Original Air Date: April 17, 2007
English Air Date: April 27, 2008
Directed By: Tomio Yamauchi
Written By: Toshiki Inoue
Episode 27: Abduction
Orphanage caretaker Roger Ruvie informs L's successors, Mello and Near, that L has died. Relinquishing the opportunity to succeed L, Mello leaves the orphanage to pursue Kira on his own, backed by the American Mafia.