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Black Paradox (Manga)

Black Paradox

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The Licking Woman, Mystery Pavillion
Japanese: ブラックパラドクス

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: 2009
Authors: Ito, Junji (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits

Statistics

Score: 7.401 (scored by 1423 users)
Ranked: #50872
Popularity: #1532
Members: 2,572
Favorites: 28
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2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

Four people meet for a group suicide but their end is a bizarre world that is unheard of.

Included one-shots:
The Licking Woman, Mystery Pavillion

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Dec 7, 2013
fiwien93
Let me start by saying that Black Paradox is definitely one of -the- best mangas to go for if you like stories that consistently make you WTF all the way through, or if you enjoyed other works by this author, which definitely all uphold creepy themes.

Story: 7
The way this story seemed to be panning out was a little hard to accept at first. From the get-go the story clearly borders on morbid, but as it progresses it just becomes outright weird. I am aware it's supernatural combined with psychological, but damn, it's almost too weird to get your head around at times, but that's only read more
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Nov 26, 2012
xrtlop
A one-volume horror story about a group suicide that goes wrong in the strangest way possible.

Story: The story itself is very bizarre and grotesque, based around a group of suicidal adults who find portals to another world filled with a new kind of stone, beautiful and extremely valuable. How far will they go to exploit this new stone? The story questions the depths of human greed and selfishness using this bizarre premise.

Art: Ito's people are easily distinguishable, with expressions that are cliche but understandable. Where the art really shines is in its depictions of the frequently-grotesque portals and the more horrific aspects of this manga. read more
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User Recommendations

Horror series about the bizarre and disturbing circumstances that torment a group of people.
Both are one-volume horror series that deal with the unusual and disturbing circumstances surrounding and following group suicide(/suicide attempts).

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