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|Name:||夜神月, Yagami Raito, Light Yagami|
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Light Yagami (夜神月, Yagami Raito) is the main character in the manga and anime Death Note.
Light is a smart but isolated high school student. When the shinigami Ryuk offers him the Death Note, an artifact that cause the death of anyone whose name is written in it, Light decides to purge the world of criminals, becoming the serial killer known to the public as Kira.
- L/Light -- by far the most popular ship in the fandom
Light's Swimming Lessons
A manga edit, gifset, and later youtube video, that is an incorrect quote series replacing Light's confession at the climax of the series with Light teaching Matsuda how to swim, gained viral popularity on the broader internet beyond the Death Noted fandom.
- This Is How I Disappear, Archived version by TzviaAriella, 2015 -- "After an international tribunal condemns nineteen-year-old Light Yagami to death, the Kira Task Force must come to terms with the fallout of the case–and with Light’s surprising last request."
- Genius Is a Curse, Archived version by Bloodshot Eyes (Saphariel), 2021 -- "If Light had never touched the Death Note, would he ever have found an escape from the depression and boredom that plagued him? Would he have had a future at all?"
- Co-Star Compatible, Archived version by Emiehpop, 2022 -- a LawLight Coffee Shop AU
- Light Yagami on the Death Note Fandom.com wiki
- Light Y. filter on FFN
- Yagami Light works on AO3
- #yagami light and #yagami raito on Tumblr
- #yagami light on Pixiv
- ^ Light Teaches Swimming Lessons, Archived version, manga edit by disneyfreak007. Posted 10 June 2008.
- ^ How To Swim, Archived version. Posted to Imgur by MitchelDesu on 16 June 2014, but likely older.
- ^ Light Yagami's Lesson On Swimming, Archived version. Youtube video by Sinyuvuu. Posted 23 August 2014.