Episode 17: Execution
Original Air Date: February 6, 2007
English Air Date: February 17, 2008
Directed By: Ryosuke Nakamura
Written By: Toshiki Inoue
In a last bid to determine if Light and Misa are the two Kiras, L and Soichiro stage a stunt.
Elsewhere, Rem speaks to a mysterious businessman about the Death Note. Eight businessmen then plan the next murder Kira will commit in order for the Yotsuba Group to expand past their competitors and gain more power.