Museum of Terror (manga)

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Alternative title:
Itō Junji Kyōfu Hakubutsukan (Japanese)
伊藤潤二恐怖博物館 (Japanese)
Genres: horror, supernatural
Plot Summary: Museum Of Terror collects together a host of Junji Ito's short horror stories originally published between 1987 and 2000. The first two volumes contain thematically linked but self-contained stories dealing with Tomie - a beautiful young woman with the power to seduce and dominate any male, from small boys to elderly men. Tomie's problem is that the men obsessed with her inevitably end up wanting to kill her in order to free themselves from their obsession and from her disturbing commands. Tomie, however, refuses to stay dead and chopping her into pieces just results in multiple Tomies that don't always get along with one another... The third volume leaves the Tomie character behind and consists of stand-alone gothic horror pieces.
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Seen in part or in whole by 51 users, rank: #1335 (of 4406)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.815 (Very good−), std. dev.: 0.9443, rank: #1388 (of 4424)
Weighted mean: 7.766 (Very good−), rank: #1322 (of 4424) (seen all: 7.86 / seen some: 7.60)
Bayesian estimate: 7.770 (Very good−), rank: #757 (of 2764)
Number of pages: 376
Vintage: 2002-05
Release dates: We have 11
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Graphic novel
    Museum of Terror (GN 1) 2006-07-05 (from $12.62)
    Museum of Terror (GN 2) 2006-09-06 (from $8.78)
    Museum of Terror (GN 3) 2006-10-25

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Junji Ito
(none)
Japanese companies
Publisher: Asahi Sonorama (Tankoubon)
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Lia Ribacchi
Translation: Naomi Kokubo

Assitant Editor: Katie Moody
Design: Amy Arendts
Editing: Dave Land
Publisher: Mike Richardson
(none)
English companies
Lettering: Studio Cutie
Licensed by: Dark Horse Comics
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