52/52: Lovesickness, by Junji Ito

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Lovesickness, by Junji Ito

The defining feature of Junji Ito’s horror is obsession and mania. Here, he plays the theme as the knife point that starts gushers of blood, for dark humor, and for some tried-and-true body horror. Working so much in the register of mania, though, is getting repetitive; what other modes does he have?

Book: 17 of 52

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