BTOOOM!
  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 1

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 1

    By Junya Inoue

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 2

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 2

    By Junya Inoue

    On a mysterious deserted island, Ryouta Sakamoto, who has been thrust against his will into a vicious game of survival, manages to defeat his first enemy player. While struggling with the guilt of having murdered another person, he stumbles upon Kiyoshi Taira, an older man who fills in some of the blanks about their situation. Ryouta begins to harbor the suspicious that the company behind the virtual "BTOOOM!" world is also behind this very real bomber death-match. Intent on escape, Ryouta ventures into the heart of the island... But then, an even more formidable foe attacks.

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 3

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 3

    By Junya Inoue

    After Ryouta Sakamoto is deposited on an island and forced to kill others with unique bombs called BIMs in order to stay alive as a player in live-action "BTOOOM!", he and his newfound ally, Kiyoshi Taira, search for a way off the island. En route, he encounters a heavily armed teenage girl, who, suspicious of his motives, unleashes a vicious barrage of BIMs in his direction. Though initially unwilling to engage, Ryouta decides to fight back. But will earning another victory on the island lead to him losing more of his humanity and committing yet another unpardonable sin?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 4

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 4

    By Junya Inoue

    What happens when you cross the ultimate line?!
    Men and women, old and young, have been forced onto an island in the middle of nowhere and into a murderous game using small bombs called BIMs. Now accustomed to the gameplay of real-life "BTOOOM!", expert player Ryouta Sakamoto coolly and calmly disposes of opponents and giant lizards alike as he protects his allies and their rations. But in the lawless microcosm of the island, is it really such a smart idea to play by the rules? When a mysterious player confronts Ryouta with not a handful of bombs but the cruel blade of a knife, will he be able to think outside the video game box long enough to find a way to survive?!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 5

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 5

    By Junya Inoue

    Unwilling to play by the rules of the twisted minds behind the live-action version of "BTOOOM!", Ryouta Sakamoto, with his comrades Himiko and Kiyoshi Taira, vows to find a way off the deserted island that doesn't involve murder. Still, with giant carnivorous lizards and stab-happy ex-soldiers inhabiting this island hell, Ryouta finds that getting a little blood on his hands is inevitable if he's to escape with both his life and wits about him... But when he and Himiko are accosted by an otherworldly white specter as they take shelter in an abandoned building, is Ryouta instead losing his grip on reality and the game?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 6

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 6

    By Junya Inoue

    Thus far, Ryouta Sakamoto and Himiko have narrowly managed to stay alive on the cruel island battlefield of the survival game "BTOOOM!" with the aid of their BIMs and each other. But now, confronted by a man who just might be the toughest opponent on the island, Ryouta is at a serious disadvantage. The man fearless, his movements precisely calculated, and he possesses a superior athleticism with which he entraps his enemies. Just who is this guy?! As the action ramps up, it becomes apparent that going it solo spells one's doom, and the players lay their bets on teaming up to survive!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 7

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 7

    By Junya Inoue

    How will Sakamoto confront the demon doctor?!

    In "BTOOOM!", a twisted live-action game of survival underway on a mysterious deserted island, actual people must use bombs to murder their opponents in order to live. Ryouta Sakamoto has overcome countless near-deaths in this game, while finding allies in Himiko and Kiyoshi Taira as he searches for a way out. But after Masahito Date, a former doctor who treats the injured Taira, is welcomed to the group, Ryouta begins to see the doctor's true colors...!! Combining his past experience of having already beaten the game once with his wicked shrewdness, this demon doctor starts to eat away at the trust between Ryouta and Himiko. How will they beat Date and his sinister scheme?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 8

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 8

    By Junya Inoue

    The demonic death game finally reaches a climax!!

    Sakamoto and Himiko have thus far succeeded in hanging on to their lives on the mysterious island battlefield, using their BIMs to compete in the murderous gameplay of live-action "BTOOOM!" The two find themselves pitted in a life-or-death struggle with Date, a victor from an earlier round, who has all sorts of knowledge about the game unfolding around them. After being cornered by Date, they escape his clutches and rush to the side of their third ally, Kiyoshi Taira, only to find that his state of terror and his horrific wounds have caused him to lose his mind...?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 9

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 9

    By Junya Inoue

    One wrong move, and it's all over!!

    The death game "BTOOOM!" charges headlong into the final phase!! Ryouta survives a fierce battle against his sworn ally, Kiyoshi Taira, but the scars left on his heart run deep. Meanwhile, Kousuke Kira, hungry for a rematch with Ryouta, wanders the island looking to get back into the game. But when he's cornered by a mysterious group with unfamiliar BIMs and a merciless team strategy, the devious junior high schooler will have to think fast if he wants to live long enough to settle the score with world ranker SAKAMOTO...!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 10

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 10

    By Junya Inoue

    A genius player hardens his resolve!!

    "BTOOOM!"--the death game that forces real people to kill each other with explosives--charges into its final stage! Ryouta unexpectedly runs into his former senpai Tsuneaki Iida, now one of the Tyrannos Japan masterminds supervising the deadly contest on the island. Iida reveals the true nature of the bomb game and proposes a surprising plan to Ryouta!! Then the few remaining players instigate a final battle to secure their escape. Will Tougou and Sakamoto, both planning to get off the island in a team of four, end up in a three-way fight to the death with Oda?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 11

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 11

    By Junya Inoue

    A forbidden partnership forms?!

    "BTOOOM!" and its trademark bombs have decimated both the island playing field and players alike, but is the final stage of this live death-game now in sight?! Tsuneaki Iida, programmer for Tyrannos Japan, shares key information about the game's masterminds and the conspiracy, and he lets Ryouta in on a secret function hidden in the BIMs, asking him to take down the game's system. Still plagued with doubt, Ryouta steels himself for battle and carries out his do-or-die plan to hijack the Tyrannos Japan helicopter. There's no turning back now!! But the price Ryouta will pay for his operation is heavy...and an unexpected turn of events awaits!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 12

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 12

    By Junya Inoue

    A price too great...

    On an island where people are forced to fight each other to the death using explosives, Ryouta places his bets on escape via a hijacked helicopter. But what happens when his plan goes abruptly awry?! As his allies drop left and right in a hail of bullets and as an unexpected ally lends him a hand, Ryouta becomes mired in the fiercest battle he has yet experienced on the island. When the veil concealing the true intent behind "BTOOOM!" is ripped away, will the precarious war Ryouta has been waging on the live-action death match's sponsors finally come to a head?!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 13

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 13

    By Junya Inoue

    In a hell called the Sanctuary...

    When his plan to escape the island ends in failure, Ryouta drags his battered body ashore, only to be approached by a mysterious girl who leads him to a community of seven combatants managing to peacefully co-exist. With Ryouta's arrival, though, the balance is shattered as the eight chips needed to win a ticket back to civilization are suddenly within reach! It doesn't take long before the first death is discovered, and so a brand-new arc commences with an explosive tropical murder mystery!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 14

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 14

    By Junya Inoue

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 15

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 15

    By Junya Inoue

    The curtain closes on the death match in the Sanctuary, and the climax approaches! Outside the game, Ryouta's stepfather joins forces with a hacking wizard, and they concoct a plan to take down the Themis Corporation. Meanwhile, Oda is separated from Himiko and intercepts Tougou's team single-handedly, getting his hands on an unthinkable "commodity." The battle between the two revs up in intensity, but how will its result affect the game...? In the midst of it all, a sudden announcement sounds out to all the players!! Takanohashi's unexpected news drastically shifts the balance of the game, and the island becomes a seething mess of chaos and discord!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 16

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 16

    By Junya Inoue

    The equilibrium on the island has been greatly thrown off by Takanohashi's sudden announcement. There's only one day to go before the game is up, and only three people left who can beat it...leaving the players bewildered by this sudden rule change. But that bewilderment turns into anger and leads to suspicion, causing the bonds between players start to fray. And when Himiko is wandering around the island, looking for Ryouta, another stray catches sight of her...Will Himiko ever be reunited with Ryouta?! Meanwhile, Ryouta himself is assaulted by a tragedy born out of suspicion!!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 17

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 17

    By Junya Inoue

    Limiter's Off!

    Soga's death crushes Ryouta and frees him from what was subconsciously holding him back. With kindness and humanity left by the wayside, he zeros in on what it will take to most efficiently beat the game. In the process, he faces off against the duo of Kira and Tougou. How will Kira handle having his back to the wall now that he's grown up a little?! The dust settles on the island following the rule change, and a new team is formed! As the veil is lifted on Oda's previously untold backstory, a new arc begins, and a face from Oda's past joins the fray!

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 18

    BTOOOM!, Vol. 18

    By Junya Inoue

    A new menace looms...

    Sacrificing his humanity for a better chance at victory, Oda moves forward, leaving Okita and the past behind. As the stage once again returns to the final day of the game, a new weapon is deployed--one that will bring either salvation or certain destruction to the remaining players. But the island isn't the only battlefield! With things heating up back in Japan, the implications of the unfolding events at home could be monumental for all involved...

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 19

    By Junya Inoue

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 20

    By Junya Inoue

    A hero's last stand...


    Years ago, Tougou lost the entire team under his command in the line of duty. Carrying the weight of their souls on his back, he's tried to make it through the Game with honor while protecting those most vulnerable. Now, back up against the wall, he'll risk it all for a chance at redemption. Only one man is walking away from this battle to the death...

  • BTOOOM!, Vol. 21

    By Junya Inoue