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Title(s): Uzumaki
うずまき
漩涡
Spirála
Spirale (French)
The Spiral
Vortex
Whirlpool
Author(s): Itou Junji
Artist(s): ITOU Junji
Genres: Drama, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural, Tragedy
Start Date: 1998
Status: Completed
Summary:
From Viz:

Kur么zu-cho, a small fogbound 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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the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 small ways: seashells, ferns, whirlpools in water, whirlwinds in air. And in large ways: the spiral marks on people's bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi's father, the voice from the cochlea in your inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kur么zu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return...
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Excellent 4 reviews
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Good 1 review
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Average 1 review
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Poor 0 reviews
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Didn't catch me
Written by lalaba on October 26, 2011 at 10:31 PM
Overall Rating
Average
Story: 3
Dialogue: 3
Animation: 4
Entertainment: 2
I saw the reviews and a few of them said " I was hooked at the first chapter" or at least something along those lines, but for me it just didn't do it. I will admit the idea is a good one and the concept behind the things happening are interesting, but somehow or another the story just didn't get to me the way I thought it would. Maybe I went in expecting to much, I'm not sure. If you're reading it for the first time try not to focus on what others said about it and just keep your mind on what you think so that you may not do the same thing as (read more)
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