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Uzumaki Volume 1 by Junji Ito

5 Ratings: 3.6
The 1st book in Junji Ito's "Uzumaki" Graphic Novel series

Product Description  KurĂ´zu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, … see full wiki

Author: Junji Ito
Genre: Japanese Horror , Graphic Novel
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC; 1 edition (October 2001)
Date Published: (October 2001)
4 reviews about Uzumaki Volume 1 by Junji Ito
review by . June 22, 2010
The graphic novel 'Uzumaki' is alright if you'd like a mildly scary read, but for readers who expect something more than mild, or something well-executed, I wouldn't recommend this graphic novel.      It is passable in terms of its core idea- an everyday pattern one sees in day-to-day life becoming evil and possessing others. However, the execution style lacks the 'creepiness factor' needed to really make a horror story out of a mundane concept.   …
review by . June 25, 2010
   Horror mangas released in the US are not popular at all. Shuji Ito's Uzumaki is only one of the few that has been translated and released commonly at book stores. This manga not only has a creative story but contains some very detailed artwork on every page. Alhtough it is more disgusting then scary, like other reviewers mention, I don't hink it could possibly be made any more creepy. I was pleased with the story and reread the book over nine thousand times.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
I have nothing but good to say about Junji Ito's skill as an artist and an author. His nightmarish images haunt me to this day (and definitely in a good way.)
review by . November 20, 2008
Uzumaki Volume 1 by Junji Ito
I certainly won't. I will never look at anything with a spiral the same way ever again.  Ito has created a great story, even for someone like myself who is not a fan of Japanese animation, and also a beginner in the wide world of graphic novels and chapter books. (or grown up comic books if you prefer that term) The stories are told from the prospective of a young girl named Kirie Goshima who lives in the town of Kurozu, along with her boyfriend Shuichi Saito. The first two chapters deal …
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