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Takami, Kōshun

Overview
Works: 86 works in 318 publications in 7 languages and 2,895 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Allegories  Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Science fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator
Classifications: PL876.A396, 895.636
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Most widely held works about Kōshun Takami
 
Most widely held works by Kōshun Takami
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

67 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With unemployment at an all-time high and violence amongst school children almost out of control, the Japanese government introduces the "Battle Royale Act." A randomly chosen school class is taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death. One pupil only is allowed to survive as proof of the lengths to which the government is prepared to go to end the violence
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese series about "The Program" a game that picks random classes and puts them on an abandoned island for a televised fight to the death"
Battle royale : the complete collection by Kinji Fukasaku( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of 9th graders, led by their teacher, are hijacked to fight the Battle Royale. It only allows one survivor among them at the end of the battle. As the brutal game begins terror and panic challenge the student's fragile trust in each other
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One ninth-grade class, 42 students, marooned on an island and forced to kill or be killed in a government-sanctioned, televised game called The Program. The rules: after three days, only one student can remain alive or they all die. Weapons are handed out and each student is sent out into the field alone--unprepared for the horror that awaits them. Many classmates quickly turn on each other in this twisted battle for survival, but amid the betrayals and rising body count, new friendships are forged and existing love gives new meaning to the phrase, 'Till death do we part'"--Page 4 of cover
Battle Royale : angels' border by Kōshun Takami( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Program is a brutal military experiment that pits junior high students against each other every year in a brutal battle to the death. Most of the students from Shiroiwa Junior High scatter as soon as they reach the remote island where they must participate in the latest round of the Program. But Yukie Utsumi and five of her friends lock themselves in the lighthouse, clinging to a desperate hope of survival. They all trust each other, but they also know that only one can survive the Battle Royale ..."--Page 4 of cover
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese series about "The Program" a game that picks random classes and puts them on an abandoned island for a televised fight to the death"
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese series about "The Program" a game that picks random classes and puts them on an abandoned island for a televised fight to the death"
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese series about "The Program" a game that picks random classes and puts them on an abandoned island for a televised fight to the death"
Battle royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese series about "The Program" a game that picks random classes and puts them on an abandoned island for a televised fight to the death"
Battle royale ultimate edition by Kōshun Takami( Book )

in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 9th grade class is transported to an island and forced to fight each other to the death on a reality television program
Da tao sha by Kōshun Takami( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle royale : the novel by Kōshun Takami( Recording )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With unemployment at an all-time high and violence amongst school children almost out of control, the Japanese government introduces the "Battle Royale Act." A randomly chosen school class is taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death. One pupil only is allowed to survive as proof of the lengths to which the government is prepared to go to end the violence
Battle royale = Batoru rowaiaru by Kinji Fukasaku( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Japanese and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Battle royale, near anarchy has broken out in Japan sometime in the near future. The government responds by passing the Battle Royale Act, a piece of legislation mandating that a group of young people - and only young people - are forcibly marooned together on an island, and forced to kill each other until one survivor is left. If more than one is still alive after three days, every survivor will be killed. The film follows a class of 14-year-olds who believe they're on a school trip, when they are drugged. They wake up, in a derelict building on a deserted island; they're each given enough provisions for three days, a weapon, and the ultimatum. This version contains eight minutes of additional material not included in the theatrical release. In Battle royale II, three years after the events in "Battle royale," Shuya Nanahara is a well-known terrorist bent on bringing down the government. In response, the government orders the creation of the "Battle Royale 2" program, and sends a class of junior-high students to catch and kill him
Battle Royale by Kōshun Takami( )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One ninth-grade class, 42 students, marooned on an island and forced to kill or be killed in a government-sanctioned, televised game called The Program. The rules: after three days, only one student can remain alive or they all die. Weapons are handed out and each student is sent out into the field alone--unprepared for the horror that awaits them. Many classmates quickly turn on each other in this twisted battle for survival, but amid the betrayals and rising body count, new friendships are forged and existing love gives new meaning to the phrase, 'Till death do we part'"-- p. [4] of cover
Battle royale = Baet'ŭl royal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of 9th graders, led by their teacher, are hijacked to fight the Battle Royale. It only allows one survivor among them at the end of the battle. As the brutal game begins terror and panic challenge the student's fragile trust in each other (Battle royale I) ; The survivors of the Battle royale, form a terrorist group, to take revenge for being used so brutally by the adults. A groups of students are trained and sent to kill them (Battle royale II)
Battle Royale by Kōshun Takami( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle royale( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Japanese and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With unemployment at an all-time high and violence amongst school children almost out of control, the Japanese government introduces the "Battle Royale Act". A randomly chosen school class is taken to a deserted island - and forced to fight each other to the death. One pupil only is allowed to survive as proof of the lengths to which the government is prepared to go to end the violence
Blitz Royale : Battle Royale II by Kōshun Takami( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle royale : perfect edition by Kōshun Takami( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle royale ultimate edition by Kōshun Takami( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One ninth-grade class, 42 students, marooned on an island and forced to kill or be killed in a government sanctioned, televised game called The Program. The rules: after three days, only one student can remain alive or they all die. Weapons are handed out and each student is sent out into the field alone-- unprepared for the horror that awaits them. Many classmates quickly turn on each other in this twisted battle for survival, but amid the betrayals and rising body count, new friendships are forged and existing love gives new meaning to the phrase, 'Till death do we part'"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names
Koshun, Takami

Kōshun Takami 1969-...

Kōshun Takami écrivain japonais

Koushun, Takami

Koushun Takami 1969-....

Koushun Takami Japanese author and journalist

Koushun Takami Japans romanschrijver

Koushun Takami scrittore giapponese

Takami Hiroharu 1969-....

Takami, Kōshun

Takami, Koshun 1969-

Takami, Kósun

Takami Koushun

Takami, Koushun 1969-

Косюн Таками 1969-

Таками, Косюн

다카미 고슌

タカミ, コウシュン

タカミ, コウシュン 1969-

晝夜節律

高見 宏治 1969-....

高見, 広春

高見 広春 1969-....

高見広春

高見広春 1969-

Languages
English (109)

Japanese (63)

French (39)

Spanish (9)

German (4)

Chinese (4)

Italian (2)

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