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Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka
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Kenta Fukasaku (writer)
Koushun Takami (characters)
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Release Date:
5 July 2003 (Japan) See more »
This time it's war. See more »
Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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Insufferable mess See more (213 total) »


  (in credits order)

Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Shuya Nanahara
Ai Maeda ... Shiori Kitano (Transfer Student)
Shûgo Oshinari ... Takuma Aoi
Ayana Sakai ... Nao Asakura
Haruka Suenaga ... Haruka Kuze
Yûma Ishigaki ... Mitsugu Sakai
Miyuki Kanbe ... Kyoko Kakei
Masaya Kikawada ... Shintaro Makimura
Yôko Maki ... Maki Souda
Yuki Ito ... Ryo Kurosawa
Natsuki Katô ... Saki Sakurai

Aki Maeda ... Noriko Nakagawa
Riki Takeuchi ... Riki Takeuchi (Sensei)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aja ... Kazumi Fukuda
Munetaka Aoki ... Jun Nanami
Riasu Arama ... Rena Niimi

Shin'ichi Chiba ... Makio Mimura (Shinji's revolutionary uncle) (as Sonny Chiba)
Seiichi Ebina ... Tatsuro Morishima
Ryoji Fujihira ... Masami Shibaki
Maki Hamada ... Chizuru
Ayumi Hanada ... Ryoko Hata
Kenji Harada ... Naoki Jo
Hitomi Hasebe ... Asuka Motomura
Takaaki Ikeyama ... Yasuaki Hosaka
Asuka Ishii ... Maho Nosaka
Hiroaki Ito ... Soldier
Ai Iwamura ... Mai (Smiling Winner from BR1)
Kotaru Kamijou ... Kenji Maezono
Minami Kanazawa ... Yuko Natsukawa
Ryô Katsuji ... Haruya Sakurai
Asami Katsura ... Risa Shindo
Mika Kikuchi ... Ayane Yagi

Takeshi Kitano ... Kitano (as Beat Takeshi)
Musashi Kubota ... Wataru Mukai
Miku Kuga ... Kengo Yonai
Maika Matsumoto ... Shiho Matsuki
Michiho Matsumoto ... Sanae Shioda
Yoshiko Mita ... Takuma's mother
Chisato Miyao ... Hibiki Yano
Akane Mizuno ... Sayaka
Yuuko Morimoto ... Kana Yûki
Aiko Moriuchi ... Miki Ikeda
Mitsu Murata ... Soji Kazama
Ami Nakagawa ... Honami Totsuka
Kayo Nayuki ... Eri Yoshiyama
Yûya Nishikawa ... Nishi
Takashi Nishina
Kenji Ohba ... Mimura's Comrade
Nanami Ohta ... Hitoe Takeuchi
Yuka Ozawa ... Shinobu
Reina ... Mayu Hasuda (as Nana Yanagisawa)
Gou Ryugawa ... Lieutenant Anjo
Rika Sakagushi ... Yuka Mifune
Mai Sakamoto ... Shoko
Makoto Sakamoto ... Osamu Kasai
Mikiya Sanada ... ATAT soldier
Shoko Sato ... Nozomi Sagisawa
Takeru Shibaki ... Shugo Urabe
Mitsuki Shimada ... 'Wild Seven' Member
Sae Shimizu ... Ai Yazawa
Kôtarô Sugie
Hikaru Takahashi ... ATAT soldier
Kei Tamura ... Tatsuhiko Hasegawa
Takeshi Tanaka ... Masakatsu Taguchi
Takashi Taniguchi ... Leader of the Anti-Terrorist Attack Team
Masumi Tooyoka ... Yukari
Toshiyuki Toyonaga ... Shota Hikasa
Masahiko Tsugawa ... The Prime Minister
Haruka Umeda ... Aya
Sôkô Wada ... Satoshi Imakire
Kouta Yamada ... Tetsuya Shimura
Kazuki Yamamoto ... Yosuke Miyadai
Michi Yamamura ... Reporter
Takahiko Yanagisawa ... Shiro
Kazutoshi Yokoyama ... ATAT soldier
Yasutake Yuboku ... Kiyoshi Minamoto
Takashi Yukawa ... 'Wild Seven' Member
Yuuma ... Yuuma

Directed by
Kenta Fukasaku 
Kinji Fukasaku 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kenta Fukasaku  writer
Norio Kida  writer
Koushun Takami  characters

Produced by
Shigeyuki Endô .... planner
Kenta Fukasaku .... producer
Kimio Kataoka .... producer
Hikaru Kawase .... producer
Masumi Okada .... producer
Original Music by
Masamichi Amano 
Production Design by
Emiko Tsuyuki 
Art Direction by
Toshihiro Isomi 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Koji Yamaguchi .... first assistant director
Special Effects by
Kikuo Nôtomi .... armourer
Kikuo Nôtomi .... pyrotechnician
Visual Effects by
Megumi Kanazawa .... digital artist
Music Department
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra .... music performed by: orchestra
Other crew
Yuta Morokaji .... action director

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka" - Japan (original title)
"Battle Royale II: Requiem" - Australia (imdb display title), International (English title) (literal English title)
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Japan:134 min | Japan:155 min (director's cut)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

After director Kinji Fukasaku's death during filming, the production continued with his son Kenta Fukasaku as the new director.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: During the gunfight between the terrorists and the students, in the rundown building, a cable can be seen supporting Kurosawa.See more »
Takuma Aoi:We never had anywhere we could go. I knew that all along. Or any place to go home to! 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.' Always and forever. Even after we grow up.
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References Saving Private Ryan (1998)See more »


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97 out of 158 people found the following review useful.
Insufferable mess, 21 February 2004
Author: fertilecelluloid from Mountains of Madness

It pains me to say that I "suffered" through BATTLE ROYALE 2, the sequel to one of my favorite films of all times.

What's missing from BR2 is Kinji Fukusaku, the legendary action director who helmed the first film and died one day of shooting into this. His son Kenta replaced him.

Everything that made BR1 so amazing is botched badly here. Kenta Fukusaku fails to keep forty-one characters spinning. He fails to bring power and aesthetic catharsis to the film's violence. He fails to marry social commentary to strong exploitation elements.

The first film is referenced plot-wise and musically. The BR rules are altered slightly. Danger Zones still exist. The corpses are counted on screen.

But it's boring. Yes, BR2 is a crashing bore. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN sequence demonstrates its paucity of ideas. The special effects are cheesy and obvious and the film's efforts to wring emotions out of one-dimensional relationships are pathetic.

I had high hopes. After one hour I just wanted it to end.

Never underestimate the importance of a good director or the genius required to deliver a masterpiece.

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