The Art of Junji Ito

This sublime collection includes all of Ito’s unforgettable illustrations in both black-and-white and color, from Tomie’s dreadful beauty to the inhuman spirals of Uzumaki.

Author: Junji Ito

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781974713004

Category: Art

Page: 150

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Enter the world of Junji Ito’s art––an abyss of horror and sublime beauty. A first-ever collection of Junji Ito’s artworks, featuring over 130 images from his bestselling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Ito’s unforgettable illustrations in both black-and-white and color, from Tomie’s dreadful beauty to the inhuman spirals of Uzumaki. Includes an interview focused on Ito’s art technique as well as commentary from the artist on each work.

Twisted Visions

In 2000, you directed for Japanese television an adaptation of Junji Ito's Manga long Dream [nagai Yume]. Was it easy to get the project commissioned? Long Dream was a project I worked on after Uzumaki and it was the producer from ...

Author: Matthew Edwards

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476628149

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 280

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Horror and exploitation films have played a pioneering role in both American and world cinema, with a number of controversial and surreal movies produced by renegade filmmakers. This collection of interviews sheds light on the work of 23 directors from across the globe who defied the conventions of Hollywood and commercial cinema. They include Alfred Sole (Alice, Sweet, Alice), Romano Scavolini (Nightmares in a Damaged Brain), Stu Segall (Drive-in Massacre), Joseph Ellison (Don’t Go in the House), David Paulsen (Savage Weekend, Schizoid), Jörg Buttgereit (Nekromantik, Schramm), Jack Sholder (Alone in the Dark, The Hidden), Marinao Baino (Dark Waters), Yoshihiko Matsui (Noisy Requiem) and Jamil Dehlavi (Born of Fire). More than 90 photographs are included, with many rare behind-the-scenes images.

Portus

A frightening vision of modern manga horror, Jun Abe's Portus might put you off video games for the rest of your life.

Author: Jun Abe

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421513836

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 232

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Asami Kawakami is a 17 year old highschool girl and is a member of her school's art club, which is run by her friend and adviser, Keigo Sawa. For some time, her best friend Chiharu hasn't been answering her cell phone and has also stopped coming to school. One day Chiharu shows up at the art club and says that the reason she was gone was because of a video game, and that she has also seen many horrific things. That day she goes home and, under the mysterious influence of the game, commits suicide. Asami goes to Chiharu's room after her death and finds the video game, "Portus," and takes it home in the hope of finding out what it is about this game that made her friend commit suicide.