Near (Nate River)
Debut Death Note: Eru Desu
Birthday August 24, 1991
Deathdate None, yet
Also known as L, N, Near
Sign Virgo
Age 26 (First appearance in Eru Desu)
Status at debut L

Leader of the SPK

The World's Greatest Detective

Relations SPK
Seiyū Noriko Hidaka
Voice actor Cathy Weseluck
Knowledge 9/10
Conceptualization Power 10/10
Will to act 6/10
Motivation 10/10
Social Skills 1/10

Nate River (ネイト・リバー, Neito Ribā), better known as Near (ニア, Nia), is one of L's two successors, raised in Watari's orphanage for gifted children (Wammy's House).

Near makes an appearance as one of protagonist and heroes in Death Note: Eru Desu and is the first who tries to catch Kira.