Horror manga has certainly gotten a boost in popularity thanks to the likes of one man in particular, Junji Ito. However, if you ask those who have gone further down the rabbit hole, you are likely to hear several other names pop up on a regular basis. One of those creators is Hideshi Hino, a

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Minky Momo Anime Curse

Before the likes of Puella Magi Madoka Magica instilled dark elements into the ‘Mahou Shoujo‘ (magical girl) genre, there came an anime called Magical Princess Minky Momo. While presenting an overall cuteness factor that could account for 95% of the show, there lies that leftover 5% which can be linked to the notorious Japanese curse

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2LDK 2003 Movie Review

Having a roommate can be hard. Whether it’s disrespect of the kitchen cleaning rules or failing to remember how thin the average bedroom wall is, living with another person is often a frustrating and filthy experience. Yuhiko Tsutsumi’s outrageous black horror comedy 2LDK (2003) follows two aspiring actresses: the demure, virginal Nozomi and party girl

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Paris. London. Milan. Tokyo. Ask anyone what they consider to be the most fashionable place in the world, and chances are high that they’ll say one of these stylish cities. The world of fashion is immortal, effervescent and exciting, but beneath lies a much darker world for those who stumble from their Louboutins and fall

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Mandrake Japan

Why wallow in filth and degradation when there’s so much beauty in Japan? Why spend time in a porn store in Kyoto instead of The Museum of Ikebana, studying the art of flower arrangement? Because it’s fun, that’s why. It’s great to gawk at outrageous dirty things, plus it’s interesting at the same time to

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With a retro approach to rudimentary mechanics, and grim pixelated presentation, World of Horror is a passionate tribute to J-Horror; notably towards the eminent horror mangaka ‘Junji Ito’ who specializes in grotesque body horror. With all kinds of quirky protagonists as ‘investigators’, whether the more hardboiled Lovecraftian private eye in a noir fashion or an

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