The base of the plot is similar to Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games, which was released about a decade after Battle Royale was published, but there are some differences. The characters of the book are mostly the students of the chosen class.
The Hunger Games Versus Battle Royale A Critical Analysis of Two Similar Works: Act One Comparing the Original Books This Friday, the first big tentpole release of 2012 hits theatres: The Hunger Games, an adaptation of Suzanne Collins 2008 smashhit Both films, Battle Royale and The Hunger Games, were initially based on novels.
BR is a 1999 Japanese novel written by Koushun Takami. BR is a 1999 Japanese novel written by Koushun Takami. It has also been adapted into a film and a manga series. The place for everything that doesn't have a home elsewhere on RogerEbert.
com, this is a collection of thoughts, ideas, snippets, and other fun things that Roger and others posted over the years. So, as far as the setting is concerned, Battle Royale has a country falling into a chaotic downward spiral, The Hunger Games has a country that functions as a country does today with richer and poorer sections and a fully functioning class system.
The setup for the games are also quite different. Personally if it's a choice between Battle Royale vs Hunger Games, even if I think it's a ripoff, the Hunger Games is a better movie.
Well in any case if you haven't seen Battle Royale or the Hunger Games I'd recommend you watch both and see if you agree or disagree with my comparisons of the characters and the plot.
This month the brawling books are Koushun Takamis Battle Royale (1999) and Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games (2008).
They are fighting it out due to their shared subject matter of kids killing kids in a governmentsponsored bloodbath. However, if anything, " Battle Royale" is a stepping stone of inspirationokay, a lot of stepping stones, a fullblown foundation perhapsfor" The Hunger Games, " but certainly not the same film.
Beyond that, it would be a waste of time to defend Battle Royale from plagiarism, since The Hunger Games has an entirely different set of cultural baggage, as well as being a disservice to countless other source material that deal with the exact same subject matter.
Collins just happened to tap in to the creative collective consciousness, I've never read the hunger games, so I can't comment on that, but an online Battle Royale game would be amazing. Random packages to start, base your playstyle (stealth, ranged, melee, etc) around that for the round.