Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. It was released on 3 October 2006 in Japan by Nippon Television. You can watch Death Note on Hulu or Netflix. It is also available for Buy/Rent on Amazon Instant Video or Vudu as well. In addition, you can stream Death Note on your TV if you have Roku by adding these applications from the channel store.

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Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects, and he’s bored out of his mind. He finds the Death Note, a notebook that is dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Death Note grants the user the supernatural ability to kill anyone whose name is written on its pages. So he decides to use this ability to cure this corrupt world of all evil.

Death Note Series season 1

Awards of Death Note

  • Tokyo Anime Award (2008) Winner for Best Voice ActorMamoru Miyano for Kidô Senshi Gundam 00.
  • Scream Awards (2007) Nominee – Best Foreign Movie.
  • Tokyo Anime Award (2007) Winner – Notable Entry in TV category.
Death Note images on Roku

How to Watch Death Note on Roku?

Death Note comprises 37 episodes in its first season. You can stream it online using services like Netflix, Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu & Amazon Prime. You need a good internet connection with a valid subscription.

The following are the steps to install the Hulu app and stream Death Note on Roku.

#1. Using the HDMI port on your TV, connect the Roku device.

#2. Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

Roku home screen

#3. On the home page, click on the Streaming Channels option.

streaming channels option on Roku

#4. Under Streaming Channels, select the Search Channels option. Navigate to the search bar and type Hulu using the on-screen keyboard.

search option on Roku

#5. From the suggestions list, click on the Hulu app.

#6. On the app info screen, select the Add Channels option. Click OK on the pop-up.

Add channel option on Roku

#7. Click on the Go to Channel option to launch the app.

Go to channel option

#8. Hulu app home screen appears on the screen.

Hulu home page

#9. Login with your registered credentials to see the contents.

Hulu Library tab

#10. Now navigate to the search bar and find Death Note.

Hulu search option

#11. Click on the Play button and enjoy your favorite show on the TV.

Death Note on Hulu

Wrapping Up

The basic plan of Hulu starts from $5.99 per month, but it includes annoying ads. So instead, you can pay $11.99 per month to stream Ad-free. Similarly, you can also download Netflix, Crunchyroll, and Funimation to stream the content on your device. Death Note is one of the popular anime available. You can enjoy streaming the content on your device with the above methods. If you are still facing any issues, post your comment in the below section.