Original Air Date: March 27, 2007
English Air Date: April 6, 2008
Directed By: Hisato Shimoda
Written By: Shoji Yonemura
Episode 24: Revival
Higuchi is arrested on grounds of being Kira and causing multiple murders in the region of Kanto.
After inspecting Higuchi's Death Note, L discovers that shinigami do exist. While L is stunned, Light takes the Death Note from him and remembers that he is the original Kira. Light then kills Higuchi by writing his name on a scrap of the Death Note from a hidden location.