Dokumushi Kozou
Bug Boy
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Dokumushi Kozou

Alternative Titles

English: Bug Boy
Synonyms: Hino Horror #2
Japanese: 毒虫小僧


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 19, 1975
Genres: Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Serialization: None
Authors: Hino, Hideshi (Story & Art)


Score: 6.911 (scored by 780780 users)
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Ranked: #87942
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Popularity: #8331
Members: 1,508
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Sanpei is bullied at school and mistreated at home. His only real friends are his pets. But when he gets stung by a strange insect, Sanpei's life changes forever! Transformed into a huge poisonous bug, he escapes to discover the world outside. There he finds only more hatred, and eventually he returns to exact a terrifying revenge.

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Dokumushi Kozou was published in English as The Bug Boy by DH Publishing on April 1, 2004, as the second volume in the Hino Horror collection.


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May 25, 2019
Krugo (All reviews)
This is the tale of a boy scorned by nearly every living creature imaginable.

Story, 6: A grim start that permeates the rest of the title. While there are glimpses of hope, the story is generally bleak and not for the faint of heart.

Art, 7: There are some grotesque body horror pieces, particularly using insect imagery, so those are worthy of note. The gore pages were sufficient.

Characters, 5: A one-note cast with few redeemable qualities; even the protagonist doesn't seem to have much depth outside of the early pages.

Enjoyment, 5: It was a short, one volume read but I don't feel like it was particularly read more

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