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#T5W | I'm (a) Game(r)

This week, we are talking about Books That Would Make Good Games.

One thing you may not know about me is that I’m a gamer. Sure, I spectate more than I actually play but I’ve always had a controller in my hand since the classic Nintendo Famicom. 898 more words


Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale
Japan 2000
Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku
Watched on 03.04.2017

More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available in its uncut form in Germany – something the new distributor (who submitted the request for a new evaluation at the german ratings board) is going to celebrate with a limited theatrical release. 688 more words

Movie Reviews

Battle Royale

Battle Royale is a brutal, both physically and mentally. It tosses you into the middle of a corrupt world and forces you to be witness to an event that’s deadly and well established. 366 more words

Book Review

Battle Royale: Fight to the Death

Previously posted May 31, 2011 on Angeli’s main blog (theangeltakesflight)

So, I’ve recently finished reading the English adaptation of Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale. 815 more words

Book Review


My most recent book venture was Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale. Sometimes it feels refreshing to break out of my usual book genres and to read something a little more extreme. 30 more words


Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

“Even an ordinary guy like me sometimes can think everything is pointless. Why do I wake up in the morning and eat? It all ends up shit in the end. 396 more words


Media Consumption: Reading Resurrected!

After promising myself over and over again to start reading again, I’ve finally managed to do it! I managed to read David Levithan‘s How They Met and Other Stories, … 1,031 more words

Media Consumption