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VIZ Media LLC, Jul 6, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
A sleepy town on the coast of Japan is under quiet, deadly siege, not by a person or group but by a primeval spiral shape whose victims include both parents of Shuichi Saito. In this second volume of the saga, Shuichis girlfriend Kirie becomes further involved in the towns terrible secret when schoolmates start turning up as horrible human snails and something unspeakable is discovered within the walls of the local hospital.

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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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