Battle Royale/Nightmare Fuel

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  • While the original Battle Royale novel was filled with this, the manga's even worse. Let's put it this way: If Kazuo Kiriyama is on panel, let's hope you weren't planning on sleeping anytime soon.
  • Hirono's face as she drowns in the manga adaptation of Battle Royale. She was strangled half to death and then pushed down a well, and as she dies she experiences a hallucination where she's saved. As it ends, the next page fills with her swollen face, bug-eyes bloodshot, and an utterly ghastly Joker-grin. None of the excessive gore in that manga equaled the horror of that one shot.

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