Originally Aired: November 28, 2006
English Air Date: December 16, 2007
Directed By: Yukio Okazaki
Written By: Toshiki Inoue
Episode 9: Encounter
L's suspicions are momentarily subdued, but he does not discard the possibility that Light may be Kira and decides to meet him in person.
At the college entrance exams, Light notices a mysterious and eccentric student staring at him, who introduces himself as Hideki Ryuga, the same name as a famous idol. Light is shocked when "Hideki Ryuga" reveals himself as L.