oh well it's a psychological battle, of course it would have to be long text
like Conan, and Kurosagi.
the dark theme and dark main character is the flagship of this series. While every other mangas in the Shounen Jump Department write about friendship and the happiness of life. Death Note went against them, showing the dark side of life.
one thing that is very clear from Death Note and the other mangas, is that like, One Piece, u always cheer for Luffy and his team. But in Death Note, u don't know who to cheer for.
I have to admit, after reading Death Note I wonder, wat is justice, for a whole month