Death Note

Death Note’s L, the insomniac genius detective

Let’s meet L from Death Note

L, the world-renowned genius detective from the Death Note anime is celebrating his birthday on October 31st. It is he that took on the challenge to catch the serial killer known as Kira. In his investigation he became highly suspicious of Yagami Light and while trying to prove that Light is Kira, an epic cat and mouse game of strategy starts that became one of the most epic psychological battles in Anime and made Death Note a cult favourite.

We know L as a slim, tall young man with black hair and dark eyes, his eyes have shadows underneath them, a result of insomnia that plagues him. He always wears blue jeans and white shirts and loves being barefooted, even in public.

He is an enigmatic, secretive person and prefers to communicate to the outside world via his assistant, Watari. If he speaks on-screen he never shows his face, instead using a picture in ‘Old English” script of the Letter L.

What we loved mostly about L was his quirks. He always crouched instead of sitting down normally, eating only sweet food like desserts, fruit and candy. He also had a habit of holding items by only using a thumb and a finger. Don’t let his lazy demeanor fool you L is highly athletic. L was a tennis champion in the England Junior Cup and knows martial arts (Remember his brief fight with Light?).

If you do not know L and have not seen the anime Death Note we highly recommend the anime.

Here is a video with a fight scene between L and Yagami Light. (Episode 18) Be aware that if you have not seen Death Note yet the scene will have spoilers in it for you. Follow the link to watch the fight.

Here is a super sugoi Death Note wallpaper for your enjoyment. To download, right click one the picture and select the ‘save image as’ option.

Death Note wallpaper (size 1920 x 1080)

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Anime Character Birthdays Week 5 of October and start of November

Let’s look at the Anime Character Birthdays for this week. Who knows maybe someone shares a birthday with one of us!

Anime Birthdays (October 26, 2015 – November 01, 2015)

October 2015
26 Anya Alstreim (Code Geass)
27 Orochimaru (Naruto)
28 Meiko Akizuki (Marmalade Boy)
29 Athrun Zala (Gundam SEED)
30 Mari Akutsu (Full Metal Panic!)
31 L/Ryuuzaki (Death Note)

November 2015
01 Queen Beryl (Sailor Moon)

Except for the fact that it is L from Death Note’s birthday, October 31st is also Halloween, a holiday that is celebrated in Japan in its own unique way. If you want to know more about how the people of Japan celebrate Halloween, please follow this link: