Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection

Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection

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An innocent love becomes a bloody hell in another superb collection by master of horror Junji Ito.

Ryusuke returns to the town he once lived in because rumors are swirling about girls killing themselves after encountering a bewitchingly handsome young man. Harboring his own secret from time spent in this town, Ryusuke attempts to capture the beautiful boy and close the case, but…

Starting with the strikingly bloody “Lovesickness,” this volume collects ten stories showcasing horror master Junji Ito in peak form, including “The Strange Hikizuri Siblings” and “The Rib Woman.”

Title:Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection
ISBN:9781974719846
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    Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection Reviews

  • The Artisan Geek

    19/1/21This collection is similar to Ito's Frankenstein, in that it's split into two parts. The first is centred around a town in which people go to crossroads to ask people to tell them their fortune...

  • Dylan

    Ratings for individual sections/stories:Lovesickness: 4*The Strange Hikizuri Siblings: 2.5*The Mansion of Phantom Pain: 3.5*The Rib Woman: 3*Memories of Real Poop: 1*2.8* rounded up to 3*Overall prett...

  • lark benobi

    Most people who read my reviews aren't aficionados of horror manga and I'm hoping to convert some of you to the unique and compulsively creepy world of Junji Ito, and to convince you to give his work ...

  • Etienne

    4,5/5. Junji Ito!! Am I the only one who always yell this name in my head with a weird Japanese accent? Probably... Anyway, he is the master of horror manga and you should read him if you love horror,...

  • Eule Luftschloss

    trigger warning(view spoiler)[ trauma, grief, suicide, self harm, setting yourself on fire, miscarriage, child murder, kidnapping, mental illness, bullying, mass hysteria, gore, mass suicide, being fo...

  • Kgl

    I don't know what I expected but it sure wasn't this. I'm a huge Junji Ito fan. I've read lots of other books of his, and yet it's been a while so I was just floored by the art in this. Gorgeous, grap...

  • Teresa

    Thank you to NetGalley, VIZ Media, and Junji Ito for the opportunity to read this book in exchange for an honest review.Junji Ito is quite the iconic horror mangaka in Japan. I have read many of Ito's...

  • Amanda

    Another Junji Ito collection. As a whole, I really enjoyed this!My individual reviews of each story:Lovesickness - 5 starsTakes place over five chapters. Our main character (MC) moved back to his old ...

  • Blair

    The first half of Lovesickness is the five-story cycle, also known as ‘Lovesick Dead’, that gives this collection its title. In ‘The Beautiful Boy at the Crossroads’, teen Ryusuke and his fami...

  • Sam Quixote

    In a small Japanese town, teenagers believe that if they wait in the street for a stranger to pass by, hide their face, and ask for their fortunes to be told, they will find out what love the future h...