Battle Royale is a 2000 Japanese action-thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, with a screenplay written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami.
While the film was released in subtitled versions across a number of international markets, due to its controversial subject matter, it went unreleased in the United States for a over a decade. In 2012, Anchor Bay released both the original film and its sequel, Battle Royale II: Requiem, on home video in the country in both Japanese and with an English dub.
|Character||Original Actor||Dub Actor|
|Shogo Kawada||Tarō Yamamoto||Kaiji Tang|
|Yoshitoki Kuninobu||Yukihiro Kotani||Spike Spencer|
|Kayoko Kotohiki||Takayo Mimura||Stephanie Komure|
|Megumi Eto||Sayaka Ikeda|
|Yukie Utsumi||Eri Ishikawa||Erin Fitzgerald|
|Kitano||Tsukari Kanasawa||John Snyder|
|Takako Chigusa||Chiaki Kuriyama||Stephanie Sheh|
|Mitsuko Souma||Kou Shibasaki||Stephanie Komure|
|Hayashida||Ken Nakaide||Doug Erholtz|
- Battle Royale at the Internet Movie Database