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Writers:
Kenta Fukasaku (writer)
Koushun Takami (characters)
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Release Date:
5 July 2003 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This time it's war. See more »
Plot:
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 »
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Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
BR:BRII::Alien:Aliens See more (208 total) »

Cast

  (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
 
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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Runtime:
Japan:134 min | Japan:155 min (director's cut)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
After director Kinji Fukasaku's death during filming, the production continued with his son Kenta Fukasaku as the new director.See more »
Goofs:
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 »
Quotes:
Osamu Kasai:Kyoko! I was always in love with you!
Kyoko Kakei:Go then.
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Movie Connections:
References Fight Club (1999)See more »

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What are the differences between the Theatrical version and the Revenge Special Edition?
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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
BR:BRII::Alien:Aliens, 15 January 2004
Author: Robert Runyon from Portland, Oregon

Once again, "This Time It's War."

The second Battle Royale is much different than its predecessor. It's a war movie, through and through. When before BR was only about some kids on an island, and was a commentary on society, BRII is much different. BRII's main objective is to comment on the place of America and how we go about pushing other countries around and get them to do our bidding. It shows how even though we're run by adults, they're usually the ones who are the most childish.

Returning from the last BR are Tatsuya Fujiwara as Nanahara, Aki Maeda as Noriko, and my personal favorite Beat Takeshi in a flashback reprising his role of Kitano. Noriko is MIA for most of the movie, but Fujiwara does a fine job reprising his role of Shuya Nanahara, as the character is no longer a useless load (as he was in the first one) but a killing machine and leader of a terrorist group.

The action of BRII is very similar to the first one, with plenty of neck brace explosions and shots being fired. Don't come into BRII expecting "She's All That" or "Teen Wolf." The action from the first because in this, everyone is a trained killer, which I feel hurts the film. Half the fun of the last BR was the fact that everyone was a novice and had no idea what was happening and were scared. Even the people actually competing in the BRII were perfect shots. It didn't really help the realism.

Overall, it's a great sequel that is only a little worse than the original. At least it's better than American crap like "Bad Boys II."

*** out of ****

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