This is a list of fictional characters in the manga and anime series Death Note. The character names are listed in Western order, with the given name before the family name.
The writer, Tsugumi Ohba, developed the basic character traits while Takeshi Obata, the artist, created the visual character designs.
In his stories, Ohba chose character names that "seemed real but could not exist in the real world" because most of the characters were criminals and victims.
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