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blanc et noir (French for "white and black") is the sole Death Note artbook and the first artbook by Takeshi Obata. It contains the artist's works between 2001 and 2006, including Death Note, Hikaru no Go, original art, and various other works illustrated by Obata.


The 132-page artbook comes in a black-and-silver slipcase and contains color illustrations on various types of paper, fold-out posters, and a four-page how-to-draw section. Included within the slipcase are three double-sided laminated posters featuring three Death Note illustrations, two Hikaru no Go illustrations, and one piece of original art. The English release was printed at a limited run of 10,000 copies.

A special "Death Box" set included the artbook along with:[1]

  • A special black-and-gold slipcase for blanc et noir
  • Light, L, and Misa diorama figures
  • A Shinigami skull
  • A Shinigami eyeball pendant
  • 6 full-color original art replicas
  • 6 monochrome original art replicas
  • Original design stickers


Language Publisher / Imprint Format Release date ISBN
Japanese Shueisha Hardcover May 07, 2006 978-4-08-782146-8
Hardcover with Death Box May 07, 2006 978-4-08-908042-9
English Viz Media / Shonen Jump Hardcover May 03, 2016 978-1-4215-8627-4
German Tokyopop Hardcover Mar 09, 2015 978-3-8420-1235-6
Spanish - Spain Norma Editorial Hardcover 2015 978-84-679-1794-9



Death Note[]

Hikaru no Go[]

Karakuri Zoushi Ayatsuri Sakon[]

Original art[]

Yoshitsune Ki[]

Artbook details[]

Death Box set[]



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