Battle Royale


Hiroshi Kuronaga (黒長 博 Kuronaga Hiroshi) was known as a quiet, but arrogant student who tagged along with the Kiriyama Family. Sho Tsukioka described his as "a nobody" who tagged along with the Kiriyama Family.


Hiroshi was one of the shortest boys in his class.

Friends and Enemies[]

Hiroshi was in the Kiriyama Family with Kazuo Kiriyama, Mitsuru Numai, Ryuhei Sasagawa, and Sho.

In the Program[]

Kazuo sends a message to Hiroshi, along with the other gang members, to meet him at the Southern tip of the island when the students were released from the school. Hiroshi followed the instruction, only to be stabbed by Kazuo on his arrival.


  • The name Hiroshi means "command, esteem" (博)
  • Hiroshi's surname Kuronaga means "black" (黒) (kuro) and "leader, superior" (長) (naga)

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