Mihael Keehl , better known as Mello or M is the eldest of L's two successors. He was raised at Wammy House alongside side Lawliet and Nate. Years after L's death. The manager of the Wammy house Roger Ruive decides that Mello should work with Near to capture Kira, he refuses. He decides that he should have been L's true successor. He Storms out of the orphanage soon after, stating "I'll find my own way," and eventually seeks help from the Mafia. Mello becomes dead set on proving that he is better that Nate.