Manga

Manga written and drawn by horror manga artist Junji Ito.

These are my thoughts of each of the manga stories by Junji Ito as I read them.

From ‘The Bully‘ to ‘Tomie‘; From ‘Army of One‘ to his excellent adaptation of ‘Frankenstein‘.

Mansion (Tomie part 6)

In the third and final part of the “Tsukiko Trilogy”, Tomie lures Tsukiko back to her mansion home with the promise of seeing her friend Y...

Kiss (Tomie part 5)

Tsukiko attempts to nurse an injured friend in her blood-stained apartment. The blood remains from the horrific events of the previous chapter, Photo....

Photo (Tomie part 4)

A photography student is asked to get some pictures of Tomie – another student at the school. However, the developed photos uncover something st...

Basement (Tomie part 3)

Following on from Morita Hospital, there seems to be some strange things happening in the Hospital Basement. A mysterious growth is beginning to take ...

Hanging Blimp

A young woman is found hanging from a telephone wire outside her apartment. Soon after, a strange vision of her head is spotted floating over the nigh...

Tomie

Tomie kicked off what was to become one of the most engrossing and enjoyable horror manga series I have ever read. Not only that but this, its first c...

Fashion Model

After seeing the modelling photos of a strange — almost demonic — woman, a film student starts getting nightmarish visions of her. Not lon...

Used Record

A musical record has a strange, hypnotic effect on those that hear it. The music tends to be calm and soothing to those who listen. But it can also tr...