Yami no Koe
Voices in the Dark
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Yami no Koe

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Chi wo Susuru Yami, Golden Time no Yuurei, Gouon, Obake Yashiki no Nazo, Glyceride, Jibakusha, Shikeishuu no Yobirin, The Dark Drinks Blood, Ghosts of Golden Time, Roar of Ages, Secret of the Haunted Mansion, The Earthbound, Dead Man Calling
Japanese: 闇の声
English: Voices in the Dark
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 13, 2002 to Jun 13, 2003
Genres: Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Nemuki
Authors: Itou, Junji (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.321 (scored by 89058,905 users)
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Ranked: #45392
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Popularity: #1065
Members: 17,092
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Chapters: /7

Synopsis

1. Chi wo Susuru Yami (The Dark Drinks Blood)
2. Golden Time no Yuurei (Ghosts of Golden Time)
3. Gouon (Roar of Ages)
4. Obake Yashiki no Nazo (Secret of the Haunted Mansion)
5. Glyceride
6. Jibakusha (The Earthbound)
7. Shikeishuu no Yobirin (Dead Man Calling)

Background

Yami no Koe was published in Spanish by Ediciones Tomodomo on July 18, 2016. The one-shot Glyceride was published in English as Greased by VIZ Media as part of Shiver: Junji Ito Selected Stories on December 19, 2017. The remaining stories were published in English by Viz Media as part of Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection on April 16, 2019.

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Reviews

Feb 5, 2019
Yami no Koe is a goru manga collection by renowned author and artist Junji Ito. Known for his gruesome and psychological horror with a career that spans many years. The first collection I read by him was Mimi's Ghost Stories, known in romanised Japanese as Mimi no Kaiden. I wasn't too keen on the story itself and so was hesitant to go into this collection. However, after hearing great things from my friend on the story Glyceride from my friend and finding it was present in this collection, I decided to throw caution to the wind.

This collection is hard to review. The stories are disjointed ...
May 16, 2022
8.5/10
Pretty good collection, though I still hate Ito for Glyceride. I stand with his editor, no doubt.

1. *The Dark Drinks Blood*:
6/10
Fine, at best. The story starts off by introducing its protagonist as insecure and recovering from a bad relationship. It could have gone in a better direction if Ito decided to explore those feelings with horror elements but the story is quick to dismiss that premise and instead introduces a largely unimpressive concept, reducing the opening premise to a mere segue. That’s where the story starts going downhill, the ‘antagonist’ is not at all interesting and you guess the mystery very early on leaving ...
Aug 14, 2010
Mixed Feelings
"Worth finishing up but don't expect anything much"

This being my first Junji Itou manga, his artwork drew me in because it was either more Western or it had a more conservative action POV panel style than most mangas I'm used to.

It's also the first horror comic I really tried following through and finishing but most of that is due to the blessings of the internet making these types of works easier to find and finish.

This newness is probably what convinced me to rate the art this good and yet be more critical of the manga's story even if it was already touted as a set ...

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