Satisfy your Hunger Games cravings with Battle Royale

Battle Royale: The Novel

Before The Hunger Games, there is Koushun Takami’s thriller Battle RoyaleBattle Royale is set in an alternative future Japan ruled by an oppressive government. As part of a ruthless authoritarian program, a class of junior high students are taken to a deserted island to fight to the death until one survivor is left standing. Each student is given a bag of supplies, a tracking collar, and a weapon before the games. If students refused to fight or follow the rules, their tracking collar detonates, effectively killing them. Continue reading