Ranked #1577
Goth (Manga)



Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: 2003
Authors: Ooiwa, Kenji (Art), Otsu-Ichi (Story)
Serialization: Shounen Ace


Score: 7.831 (scored by 8364 users)
Ranked: #15772
Popularity: #211
Members: 13,739
Favorites: 644
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horror mystery psychological


A rather morbid, sombre manga about two high school students - Kamiyama Itsuki and Morino Yoru - who have a peculiar interest in death; especially in murders that are committed close to them. Due to their strong fascination with murder and highly-developed analytical skills (along with some luck), they manage to solve the murders that have eluded even the authorities. Often, it is Kamiyama that solves the bulk of the crimes, down to the smallest of details. But there's only one thing he is interested in; by which method should Morino be killed.

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Alternative version: Goth: A Novel of Horror


Kamiyama, Itsuki
Morino, Yoru
 Mr. Shinohara
Mr. Shinohara

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Dec 16, 2011
Fair warning: Know what your getting with this manga. Its not so much scary as it is filled with gore [literally it shows mutilated bodies/body parts]. The horror classification falls more with personalities of the characters.

I thought it was good but not amazing.
I don’t read much of this genre but I'm into horror/psychological movies and things like that.I read something similar to this beforehand too. If my reading order had been reversed I'm sure I would have found this more fascinating.

It’s about two students who have an interest in death and murder. They take interest in several cases of serial killings in the general area. read more
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Nov 2, 2008
Goth - short, mystery, psychological, horror manga. The title alone sounds pretty intriguing.

Goth is a story about two students who are basically obsessed with death and murder cases. These students, Yoru Morino and Itsuki Kamiyama, don't initially talk to each other in school. After a brief encounter, they realize how much they have in common. Yoru usually ends up getting involved with some murderer and Kamiyama ends up either solving the case or making a fool of the criminal.

Art - I actually really liked the art. It was straight-forward and very easy to interpret, and I think that type of style was a read more
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I think they have very a similar dark atmosphere and I'm convinced that if you liked GOTH you're probably gonna like Lying Mii-kun and Broken Maa-chan. (and btw they're both manga-adaptations of novels)
Both are very twisted episodic horror stories adapted from a novel. While Fetish is about a boy who has a strong liking to injured women, Goth is about a boy who fantasizes about committing murders in gruesome ways and a girl who likes to see people suffer before they die.

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