Uzumaki by Junji Ito

Uzumaki

Uzumaki #1-3

Junji Ito with Yuji Oniki (Translator)

fiction horror manga dark mysterious fast-paced

648 pages | first published 2000

Description

A masterpiece of horror manga, now available in a deluxe hardcover edition! Kurouzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunte...
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Moods

dark 99%
mysterious 76%
tense 66%
adventurous 17%
challenging 15%
sad 13%
emotional 9%
funny 3%
reflective 3%
inspiring 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

fast 60%
medium 35%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 74% | A mix: 22% | N/A: 2% | Character: 0%

Strong character development?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 27% | No: 24% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 12% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 55% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.29