Gyo, Volume 1

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Viz Media, Sep 10, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
160 Reviews
Series Description: Just when you thought it was safe to get out of the water, fish grow legs! From the mind of acclaimed artist Junji Ito comes this diabolic cross between Resident Evil and The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. Yes, it's Gyo, where terror takes the name of horribly mutated fish and sea creatures that invade, en masse, a seaside town. Sophisticated, atmospheric work by perhaps the finest horror comics working in the world today. Young couple Tadashi and Kaori are vacationing in Okinawa, but instead of enjoying their time, they bicker endlessly about such important topics as Tadashi's bad breath! But that stench may actually be something quite different. When a strange walking fish appears, Tadashi and Kaori know something's amiss. When a Great White Shark attacks -- walking -- they know they're in real trouble!

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This book was physically hard to read. - Goodreads
A dark ending with two free creepy shorts included. - Goodreads
The artwork is nice and terrifying. - Goodreads
A weird open ending. - Goodreads
The ending sucks it's. - Goodreads

Review: Gyo, Vol. 2 (Gyo / ギョ #2)

User Review  - Veronica - Goodreads

Second time reading this since highschool days, and I still find the storyline very freaky. It was a source of some nightmares for me back in the days. Perhaps the more terrifying one I find, is ... Read full review

Review: Gyo, Vol. 2 (Gyo / ギョ #2)

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Second time reading this since highschool days, and I still find the storyline very freaky. It was a source of some nightmares for me back in the days. Perhaps the more terrifying one I find, is ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Junji Ito debuted as a horror manga artist in 1987 with the first story in his successful "Tomie" series. "Uzumaki", drawn from 1998 to 1999, was adapted into a live-action movie, which has been released in America by Viz Films and Tidepoint Pictures. It's influences include the classic manga artists Kazuo Umezu and Hideshi Hino, as well as authors Yasutaka Tsutsui and H.P. Lovecraft.

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