Review of “Another Prince of Wales” (1970)


Toyota Aritsune (writer).

Read in 2020.

Read in Speculative Japan.

In the ethnic melting pot of the 21st century, the UN limits the scope of war in such a way that it becomes a game, like class-based medieval European warfare.

Toyota anticipates reality TV in his description of young men signing up to get famous fighting to the death on television, but that’s about the only good idea in here.

text Japanese production fiction