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Light Yagami 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...
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Season 1 Episode List

1x1 Shinsei: Rebirth aired: Wednesday Oct 4, 2006
Light Yagami is a high school genius bored with life in general. Ryuk, a shinigami, is also bored, so he decides to drop his Death Note (a notebook shinigami use to kill humans) on Earth. Light finds this mysterious book and decides to rid the world of all wicked people and rule a utopia as a god.
1x2 Taiketsu: Confrontation aired: Wednesday Oct 11, 2006
Light falls into the first of many of L's attempts to uncover him from his Kira alter ego.
1x3 Torihiki: Dealings aired: Wednesday Oct 18, 2006
Ryuk informs Light that he's being followed and asks Light if he wants to make a trade for his own Shinigami eyes. But at what cost?
1x4 Tsuiseki: Pursuit aired: Wednesday Oct 25, 2006
Light creates a complex plan involving the Death Note and another criminal to try and expose his follower's name and identity.
1x5 Kakehiki: Tactics aired: Wednesday Nov 1, 2006
After finding the true identity of his follower, Light uses him to deal a major blow to the rest of his enemies.
1x6 Hokorobi: Unraveling aired: Wednesday Nov 8, 2006
Furthering the Kira investigation, the remaining police force finally meets L.
1x7 Donten: Overcast aired: Wednesday Nov 15, 2006
Light meets Penber's fiance — an ex-officer who is determined to hunt down Kira.
1x8 Mesen: Glare aired: Wednesday Nov 22, 2006
Discovering that L has went so far as to tap his room with cameras, Light comes up with a plan to throw off his suspicions.
1x9 Sesshoku: Encounter aired: Wednesday Nov 29, 2006
Still suspicious of Light's too-perfect behavior, L decides to take drastic measures and enters the same university to meet Light face to face.
1x10 Giwaku: Doubt aired: Wednesday Dec 6, 2006
L begins to profile Light through a game of tennis, and brings up some questions regarding the Kira case hoping to figure out the truth about him.
1x11 Totsunyū: Assault aired: Wednesday Dec 13, 2006
The Sakura TV station plans to air Kira's home-made videos. Little do they know that the videos will bring more than ratings.
1x12 Koigokoro: Love aired: Wednesday Dec 27, 2006
After seeing the message "Kira" sent, the task force decide to make a reply and adds Light to the force. Yet while the task force and L try to find the fake "Kira" Light has to find her first or else the existence of the Death Note will be revealed!
1x13 Kokuhaku: Confession aired: Wednesday Jan 10, 2007
The Task Force and Light continue to try and find the second Kira based on the evidence they keep receiving from him. Little do the other officers know that Light wants to find him for the sake of bettering his position as Kira.
1x14 Tomodachi: Friend aired: Wednesday Jan 17, 2007
Light furthers his plans as Kira after meeting with the very annoying second Kira.
1x15 Kake: Wager aired: Wednesday Jan 24, 2007
Light tries using the second Kira to find out L's real name. However, L is well prepared for Kira's next move and is able to get one of the Kiras in his custody soon enough.
1x16 Ketsudan: Decision aired: Wednesday Jan 31, 2007
After renouncing ownership of both Death Notes, Light turns himself in to L and is imprisoned.
1x17 Shikkō: Execution aired: Wednesday Feb 7, 2007
Getting nowhere fast, L thinks of a new plan to get Misa, Light, and Mr. Yagami out of confinement. Meanwhile, Rem finds a new person to play as Kira.
1x18 Nakama: Ally aired: Wednesday Feb 14, 2007
Tensions rise among the Task Force as the Kira investigation continues with the close surveillance of the Yotsuba corporation. But when the Force finds that the police are no longer supporting the case, the members are forced to choose between keeping their jobs or resigning to continue searching for Kira.
1x19 Matsuda: Matsuda aired: Wednesday Feb 21, 2007
Matsuda makes the Kira investigation more difficult for the Task Force when he gets himself captured by the Yotsuba corporation.
1x20 Kosoku: Makeshift aired: Wednesday Feb 28, 2007
L has bugged the secret meeting in the Yotsuba corporation and the task force is divided between those who want to stop the killing by arresting the 7 members of the Yotsuba corporation and those who want to wait to know who is actually Kira.
1x21 Katsuyaku: Performance aired: Wednesday Mar 7, 2007
The Task Force uses Misa as a way to get closer to the Yotsuba corporation. But things get complicated when Rem tries to communicate with her.
1x22 Yūdō: Guidance aired: Wednesday Mar 14, 2007
Thanks to Misa, the Task Force now knows the identity of the new Kira and L plans an elaborate scheme to smoke him out of hiding.
1x23 Kyōsō: Frenzy aired: Wednesday Mar 21, 2007
L and the Task Force close in on Higuchi who continues to play into their hands. But as time before Kira's identity is revealed on Sakura TV gets closer, Higuchi gets desperate and makes the deal for shinigami eyes.
1x24 Fukkatsu: Revival aired: Wednesday Mar 28, 2007
While Higuchi is finally captured, Light inadvertently regains his memories as Kira.
1x25 Chinmoku: Silence aired: Wednesday Apr 4, 2007
L continues to interrogate Rem, while Light manipulates Rem into killing off the greatest obstacles in his way.
1x26 Saisei: Renewal aired: Wednesday Apr 11, 2007
A transmission intended for L's successor shows all of L's findings on the Kira case. Afterwards, Light furthers his plans for a utopia, dividing the world into those who support and those who fear Kira.
1x27 Yūkai: Abduction aired: Wednesday Apr 18, 2007
Five years later, two new enemies prepare themselves to challenge Kira. While one tries to find Kira with the help of the newly established group, the SPK, the other takes a more drastic measure by kidnapping someone very close to Soichiro and Light.
1x28 Shōsō: Impatience aired: Wednesday Apr 25, 2007
Near collaborates with Light in order to rescue Sayu, who is being held hostage in exchange for the Death Note.
1x29 Chichioya: Father aired: Wednesday May 2, 2007
Mortified over allowing the Death Note to fall into Mello's hands in order to save his daughter, Soichiro puts himself into harm's way in order to get it back.
1x30 Seigi: Justice aired: Wednesday May 9, 2007
Tensions heat up between Light and Near as he collects more details on the Death Note. Information insults fly back and forth, and Kira is forced to act, in fear that his identity as Kira and L will be exposed.
1x31 Ijō: Transfer aired: Wednesday May 16, 2007
Kira's plan to kill Near backfires and suspicions arise in the Japan Headquarters concerning Kira's true identity in Light. Kira realizes he must hand off the Death Note once again and finds a new follower.
1x32 Sentaku: Selection aired: Wednesday May 23, 2007
Teru Mikami has always had a sense of justice and brought it upon himself to distinguish between good and evil. Now a grown adult, Teru serves under Kira and uses his newly acquired powers to choose a Kira spokesperson to replace Demegawa.
1x33 Chōshō: Scorn aired: Wednesday May 30, 2007
Near comes closer and closer to the truth about who is who. He lays traps for Kira as Kira does the same for Near, setting the stage for the mounting final battle.
1x34 Koshi: Vigilance aired: Wednesday Jun 6, 2007
It is confirmed within the task force that Light is up to something in his meetings with Kiyomi. After exhaustive research, Near decides he can move into the final stages of his plan to expose and humiliate Kira.
1x35 Satsui: Malice aired: Wednesday Jun 13, 2007
Light and Near agree upon a meeting place for the final confrontation. A key player is kidnapped and the end results are shocking.
1x36 1.28: 1.28 aired: Wednesday Jun 20, 2007
The Japanese Task Force and the SPK finally meet at YellowBox Warehouse on January 28th. However, a third party has come to the warehouse as well, on Kira's orders to kill everyone else there.
1x37 Shinsekai: New World aired: Wednesday Jun 27, 2007
The climactic battle between Light Yagami and L's successors finally comes to a close.

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