11 Anime Like ‘Death Note’ To Watch If You Liked the Series

Anime Like Death Note

Death Note is one of the most popular and beloved anime series ever made and for good reason. Based on the manga of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note is the first anime watched by many people. Even though the original series only ran for 37 episodes, the series was so loved that it spawned countless spin-offs and reboots. The series focuses on Light Yagami as he finds a death note, which gives him the power to kill anyone he pleases just by writing their name on it. Things get complex when the owner of the notebook Ryuk, a Shinigami (god of death) also appears to him to explain how the notebook works, and a police task force is set up to catch Light, which is led by a mysterious figure only known as L. So if you miss the anime series here are some more anime you could watch to pass the time.

Code Geass (Crunchyroll)

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Synopsis: The year is 2017 of the Imperial calendar and parts of the world are uner the control of the Holy Britannian Empire. Lelouch Lamperouge, an exiled Britannian prince, encounters a strange girl known as C.C., who gifts him with a great and terrible power. The Geass. With this powerful ability, Lelouch can get anyone to do as he wills. But the power of Geass: is it a blessing…or a curse?

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Terror in Resonance (Netflix, Hulu & Crunchyroll)

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Synopsis: An intellectual thriller by the creator of Cowboy Bebop! Two teenage boys work together to wake the people from their slumber and pull the trigger on this world through a series of terrorist attacks.

Death Parade (Hulu & Crunchyroll)

Anime Like Death Note

Synopsis: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too.

Parasyte (Hulu)

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Synopsis: One night, a quiet invasion takes place. Across the world, alien beings, known as Parasytes, fall to earth and begin possessing humans one by one with the rest of humanity none the wiser. Shinichi Izumi is one such victim. But when his would-be invader fails to take over his brain, and takes root in his arm, Shinichi finds himself forced to share his body with a horrific creature that has a mind and an agenda all its own.


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Synopsis: What would you do if a child you saved grew up to be a monster? An ice-cold killer is on the loose, and Dr. Kenzo Tenma is the only one who can stop him! Tenma, a brilliant neurosurgeon with a promising future, risks his career to save the life of a critically wounded young boy named Johan. The boy, now a charismatic young man, reappears nine years later in the midst of a string of unusual serial murders…

The Promised Neverland (Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll & Funimation)

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Synopsis: Fifteen escaped from Grace Field House, finally getting a chance at freedom. Instead, the outside world is almost too cruel to face. But the search for better lives and a promise to save their family still trapped imbue the kids with strength and courage.

The Future Diary (Funimation, Netflix & Crunchyroll)

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Synopsis: One day, Yukiteru discovers that his cell phone “diary” can now tell him the events of the future. The problem is, eleven others also have similar diaries, and only one can win this Survival Game. The winner becomes a god. The losers: DEAD END.

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Steins; Gate (Crunchyroll & Hulu)

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Synopsis: Rintaro Okabe is a self-proclaimed “mad scientist” plagued by paranoid delusions of a nefarious organization known as SERN. Fueled by their imaginations, Okabe and his friends form a secret laboratory and seek to unlock the mysteries of time travel!

Psycho-Pass (Crunchyroll, Hulu, Prime Video & Tubi)

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Synopsis: In the future, detectives work in teams made up of Enforcers and Inspectors. Enforcers take out the bad guys, and Inspectors ensure their partners don’t cross the line. Their weapon is the Dominator, a gun that predicts when citizens will turn criminal.

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Chainsaw Man (Crunchyroll & Hulu)

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Denji is a young boy who works as a Devil Hunter with the “Chainsaw Devil” Pochita. One day, as he was living his miserable life trying to pay off the debt he inherited from his parents, he got betrayed and killed. As he was losing his consciousness, he made a deal with Pochita, and got resurrected as the “Chainsaw Man”: the owner of the Devil’s heart.

Kaiji (Crunchyroll)

Anime Like Death Note

Synopsis: Kaiji Ito is a total loser. He lives day by day gambling, making small debt and taking out his frustration on expensive imported cars. His life changes one day with a visit from a loan shark, Endo. Endo seduces the disheartened Kaiji, “You can wipe the debt away in one night.”