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L change the WorLd (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Death Note: L, change the WorLd
L (Japanese)
Lの本当の秘密 (Japanese)
Themes: police
Plot Summary: After writing his own name in the Death Note in order to beat Light Yagami, L now has only 28 days before he dies of a heart attack. But L can't call it quits yet. Sent by F, L receives a mathematical genius child, whom witnessed his home village destroyed by terrorists armed with a deadly virus. Now, L must battle K and her group of terrorists, as they attempt to develop an antidote to save themselves before they release the deadly virus on the world. With the help of Maki, a girl who's father killed himself stopping the terrorists, and Sugura, a FBI agent looking for the Death Note, L must not only fight the terrorists, but also against the clock, ticking down on his life.
Vintage: 2008-02-09
Premiere date:
2008-02-09 (Japan)
2008-02-09 (Taiwan)
2008-02-21 (Singapore)
2009-04-29 (United States, theatrical premiere)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"I'll be Waiting" by Lenny Kravitz
Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 1)
    L change the WorLd (Dub.DVD) 2009-08-25 (from $17.66)
DVD (Region 2)
    Death Note: L change the WorLd (Sub.DVD) 2009-08-31 (from $39.73)
    Death Note: L change the WorLd [Limited Edition] (Sub.DVD) 2008-12-29
    Death Note: L Change the World (Novel) 2009-10-20 (from $17.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hideo Nakata
Music: Kenji Kawai
Original Manga:
Takeshi Obata (art)
Tsugumi Ohba (story)

Mayuko Fukuda as
Maki Nikaidō
Narushi Fukuda as Near
Youki Kudou as K/Kimiko Kujō

Asaka Seto as Naomi Misora
Bokuzo Masana as Asao Konishi
Erika Toda as Misa Amane
Kiyotaka Nanbara as Hideaki Suruga
Masanobu Takashima as Daisuke Matoba
Megumi Satou as Hatsune Misawa
Renji Ishibashi as Shin Kagami
Sei Hiraizumi as Koichi Matsudo
Shidō Nakamura as Ryuk
Shigeki Hosokawa as Raye Iwamatsu
Shingo Tsurumi as Kimihiko Nikaido
Shunji Fujimura as Watari
Tatsuya Fujiwara as Light Yagami
Yōji Tanaka as Sasaki
Yuta Kanai as Tamotsu Yoshizawa
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Chantal Strand as Maki Nikaido
Michael Strusievici as Nate River / Near

Cathy Weseluck as Kumiko Kujo / K
Michael Dobson as Koichi Matsudo
Michael Donovan as Daisuke Matoba
Ted Cole as Kimihiko Nikaido

Alistair Abell as
Medical Dispatch
Andrew Kavadas as Police Driver
Brian Drummond as
Hideaki Suruga
Garry Chalk as Commanding Officer
John Novak as Shin Kagami
Kirby Morrow as Tamotsu Yoshizawa
Lalainia Lindbjerg as NNN Anchor
Louis Chirillo as Pedestrian
Mark Oliver as
Asao Konishi
Michael Adamthwaite as Rei Iwamatsu
Michael Dobson as
Security Guard
Nicole Oliver as Naomi Misora
Richard Newman as Suruga's Superior
Richard Ian Cox as
Medical Dispatch
Ron Halder as Quillsh Wammy / Watari
Shannon Chan-Kent as Misa Amane
Tabitha St. Germain as
Hatsume Misawa
Maid Waitress
Ted Cole as Medical Dispatch
Trevor Devall as
Medical Dispatch
Train Passenger
Vincent Tong as Doctor
English companies
ADR Production: The Ocean Group
4Digital Media (UK)
Eastern Eye (Australia & New Zealand)
NEW PEOPLE, Inc. (North America)
Warner Home Video (United States and Canada)
Licensed by: Viz Media
Recording Studio: Ocean Studios
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Claudine Grémy
Translation: Yukio Reuter

Adaptation: Mathias Delobel

Cécile Marmorat as Hatsune
Céline Melloul as Maki
Claudine Grémy as
Fabrice Nemo as Ukita
Julien Chatelet as Matoba
Marie Diot as Kiyomi
Maurice Latino as Saeki
Nayeli Forest as Kujo
Olivier Angèle as Kagami
French companies
Distributor: KAZÉ
Dubbing: Soundfactor
German staff
German cast

Peter Groeger as Quillsh Wammy / Watari
Soraya Richter as Maki Mikaido
German companies
Broadcaster: Animax Germany

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