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Battle Royale, Vol. 06 (Battle Royale #6)

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In the future, random Jr. High School classes are chosen to compete in a game called Battle Royale. The rules: only one student can survive after 3 days on an island or else they all perish. Weapons are handed out and each student is sent out into the field alone and unprepared for the horror that awaits them. The classmates turn upon themselves in a battle for survival, t ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 2nd 2004 by TokyoPop (first published April 1st 2002)
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Emily May
Dec 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
This volume of the awesome and terrible series focused on some of my favourite characters. The delightful Shinji Mimura, who struggled to accept love and put up an act of bravado to cover it; Shogo Kawada, the seemingly tough warrior with a heart of gold; and Kiriyama, the guy you can't say you like without sounding like a sociopath too but who is oddly intriguing - you feel the need to discover what it is that has made him such a cold, calculating killer.

Kiriyama is an important character in m
Jan 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another solid installment. 4 is probably still my favorite, but this one was more interesting than 5. Honestly, it's really interesting how much has slipped my mind since reading the original novel. Anyway, no time to elaborate right now, but 8.5/10 (4/5)

Spoiler text is here for me to remember how the story is split up between volumes
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Eve Kay
Mar 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
Well, that was fast!?
Action-packed and fast-paced this number 6 was all the business!
A lil' disappointed at the amount of killing in this volume being zero but the reading experience was over so fast I didn't have enough time to think about it. Atleast they're coming up with some kinds of solutions by this time, that's good.
Shayna Ross
Aug 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Sometimes I wish I read this when I was younger because the emotional sequences are just hard to deal with - so. much. crying. Oi...
The Stumps
Feb 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another good volume.
Sergio Bonilla Garcia
Apr 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
El quinto volumen acababa en tensión, con un plano que nos mostraba un anónimo espía acechando el refugio del trío protagonista. Hay que reconocer que los autores juegan con habilidad en los cierres de cada tomo, dejando ganas de continuidad para resolver una situación que queda en el aire. Así pues, este tomo se abre con ese anónimo personaje, confundible con Kiriyama (!!) pero que no resulta ser otro más que el leal Hiroki Sugimura, que poco a poco va siendo desarrollado en los sucesivos libro ...more
Aurora Dimitre
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: february-2015
~4.5 Stars~

The one complaint I have with this book is that there was barely any Shinji and Yutaka - they did get a chapter to themselves at the end, and I did really really love the fact that Sugimura took up most of this book, because I'm like in love with that boy because he is just perfect and I love him, and the flashbacks, and it was just awesome, but still. Not until the end! But I still really enjoyed it.

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Indah Threez Lestari
Apr 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: in-english, manga
Baca ulang.

Kazuo Kiriyama menyerang kelompok Shuuya. Hm... rasanya kok Kazuo si psikopat ini jauh lebih keren dibandingkan boga lakonnya ;P

Di saat kritis si jago kungfu Sugimura datang membantu. Tapi tetap saja untuk menghindari Uzi-nya Kazuo Sugimura harus membawa Shuuya lompat dari tebing ke laut. Tentu saja keduanya selamat... ya iyalah, ini kan baru jilid 6, masih jauh dari jilid pamungkas.

Sementara itu, Shinji Mimura sibuk mempersiapkan bom untuk menyerang gedung sekolah tempat panitia bers
Mar 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
There are some great action sequences but sometimes the sentimentality gets in the way. It's like in every scene somebody is filled to bursting with teardrops forming in the corners of their eyes. One improvement is that there are less flashbacks because most of the characters are pretty well established by now. The realistic and grotesque art is a plus and a lot of motion is implied in a motionless context.

Sep 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
Well then, That happened fast. After taking care of Noriko, Kawada gets a bee in his bonnet and decides to take on Kazuo. I have yet to understand why the characters are all very shouty, and not entirely believable. The internal monologue for most are very childish which is becoming a little annoying. However the story is trundling along at a cracking pace with little sign of letting up, which is good.
Feather Mista
Estoy bastante seguro de que había "readeado" todos los tomos del manga de Battle Royale, pero por algún motivo parece que cuando el infame Deleted Member empezó a borrar ediciones a rolete, hubo ediciones que directamente desaparecieron. Por ahora copipasteo esto a toda la serie para disminuir el riesgo de que vuelvan a hacer una forrada semejante.
Miss Ryoko
May 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
I feel like I waited so long for this volume to come in the mail!!

After a nearly 2 week long wait, I finally get to dive back into Battle Royale and it was as exciting and gripping as usual. I can't wait to see how everything turns out! I just want to keep reading!!!
Dec 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Finally, some action.
Despair Speaking
May 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Kiriyami has the moves!!!

That's all I can say. Yeah, he's my favorite, although I also like the Chinese kung fu dude and Mimura!
May 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Algo de ecchi y más sangre
Nov 15, 2012 rated it liked it
Review keroyokan untuk satu serial ada di sini: Review manga Battle Royale :)
Tracy Klein
Nov 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Five stars for Sugimura alone.
Apr 01, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Mooie cliffhanger. Op naar nummer 7. ('t Zal voor in de us zijn, of voor binnen drie maand.)
Sir Nicho
Jul 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Jul 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Seriously Yutaka, get your shit together man.
Gets better and better, as we get to know more characters, wondering what will happend to them...
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Koushun Takami (高見 広春 Takami Kōshun) is the author of the novel Battle Royale, originally published in Japanese, and later translated into English by Yuji Oniki and published by Viz Media and, later, in an expanded edition by Haika Soru, a division of Viz Media.

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