Junji Ito, a master of the horror manga world that attracts attention from all over the world.
About 30 years after his debut, the artwork that has continued to create a unique world with detailed brushstrokes is open to the public!
The author’s first and best book.
-Records 133 valuable manuscripts including unrecorded works not only in mysterious colors but also in delicate monochrome!
-Records from masterpieces to the latest works such as “Tomie”, “Uzumaki”, “Souichi”, “Death and Love Wazurai”, and “Gyo”!
・ In-depth interviews with the artists about their paintings, from inspiration to materials used.
・ All works have commentary comments by the author! * Japanese language.
- Release Date:
- March, 2019
- Asahi Shimbun Publications
Born July 31, 1963 in Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture. After graduating from high school, he entered a dental technician’s school and got a job, but he posted it with the intention of having Mr. Umezu read it, triggered by the establishment of the “Monthly Halloween” (Asahi Sonorama) newcomer manga award “Umezu Kazuo Award”. .. In 1986, he won an honorable mention for his contribution “Tomie”. This work will be his debut work and will be his masterpiece.
He creates masterpieces such as “City without Roads”, “Hanging Balloon”, “Souichi” series, and “It’s hard to fall in love with the dead”.
Started serializing “Uzumaki” in “Big Comic Spirits” (Shogakukan) in 1998. After that, he continued to release unique works such as “Gyo” and “Kandan”, and in 2017 he celebrated the 30th anniversary of his life as a manga artist.