Junji Ito





Junji Ito

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born
in Gifu Prefecture, Japan
July 01, 1963

gender
male

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influences
H.P. Lovecraft, Kazuo Umezu


About this author

Junji Itō Born in Gifu Prefecture in 1963, he was inspired from a young age by his older sister's drawing and Kazuo Umezu's comics and thus took an interest in drawing horror comics himself. Nevertheless, upon graduation he trained as a dental technician, and until the early 1990s he juggled his dental career with his increasingly successful hobby — even after being selected as the winner of the prestigious Umezu prize for horror manga.

The most common obsessions are with beauty, long hair, and beautiful girls, especially in his Tomie and Flesh-Colored Horror comic collections. For example: A girl's hair rebels against being cut off and runs off with her head; Girls deliberately catch a disease that makes them beautiful but then murder each
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Average rating: 4.11 · 17,458 ratings · 961 reviews · 82 distinct works · Similar authors
Uzumaki, Vol. 1
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 4,026 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Uzumaki, Vol. 2
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 2,489 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Uzumaki, Vol. 3
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 2,353 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Gyo, Vol. 1
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,339 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Gyo, Vol. 2
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,055 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Museum of Terror, Vol. 1
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,078 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Uzumaki
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 743 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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Museum of Terror, Vol. 2
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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The Enigma of Amigara Fault
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 414 ratings — published 2002
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Museum of Terror, Vol. 3
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 2004
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