Death Note: Where to watch | Guide 2023

Death Note is the most prominent anime that even ordinary people heard of its name. Every year, many people raise the same query, “Where can I watch Death Note,” or “where to watch Death Note live-action film,” etc. If you also have the same or related query, you have landed on the right page.

The answer to this question is: Crunchyroll (US) and VRV have all episodes of Death Note anime television series (2006) in English dub and sub with ads. Funimation, Netflix, and Hulu also have 37 episodes of Death Note in English but under the paid subscription. Death Note, all live-action films are only available on Netflix. 

Later in this post, we will discuss more on the availability of Death Note Live-action films in various regions and where to watch Death Note: Relight 1&2. So, without any further ado, let’s begin.  

Where can I watch Death Note?

Death Note

Crunchyroll and VRV are the best streaming services to watch Death Note. Both platforms have the original Death Note series in various languages under the ad-support section. It means you don’t need to pay if you are from the US. Fans from different regions can also watch it on Crunchyroll by purchasing a good VPN for the US or other available countries. 

On the contrary, if you have Funimation or Hulu subscription, you can watch Death Note (2006) on these platforms. For Netflix, this particular anime is obtainable for more than 20 countries. Therefore, you can check whether your countries’ Netflix has Death Note (2006) or not. If not, purchase a good VPN and change your location to the US or India

Death Note Relight 1&2 is presently not available on any legal platform for the US. It is obtainable only on Japanese Netflix. It means the only way to watch it online is to use a VPN for Japanese Netflix. 

1) Is Death Note on Netflix?

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Netflix has all seasons of Death Note, including live-action movies. However, the catch is the availability. Only some countries’ library comprises all live-action and seasons of the Death Note anime. 

Death Note SeriesNetflix available countries
Death Note (2006)20+ countries including, the US, India, Canada, etc.
Death Note: Relight 1 – Visions of a God (2007)Japan
Death Note: Relight 2 – L’s Successors (2008)Japan
Death Note (2006 film)Brazil, South Korea, Argentina
Death Note 2: The Last Name (2006 film)Brazil, South Korea, Argentina
L: Change the World (2008 film)South Korea
Death Note (2015 TV drama)India, Malaysia, Hongkong, Thailand, Singapore
Death Note: Light Up the New World (2017)Brazil, South Korea, Argentina
Death Note 201720+ countries including, the US, India, Canada, etc.

2) Is Death Note on Crunchyroll?

Watch Death Note on Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the best platform to watch Death Note (2006) with premium or non-premium accounts. VRV also displays Crunchyroll’s library. Hence, you can also watch it on VRV with or without ads. But you have to check whether it is available for your countries’ Crunchyroll or not. If not, you have to purchase a VPN and change your geo-location to the US. Below in the post, we have mentioned the steps to watch any anime on Crunchyroll worldwide.

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Note- The information is provided based on the current condition. In the future, maybe some standards will change.

Death Note Relight where to watch?

Japanese Netflix is the only platform to watch Death Note Relight 1&2. For this, you have to purchase and use a good VPN and change your IP location to Japan. To know the steps advance for the post mentioned here. The other possible way to watch Death Note Relight is to buy its Blu-Ray or DVD from Amazon. It is the best way to complete the Death Note series.

Purchase Death Note Re-light from Amazon.

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How to watch death note in chronological order

The best way to watch Death Note is to follow the release order. It will help you to understand the plot better. Below we have mentioned the chronological order to watch the Death Note series. 

Death Note Watch Order-

  • Death Note Anime Series (2006) Episode (1-37)
  • Death Note (2006 film)
  • Death Note 2: The Last Name (2006 film)
  • Death Note: Relight 1 – Visions of a God (2007)
  • Death Note: Relight 2 – L’s Successors (2008)
  • Death Note L: Change the World (2008 film)
  • Death Note (2015 TV drama) Episode (1-11)
  • Death Note: New Generation (2016 miniseries)
  • Death Note: Light Up the New World (2017)
  • Death Note 2017 Netflix

This is the chronological order of the Death Note series. Here, you can skip the 2017 Netflix film. The whole story is changed from the original series, and the ratings are also unsatisfactory. 

Death Note is the best anime for beginners. Even a non-Otaku person would like this anime because of its plot and background themes. In our view, based on short mystery and suspense plots, Death Note and Monster are the best Japanese anime. 

In 2006, Death Note aired worldwide under the Madhouse studio with 37 episodes, and afterward, many fans watched this series at least 2-3 times. And once again, with the release of its live-action film, Death Note regained its popularity in 2017.

The story follows when a Shinigami, Ryuk (God of Death), intentionally drops his Death Note in the human world. An intelligent boy, Light Yagami, accidentally receives this book. After going through the first rule, “the human whose name is written in this note shall die,” he ponders it as a hoax. But due to his curiosity, he tries it on a bike gang member to save a woman and realizes that everything written in this notebook is true. And after that, his journey of becoming a god of justice has begun. 

Here, we conclude our article on “Where to watch Death Note,” along with other queries. We know if you’re an anime lover, you’ve already watched this series. But this article helps you to guide others so that they can also watch this anime. We will be back with another post. Till then, stay tuned with us and read the articles below.

Frequently Asked Questions-

Q1. Where can I watch Death Note Live Action movie?

Ans. You can watch Death Note Live Action movies only on Netflix.

Q2. Where to watch Death Note Japanese Movie?

Ans. You can watch Death Japanese Movie only on Netflix.

Q3. Where to watch Death Note Light Up the New World?

Ans. You can watch Death Note Light Up the New World only on Netflix (Brazil, South Korea, Argentina).

Q4. Is Death Note on Hulu?

Ans. Yes, Death Note (2006) is on Hulu under the subscription plan.

Q5. Is Death Note on Funimation?

Ans. Yes, Death Note (2006) is on Funimation under the Premium Plan.

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