Battle Royale

For the manga, please go to Fumiyo Fujiyoshi (Manga). For the film, please go to Fumiyo Fujiyoshi (Film).


Not much was known about Fumiyo Fujiyoshi (藤吉 文世, Fujiyoshi Fumiyo) other than the fact that she was the nurse's aide. It was said that she was quiet but very caring.

Friends and Enemies[]

Fumiyo was friends with Yukie Utsumi, as she whispers to her during the presentation.

In the Program[]

While the students are in the school at the start of the Program, receiving their instructions, Fumiyo is caught whispering to Yukie. Kinpatsu Sakamochi throws a knife at her, which lands in her forehead, killing her as her lifeless eyes stare in shock.

Shuya Nanahara asked Kinpatsu if he could shut Yoshitoki and Fumiyo's eyes, which he accepted. He then shut both of their eyes, and though he also wanted to remove the knife from her forehead, he didn't, afraid that he would end up like her. After leaving the classroom and going into the hallway, he regretted not removing it.


  • The name Fumiyo means "writing" (文) (fumi) and "world" (世) (yo).
  • Fumiyo's surname Fujiyoshi means "wisteria" (藤) (fuji) and "lucky, good" (吉) (yoshi).

Notes & Trivia[]

  • Fumiyo is the second student to be killed, even though she didn't actually get to participate in the program itself.
  • Fumiyo was one of the few characters to be killed by a different person in each version. The others are Masao Hayashida, Yoshitoki Kuninobu, Kaori Minami and Kazuo Kiriyama. Foe Fumiyo, this is because each version has its own 'teacher'.
  • By mistake, when Shuya started shutting her and Yoshitoki’s eyes, she was labeled as “his.”