World Apartment Horror
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World Apartment Horror

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Japanese: ワールドアパートメントホラー
English: World Apartment Horror
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 4
Status: Finished
Published: 1991
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery, Slice of Life Slice of Life, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Mythology Mythology, Samurai Samurai
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Authors: Otomo, Katsuhiro (Story), Kon, Satoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 6.461 (scored by 623623 users)
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Ranked: #161242
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Popularity: #6155
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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /4


Collection of four stories by Satoshi Kon:

-World Apartment Horror
Manga adaptation of Otomo's self-directed live-action film of the same name.
A bumbling Yakuza member is sent to rid an old and rotten apartment block of its foreign occupants, but finds it a lot harder than expected when he discovers an evil spirit still resides there.



-Joyful Bell


World Apartment Horror was published in Italian by Edizioni Star Comics on April 1, 2006.


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May 9, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (2/4 eps)
I will just be rating based on the two chapters I was able to read.
The only English translations I could find were for Chapter 2 Visitors and Chapter 4 Joyful Bell.

Satoshi Kon is an excellent director and has written some nice work as well. Generally, I praise his work but because this is not finished I think it was decent but enjoyable to read.

Visitors was an interesting chapter to read where a family moves into a home in a good area that is accessible to the train for a surprisingly good deal. The owners who lived beforehand left after 3 months of living there. Not ...
Aug 4, 2022
Preliminary (2/4 eps)
The only reason I even picked up this manga was because I liked another work of Satoshi's, Kaikisen.
The art style was of course similar but a little worse than Kaikisen.

There are 4 different chapters, they are not related at all. They are just simple horror ghost stories, but what the 4 chapters have in common is that they all revolve around the same concept of the house being haunted. I hate the horror genre because it's too scary for me, but this was nothing.

I somehow pulled through the 2 chapters, they weren't interesting in the least, both of them were very cliché. I ...

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