After seeing the message "Kira" sent, the task force decide to make a reply and adds Light to the force. Yet while the task force and L try to find the fake "Kira" Light has to find her first or else the existence of the Death Note will be revealed!
Light and Near agree upon a meeting place for the final confrontation. A key player is kidnapped and the end results are shocking.
The Sakura TV station plans to air Kira's home-made videos. Little do they know that the videos will bring more than ratings.
It is confirmed within the task force that Light is up to something in his meetings with Kiyomi. After exhaustive research, Near decides he can move into the final stages of his plan to expose and humiliate Kira.
Discovering that L has went so far as to tap his room with cameras, Light comes up with a plan to throw off his suspicions.
L begins to profile Light through a game of tennis, and brings up some questions regarding the Kira case hoping to figure out the truth about him.
Near comes closer and closer to the truth about who is who. He lays traps for Kira as Kira does the same for Near, setting the stage for the mounting final battle.
Light meets Penber's fiance — an ex-officer who is determined to hunt down Kira.
Still suspicious of Light's too-perfect behavior, L decides to take drastic measures and enters the same university to meet Light face to face.
Teru Mikami has always had a sense of justice and brought it upon himself to distinguish between good and evil. Now a grown adult, Teru serves under Kira and uses his newly acquired powers to choose a Kira spokesperson to replace Demegawa.