I read Battle Royale for the first time when I was in high school . As you can see below, my copy of the book is a bit beat! It's my most beat up book, so I guess that's how you can tell it's my favorite.
|If you look carefully, you can see how the negative space|
between the two characters creates a gun!
Most of you who haven't read this but are familiar with The Hunger Games are probably thinking it sounds pretty similar! While I do enjoy both, Battle Royale was indeed written first (published 1999, 2003 in English). That doesn't necessarily mean it's better, it's all up to your opinion! I happen to prefer BR.
As you can see, even the book is a bit grim looking, being blood red with dark silhouettes. So I did just that for my nails! I painted them red, and did the designs in black. The middle finger is the "BR" logo, my ring finger is a few of the planes from the formation on the front cover, and my pinkie and pointer are black splatters.
As for my thumb, I painted a hand gun on it. I mentioned with the cover that the space between the two figures creates the shape of a gun - well it's more obvious on the binding of the book since the red and black are reversed.
As for my colors:
- Jordana - Holiday Red
- Pure Ice - Black Rage (splatters)
- Cherimoya - Black (freehand designs)