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VIZ Media LLC, Oct 6, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
Kurozu-cho, a fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is haunted by a recurring pattern: a spiral manifesting itself in increasingly terrifying ways. In this third and final volume, the town is cut off from the outside by devastating hurricanes. Kirie, her boyfriend Shuichi, and the other desperate survivors must face the impending horror. The movie version of Uzumaki will soon be released in the U.S.

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User Review  - CSDaley - LibraryThing

I have never really been into Manga. Not entirely sure why but this book has made it very clear I was just reading the wrong Manga. Beautiful and creepy. Full of horrific images. I absolutely loved it ... Read full review

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This was awesome. Classic, twisted storytelling. Uzumaki centers around a gloomy seaside town whose residents are seemingly cursed by the influence of the spiral. Volume 1 follows its narrator ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

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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