Uzumaki, Volume 1 by 伊藤潤二, Junji Ito

Uzumaki, Volume 1

Uzumaki #1

伊藤潤二, Junji Ito

fiction horror manga dark mysterious tense fast-paced

208 pages | first published 1998

Description

Kurozu-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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic s...
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Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 71%
tense 67%
adventurous 11%
sad 9%
challenging 1%
emotional 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

fast 78%
medium 15%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | A mix: 21% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 16% | Yes: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 34% | N/A: 11% | Yes: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 14% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 33% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 13%

Average rating

4.18