Manga creator Junji Ito (Tomie, Uzumaki, Gyo, Fragments of Horror) is recognized as one of the greatest contemporary artists working in the horror genre, and in a couple of weeks VIZ Signature will be sharing his greatness via Shiver, which collects nine of his best short stories into one nightmare-inducing hardcover edition.
If you’re a fan of Japanese horror manga, this is one book you don’t want to miss! Read on for the details.
From the Press Release:
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers the chilling new release SHIVER: JUNJI ITO SELECTED STORIES on December 19th.
The new anthology from the critically acclaimed master of Japanese horror manga will debut as a hardcover edition under the VIZ Signature imprint. SHIVER: JUNJI ITO SELECTED STORIES contains nine of Junji Ito’s best short stories, as selected by the author himself, presented with accompanying notes and commentary. SHIVER is rated “T+” for Older Teens and carries a print MSRP of $22.99 U.S./$32.00 CAN.
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… SHIVER offers nine fresh nightmares for the delectation of horror fans.
“Junji Ito has redefined the horror genre with his unique stories, which are equally chilling and surreal,” says Masumi Washington, Editor. “SHIVER will thrill fans already familiar with Junji Ito and also introduce new readers to this renowned creator’s work.”
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