Battle Royale: Remastered by Koushun Takami

Battle Royale: Remastered

Koushun Takami with Nathan Collins (Translator)

647 pages first pub 1999 (editions)

fiction dystopian science fiction thriller adventurous dark tense fast-paced

Description

Koushun Takami's notorious high-octane thriller envisions a nightmare scenario: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to kill unti...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,812 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
tense 85%
adventurous 61%
emotional 35%
challenging 31%
sad 28%
mysterious 17%
reflective 10%
funny 4%
hopeful 4%

Pace

fast 55%
medium 36%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 29% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 23% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.2

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