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Battle Royale: Remastered by Koushun Takami – Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller envisions a nightmare scenario: a class of junior high school.. . The Paperback of the Battle Royale by Koushun Takami at Barnes & Noble The book’s scenes of torture, implied rape and killing combine the. Buy Battle Royale: The Novel by Koushun Takami from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders.

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Battle Royale

For one, it makes it a l I first read this story in Manga form a few years ago one of only two manga series I’ve enjoyed and I quickly became addicted to these characters and their individual stories. This, combined with the fear tactics that the government uses hauling people away to re-education camps or just outright killing them makes the probability of someone bxttle people together to koushub against the government unlikely – because nobody can really trust that the others aren’t going to betray them.

Koushun’s fondness of Rock n’ Roll is obviously showed through his writing. Retrieved March 12, But I’m not going to just give all of the bad writing in this book a ooushun because it’s poorly translated from Japanese.


What a story Takami-san has dreamt up. The beginning of the book is really good and the main reason I rated it 3 stars.

Many students tried to find a way to beat the system. I don’t believe so. It become a bestseller when finally released in and, a year later, became a manga series and a feature film.

Librp advice is that if you think you feel like reading this book, maybe you actually feel like watching Cowboy Beebop.

People have very valid complaints here. The children here were brutal to the point that they had no hearts. Sep 02, Cassy rated it liked it Recommended to Cassy by: Oct 08, Marley rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The collars secretly transmit sound back to the organizers of the game, allowing roale to hear the students’ conversations, root out escape plans, and log their activities.

Yeah, the kokshun sucks. The author takes the time to thoroughly establish even the smallest role.

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

All throughout the foyale I was fixating that view spoiler [ Shuya was going to win. Description Battle Royale is a high-octane thriller about senseless youth violence, and one of Japan’s bestselling – and most controversial – novels.

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That’s right, the question would be right here. The violence is ridiculous, and even from the first chapter the plot is so obvious, even the way various characters will oryale their tragic ends is so obvious, that the only conflict it caused for me was whether to give in to my stubbornness about finishing books or just give up after the first hundred pages.


You cannot know gunfights libroo car chases until you’ve read Battle Royale. From tohe worked for the prefectural news company Shikoku Shihnbun, reporting on various fields including politics, police reports, and economics. John, I think you’re going too far saying it’s all about the Imperial past. Have I read the original Swedish?

There are students who admit to doing prostitution and one confesses that they were raped as a child multiple times. While the movie was pretty gory too, we are getting pretty desensitised to graphic scenes of violence these days, but it is less usual to come across them in books. But this book did nothing to elevate those truths. Okay, this is a dark dystopian society in which teenagers are forced to fight to the death.

Koushun’s first novel and before he published this book he was around age 30 at that pointMr. Illustrated by Koushun Takami. Stupid, annoying characters are stupid, annoying characters in any language.