Fantagraphics Previews Nijigahara Holograph Manga

posted on 2014-01-27 02:00 EST
Inio Asano's horror manga slated for February

Fantagraphics Books began streaming a video preview for its upcoming release of Inio Asano's Nijigahara Holograph manga on Wednesday. The 296-page hardcover book is slated for release next month.

Fantagraphics describes the story:

Butterflies ominously proliferate as children whisper rumors of a mysterious creature lurking in the tunnel behind the school. To appease its wrath, they decide to offer it a sacrifice — a human one. But this is only the beginning of Nijigahara Holograph, which takes place in two separate timelines and involves the suicidal Amahiko; Kohta, the lovestruck bully; their teacher Miss Sakaki, whose heavily bandaged face remains a mystery; and many more brothers, sisters, parents, co-workers, teachers, aggressors and victims who are all inextricably linked to one another. Ten years later, all will have to face what they've done or suffered through — and maybe the end of the world.

Fantagraphics announced plans to release Nijigahara Holograph last year.

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