The Liminal Zone by Junji Ito

The Liminal Zone

Junji Ito

fiction horror manga dark emotional mysterious medium-paced

216 pages | first published 2022

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After abruptly departing from a train in a small town, a couple encounters a “weeping woman”—a professional mourner—sobbing inconsolably at a funeral. Mako changes afterward—she can’t stop crying! In another tale, having decided to die together, a...
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Summary of 252 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
mysterious 73%
tense 60%
sad 13%
adventurous 10%
emotional 9%
challenging 8%
reflective 4%
funny 3%

Pace

fast 79%
medium 18%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 67% | A mix: 24% | N/A: 5% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 32% | N/A: 11% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 18% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 35% | No: 23% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.93

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