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Battle Royale (jap. バトル・ロワイアル, Batoru Rowaiaru) ist ein japanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr , der auf dem gleichnamigen Roman von Kōshun. Battle Royale Schauspieler, Cast & Crew. Liste der Besetung: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto u.v.m. Action von Kinji Fukasaku mit Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda - Zynische Horrorsatire, die das "Herr der Fliegen"-Motiv um eine besonders blutige Variante. Battle Royale. Originaltitel. Batoru rowaiaru. Genre. Action. Japan Medium. Kinofilm. Kinostart. (D) bei Capelight Pictures. Regie. Battle Royale II () Trivia on IMDb: Cameos, Mistakes, Spoilers and more "Jacta Alea Est", Wild Seven's slogan, is Latin for "The Die is Cast". 4 of 4 found.
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary. Cast. Tatsuya Fujiwara: Shuya Nanahara · Ai Maeda: Shiori Kitano · Ayana Sakai: Nao Asakura · Shuko Oshinari: Aoi Takuma. Battle Royale II () Trivia on IMDb: Cameos, Mistakes, Spoilers and more "Jacta Alea Est", Wild Seven's slogan, is Latin for "The Die is Cast". 4 of 4 found.
Battle Royale Cast - NavigationsmenüHidetsugu Okumura Soldier. By continuing to use TMDb, you are agreeing to this policy. Im Laufe der Sequenz tötet Kitano zwei Schüler eigenhändig. Ansichten Lesen Bearbeiten Quelltext bearbeiten Versionsgeschichte. The name of the terrorist Als App, "Wild Seven", is Flash Casino Script nickname in the original novel. Shin Kusaka Yoshio Akamatsu Boy 1. Die neun Kapitel wurden in einem Sammelband zusammengefasst. Mobile9.Com Android Masuda Offlinegame Kuronaga Boy 9. Eri Ishikawa Yukie Utsumi Girl 2. Sign In. Satomi Hanamura Yuka Nakagawa Girl Batoru Rowaiaru. Chie Kobayashi Producer. Juni A-indiziert. Die deutsche Edition umfasst die 15 Crapless Craps in 5 Sammelbänden, die alle bereits erschienen sind. Shigehiro Yamaguchi Toshinori Oda Boy 4.
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku. Writers: Koushun Takami novel , Kenta Fukasaku screenplay. Available on Amazon. Added to Watchlist.
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Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Tatsuya Fujiwara Shuya Nanahara - otoko ban Aki Maeda Kitano-sensei as Bito Takeshi Chiaki Kuriyama Hiroki Sugimura - otoko ban Takashi Tsukamoto Shinji Mimura - otoko ban Yukihiro Kotani Yukie Utsumi - onna 2-ban Sayaka Kamiya Satomi Noda - onna ban Takayo Mimura Taglines: Today, I killed my best friend.
Edit Did You Know? In the manga, he also plucked out an abusive gym teacher's eyeball and crushed it with it still connected by the optic nerve, just to see the color of the liquid within.
He was also the only male student not to fall for Mitsuko Souma's charms. Kiriyama is also shown to have a high tolerance for pain, such as when, after killing Mitsuko, he cuts his arm open and tapes the muscles that control his index finger back so as to permanently pull said finger back into a position that allows him to fire at a much more rapid rate.
Despite their loyalty, he has no attachment to any of them and murders all of them during the Program. Kiriyama participates in the Program not out of necessity as with most students , but only because he had nothing better to do, and succeeds in killing many of his classmates fourteen total, fifteen if Shogo Kawada is counted, amounting to the most kills of all students , only to ultimately be killed in the end.
In the novel, Noriko shoots Kiriyama in the head once, and then Shogo shoots him in the head again; at that point Shogo tells her that he killed Kiriyama to spare Noriko the guilt of murder.
In the manga, Shuya ultimately kills Kiriyama by shooting him in the neck, though Kiriyama was able to regain his emotions from an earlier shot in the face, and moments before his death, he tells Shuya that he can feel again.
Unlike his novel and manga counterparts, he displays emotion and takes enjoyment in killing students. Kiriyama is also depicted as mute and never speaks during the course of the film.
In this adaption, the "Kiriyama family" gang members from the novel and manga, led by Numai instead, thought Kiriyama was in the league with Kitano, and tried to bully him to confess, but were killed by him.
Shogo ultimately kills him by shooting and detonating his collar. Gained weapons- Colt Python , 2 hand grenades , Uzi.
She is said to be one of the most beautiful girls in school with her angelic face, shapely body, and seductive smile which is referred to in the novel as her "fallen angel's smile.
Similar to Kazuo Kiriyama, Mitsuko suffers from childhood trauma, and she is the leader of her own gang, which consists of Hirono Shimizu and Yoshimi Yahagi.
She manages to kill a total of six seven in the novel students, becoming the second most dangerous opponent in the Program, before she finally gets killed by Kazuo Kiriyama.
In the novel, Mitsuko is abused by several individuals during her childhood. When she was nine years old, her mother took her to an old building in a run-down neighborhood.
In the building, three men paid her mother to gang rape her and videotaped the events. When Mitsuko told a teacher what had happened, instead of getting the help she was looking for, the teacher raped her in the reading room after school.
Mitsuko's friend at the time witnessed the rape and spread a rumor around school that resulted in the teacher getting fired.
Mitsuko's mother tried to take her again to be raped for money, but Mitsuko accidentally killed her mother. She cleaned up the scene to make it look like a robbery gone wrong, and afterwards she sat on a swing in the park.
She was then taken to live with distant relatives where their child harassed Mitsuko. When the child was hospitalized after falling off of their roof, the mother wrongly accused Mitsuko of pushing the child, but Mitsuko was defended by the father who began taking advantage of her shortly after.
Being repeatedly violated in her youth shaped Mitsuko into a manipulative young woman with a twisted child's psyche. In the novel, she managed to kill seven students, the last of which Kayoko Kotohiki she kills seconds before Mitsuko was killed by Kiriyama.
In the manga, it was revealed that as a child, Mitsuko's biological father divorced his wife and eventually fled the country altogether, intending to protect her and young Mitsuko from the government.
This left young Mitsuko completely heartbroken. Before he left, her father gave her a Magical Emily ring because he knew that she wanted to have one and also so that she could have something to remember him by.
Mitsuko would later treasure the Ring and use it as a possible source of comfort even during the Program. Some time later, and when Mitsuko was nine years old, she then met her stepfather who ended up giving her a doll which was the only time he'd ever really shown her kindness along with the promise that they would be a family.
Shortly after that, things changed as he then began subjecting both Mitsuko and her mother to all forms of abuse.
In time, the damage was too much for even Mitsuko's mother to take and she too began abusing her own young daughter, presumably by physically assaulting her while her stepfather also subjected young Mitsuko to sexual abuse.
Eventually, the horrific abuse Mitsuko had gone through left her damaged for life. By the time she became a teenager, Mitsuko turned into a manipulative young woman with a twisted sense of right and wrong.
She also developed a habit of regularly seducing men, drugging them before having sex with them and then robbing them. She also made a deal with a local criminal to have her stepfather killed but the criminal ended up killing both Mitsuko's stepfather and mother before Mitsuko called the police on the unnamed criminal.
In the English manga, she's nicknamed "Hardcore Souma" presumably due to her good looks. She uses much of her sexuality in the manga and often seduces men before having sex with them and later ends up either drugging them and stealing their money or just hurting them which she began doing during her tenure on the Program.
During the Program, Mitsuko also becomes a killing machine who kills her classmates one by one as she seeks to win the game, including her former "friend", Yoshimi Yahagi.
Prior to the Program, Mitsuko is feared by her female classmates and is the head of a girl gang. Her designated weapon is a sickle or a kama which she wields with incredibly lethal skill although she is seen using a gun with great skill.
She also uses her good looks and body to seduce her male classmates so that she can catch them off-guard.
Due to her emotional abuse, she has a twisted idea of sex, thinking that it is the solution to everything, which led her to rape a wounded Yuichiro Takiguchi , thinking it would make him feel better.
She became upset when he said that it hurt him, and thinking that he was rejecting her, she killed him. She later came across Kazuo Kiriyama, another student who similarly to Mitsuko had been responsible for the majority of the deaths during the Program and almost immediately, the two engaged in a gunfight.
Having been shot in her right arm, Mitsuko then attempted to seduce him by stripping completely naked, a tactic she had used on other men in the past.
However, due to his sociopathic behavior, Kiriyama did not fall for her act and proceeded to injure Mitsuko by regularly shooting her in random parts of her body which left her in agony and caused her to remember various moments of her life.
Her childlike personality seizing control, Mitsuko began calling for her father while repeatingly saying "Magical Tool".
Kiriyama then proceeded to end Mitsuko's life by shooting her through the face which destroyed her nose and eventually resulted in her death seconds later with her final thoughts being composed of her calling for her biological father and that he'd promised not to leave her.
In the extended version of the film, a flashback portrayed a young Mitsuko returning home from school.
At home she found her mother severely drunk, along with an unknown man who had paid Ms. Souma to molest her daughter.
Mitsuko, in self-defense, quickly pushed him down the stairs - the act happened to break his neck, instantly killing him.
In both the extended and standard versions of the film, she is depicted more to have been a socially awkward, anxiously vain outcast and loner with no friends who, upon provision of a lethal weapon and one very lucky encounter with a bitter classmate, broke down to desperation, madness and highly potentiated, wanton homicidality under the pressure of both the Program and her own mental disorders than the hyper-criminal, deeply feared school bully of the novel or manga on the bus, a schoolgirl loudly and repeatedly, though not maliciously, disturbs her nap—Mitsuko says and does nothing; a scene depicting another female character being harassed by three female classmates at Shiroiwa High School does not see Souma as a perpetrator; additionally, she is herself terrorized at gunpoint by another female student, having "always pissed [the student] off".
She is also invariably referred to by classmates in the film simply as "Mitsuko", her given name, and never "Souma", her familial Japanese "first" name; this likely reflects a class-wide attitude of disrespect and dismissal toward her.
She is gunned down with her own firearm by Kazuo Kiriyama in a particularly violent sequence, dying completely alone as a "loser"—which she "just didn't want to be It was rumored that she slept with a few guys at school and stole Hirono Shimizu's boyfriend; in the manga and film Mitsuko is the last girl to die.
She is played by Ko Shibasaki in the film, her "breakout" role. The novel describes Hiroki as "reserved" and as having a "tall, lanky body.
Hiroki has a "shy" demeanor and does not socialize that much with the other boys. The novel stated that people who began to "know [Hiroki] a little" discovered that Hiroki "turned out to be nice.
In the manga, Hiroki is said to be the tallest boy in the class 5"11 in manga profiles. He and Kiriyama engage in battle three times more than any of the other characters ; however Kiriyama always seems to come out on top.
When he encounters Kiriyama for the third and final time, they engage in an intense bloody fight.
Hiroki tries his best and is able to draw blood, but for the most part Kazuo is able to predict all his moves. In the process, Hiroki loses three fingers, all of his fingernails, one eye, and is hit many times.
He is initially saved from death by Kazuo leaving him to target Kayoko, who has a gun: this allows him to steal Kazuo's Uzi machine gun and hit him three times in the chest and once in the arm.
Hiroki and Kayoko both assume that he is dead. Kayoko comes over to comfort Hiroki in a loving moment, but Kazuo arises. Hiroki notices too late, as he remembers that Oda had a bulletproof vest and Kazuo took it.
Before he can reach for the gun, Kazuo shoots him in the stomach. Hiroki tells Kayoko to run, but she stays with him.
Kazuo then shoots Kayoko in the back of the head, killing her, and proceeds a second later to kill Hiroki by shooting him in the face.
They die in each other's arms. In the manga flashbacks, we see Hiroki being bullied at a very young age, thus his reason for taking up martial arts.
When he finds Takako, she is near death, and he comforts her. In the novel and film Kayoko becomes frightened and fatally injures Sugimura.
In the manga, Kayoko decides to travel with him. However, they are both soon killed by Kiriyama. Koushun Takami , author of the novel and co-author of the manga version of Battle Royale with Masayuki Taguchi , said that the manga version emphasizes Sugimura's fear of being "violent.
In the film adaptation, Hiroki is portrayed by Sousuke Takaoka. The novel describes Shinji as having "short hair" and wearing an "intricately designed [ sic ] earring" on his left ear.
Shinji, the first-string shooting guard in basketball had the nickname "The Third Man. The novel states that Shinji is "not arrogant.
In the novel and manga, his first plan is to hack into the government's computer and disable their collars, and then bomb the school. He is unsuccessful at hacking into the computer, since he discusses his plan with his friend Yutaka Seto, and the conversation is transmitted through his collar back to the teacher, who puts a stop to that plan.
Shinji then attempts to bomb the building where the Program's staff is bunkered in, a plan which fails after a slight disruption that results in Shinji killing Keita Iijima.
In the ensuing confusion, Kazuo shows up and kills Yutaka. When Kazuo enters the farm coop where Shinji and Yutaka were hiding in, Shinji detonates the bomb in the coop in an attempt to kill Kazuo.
Despite the resulting explosion, Kazuo survives and guns down Shinji. In a series of flashbacks, it was also revealed that Shinji's uncle was a spy who taught him many things including how to hack systems and also how to make a bomb from items scattered around the island.
His uncle later died although Shinji suspects that he was murdered by the government for being a spy. His manga profile also states that although he's sexually active, Shinji has displayed traits of misogyny.
In the film, Mimura meets with Iijima and Yutaka immediately. Mimura discovers that his collar is bugged early on, so they plot to bomb the school.
They nearly succeed, but Kiriyama discovers the group and kills Yutaka and Iijima. As Kiriyama fires on him, Mimura detonates the group's bomb, killing him and blinding Kiriyama, unintentionally catalyzing the events that would lead to Kiriyama's death at the hands of Shogo.
He also survives much longer in the film than in any other adaption, dying moments before Shogo kills Kiriyama at the film's climax.
Shinji is portrayed by Takashi Tsukamoto in the film adaptation. Yoshio Akamatsu is one of the class of third-year students at the fictional Shiroiwa Junior High School.
A large boy who performs poorly in sports, Yoshio is frequently bullied,  particularly by his classmate Ryuhei Sasagawa.
He is a timid, quiet student, who is often paranoid about being mistreated by his peers. In the manga, a flashback of Yoshio being asked for help with a video game by Shuya Nanahara can be seen.
Shuya had told Yoshio that he considered him a friend. In all versions, after killing girl 14 Mayumi Tendo , Yoshio trips down a small hill during his attempt to kill Nanahara, blinded by fear of his own death.
He rises in a huff to find Kazushi Niida standing nearby. Kazushi then shoots Yoshio with an arrow from his own crossbow. The book says that Kazushi shoots him in the back of the neck accidentally after panicking.
In the film, Kazushi shoots Yoshio in the heart instead of the neck after panicking. In the manga, the attack is deliberate and is done by Kazushi Niida: when Yoshio awakens, he panics and looks for his crossbow.
However, Kazushi shoots him in the side of the head, killing him instantly. Yoshio is portrayed by Shin Kusaka in the film adaptation.
The two have had a falling out, due to Keita's refusing to help fight the street gang harassing Shinji, in his spite of losing a bet, though Iijima is also said to be a coward, which Shinji refused to take into account.
Shinji fires the gun in an attempt to scare him off, but accidentally hits and kills him. This begins a chain of events which leads to the ultimate failure of Mimura's plan.
In the manga, Keita is known to vomit in disgust when he sees something revolting, such as when Kazuo Kiriyama plucks out the eyeball of a gym teacher and crushes it in front of everyone, and when Yonemi Kamon shows the class the decaying corpse of Masao Hayashida.
In the film, Iijima is shown to be laughing at inappropriate timesin the beginning, Kitano demands to know what was funny, to which he gave no answer.
Iijima is still Mimura's friend, and he travels with Mimura and Yutaka. In the end Kazuo Kiriyama kills Iijima and Yutaka, but Iijima's last words were that they will be together when they escape.
In the manga, Oki is a new student. Oki is a member of the school's handball team. After a fall with Shuya, his weapon becomes lodged in his face, killing him instantly the film version shows him walking for several seconds before falling dead on the ground.
Yuko Sakaki witnesses the fall, and believes Shuya to be deliberately responsible for Oki's death, leading to her attempted murder of Shuya and the subsequent lighthouse massacre.
In the novel and manga, Toshinori attempts to kill Hirono Shimizu by strangulation while she is drinking water from the well.
She then shoots him twice in the stomach, though she is unaware he is wearing a bulletproof vest. Later he encounters Hiroki Sugimura, with his back to Toshinori, he tries the same stealth tactic, this time wearing a bikers helmet, though Hiroki's senses danger due to his training in martial arts, he dodges the gunshots and he somersaults into the air, attacking Toshinori, breaking his index finger.
The two have a very brief meeting, because Kazuo Kiriyama ambushes the both of them, Hiroki flees and manages to escape, while Toshinori plays dead, though still gripping his gun.
Toshinori attempts to launch his own ambush, planning to catch Kazuo off guard. However Kazuo picks up on this and easily dodges jumping over his gunfire, he then launches a counter-attack and shoots Toshinori in the groin many times, killing him.
In the novel Kiriyama shoots into Toshinori's helmet. In the film he never encounters Hirono or Sugimura, instead introduced riding a bike to escape Kiriyama, who "kills" him; Oda begins laughing in victory when Kiriyama leaves.
His victory is quickly cut short when he sees Kiriyama brandishing a wakizashi and is beheaded; Kiriyama then picks up the head, places a hand grenade inside Toshinori's mouth and throws it into Shogo's hideout.
In the novel and manga, little more than an ugly rich kid his father owning a successful produce company with high views of himself, Toshinori sets out to preserve his talents with the violin.
Toshinori loathes the students in his class, calling them the 'vulgar masses'. He hates Shuya because Shuya is handsome and plays rock music, which Toshinori has a great disdain for.
He is incredibly jealous of Kazuo Kiriyama, who is both richer and more skilled with the violin than he is. He is cheerful and does not lose his temper easily.
In the Japanese version, he's the only character aside from Noriko who calls Shuya by his first name. Showing hatred for a government official is illegal, so Sakamochi orders him to be fired at by the government men standing nearby.
He is shot on the left side of the mouth which knocks out most of his teeth and severs his tongue. It leaves him with the inability to speak.
He is left to bleed and die before Sakamochi decides to put him out of his misery and shoot him in the head, killing him.
In the manga he is shot in the face personally by Kamon, who later executes him as a mercy killing. Later on in the manga Shuya revealed that Yoshi's parents had gotten divorced when he was very young and his mother had then abandoned him, prompting Yoshi to be taken into care where he eventually met Shuya and the two ended up developing a strong friendship.
In the manga he tells Shuya he has a crush on a girl, which Shuya assumes to be Noriko. Because of this Shuya does his very best to protect Noriko from danger.
Shuya later realizes the girl Yoshitoki loved was Miss Ryoko, the orphanage overseer, because she was the one woman who would never leave him, hence his outrage at the news of her rape.
In the film, Yoshitoki had stabbed Kitano in the buttocks at school, leading to Kitano's resignation. When the children appear for the program, after Kitano kills Fumiyo and Noriko is shot in the chaos, Yoshitoki attacks Kitano.
In revenge, Kitano slashes Yoshitoki's buttocks. He is one of the few characters to be killed by a different character in each version of Battle Royale, though this is merely due to each version having their own "teacher".
He is in a relationship with Yoshimi Yahagi. In the manga, they first met at a cinema. In the novel and manga, during the program they have a dispute Yoji claiming he never loved her and then reconcile, only to both be killed shortly thereafter by Mitsuko.
In the film the two commit suicide by hanging. After being told by Kiriyama to meet with the other gang members at a certain point on the island, he, along with the other gang members, are killed by Kiriyama.
He is one of the shortest boys in the class and was described as quiet but arrogant, through he was less aggressive than the others.
In the film, he is in a group of students who bully Kiriyama; he dies with the rest of the group. He is noted as the loudest and most arrogant member of the gang and was extremely grateful to Kazuo, after he pulled some strings to stop his younger brother from being arrested by the cops.
He frequently bullies Yoshio and is best friends with Hiroshi. After being told by Kiriyama to meet with the other gang members at a certain point on the island, he, along with the other gang members, is killed by Kiriyama.
He is the one who pointed his gun at Kiriyama's head before he spits at him, causing Ryuhei to temporarily losing concentration and allowing Kiriyama to grab his gun to kill him and his group.
In the film Keita Iijima is also part of his group. In the novel, Yutaka likes Izumi Kanai, and wants revenge on the program for her death. This is part of his motivation in helping Shinji execute his plan.
In the manga, Yutaka has a crush on Fumiyo Fujiyoshi. Yonemi Kamon killed Fumiyo Fujiyoshi, therefore he feels especially motivated to help Shinji, calling the bomb they intend to make "Fumiyo's revenge".
In the manga, while preparing the finishing touches to their bomb, Yutaka accidentally shines a flashlight outside, this later attracts Keita Iijima to the farmhouse where they are hiding.
After Shinji accidentally kills Keita, Yutaka loses his trust in Shinji, but the two reconcile after Yutaka considers the numerous times Shinji has forgiven him for his mistakes such as misplacing the pulley needed to transport the bomb.
Yukata is shot numerous times in the side of the head before he has time to react. Yutaka collapses while Shinji runs into the farmhouse for cover, having been severely injured himself.
When Yutaka lies of the ground almost dead he sheds a tear, at which point Kazuo shoots him once more in the head, killing him. In his flashbacks in the manga, Yutaka meets Shinji when he is being bullied by some older thugs in an alley.
Shinji mistakes Yutaka for being "a little kid", but Yutaka corrects him and says they are in the same year, which shocks Shinji. Shinji then continues to take down the two thugs, and learns after Yutaka got into a fight because he was protecting a helpless puppy.
Shinji deeply admires sticking up for the weak, and the two become best friends. In the film, Yutaka mistakens Kazuo for Shuya upon seeing him; he is fatally shot along with Keita and Shinji though not before Shinji detonates the bomb in a failed attempt to kill Kazuo.
He hides with his friend Tadakatsu and has a crush on Mitsuko. In the novel, when Mitsuko attempts to kill Tadakatsu, they capture her.
Yuichiro sympathizes with Mitsuko, going so far as to take a bullet meant for her. Mitsuko, shocked by his genuine kindness, shows him more compassion than any other, holding his body and even giving him a genuine kiss.
She comforts Yuichiro before shooting him in the stomach thrice to quickly put him out of his misery. In this version, Mitsuko actually felt some compassion towards Yuichiro and only killed him so he didn't die slowly.
In the manga, when Yuichiro takes the bullet for her, Mitsuko responds by trying to have sex with him, hysterically believing that sex would stop his pain.
When he screams at her to stop, she drives her scythe into his throat just as he reaches climax, believing that he betrayed her trust by saying it hurt.
In the film, he and Tadakatsu are seen nude, stabbed to death while Mitsuko, putting on her clothes, leaves the area, implying that she seduced them to lower their guard and struck when they were most oblivious.
In the novel and manga, he is member of Kiriyama's street gang and is incredibly narcissistic. He also has a crush of some sort on Shinji, and refers to fellow boys and Kiriyama with strange nicknames.
In the manga his father owns a gay bar and he often entertains in it. Being the polar opposite to his fellow gang member Mitsuru Numai, he has no loyalty and decides to betray Kazuo and not meet him at the reef like the others, because he had predicted it was a trap which was correct.
Sho, being skilled at stealth, devises a plan to follow Kiriyama around until Kiriyama kills everyone off, then killing Kiriyama, thus becoming the winner of the Program and getting to return home to Japan.
However, Kiriyama almost immediately realizes that Sho is stalking him, and tricks Sho into lingering in a Forbidden Zone by leading him into a zone with a bathroom.
Kiriyama then entered the small stall, making Sho believe that he was urinating. After the dripping noise goes for about 5 minutes, Sho finally decides to look up.
A breeze opens the door to the toilet, and Sho notices that Kiriyama had impaled a water bottle, and put it over the toilet, creating a false peeing sound.
Sho then turns to see Kiriyama walking far away and before he can do anything, he realizes that Kiriyama has tricked him and led him directly into a Danger Zone which is fatal as if any of the students were to go into a Danger Zone area then their collars would explode, killing them.
Tragically, this fate befalls Sho with the sheer force of the explosion decapitating him which kills him straightaway. In the English-language manga, his profile stated that under no circumstances was Sho to leave the island alive, suggesting that the government might be against homosexual activity.
In the novel, Sho is described as having a "thuggish face" and being quite tall on his manga profile he is 5" In the manga he has a greasy pompadour hairstyle and wears lipstick.
Sho had developed his "stealth" skill by stalking a number of boys he liked in his flashbacks, where he was able to follow them for long periods of time without being noticed.
He is also shown to be the only non-violent member of the gang, in the manga he is always admiring himself in the mirror and complimenting Kazuo whom he also has a crush on.
In the manga he is a smoker. In the film, he is one of a group of students who bully Kiriyama; he dies with the group. In the novel he is a member of the soccer football team.
In the manga, aside from desiring to rape Takako Chigusa, he attempts to shoot her when she runs from him.
A vicious fight ensues, and ends with Kazushi being impaled with one of his own arrows. In the novel, Takako gouges out Kazushi's eyes, crushes his genitals, and viciously stomps on his throat before thrusting an ice pick into his mouth.
In the film, he also tries to force Takako to join him, as well as persuade her to sleep with him. While arguing, he accidentally fires an arrow at her, scraping and scarring her flawless face.
She retaliates and chases him, repeatedly stabs him in the genitals and chest, resulting in his death.
He was an aggressive classmate who had bullied a number of other students during flashbacks such as Yoshio Akamatsu.
After Kiriyama passes a note and tells the gang to meet him at the "southernmost end of this rock" which is the reef on a battle royale map.
Mitsuru happens to stumble upon the dead bodies of his fellow gang members along with Izumi, an innocent bystander. He is betrayed by Kazuo, who tells Mitsuru he has decided upon a coin flip to play the programme.
Mitsuru opens fire, Kazuo dodges easily and unloads many of his own rounds, most of them hitting Mitsuru in the face. He dies almost instantly.
In his Flashback sequence, in both the novel and manga, he is shown as having an alcoholic father and living in a broken home. He had an obsession with becoming strong but this misguided him into bullying.
On one occasion he was bullying Ryuhei Sasagawa in the school library, but was then surrounded by three older bullies who mercilessly beat him up, breaking two of his fingers and knocking out some of his teeth.
Kazuo Kiriyama saves him and beats up the bullies. From that moment on Mitsuru was indebted to Kazuo and became his most loyal servant.
Numai's manga profile stated that he had a chance of winning should Kiriyama be eliminated early on. The two hide together. In the novel, Tadakatsu played on the baseball team.
Shuya was Tadakatsu's friend. The two stopped seeing each other after Shuya quit baseball and began playing the guitar, which was highly discouraged in the Greater Republic of East Asia.
Tadakatsu's mother had an "uptight" attitude against guitar playing. In the novel and manga, he captures Mitsuko after she attacks them.
After Yuichiro releases Mitsuko, she seduces Tadakatsu by taking off her bra in an attempt to kill him. They start to have sex and make out.
At this point Mitsuko attempts to kill him by slicing his jugular vein with a razor while they are kissing, however due to his amazing reflexes he developed while being in the baseball team, he narrowly avoids death, only receiving a small cut.
Tadakatsu chases a topless Mitsuko with his gun, and accidentally shoots Yuichiro when he jumps in front of her. While Tadakatsu is distracted by this, Mitsuko throws her kama into his shoulder.
In the novel she then smashes his head with his bat, killing him. This is war right? You're all fighting for your lives! But die and you're just one more candle!
Even those poor little kids. You're all the same. You're no better than the adults! Shuya Nanahara : How I wish this war would end.
I keep on asking myself. How can I answer all those who have died? I don't know But inevitably, we'll all grow up to be adults. The best survivors can do, is to keep remembering the ones who 'died.
Crazy Credits Towards the end of the credits a flag is shown, followed by black and white stills from the action sequences in the movie and then a black and white photo of the whole class that participated in the BR2 act, then another BW still of Nanahara and his comrades, and lastly a BW shot of director Kinji Fukasaku.
Alternate Versions When the theatrical film received a negative reaction, a re-edited version entitled "Battle Royale II: Revenge" was released onto video.
This new cut restores over 20 minutes of character development, features improved special effects, and expands on the story's thematic elements.
The extended version was released to a more critical acclaim. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Report this. Country: Japan.
Language: Japanese. Runtime: min min director's cut. Sound Mix: Dolby Digital. Color: Color. Edit page. Editors' Picks: Old-School Cool.
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