Synonyms うずまき, The Spiral

Released Jan 12, 1998


Drama Horror Supernatural Psychological Seinen Romance Dementia

Author & Artist Ito, Junji

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Status20 Chapters

Pub. statusCompleted

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Story Line Kurozuchou, 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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the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 Kurouzu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return... (Source: VIZ Media)


Saito, Shuichi Saito, Shuichi Goshima, Kirie Goshima, Kirie Kurotani, Azami Kurotani, Azami Yamaguchi, Mitsuru Yamaguchi, Mitsuru Maruyama, Chie Maruyama, Chie Nakayama, Keiko Nakayama, Keiko Ishikawa, Shiho Ishikawa, Shiho Sekino, Kyoko Sekino, Kyoko Wakabayashi Wakabayashi Tsumura, Kazuki Tsumura, Kazuki

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