- Is Ryuk real?
- What was Ryuk real name?
- Is Ryuk a bad guy?
- Who’s the real villain in Death Note?
- Did Ryuk care for light?
Ryuk (Japanese: リューク, Hepburn: Ryūku) is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. In the anime adaptation, Ryuk is voiced by Nakamura Shidō in Japanese and by Brian Drummond in the English version.
Kotaro YoshidaKotaro Yoshida as Ryuk (Tokyo, 2015) In Death Note: The Musical, Ryuk’s role is very similar to canon, although he notably interacts more with Rem. Ryuk is introduced in the Shinigami Realm, and he goes to Rem complaining that he is bored.
Type of Villain Ryuk is the deuteragonist of the anime/manga series Death Note. He was the one who inadvertently gave Light Yagami the Death Note and instigated his killing spree. He would later become the main antagonist of the one shot special chapter, set after the events of the original series.
Light is the villain of Death Note – and a serious serial killer, at that. But there are times when we still feel sorry for him. Even people who are new to anime are well aware that Light Yagami, the main protagonist of Death Note, is not a traditional villain.
Ryuk never actually cared about Light in any affectionate way he couldn’t care less he thought of Light as entertainment, he was bored and he dropped the death note on purpose so that someone would find it.