May 10, 2016 at Kinokuniya, Japan Town in San Francisco.
Learn people through books. Learn books through people.
Bibliobattle is an intellectual entertainment competition where each participant has 5 minutes (no more, no less) to propose why their chosen book is worth the read. This battle was founded by Kyoto University. Bibliobattle’s popularity has grown in Japan to a point where national championship battles are held. We are bringing the excitement to San Francisco!
First battle will be held on Tuesday, May 10 from 6pm at the second floor of the Kinokuniya San Francisco store.
1. Choose your favorite book based on the pre-chosen theme.
2. Each battler will have 5 minutes (no more, no less) to present their book.
3. After each of the battlers’ 5 minutes, audience will have a chance to ask questions (2-3 minutes).
4. A champ book will be chosen on majority vote.
The content of the presentation is completely up to the discretion of the contestant.
Each battle will be recorded and uploaded on our YouTube channel.
For more information and to RSVP as a battler, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kinokuniya San Francisco
1581 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA 94115