Looking for information on Hiroshi Sakurazaka? On MyAnimeList you can learn more about their role in the anime and manga industry. MyAnimeList is the. About Hiroshi Sakurazaka: Kanji Name: 桜坂洋Sakurazaka made his debut in at the second Super Dash Novel Rookie of the Year Award with the novel. All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka Battle Royale by Koushun Takami Ring by Kōji Suzuki Uzumaki by Junji Ito The Stories of Ibis by Hiroshi Yamamoto .

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Please try again later. Only 14 left in stock – order soon. This novel is a case in point. From start to finish this book is non-stop.

Within moments into his first battle, Keiji is dead The author is serious in making non linear story and I admit the flowchart is effective to making the reading experience more enjoyable.

Two sisters of a Kyoto silk merchant, pretty as flowers, One aged twenty, the hiroshhi eighteen. This Japanese novel brings up the basic concept of a soldier in a war against an unpredictable alien foe, forced to go back to the beginning of one particular day every time he dies, which he does often. The timeline of the story is not linear, and there is flowchart explaining the timeline of the story.

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He and Rita manage to eliminate the nexus, only to have the loop reset with Rita forgetting what has transpired. Even fewer know the reason why. The movie was a singular event, the book was a continuum of events.


Wow what a rush this book is. And how can they end this particular loop successfully? Low to High Price: Is there work here that shouldn’t be? There are no superpowers, unless you count the futuristic jackets and accompanying weapons. The people in the novel are always the same and yet slightly different: You hear every bomb drop: So I don’t hate the book. He’s also a regular guy. In this remark hitoshi ‘loopy’ future pardon the pun that Sakurazaka describes is a future not so dissimilar from out own.

All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurakzaka has a similar premise sakuraxaka instead of being set in Punxsutawney it is set on the muddy battlefields of Japan in the midst of a future war. When Apple, my GR friend, recommended me this book, I have never heard about Japanese light novel format.

I go with a middle of the road, not bad 3. Sakurazuka has an interest in computers and video games.

I finished in 4. I still don’t read it but I know the quality of it. View all 8 comments. Sakruazaka concern, while trying to avoid spoilers, is that the book ends on a bittersweet note. Some times I couldn’t help but laugh out loud, some others made me a little sad, others kept me at the edge of my seat because the action was very intense. An unexpected excellent reading.

I d So what do you get when you mix Groundhog Day, a war manga, and Tony Stark’s suit of armor he made in a cave? He has never experienced war. Her abilities in killing Mimics cannot be outstanded by anyone. Then there’s the ending. Sep 03, Damon rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You also get really good at seeing the things that will be coming at you. We are shown why Rita is doing this and how vulnerable and lonely she is under all and how such greenies like Keiji can grow if things are looped often enough.


The story is told in third person POV and changes from Keiji to Rita aka the Full Metal Bitch, who has become a legendary soldier, because a time loop herself.

What’s not to like? So what do you get when you mix Groundhog Day, a war manga, and Tony Stark’s suit of armor he made in a cave? Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Just like the poem above; the first sakuarzaka contains the initial phrase; the second line, the continuation of that phrase; hiroahi third line turns from this subject and begins a new one; and the fourth line brings the first three lines together.


They create fear by being calculating and predatory at the same time. Aug 26, Tasha Robinson rated it liked it. There is this yin-yang polarity so to say. The time I finished this several days go and am just now getting around to reviewing it.