Episode 16: Decision
Original Air Date: January 30, 2007
English Air Date: February 10, 2008
Directed By: Makoto Bessho
Written By: Toshiki Inoue
Light decides to tell L that he thinks that he may be Kira subconsciously and wishes to be confined. Light's father also believes it is a good idea that he himself be confined to a cell as he cannot risk his emotions getting the better of him during this time.
Light concocts a plan whereby he tells Ryuk he will relinquish ownership of the Death Note at any time in a discreet discussion, while being monitored by L.