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パラノイア・スター (Paranoia Star)

3.37  ·  Rating details ·  134 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Paperback, カワデ・パーソナル・コミックス (4), 156 pages
Published February 1986 by 河出書房新社
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yengyeng
Jul 18, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: mangamania
「僕の頭の中で固くて、丸いものがゴロ、ゴロ、ゴロ、ゴロ、転がっている」sums up the feeling of paranoia, claustrophobia and anxiety. weird stuff. keep the prozac within reach.
Mangrii
Mar 21, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
1,5 / 5

Not my cup of tea.

Recopilación de historias cortas y experimentales del maestro del ero-guro Suehiro Maruo publicadas originalmente en 1985. Una sucesión de relatos, sin conexión aparente más allá de alguna temática, que revela la inquietante perversidad en la mente del mangaka. Cada historia es aterradora, asquerosa, difícilmente comprensible, grotesca y muy, pero que muy turbia.

Violencia y sexo se mueven como pez en el agua por dos temáticas: la II guerra mundial y la tecnología. De cad
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Venus Maneater
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
Reading this manga feels like getting lost between realities. Unnerving, scary. It made me feel gross at times, like I was reading something more perverse than porn. Heavy themes of Cronenberg-esque body horror, psychosis and sex. It's always sexual with Suehiro Maruo. And it can never be JUST a pair of tits. They have to be a pair of tits attached to a lady blinded because her head is sliced in half. It has to be a pristine pair of perky tits attached to a rotting corpse.

He constantly makes yo
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Daniel Andreu
Feb 23, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: have
No, no soy lo peor y he tardado meses en leerme esto. Soy lo peor porque en cuanto empecé la primera historia y vi que en cada una hacía una recomendación sobre cuál es la música perfecta para escuchar mientras se lee cada historia… lo quise hacer bien y en casa. Nunca encontraba el momento y lo fui dejando, y así hasta que me puse la semana pasada.

Tonterías personales aparte, a alguien como yo ese detalle de la música le ha parecido una maravilla, sobre todo porque viene de alguien que ya me co
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Dinno
Sep 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: in-my-collection
El título que tiene en español es «Paranoia star». Es excelente encontrar en estas historias una parte genuina de la creatividad del autor (que podría ser incómoda para muchos lectores). Cuando lo hacen los escritores suele perderse el contenido en la incomprensión; en el caso de Maruo no sucede esto, pues ha sabido utilizar las herramientas del manga a su favor, generando un en entorno propicio que desconecta de la realidad al lector sometiéndolo a las entrañas de las perversiones del autor. Da ...more
Simon Mars
Mar 08, 2014 rated it really liked it
Of all the works that I have read so far of Suehiro Maruo, this was certainly my favorite.
Kelly Shull
Apr 02, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: manga
wtf did I just read?
Luke
Apr 12, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2020
Ero-guro or Edgelord: The Manga? YOU DECIDE!

That, in essence, covers the realm in which Suehiro Maruo works. His stock-in-trade is beautiful violence and sexualised despair, presented in a manner that borrows from older German and Japanese art. He presents abhorrent content in a lovingly-rendered format that would, in the hands of a lesser-skilled artist, be probably considered little more than pornography.



The problem with creating this kind of work is that the line between meaningful examinati
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Artur Coelho
Feb 11, 2012 rated it liked it
Num trabalho marcadamente pessoal, Maruo lida em histórias curtas com obsessões advindas da colisão entre ideologias e tecnologia. Algumas remetem directamente para a obra de P.K. Dick, com andróides a descobrir a sua condição não-humana ou seres humanos a quererem transcender os limites do corpo através de interfaces sangrentos com a máquina. Outra poderosa ideia nesta colecção prende-se com os perigos do militarismo e da crença cega em ideologias fanaticistas. O autor mostra um certo fascínio ...more
Mauro Micelli
Aug 30, 2020 rated it liked it
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🌈💜SAVINA🦋✨
I think it’s safe to say that I just didn’t get it. Mistranslation of just too psychological for me, either way I just can’t get behind it. Usually I’d reread something like this to completely appreciate the work and gather more answers but I’ll admit I can go my entire life without the need for anymore war, political, violent and surrealist work by this author. I also think this work has some bias. The art is great though.

“But I wasn’t really surprised I was a fake. I guess if a doctor tells y
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The Demon
Jul 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Holy shit. Holy shit. Holy shit. This is good. Creepy. Disturbing. Distressing. Symbolic. Real. Brutal. Surreal. Everything that makes a good introspective art on human nature. Just like A clockwork orange, Ichi The killer or blue velvet, it uses these elements of distress to its advantage and makes us think what human nature is capable of and in fact, what we could be capable of, if sanity was detached from us in the favor of... No pun intended.... Paranoia and madness.
Perry
Jul 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics, transgressive
Like most anthologies, a few of these feel like filler, but the best are up there with Maruo's strongest-ever work. The two fascist critiques in here (One of Nazi Germany and another of both Imperial Japan and America at once) are some of the best examples of incisive ero-guro art. ...more
Robin
Oct 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
Those that enjoy war as a subject and science fiction will appreciate this manga. It was different than the usual horrors and oddities that come with Maruo— in a good way.
Sinistre
No sé qué pensar... Hay historias chulísimas y collage y momentos super interesantes pero el texto reflexivo del medio à la japanaise me dio un poco de cringe
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Maruo graduated from junior high school in March 1972 but dropped out of senior high school. At the age of 15 he moved to Tokyo and began working for a bookbinder. At 17, he made his first manga submission to Weekly Shōnen Jump, but it was considered by the editors to be too graphic for the magazine's format and was subsequently rejected. Maruo temporarily removed himself from manga until No
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