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: The Novel

The remaining pages are devoted to the “battle”. View all 3 comments.

And, it is epic. View all 7 comments. Jun 17, Becky rated it did not like it Shelves: He is the weak link in a great novel.

With its publication in Japan inBattle Royale received widespread support from young readers and became a best riyale. There’s also something that resembles a ‘sex scene’ where a female student takes off all their clothes besides their underwear, but farthest thing that happen is making out and groping.

Refresh and try again. It could have definitely been better. To ask other readers questions about Battle Royaleplease sign up. Damn, was that an understatement.

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Battle Royale is The Hunger Games with more gore and without the annoying love ooushun. Remastered Taami Paperback Without this, the author could have definitely made it much more difficult for the reader to guess who would win.


I’m sure the writing lost something in translation — certain parts are choppy and a bit crude, but that didn’t detract from the overall intensity of what was unfolding on the page. Anyway, this isn’t everyone’s cup-of-tea, and it would have benefited from a good proof-reader it’s riddled with typos and grammatical errors, small enough to read overbut if you’re interested in the darker, psychological side of things, this is one truly fascinating “experiment”.

I gurantee you would find it the same.

The very thought of being year-olds and being thrust into a situation where you have to kill or be killed, your best friends become your enemies “Lord of the Flies” meets “The Most Dangerous Game” meets the gruesome, bloody stylings of Quentin Tarantino Because 15 year olds are such noble romantic creatures that form lasting, twu-wuv bonds.

Even character names were changed.

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If you’re a gorehound, you’ll likely enjoy this experience. I dig it when favorite characters bite the dust. Mariko Hayashi said that while she believed it was the best of the four novels, it was like reading an “unpleasant near-future manga” koushin “No matter how squarely it might be horror or how interesting it might be, I’m not so sure we should be writing stories like this.

There are lots of royael cute people out there. I remember fleeing a pretty intense gunfight and thinking nonsensically: In my opinion, this book could and should have been way shorter.


I’m a huge fan of dystopian books, where the future is bleak and infinitely dangerous and if you’re gonna survive, you better check your morals at the door. Was Collins ever actually accused of plagiarism? I’ll give it the benefit of the the doubt I don’t think you’ll regret it. I wish it had been written with more realism, but you can’t have everything.

My downsides to this book: But this book isn’t really about violence. Fans condemned to bad cinema”. Koushun’s first novel and before he published this book he was around age 30 at that pointMr.

In Battle Royale bagtle, the perspective changes frequently I liked it but it may infuriate some and looks at many different types of people.

Battle Royale

The story tells of junior high school students who are forced to fight each other to the death in a program run by the authoritarian Japanese government, now known as the Republic of Greater East Asia.

Which is to say, there are some really fucked up kids in real life too. The explosive collars are straight out of the Running Man movie not from the novel.