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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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the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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Out of this world
Written by bunnyanime on October 20, 2011 at 8:07 AM
Overall Rating
Good
Story: 4
Dialogue: 3
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 4
It's story was good, it feels like once you start, you can't really stop. I did read other mangas in between because I don't really fancy a dark story like that as much, but I do want to know the story. It's worth a read if you like cursed stories etc.

The ideas where out of this world, but if you're a normally cheerful person, you may get nightmare reading this. I think I might have bad dreams tonight..

*spoilers alert*

The ending however was rather disappointing and it felt like it ended to abruptly. Some ends where loose and it doesn't (read more)
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