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Battle Royal High School


Alternative Titles

English: Battle Royal High School
Synonyms: Shin Majinden
Japanese: 真魔神伝 バトルロイヤルハイスクール

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 10, 1987
Producers: Tokuma Shoten, D.A.S.T.
Licensors: Animeigo
Studios: AIC
Source: Unknown
Duration: 59 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 5.821 (scored by 1,213 users)
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Ranked: #69542
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Popularity: #4889
Members: 2,895
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Synopsis

Hyoudo Riki is just an ordinary guy who likes to wear a tiger mask while Kung-Fu fighting, which means he fits in real well at BATTLE ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL!

Unfortunately for Riki, he`s the doppleganger in our world of Byoudo, Master of the Dark Realm, and when a dimensional gate opens between the two worlds, the evil Fairy Master tricks Byoudo into making an attempt to conquer our beautiful, and better lit, world.

Now poor Riki is semi-possessed by his opposite numbed, and the minions of the Fairy Master are mutating his classmates into hideous lustful monsters. To make matters worse, all the inter-dimensional commotion has attracted the attention of a sword-happy exorcist and the heroic Zankan of the Space-Time Police!

Which all means that Riki is about to take one bitch of a mid-term. The course is survival, and forget "Pass/Fail". The test is graded "Live/Die".

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hyoudo, Riki
Hyoudo, Riki
Main
Yao, Kazuki
Japanese
Yao, Kazuki
Misaka
Misaka
Supporting
Inagaki, Satoru
Japanese
Inagaki, Satoru
Sakamoto
Sakamoto
Supporting
Nishimura, Tomohiro
Japanese
Nishimura, Tomohiro
Zankan
Zankan
Supporting
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Japanese
Tanaka, Hideyuki

Staff

Itano, Ichiro
Itano, Ichiro
Director, Script, Storyboard, Planning, Screenplay
Sugimoto, Yuuri
Sugimoto, Yuuri
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics
Anno, Hideaki
Anno, Hideaki
Assistant Animation Director
Sagisu, Shiro
Sagisu, Shiro
Music


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"Medusa" by Yuuri Sugimoto




More reviewsReviews

Skadi
Jan 12, 2010
Pain has been given a name; and it’s Battle Royal High School. Granted I wasn’t going into my experience of this anime with high expectations of quality, but for God's sake is it too much to ask for a story that makes even the most teensy-weensy bit of sense?

I usually begin my reviews with an analysis of the story. Unfortunately after watching it I just don’t get it. Now perhaps if I did something crazy like subject myself to a second viewing I might find an unexpected bonus of plot, sort of like the toy surprise at the bottom of a box read more
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Onlyxshallow
Mar 9, 2016
To put it as succinctly as possible; This OVA is f**king insane. The plot is unintelligible, the dialogue is out of wack, the characters are barely likeable, and the pacing is enough to out stutter a heart arrhythmia. There's no clue in the 50-ish minute run time, but no clue is needed. This is chaotic, outrageous, anarchic 80s fun that clearly throws caution, logic, and copious gibs to the wind. If you hate fun and love taking yourself too seriously, steer clear, but if you don't mind hitting the off switch on your brain and diving into discord, do not avoid!!!
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THEAnimeHERO
Jun 27, 2014
This is not to be confused with the manga series "Battle Royale". Battle Royal High School is a short OVA with a plot that's not very well paced, but offers insane action & well drawn animation. It's not one of those series where you can expect life philosophies such as "Fullmetal Alchemist"; it instead offers action for the sake of action. If you're looking for some violent fights then keep reading, if not then steer clear from this title.

I'm certain most people who seen this obscure OVA would wonder why I would give this a 6 or others possibly thought of this feature as read more
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