Battle Royale, Vol. 2
As the violence begins to escalate, Shuuya continues searching for friends who would be willing to join his alliance. However, the search doesn't go as well as he would hope, resulting in the deaths of several more students. Childhood friends Yumiko Kusaka and Yukiko Kitano would be glad to join... show more
As the violence begins to escalate, Shuuya continues searching for friends who would be willing to join his alliance. However, the search doesn't go as well as he would hope, resulting in the deaths of several more students. Childhood friends Yumiko Kusaka and Yukiko Kitano would be glad to join Shuuya, but will he reach him in time? The answer may lie with the mysterious Kawada. Will Shuuya be able to convince the transfer student to join him? Meanwhile, having also decided not to play the game, how long will devoted couple Sakura Ogawai and Kazuhiko Yamamoto survive? Finally, the deadly Kazuo must decide what to do about his gang. Will he allow them to join him? Or will Mitsuru Numai and the rest just slow him down?
Publish date: July 15th 2003
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
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Series: Battle Royale 4 (#1)
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....
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...
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 ...
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 ...