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100 Word Review - Battle Royale (2000)

What you are about to watch is brutal. Based on the novel by Koushun Takami, Kinji Fukasaku pulled no punches translating it to the silver screen. 75 more words

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Battle Royale: Remastered by Koushun Takami

You’ve seen or read The Hunger Games, right?  If you liked the premise of a group of youths forced to battle to the death until only one remains ‘victorious’, then check out the novel that did it first. 453 more words


Puppets and Strings: “Battle Royale” and Large Casts

If You Like…

  • The Hunger Games
  • Game of Thrones
  • Backstabbing and intrigue
  • Haunted house scenarios

Then You’ll Like…

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

If you’re interested in reading Battle Royale, be warned that there may be spoilers ahead. 874 more words

Book Review

Battle Royale: Book Review

I’m totally doing this backwards, but what the hey, I’ve always been a book worm first and a movie nerd second.

I found a second hand copy of Battle Royale in my last book haul and got into it pretty quickly. 920 more words


Comic Stack 04/08/15 - 5 Manga Recommendations

I said I would be back to my #1s. This week, but I had a load of fun with my comic graphic novel recommendations that I thought I’d give you a few manga recommendations to follow up on that! 915 more words

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13 Quotes from Battle Royale

When I feel like I don’t have the will to read books (either because I am so tired or no time or simply no desire to read), I always try to boost my will to read by rereading the books I love. 1,024 more words

Excessive Reader

Creativity, Hunger Games and Battle Royale

“I had never heard of that book or that author until my book was turned in. At that point, it was mentioned to me, and I asked my editor if I should read it. 395 more words