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Battle Royale, Vol. 1 - Koushun Takami, Keith Giffen, Tomo Iwo, Masayuki Taguchi
Battle Royale, Vol. 1
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Revisit the chilling vision of children coming of age in a cold and uncaring world in this gorgeous collector's bind-up of Battle Royale.
Revisit the chilling vision of children coming of age in a cold and uncaring world in this gorgeous collector's bind-up of Battle Royale.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781591823148 (1591823145)
Publisher: Tokyopop
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Battle Royale 4 (#1)
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A Bit Bookish
A Bit Bookish rated it
3.5 A very quick review before a very busy day...
It's a lottery. But in this lottery, there's no multi-million dollar check to turn your life around. No, this is the worst thing that could happen to you if you're a ninth grader in the economically and sociologically bankrupt future that creators Koushun Takami and Masayuki Taguchi have dreamed up....
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
Between the novel and the manga, I decided to read the manga. But maybe I should have started with the movie. The plot is catchy, and all is so crazy and gore. At first I almost quit, because of the artwork. It looked funny, almost cartoonish. And I don't like when the mangaka overdoes the crying: l...
Morbid Obsession (Kynthos)
Morbid Obsession (Kynthos) rated it
3.0
Still super disturbing to me eventhough this is my 2nd attempt at tackling this story. The story makes me angry and I am not sure if I'll continue reading the rest of the volumes. I just can't stomach unrestrained violence and too much gore. Just too much senseless killings for me. *shudder*The art ...
Anotações Literárias
Anotações Literárias rated it
5.0
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Stuti's blog for depleting ships
Stuti's blog for depleting ships rated it
4.0
The creators sure don't shy away from carnage and gore. I just don't get how ninth-graders, 14 and 15-year olds, can have such disturbingly sexual prowess and be so lusty. The urge to kill before you get I killed I understand but those sex and rape talks from people my age don't sit well with me. I ...
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