I'll take a potato chip... And cause a heart attack!


  • Naomi Lester University of Leicester


TV programme, Comic, Biology, Nutrition, Energy Consumption, Heart Attack, Death Note


In the anime and manga series Death Note, protagonist Light Yagami inflicts his version of justice on criminals. His modus operandi is a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that allows him to kill off criminals with heart attacks. This paper, inspired by one of Light’s most memorable quotes, explores how potato chips could be used as the modus operandi instead. Due to the themes of the anime and manga series, readers should be aware of the themes relating to murder, serial killers, and nutritional information that could trigger eating disorders.



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How to Cite

Lester, N. (2024). I’ll take a potato chip. And cause a heart attack!. Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Topics, 11. Retrieved from https://journals.le.ac.uk/index.php/jist/article/view/4584