To put it simply, yes. Light Yagami ultimately dies because Ryuk, the Shinigami who dropped the Death Note, writes his name in the deadly notebook. Shortly after he writes his name down, Light is shot with a bullet! But why did Ryuk kill Light?
Similarly, you may ask, does he die at the end of Death Note?
Matsuda shoots him several times when he attempts to kill Near. Finally, Ryuk writes Light's name in his own notebook and Light dies. Misa presumably commits suicide. Originally Answered: How did the "Death Note" end?
Does Death Note have a happy ending?
Just because many people weren't to happy with Death Notes ending does not at all mean that is wasn't a good one! It was actually quite a plot twist as I myself expected Light to have his perfect world. Before he dies, L explains his plot.
Is Death Note returning?
The Death Note has returned – but not the Netflix adaptation. After the success of the critically acclaimed manga and anime adaptation, the story of “Death Note” is continuing with a new one-shot chapter, released Monday.