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You wouldn't believe how f*cking scared I was when I accidentally zoomed straight on his face :XD:
So, seems like my inspiration never fails to visit me when it comes to draw Beyond Birthday, wonder why XD
On another note (I know, lame pun), I saw a lot of people complaining about fanfiction.net and the low quality of the stories in it. Believe me, it's nothing compared to the shit you can find in a fanfiction site pretty famous in my country...I'm sure I saw a pregnant Beyond and some Mary Sue making him act like a geisha and it's something you wouldn't want to see/read.
And they were NOT parodies.

So, I wanted to make a dark, somewhat scary picture just to remind myself how Beyond was supposed to be. :XD: Hope you like it!:heart:





Beyond Birthday from Another Note:The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases ©NisiOisiN, Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata
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:iconpixelchic978:
PixelChic978 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  New member Hobbyist
 i love L! his creeperness makes me love him even more
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peas12344 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
omigosh!! (I'm a really big fan of yours BTW! <3) I couldn't help but crack up when you said "on another note" ahh. jeez.
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hetalover524 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Me: *to afraid to even scream*
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
who is bb?
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:iconrobbuz:
Robbuz Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014   Digital Artist
Beyond Birthday is a fictional character from the novel "Another Note: The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases" written by NisiOisiN. It tells the story of how L and Naomi Misora met during their very first job together, which is mentioned in the original manga, too. It's a canon universe and it's been published in English, so you can buy it online or at book shops! I found my copy in a manga shop, so you should check it out there, too :aww:
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Ah okay. I'll look into it.

But can you tell me why he looks like L?
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:iconrobbuz:
Robbuz Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014   Digital Artist
That's actually a major spoiler in the book, if you don't want to ruin the surprise you should just read the book and I highly suggest to do so, because it's a very great book, a bit short, but still enjoyable and full of suspance. :aww:


Otherwise, you can find his wiki page here (WARNING: IT SPOILS EVERYTHING)-> deathnote.wikia.com/wiki/Beyon…
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Okay so I read the story.
You are right, it is really cool.  I just wish we had some official visuals.

But on a side note, I don't think BB actually looked EXACTLY like L. Just copied his "style" so to speak.
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Robbuz Featured By Owner May 17, 2014   Digital Artist
Yes, I think the same way; in the book they describe B having very simple clothes and eye bags, but since we, as readers, know L wears something like that too, we were kind of lead to think he's exactly like L. That's how the fandom portrays him, since there's no official picture of him -even though some think the "L" in the illustration with Naomi Misora in the book may be him. Not to mention, I think it was just a case that he looked like L, because they never saw each other and B never mentioned that he wanted to look like him; he actually HATED L and didn't want to be his copy, so there wouldn't have been any reason for him to disguise as him. Making people think that B look like L was an important part of the plot, though: for those who didn't know about Beyond Birthday, it was pretty shocking when they found out in the end he was who they thought he was L :XD:
Anyway, I'm glad you liked the book! :D
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
It is implicated that he did purposefully base his style off of L with his... mixed feelings towards him.
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applereaper8499 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
I finally find the source for this awesome picture. *clicks favorite button* yesh ^³^b
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Dinofelini Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
You captured him perfectly
He is scary indeed when you zoom in on to his face
But still he is epic
I imagined him to be scary looking when i read the book hahaha
I dont know why
Maybe its because of his Shimigami eyes XD
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Robbuz Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013   Digital Artist
thanks! :aww: well, he's indeed depicted as menacing looking and somewhat disgusting so, yeah everyone would be scared to death by him :XD: nonetheless, he's one of the greatest characters in Death Note :heart:
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SeiaraL Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
O_O Very scary! This is awesome! :D
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:iconrobbuz:
Robbuz Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013   Digital Artist
thanks! :aww:
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XoXoCandie Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Is 'another note' also an anime? I couldn't find it anywhere...

And this looks great!
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Robbuz Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013   Digital Artist
"Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases" is a novel book written by NisiOisiN, who's also the creator of the "Monogatari series", and sadly there's no anime of it :(

thanks so much!:aww:
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XoXoCandie Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, alright! I guess I'll have to search for the book someday then~

No problem~
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MajorasMasks Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Just perfect. I think this is the best BB pic I stumbled upon here on DA.  :)
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bonjourcharlesg Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Creepy BB as fck :D Nice job! I absolutely love Death Note as well ^^
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CooperKid248 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
I saw this on FB and I was like, "L?" It took me a while to remember it's BB. But, seriously. Damn. That's one handsome killer. :iconiseeplz:
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Bluebellwriter7 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can believe how scared you were, zooming in...those eyes, dear lord. Amazing, that you can actually creep me out a little bit.
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Monarch-Dreams Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love how you did the eyes :3
They are really realistic looking!
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EisTraum Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Man. I JUST regained the ability to look under my bed.
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TheFedoraAlchemist Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
B remains to this day one of the very few things I'm scared of. He is at the top of that list.
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BloodyScorpion7 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg this is just how I imagined him to be. Perfect.
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LuNa-NaLu Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is similar to what I imagined when he came out from under the bed xD So creepy!!
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PS2addictedlioness Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*Want levels rising*
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DibstaRP Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah! O.O *Backs away*
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*Slowly scooting back with jam in hand* Uhh, sorry, kind of need this for toast. ;_;

Great Job!
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i-love-L-Laweit Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
:iconbeyondrapefaceplz::iconsaysplz:come on give a little
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FlorxFranco4ever Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
it is perfect! *^* <3
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:iconmikazukiame:
MikazukiAme Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
._. I had a nosebleed while staring at him... why? xD
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KittyTheMangaMaker Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Because that is the side-effect of Beyondfanidus?
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MikazukiAme Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hell yes. xD
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KittyTheMangaMaker Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013
:iconbeyondplz:
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Neko-Baka-Olush Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Aww,this is little creepy but so amazing ;;u;; I love him x3
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xxSweetDevilxx Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Like Mona Lisa, he keep staring into my soul even when I looked at him in different angles
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:iconpiegoose:
Piegoose Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!! :D
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Alienixung Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
he is so scary that even beautiful, his madness can be seen in his eyes...
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kameron45 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
holy crap thats creepy!... i love it! :}
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TheGreenSprite Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
i cannot help but look into his eyes, o_o
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kittyrose25 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
............................I love this, but I think I'm going to have a nightmare about this tonight.
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BloodyRose1979 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Student Photographer
This picture creeps me out to no end. But I still like it.
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SwitchBladePanda15 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Is it just me who'd actually like to see this upon opening my bedroom door? O.o
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Reprogrammed Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Student Writer
This needs to be a Daily Deviation. If I new how to make it one, I totally would.
AMAZING!
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ShinigamiRyuku Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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smari306 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
gadzooks! i seriously thought he was gonna crawl outta the screen......this is some scar -y shiz. And thats a compliment. im actually typing up a beyond birthday fanfic right now-this was some nice inspiration ^_^ tnc!
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Makishi Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
extremly scary... but i like it.
BB is just awesome. psycho, but awesome...
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Windy1311 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*backs away*...Ill give you jam if you dont kill me... :iconjamplz: hehe...^^'
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