the top 10 of any anime fan. Join the adventure of a lifetime as Light, along with the Ryuk, a shinigami.
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6. Catchy BGM and Original Soundtracks
The opening track title and the background music of an anime can decide how successful an anime will be. Needless to say, Deathnote has a great playlist for both the BGM and opening and closing soundtracks. The tracks used in the animated series are all original and consist of around 30 amazing tracks.
7. English Dubbed
One of the more important reasons among the growing anime watching generation is the availability of English dubbed series. This adds to the plus points of why Death Note is a masterpiece. The series can be enjoyed in English language with the same core and heart of the dialogues and flawless delivery as in the original Japanese audio track.
This brings us to the end of our article on 6 Ultimate Reasons to Watch Death Note. Now, don’t wait around anymore to enjoy and fall in love with this absolute masterpiece. Let us know in the comment section below your view on Death Note.
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