Top 10 Saddest Death Note Deaths

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1 Death of L Death of L

Well OF COURSE L's would be the saddest. He's my favourite character! And I don't like Death Note as much as I used to before L's death. Naomi's death is the second for me. - Goku02

L was such an inspiring and amazing character, and many fans agree with me too. He was intelligent and cunning, and always knew the rival's moves which lead him to reach closer and closer to solving the mystery. It broke my heart when he fell off the chair, and Light ran to save him, as his blank eyes actually showed some emotion in them before they glazed over.

He died to save humanity. He was a good guy, and good guys never deserve to die. He also was honestly the best character, after his death, the story line became stupid because it was just about Light's success at being 'L two'

Why did L not simply ask Soichiro Yagami to check his family and his son’s browser history when Light was at school? Would it not reveal him looking up the names of criminals that recently were killed with heart attacks? Not to mention, should the time of death have been recorded for deaths occurring before Light experimented with time of death, it would be stunningly close to the time and date Light looked it up(recorded in his browser history). If L got a permit for bugging and putting cameras in the house, how could he not get a simple search permit? He could have solved it that much sooner by doing the same in every household with a law enforcement employee and at least one school aged student within. In addition, Light’s habit of locking himself in his room during the time of the heart attacks would further incriminate him.

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2 Death of Light Yagami Death of Light Yagami

It's terrible because I feel that when he was dying, he finally realized what he'd done wrong and that he shouldn't have killed L, who was actually his best (and only) friend.

Sad to see light lose it for the first time

It's just that he could've used his genius for so many good things but he ruined it by being taken over by the powers of the Death Note smh

His death will simply make you is something that you will wish that doesn't is saddest death ever in any anime I have ever seen.

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3 Death of Naomi Death of Naomi

I felt like some part of me new this was going to happen but I hoped and hoped that I would not but unfortunately it did I could not stand light after this

That is when I started to hate Light Yagami. - Arcxia

Hi - speed

4 Death of Soichiro Yagami

It's sad because he died a proud father. Proud of his son. But it turns out that Light is in fact Kira. A father's dream is dead.

Bro, this was super duper sad. Even if Light said he would kill anyone to get his goal achieved, deep down he did care for his dad, L, etc.

5 Death of Mello

(eats chocolate on the outside and says that 'Geez, he had small screen time anyway. Girly-head with a chocolate bar, who the hell adds a fashion reject? Stupid! )


(Dies inside after watching Mello's death)

6 Death of Watari
7 Death of Raye Penber

Kira killed him even after all he did. That's ridiculous! - jerk4life

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8 Death of Hirokasu
9 Death of Aiber

He died in front of his son whos like 7 or something

10 Death of Matt

Matt's death showed us the significance of Kira. Mindlessly killed for a dumb reason. By far the most heartbreaking part of the entire show.

The Contenders

11 Death of Misa

You call it saddest! for me it's the happiest death of death note! - zxm

She most likely committed suicide after death of light - zxm

I want this so bad - Sassy13crown

She was my favorite character :'(

12 Death of Rem

Killed by love, probably the saddest death in any anime.

13 Death of Mikami
14 Death of Takada Kiyomi
15 Death of Near (alternative)

All though I didn't really care about Near, and thought he's just a recreation of L with white hair, it is decently sad anyways.

16 Soichiro Yagami

He in my opinion was a great model of a dad, and all Light wanted him to do in he last moments was to write of Mellow...


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