This is the newest animated tv series of Madhouse, an adaptation aired from October 4, 2012 to December 20, 2012 and it has been licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks. People who like Sci-fi might be really interested in watching this, the storyboard was made by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, so again it has a dark and gore atmosphere, being an anime indicated for adults only. The character design is brilliant, with great expressions, colours and emotions and the animation also has an amazingly detailed backgrounds.
The anime focuses on an unemployed 22 year old man, called Sakamoto Ryota, that still lives with his mother. He spent his days playing a combat online game called Btooom, being one of the world’s top player.
But suddenly he awakes on a tropical island, without any memories how he got there.
While wandering around, Ryota sees someone and calls out for help. The stranger responds by throwing a bomb at him, now Ryota realizes that his life is in danger, and that he has somehow been trapped in a real-life version of his favorite game.