Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror, Vol. 1 by 伊藤潤二, Junji Ito

Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror, Vol. 1

Uzumaki #1

伊藤潤二, Junji Ito

fiction horror manga dark mysterious tense fast-paced

208 pages | first published 1998

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Shortly after Shuichi Saito's father becomes obsessed with spirals -- snail shells, whirlpools, and man-made patterns -- he dies mysteriously, his body positioned in the shape of a twisted coil. Soon, the entire town is afflicted with a snail-like...
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Summary of 1704 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 68%
tense 66%
adventurous 14%
challenging 8%
sad 7%
emotional 4%
reflective 3%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 84%
medium 11%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 67% | A mix: 27% | Character: 3% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 13% | Yes: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 31% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 10% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 39% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 10%

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4.2

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