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Manga Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale: The Manga by Koushun Takami, Masayuki Taguchi Published by TOKYOPOP on August 1, 2003 Genres: Dystopian, Horror, Thriller Format: eBook Source: Scanlation Goodreads Battle Royale, a high-octane thriller about senseless youth violence in a dystopian world, it is one of Japan’s best-selling – and most controversial – novels. As part of a ruthless […]

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Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami Published by VIZ Media on February 26, 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Thriller Pages: 617 Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Goodreads Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller is based on an irresistible premise: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, […]

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