Kyouki no Sanmyaku nite
H.P. Lovecraft's at the Mountains of Madness
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Kyouki no Sanmyaku nite

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 狂気の山脈にて ラヴクラフト傑作集
English: H.P. Lovecraft's at the Mountains of Madness
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 25
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 12, 2016 to Nov 10, 2017
Genres: Drama Drama, Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Comic Beam
Authors: Lovecraft, H. P. (Story), Tanabe, Gou (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 12861,286 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #19282
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4394
Members: 4,584
Favorites: 35
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Volumes: /4
Chapters: /25

Synopsis

The story details the events of a disastrous expedition to the Antarctic continent in September 1930, and what was found there by a group of explorers led by the narrator, Dr. William Dyer of Miskatonic University. Throughout the story, Dyer details a series of previously untold events in the hope of deterring another group of explorers who wish to return to the continent.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Background

Kyouki no Sanmyaku nite was published English as H.P. Lovecraft's at the Mountains of Madness by Dark Horse as 2-in-1 omnibus volumes from June 26, 2019 to November 20, 2019.

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Reviews

May 2, 2022
This solid adaptation is a great take on the impossible: visualizing Lovecraft's description of what is incomprehensible to man. Tanabe’s realistic style effectively illustrates the story in volume 1 (despite fairly plain character design) and goes on to a unique artistic vision for the more fantastical volume 2.

However, the manga suffers from its source material. Lovecraft was a master at description, tension and world building- but was prone to bland characters, stilted dialogue and long exposition dumps. Here, dialogue often reads as if it's irrelevant which character is speaking. Still, lines from the original work are selected effectively to efficiently move the plot forward. ...
Oct 10, 2021
"It was a horror that a single screamed word of their voices had survived, echoing through unthinkable time, distorted, and mocked, and mocking; Takeli-li! Takeli-li!"

At the Mountains of Madness is my first dose of H.P. Lovecraft's cosmic horror, and I am now hooked. If I had to describe this manga in one word, it would be; fantastically weird. But wait, that's two words.. oh well.

The story is about a team of scientists going on an expedition in Antarctica. But as you correctly guessed, everything goes terribly wrong when they find some ancient "specimens". In the beginning, I found it a bit slow, and it ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Great adaptation
Farabeuf - Feb 21, 2020
0 repliesby Farabeuf »»
Feb 21, 2020 1:26 AM
An english language release?
Farabeuf - Oct 7, 2018
2 repliesby Farabeuf »»
Jul 2, 2019 4:04 AM
Past Chapter 0/1??
J_LEE_C - Aug 28, 2018
1 repliesby DarthSomebody »»
Aug 29, 2018 5:50 PM