Death Note

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Dark psychological anime mixes sci-fi, drama.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 63 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 473 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Me when the

5 people found this helpful.
age 14+

Fascinating show but very dark

This show is a fantastic exploration of morality and justice. While the main character means well, the combination of his being a sociopath and having a god complex makes him out to be a really interesting character. The show does get a little less interesting near the end, but saying why is a massive spoiler. The show also deals with the concept of suicide a little bit, which might be too dark for younger kids.
2 people found this helpful.

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