"BTOOM!" is a computer game with over 3 million copies sold worldwide, and its fast growing popularity spreads over the gaming comunity. The game utilises speacial bombs called bim.
The protagonist Sakamoto Ryōta is a top player, rank 4, who leads one of the Top 10 teams in the world - Japan's. Contrary to his sublime performance in the game, he 'fails' in real life. Unemployed, he spends his time sitting in front of the computer screem, to his mothers disapproval.
Suddenly, Sakamoto finds himself hunging from a parachute, stuck on a tree on a deserted island. While trying to free himself, Sakamoto is attacked by a stranger using real beams. Sakamoto has to fight for his own survival. On the island he will meet Himiko - a blonde, also involved in the real life game of "BTOOOM!"
Translated by YFelis