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Akai Hebi

Akai Hebi

Alternative Titles

English: The Red Snake
Synonyms: Hino Horror #1, Crimson Snake
Japanese: 赤い蛇


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: 1983
Genres: Horror
Authors: Hino, Hideshi (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.331 (scored by 158 users)
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Ranked: #53952
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Popularity: #13567
Members: 438
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Something evil lurks within the house. It is in the rooms that nobody enters, it is in the dark forest all around, and it is in the minds of the people that live there. Only when a red snake appears does the evil manifest itself, unleashing horrific events that end in a bloody orgy of murder and mayhem!

(Source: DH Publishing)


Akai Hebi was published in English as The Red Snake by DH Publishing on April 1, 2004, as the first book in the Hino Horror collection.


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May 10, 2010
ErickKing (All reviews)
I first learned about Hino through another talented artist who works in the field of horror manga, Junji Ito. In a short bio at the end of one of his books, Ito cited Hino, as well as the American writer H.P. Lovecraft, as two of his influences. Ito was also the recipient of an award which carries Hino's name which honors Japanese artists who have mastered tales of terror. I already knew about Lovecraft. If you're into horror and you don't know his name, you should. Ito . . . well, let's just say the guy continues to amaze me. "Uzumaki" was fantastic, as was read more


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