All You Need Is Kill

If there’s one thing worse than dying, it’s coming back to die again…and again…

By Hiroshi Sakurazaka | MoreLess about All You Need Is Kill

The novel that inspired the movie Edge of Tomorrow!

When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally—the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji’s escape or his final death? From the novel to the manga to the Western graphic novel adaptation, this is your source for all things All You Need Is Kill.

Hiroshi Sakurazaka was born in Tokyo in 1970. After a career in information technology, he published his first novel, Modern Magic Made Simple (Yoku wakaru gendai mahou), in 2003. Sakurazaka published All You Need Is Kill with Super Dash Bunko in 2004, and with it earned his first Seiun Award nomination. In 2009, the novel was the launch title for Haikasoru, and it formed the basis of the 2014 Tom Cruise film Edge of Tomorrow. His other work includes the 2004 short story “Saitama Chainsaw Massacre,” which won the 16th SF Magazine Reader's Award and was published in English in Hanzai Japan in 2016; and the novel Slum Online, published by Haikasoru in 2010.

He remains one of Japan’s most energetic writers of both light novels and adult science fiction.

All You Need is Kill (2-in-1 Edition)

When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally—the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji's escape or his final death?

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