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 · 20,864 ratings · 1,191 reviews · 80 distinct works · Similar authors
Uzumaki, Vol. 1
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 4,647 ratings — published 1998 — 11 editions
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Uzumaki, Vol. 2
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 2,828 ratings — published 1999 — 10 editions
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Uzumaki, Vol. 3
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 2,677 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Gyo, Vol. 1
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,612 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Gyo, Vol. 2
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,207 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Uzumaki
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 1,374 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,208 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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The Enigma of Amigara Fault
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 604 ratings — published 2002
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 722 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Museum of Terror, Vol. 3
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 2004
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