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Uzumaki : spiral into horror / Junji Ito ; translation & English adaptation, Yuji Oniki.

Itō, Junji, 1963- (author,, illustrator.). Oniki, Yuji, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 741.5 (Text) 33062009346652 YA Graphic In Transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781421561325
  • ISBN: 1421561328
  • Physical Description: 634 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Deluxe edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, California : Viz Media, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Uzumaki.
Original Japanese edition published by Shogakukan.
"First English edition published in 2002" -- Colophon.
Previously issued in three parts. Collects the paperback volumes 1-3.
Summary, etc.:
Kurôzu-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 According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the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 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 Kurôzu-cho are pulled ever deeper into a whirlpool from which there is no return!
Target Audience Note:
Rated T+ for older teen.
Language Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Spirals > Comic books, strips, etc.
Death > Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Horror comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.

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