Horror

Tomie by Junji Ito (Manga Review)

Oh Junji Ito, you are the king of my horror manga reviews and have burned so many weird images into my brain. I love you. I can’t believe it took me this long to get around to reading Tomie. It is a cult classic manga series that has spawned eight films and a television series.… Continue reading Tomie by Junji Ito (Manga Review)

Horror

Jisatsu Circle by Usamaru Furuya (Manga Review)

I am going to sum up my feelings about this manga series with a single gif: I normally include the occasional image or panel for my horror manga reviews but I am not going to do that with this one because it was that bad. I couldn’t find a single image that was nice or… Continue reading Jisatsu Circle by Usamaru Furuya (Manga Review)

Book Review, Horror

Shibuya Goldfish by Aoi Hiroumi (Manga Review)

THERE IS MORE THAN ONE KILLER FISH MANGA?!?! When I finished reading Gyo I thought that would be the end of my adventures with killer fish causing havoc on land but no, I found a new one. And this time they not only fly but they can talk too. You read that right, a horror… Continue reading Shibuya Goldfish by Aoi Hiroumi (Manga Review)

Book Review, Horror

Mini Manga Review: The Human Chair by Edogawa Ranpo

Can you really trust the chair you are sitting in?  The Human Chair is a short story written by Edogawa Ranpo. It tells the story of a young woman who goes shopping for a chair and after wandering into an antique shop, is told the creepy story of The Human Chair. The tale of a writer… Continue reading Mini Manga Review: The Human Chair by Edogawa Ranpo

Book Review, Horror

Uzumaki by Junji Ito

I will admit to not being very interested in this series when I first started my research into horror manga. It appeared on every "Best horror manga" list, when I read Gyo by the same author I received comments and messages asking me to read this series and when I was book shopping I kept… Continue reading Uzumaki by Junji Ito

Book Review

Ibitsu by Ryou Haruka

Do you have a little sister? No matter how you answer that question in this manga you will probably end up dead. This is the manga that started my hunt for horror manga to read. A long time ago someone shared a link to this manga on a friend’s facebook page and I was bored… Continue reading Ibitsu by Ryou Haruka

Book Review, Horror

Gyo by Junji Ito

So I thought it would be a good idea to read lots and lots of horror manga and write about it. I love Japanese horror novels and films so this seemed like an amazing idea. I hadn’t read any horror manga before so I combed the internet looking for the best horror manga that was… Continue reading Gyo by Junji Ito

Book Review, Horror

REVIEW: Another (vol 1 & 2) by Yukito Ayatsuji

Summary: Summary from GoodReads.com: "In the spring of 1998, Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people around him act like they're walking on eggshells, and students and teachers alike seem frightened. As a chain of horrific deaths begin to unfold… Continue reading REVIEW: Another (vol 1 & 2) by Yukito Ayatsuji

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Bout of Books Scavenger Hunt!

It is officially the beginning of Bout of Books! This is the first of many challenges that are happening throughout the week and it is being hosted by The Book Monsters. They have given a list of books that I need to find on my shelves and I have to try to find them. So lets… Continue reading Bout of Books Scavenger Hunt!