Uzumaki [3-in-1 Deluxe Edition] (GN)
Title: Uzumaki [3-in-1 Deluxe Edition]
Distributor: Viz Media
Release date: 2013-10-15
Suggested retail price: $27.99
Age rating: 16+
ISBN-10: 1421561328 1421561328
ISBN-13: 9781421561325 9781421561325
Kurozu-cho, a small fog-bound 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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world.
It manifests itself in everything from seashells and whirlpools in water to the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father and the voice from the cochlea in our inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurozu-cho are pulled ever deeper into a whirlpool from which there is no return!
Story and art by Junji Ito.
(added on 2013-09-21, modified on 2013-09-21)
- Reviewed by Rebecca Silverman (October 6, 2014)
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