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Kamisama no iu tôri (2014)

A group of high school students are forced to play a game of death without knowing who, why or how.

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A 2nd-year high school student named Shun Takahata lives an ordinary teenage life until one day he's suddenly forced to participate in a series of children's games such as "Daruma-san ga Koronda" with death as the penalty for losing. With no knowledge of who's behind the games, he's left with no other choice but to keep winning as his only means of protecting himself and his childhood friend, Ichika. Meanwhile, a troubled classmate named Takeru seems to actually be relishing the opportunity to get other students killed. Written by Subrat Jain

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WTF did I just sit through?
15 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

A fan of Miike's (the director), I thought I'd give this film a chance... wow, was that a mistake.

The beginning 10 minutes or so are insanely bad - not in a so-bad-it's-good way either, this is just god-awful. Tempted to turn it off, I was determined to sit through it to see if it improved and it didn't. I started to play on the 3DS to help get to the end - it's that bad!

The ending didn't have any kind of message and I can honestly say that I feel cheated for wasting 2 hours of my life on this turd.

Please, if you're a fan of Miike too, ignore the fact that this film even exists.


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