Kyoufu no Juusou
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Kyoufu no Juusou

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Synonyms: Layers of Fear
Japanese: 恐怖の重層


Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 13, 2017
Genre: Horror Horror
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nemuki+
Authors: Itou, Junji (Story & Art)


Score: 7.571 (scored by 32753,275 users)
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Ranked: #25172
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Popularity: #3305
Members: 6,273
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A one-shot about a strange curse visited on a family after an archaeological dig.


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Oct 5, 2019
Layers of Fear is an amazing horror manga. It's one of the scariest mangas I've read by master writer Junji Ito himself, and that's a lot to say considering he is one of the best (if not the best) horror manga writers and illustrators of this age. It's a really mesmerizing experience of seeing the imposible unfold, it's a surprise box of creepiness. And this is not like usual horror media, with jumpscare, the horror is the unknown and not knowing the answer to questions. And when these questions are answered, getting a horrible horrible image stuck in your head. Seriously the ending of this ...
Feb 5, 2019
Layers of Fear is another simple, not as short (forty-ish pages) one-shot by guro author Junji Ito and made it onto my reading list tonight simply for being a one-shot.
At first, I was attracted to this after recognising the name from the 2016, psychological horror game of the same name (it's an amazing game, I recommend watching a gameplay of it). I believed the game may have taken inspiration from this one-shot, but quickly found this is not the case, although vaguely similar.

As with many other Ito stories, it comes down to the artwork within this story, for me. The story is intriguing; a father ...

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