Uzumaki

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VIZ Media LLC, Oct 6, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
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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  - sarafwilliams - LibraryThing

WAIT WHAT? This series is so fucking great. In a town where everyone seems to be getting overly obsessed about spirals, the strangest things start happening. Starting from people being turned into ... Read full review

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User Review  - sarafwilliams - LibraryThing

Not as gripping as the first volume, but still, a collection of terrifying events involving spirals: and snails, and mosquitos, and other nasty creepy creatures. Enjoyable above all and a volume that made me question if things are ever going to turn out okay in this town. 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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