With the Junji Ito Collection anime series wrapping up recently, Viz Media is timing things well to give fans of horror a chance to own more of the master’s works. They’ve put together a digital sale at ComiXology that has several volumes of his work priced down to about half the print price and a few bucks off the existing digital backlist price, which makes it all the more affordable. Click on the title links below if you prefer Amazon Kindle versions.
Gyo: Something’s Rotten in Okinawa…The rank odor of death floats above the famous island… What is the source? Then a strange fish–with legs–appears! So begins teenagers Tadashi and Kaori’s plunge into the horror (and stench) of the sea.
Fragments of Horror: A new collection of delightfully macabre tales from a master of horror manga. An old wooden mansion that turns on its inhabitants. A dissection class with a most unusual subject. A funeral where the dead are definitely not laid to rest. Ranging from the terrifying to the comedic, from the erotic to the loathsome, these stories showcase Junji Ito’s long-awaited return to the world of horror.
Tomie: Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize that no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.
Shiver: An arm peppered with tiny holes dangles from a sick girl’s window… After an idol hangs herself, balloons bearing the faces of their destined victims appear in the sky… An amateur film crew hires an extremely individualistic fashion model and faces a real bloody ending… An offering of nine fresh nightmares for the delectation of horror fans.