Reality TV has hit a new and disturbingly graphic low with ‘The Program,' a television series in which a purposely chosen ninth-grade class is forced to fight to the death on a remote island. With only minimal survival gear and a random weapon, each student must survive and kill their friends until only one winner remains; if the group refuses to play, all of its members are killed by the electronic collars around their necks. Girlfriends and boyfriends betray each other, friends are brutally slain by their closest companions and alliances are made and broken. On screen for the world to see, only the strongest will survive this horrific, sadistic game...
Image you and your entire class have been forced to enter into a program, in which you are handed a bag with a random weapon ranging from knives to semi-automatic weapons and a few suprises. You are told that you are wearing a bomb collar and that only one of you may leave the island. The story after that is of individuals within the class fighting it out, or in a few cases trying to convince others to not... read more
This manga came highly recomended to me by a friend but I didn't see much value in it. Essentially, a group of kids gets put on an island and must kill eachother for the pleasure of the masses. One boy, our main character, decides to reject the game entirely and be the good guy. We follow Shuuya the protagonist. He's always doing the right thing, and more, it always works. He never has to make any tough... read more
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