Review: Tomie

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Author

Junji Ito

Personal Rating

8/10

Personal Opinion

What do you feel if a girl in your classroom showed up late for class? No big deal, right? But what if your class was currently mourning because that girl was found dead the day before? That would be surprising and or even scaring the pants out of you. Nevertheless some of you might be thrilled to see the girl alive and well and develop certain curiosity towards the girl.

That was actually how the manga Tomie started. When all her classmate mourn over her dead, she decided to come back from her grave to attend her class. That was the start of the mysterious events occurring around Tomie which is unfortunately also took the live of the people around her.

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Review: Uzumaki

Uzumaki

Author

Junji Ito

Personal Opinion

Here comes another review about twisted horror from Junji Ito: Uzumaki. As with Gyo, Junji Ito sure knows his way around in making bizarre horror. The unusual horror you’ll find in Gyo will most likely be found in every single chapter of Uzumaki. It’s nowhere near to what Uzumaki Naruto has to offer.

Uzumaki tells the story of the mysterious events took place in a small town named Kurozu-cho. This small and remote town located on the coast of Japan is cursed by spirals. Yes, spirals. That supposedly common thing actually brings disaster to the people living in Kurozu-cho.

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Review: Gyo

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Author

Junji Ito

Personal Opinion

Would you like to read a story about fish with legs roaming on the land, especially that these fish were actually dead even though the legs are functioning normally?

If you’re into that kind of stuff, then I guess Gyo is the manga for you. Gyo tells the story of a mysterious phenomena where legged-fish are roaming the mainland of Japan spreading germs, causing diseases, and in turn creating chaos all over Japan.

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