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Unread 07-26-2012, 12:14 AM   #16
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Light Yagami. He made a really good villain.
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Unread 07-29-2012, 08:42 PM   #17
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Well, it depends, for L, it's pretty easy, just need a long sleeve white shirt and simple blue jeans, but he is about 95% barefoot, if you are okay going barefoot at cons, then L.

For Light, you'll need a black or white long sleeve collared shirt, red tie, black jeans and shoes. If you aren't okay going barefoot for L, then Light would be best. I too am cosplaying Light, I'll have a black long sleeve collared shirt instead of white. Plus you'll carry around the Death Note and a pen, which is what will I do.

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Unread 07-29-2012, 09:03 PM   #18
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Are we discussing character wise, or cosplay wise?
Because L is fun to cosplay, while Light is just awkward because you're trying to be all dramatic, yet people come up to you and are all "can I sign your Death Note?"
Character wise, I think L's quirks make him a wonderful character, and he is a lot of comic relief on an otherwise overly dramatic anime. On the other hand, L is a lot stupider than he made himself out to be. Light was intellegent, smart, and godly at the same time. L is just kinda cute. Matters what you like better in a character.

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Unread 10-26-2012, 03:21 PM   #19
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I read the manga first and prefer it. You get to see so much more of the intense intellectual battle between the two characters, and I liked that. I never imagined that a story like this would keep me on the edge of my seat, but it did ! All the way through.

Choosing sides is difficult. I loved and related to both characters in some way. I believe Light didn't start out evil, but became possessed by the the power he was given. However, even when he DID become evil I found myself loving and hating him all at once ! L is eccentric, intelligent, adorable, and even despite what happens to him... he is the victor in the end, if only through his successors.

I honestly was cheering for them both all the way through, and was sad whenever I saw one of them fail. I don't think I've ever felt that way about a "bad guy" vs a "good guy" before.
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Unread 12-21-2012, 06:47 PM   #20
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Unread 12-21-2012, 08:19 PM   #21
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If we are talking about cosplay wise then it depends. If you want to do an easy cosplay then go for L. If you want to go for a cosplay that is slightly more difficult then go for Light. In my opinion you should cosplay the character you like more.

Character wise I watched half of the anime and both of the live action movies (never got around to watching "L change the world") and from what I saw from those I honestly liked L more. I dont hate Light I actually liked him at first but after awhile L just grew on me more.
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Unread 04-15-2013, 11:04 PM   #22
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I enjoyed both characters in the series, but Light has always been my favorite. I've always had a thing for antiheroes, and he has always stood out to me as an interesting "bad guy".
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Unread 05-20-2013, 10:23 PM   #23
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I think I like them equally. L was awesome, and there was something so unique about Light... he was definitely evil and just about unredeemable by the end of the series, but I still couldn't help but root for him right up to the end even if I didn't want to, and found his death just as genuinely sad as L's.
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Unread 05-21-2013, 09:39 AM   #24
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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:33 AM   #25
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saw the title, had to post;
I love them both
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Unread 01-12-2014, 10:59 AM   #26
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L all the way
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Unread 01-12-2014, 10:59 AM   #27
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Though to be honest the voice actor for kira gives me the shivers, the good kind
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Unread 02-14-2014, 12:20 AM   #28
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I love Light!! But I love L too.... Ugh.
There are quite a few times when it shows that Light is smarter than L, so I guess Light gets a point for that. But at the same time, L gets really close to catching Light, and Light kind of has the upper hand since he, you know, has a Death Note. I think it's just really tied between the two, but, personally, rewatching the anime, I'm rooting for Light.
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Unread 02-18-2014, 01:17 AM   #29
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I cosplay and text roleplay Light Yagami, because I find him more interesting as a character--despite the fact that I hate and oppose everything he stands for. I'm a sucker for a good villain, I guess. :P
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L of course
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