Cast and Crew of Death Note

Cast of
Death Note

About Death Note

Death Note is a captivating and suspenseful anime series that has gained a massive following since its release in 2006. The show revolves around two main characters: Light Yagami, an exceptionally intelligent and ambitious high school student, and Ryuk, a mischievous and enigmatic Shinigami (death god) who drops his Death Note in the human world out of boredom.

Mamoru Miyano provides the voice of Light Yagami, bringing to life a complex and multi-dimensional character. At the beginning of the series, Light is portrayed as a model student with a bright future ahead of him. However, he is also plagued by a sense of ennui and disillusionment with the world around him. When he stumbles upon the Death Note, he sees it as an opportunity to rid the world of evil and create a utopia according to his own moral code. As the series progresses, Light becomes more ruthless and power-hungry, leading to a thrilling and unpredictable narrative.

Shido Nakamura voices Ryuk, the Shinigami who drops the Death Note into the human world. Ryuk is a fascinating character who serves as both a mentor and a trickster to Light. He is intrigued by the human world and enjoys watching the chaos that ensues as Light uses the Death Note to carry out his mission. Nakamura's performance perfectly captures Ryuk's playful and mischievous personality, adding an extra layer of depth to the already complex narrative.

The overarching theme of Death Note is the question of morality and the consequences of one's actions. Light's initial goal of ridding the world of evil may seem noble, but his methods quickly become questionable as he becomes more and more power-hungry. The series raises important questions about the nature of justice and the dangers of giving one person too much power. At its core, Death Note is a thought-provoking and thrilling anime that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Death Note ran for 1 season.

Main Cast of Death Note

Mamoru Miyano
plays Light Yagami (voice) (37 episodes)

Mamoru Miyano as Light Yagami (voice)

Mamoru Miyano is a Japanese voice actor and singer. He has also appeared as Prince Ismir in the stage production "Cre...

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Shido Nakamura
plays Ryuk (voice) (37 episodes) , Ryuk (voice) (37 episodes)

Shido Nakamura as Ryuk (voice)

Shido Nakamura II (二代目 中村 獅童 Nidaime Nakamura Shidō), born as Mikihiro Ogawa (小川 幹弘 Ogawa Mikihiro), is a Japanese th...

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Aya Hirano
plays Misa Amane (voice) (37 episodes)

Aya Hirano as Misa Amane (voice)

Aya Hirano is a Japanese voice actress and singer. After graduating from high school, she began seriously pursuing he...

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Kappei Yamaguchi
plays L (voice) (37 episodes)

Kappei Yamaguchi as L (voice)

Mitsuo Yamaguchi (山口 光雄, Yamaguchi Mitsuo), better known by his stage name of Kappei Yamaguchi (山口 勝平, Yamaguchi Kapp...

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Kimiko Saito
plays Rem (voice) (37 episodes)

Kimiko Saito as Rem (voice)

Kimiko Saito was born on February 12, 1977 and is currently 47 years old.

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Naoya Uchida
plays Soichiro Yagami (voice) (37 episodes)

Naoya Uchida as Soichiro Yagami (voice)

Naoya Uchida (内田 直哉) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer.

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Ryou Naitou
plays Touta Matsuda (voice) (37 episodes)

Ryou Naitou as Touta Matsuda (voice)

Ryou Naitou (内藤 玲, Naitō Ryō, June 22, 1974) is a Japanese voice actor and stage actor from Osaka Prefecture. He is a...

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Keiji Fujiwara
plays Shuichi Aizawa (voice) (37 episodes)

Keiji Fujiwara as Shuichi Aizawa (voice)

Keiji Fujiwara (藤原 啓治, Fujiwara Keiji, October 5, 1964 – April 12, 2020) was a Japanese voice actor. His best known w...

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Kazuya Nakai
plays Kanzo Mogi (voice) (37 episodes)

Kazuya Nakai as Kanzo Mogi (voice)

Kazuya Nakai was born on November 25, 1967 and is currently 56 years old.

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Noriko Hidaka
plays Near (voice) (37 episodes)

Noriko Hidaka as Near (voice)

Noriko Hidaka was born on May 31, 1962 and is currently 61 years old.

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Nozomu Sasaki
plays Mello (voice) (37 episodes)

Nozomu Sasaki as Mello (voice)

Nozomu Sasaki was born on January 25, 1967 in Hiroshima, Japan. He is an actor, known for Yû Yû Hakusho (1992), Akira...

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Secondary Cast of Death Note

Kiyoshi Kobayashi
plays Watari (voice) (6 episodes)

Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Watari (voice)

Kiyoshi Kobayashi was a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Tokyo. He was attached to the Tokyo Actor's Con...

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Tomohiro Nishimura
plays Shibuimaru Takuo (voice) (1 episode)

Tomohiro Nishimura as Shibuimaru Takuo (voice)

Tomohiro Nishimura is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer-songwriter.

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Takeharu Oonishi
plays Gukku (voice) (1 episode)

Takeharu Oonishi as Gukku (voice)

Takeharu Oonishi was born on July 8, 1967 and is currently 56 years old.

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Tetsuo Goto
plays Deridovely (voice) (1 episode)

Tetsuo Goto as Deridovely (voice)

Tetsuo Goto was born on August 10, 1950 and is currently 73 years old.

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Ai Satou
plays Sachiko Yagami (voice) (11 episodes)

Ai Satou as Sachiko Yagami (voice)

Ai Satou (さとう あい, Satō Ai, February 12, 1955), born Kiyoko Satō (佐藤 紀代子, Satō Kiyoko), is a Japanese actress and voic...

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Haruka Kudou
plays Sayu Yagami (voice) (9 episodes)

Haruka Kudou as Sayu Yagami (voice)

Haruka Kudou is a Japanese voice actress and model, not to be confused with the pop idol with the same romanised name.

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Hideo Ishikawa
plays Raye Penber (voice) (2 episodes)

Hideo Ishikawa as Raye Penber (voice)

Hideo Ishikawa (石川 英郎, Ishikawa Hideo, December 13, 1969) is a Japanese voice actor (seiyuu) and narrator from Nishin...

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Ryou Naitou
plays Touta Matsuda (voice) (14 episodes)

Ryou Naitou as Touta Matsuda (voice)

Ryou Naitou (内藤 玲, Naitō Ryō, June 22, 1974) is a Japanese voice actor and stage actor from Osaka Prefecture. He is a...

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Ami Koshimizu
plays Yuri (voice) (1 episode)

Ami Koshimizu as Yuri (voice)

Ami Koshimizu (小清水 亜美, Koshimizu Ami, February 15, 1986) is a Japanese singer, voice actress and stage actress affili...

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Katsuhisa Houki
plays Kiichiro Osoreda (voice) (1 episode)

Katsuhisa Houki as Kiichiro Osoreda (voice)

Katsuhisa Houki (宝亀 克寿, Hōki Katsuhisa, October 30, 1946), born Katsuaki Houki (箒克朗, Hōki Katsuaki), is a Japanese ac...

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Naoya Uchida
plays Soichiro Yagami (voice) (16 episodes)

Naoya Uchida as Soichiro Yagami (voice)

Naoya Uchida (内田 直哉) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer.

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Naoko Matsui
plays Naomi Misora (voice) (3 episodes)

Naoko Matsui as Naomi Misora (voice)

Naoko Matsui (松井 菜桜子), born Naoko Ogawa (小川 菜桜子), is a Japanese voice actress.

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Chafurin
plays Hitoshi Demegawa (voice) (2 episodes)

Chafurin as Hitoshi Demegawa (voice)

Chafurin was born on December 4, 1961 and is currently 62 years old.

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Kensuke Nishi
plays Hideki Ryuuga (voice) (1 episode)

Hidenobu Kiuchi
plays Hirokazu Ukita (voice) (1 episode)

Hidenobu Kiuchi as Hirokazu Ukita (voice)

Hidenobu Kiuchi was born on February 5, 1969 and is currently 55 years old.

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Kazuya Nakai
plays Kenzou Mogi (voice) (1 episode) , Kanzo Mogi (voice) (1 episode) , Kanzou Mogi (voice) (2 episodes)

Kazuya Nakai as Kenzou Mogi (voice)

Kazuya Nakai was born on November 25, 1967 and is currently 56 years old.

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Masaru Ikeda
plays Koreyoshi Kitamura (voice) (1 episode)

Masaru Ikeda as Koreyoshi Kitamura (voice)

Masaru Ikeda was born on September 27, 1942 and is currently 81 years old.

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Kenichi Matsuyama
plays Geius (voice) (1 episode) , Rem (voice) (1 episode)

Kenichi Matsuyama as Geius (voice)

Kenichi Matsuyama (松山 ケンイチ, Matsuyama Ken'ichi, born March 5, 1985) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his affinity...

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Keiji Fujiwara
plays Shuuichi Aizawa (voice) (9 episodes)

Keiji Fujiwara as Shuuichi Aizawa (voice)

Keiji Fujiwara (藤原 啓治, Fujiwara Keiji, October 5, 1964 – April 12, 2020) was a Japanese voice actor. His best known w...

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Masumi Okamura
plays Kiyomi Takada (voice) (2 episodes)

Masumi Okamura as Kiyomi Takada (voice)

Masumi Okamura is a Japanese model, actress and voice actress.

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Kiyoyuki Yanada
plays Takeshi Ooi (1 episode)

Kiyoyuki Yanada as Takeshi Ooi

Kiyoyuki Yanada (born May 10, 1965) is a Japanese voice actor, affiliated with 81 Produce.

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Rintaro Nishi
plays Eiichi Takahashi (voice) (1 episode)

Rintaro Nishi as Eiichi Takahashi (voice)

Rintaro Nishi is a Japanese actor and voice actor affiliated with Office Osawa. His real name is Kazuaki Kurita (栗田 和...

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Masaki Aizawa
plays Masahiko Kida (voice) (1 episode)

Masaki Aizawa as Masahiko Kida (voice)

Masaki Aizawa (相沢 まさき, Aizawa Masaki, January 19, 1965) is a Japanese voice actor (seiyuu) from Hokkaido who is repre...

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Issei Futamata
plays Kyousuke Higuchi (voice) (1 episode)

Issei Futamata as Kyousuke Higuchi (voice)

Issei Futamata (二又 一成) is a Japanese voice actor.

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Hirofumi Nojima
plays Reiji Namikawa (voice) (1 episode)

Hirofumi Nojima as Reiji Namikawa (voice)

Hirofumi Nojima was born on April 16, 1973 and is currently 51 years old.

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Hiroyuki Yokoo
plays Suguru Shimura (voice) (1 episode)

Hiroyuki Yokoo as Suguru Shimura (voice)

Hiroyuki Yokoo was born on November 13, 1966 and is currently 57 years old.

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Ryuji Mizuno
plays Shussekisha B (voice) (1 episode)

Ryuji Mizuno as Shussekisha B (voice)

Ryuji Mizuno is best known for voice acting B'T Raidou from B't X, Meam MIDGARD from Turn A Gundam, Julius from Berse...

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