Battle Royale

Hanako (花子, Hanako) is a minor character in Battle Royale.


Hanako is a dog owned by Hiroki Sugimura and his family. Takako Chigusa would always pet him whenever she came by. He also enjoyed playing with Ayako Chigusa, Takako's younger sister. It's unknown if he and Fugetsu got along. When Takako is near death after being shot by Mitsuko Souma, she sees Hanako whining as part of a hallucination.


  • The name Hanako means "flower, blossom" (花) (hana) and "child" (子) (ko).