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Japanese: BTOOOM!
English: Btooom!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 27
Chapters: 125
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 3, 2009 to Aug 9, 2018
Genres: Action Action, Suspense Suspense
Themes: High Stakes Game High Stakes Game, Psychological Psychological, Survival Survival
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Comic@Bunch
Authors: Inoue, Junya (Story & Art)


Score: 7.481 (scored by 3268332,683 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #30492
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #188
Members: 81,466
Favorites: 1,997


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Volumes: /27
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Volume 1


In the real world, Ryouta Sakamoto is a reprehensible NEET. However, in the online world, he is one of the world's most fearsome players in the bomb-throwing game Btooom! One day, he achieves the game's 10th global rank. Unfortunately, his celebration is cut short when he wakes up to an exotic sight—a remote island far from the comfort of his room.

It soon becomes clear that a nefarious party has whisked Ryouta and many other individuals—including the blonde bombshell Himiko and real estate agent Kiyoshi Taira—into a harrowing, real-life game of Btooom! The bombs he wields are no longer virtual; rather, they are capable of sending people to a bloody and terrible doom. With his life now on the line, Ryouta must muster the courage and determination to survive in this hellish free-for-all, where the only way out is to kill seven other players.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Btooom! was published in English by Yen Press from February 26, 2013 to April 14, 2020; in Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint since September 22, 2012; in German by Tokyopop in 2-in-1 omnibuses since November, 2013; and in Spain and Argentina by Ivrea since January 2014 and July 18, 2014, respectively.



Jan 27, 2021
This review contains light spoilers.

BTOOOM! has been a really wild ride. Admittedly it has its problems but you can get over them if you just suspense your disbelief for some of the things happening.
I know its not important to the review but I really want to mention that I had to wait two years for every chapter to come out then I looked for this manga everywhere and I almost thought it was lost media, but thanks to the (for now) only other reviewer of the btooom manga I found it. Note that those circumstances may make me biased toward liking it.

Art 8/10
An Interesting ...
Jun 12, 2020
Mixed Feelings

A quick note: this is my first review, so if it seems like I don't know how to write a review, it's because I don't.

I'm going to have to give this manga a 6 in all categories. If I were to rate the first half, I'd give it an 8, but the second half gets a 4 for me. Thus, it has an overall average score of 6. Because many have already written reviews on the first half of the manga, I will be focusing on the flaws of the second half (if you want to know why the first half was good, read ...
Jul 15, 2024
The criticism for this manga is lacking and im here to logically convince you why this manga is hot garbage. ( small spoiler at the end used as example)

For those that know nothing about this series, its like the manga battle royale but with only bombs. A hunger games of sorts. This manga had a good start then it dropped in quality during the 2nd half of the series. Its quite similar to death note in which the story has two distinct parts. 2nd half of the story was dog shit. Even the second half of deathnote was leagues better than ...

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