Fuan no Tane
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Fuan no Tane

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Synonyms: Seeds of Anxiety
Japanese: 不安の種


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 72
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 19, 2002 to Mar 19, 2005
Genres: Horror Horror, Supernatural Supernatural
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Champion RED
Authors: Nakayama, Masaaki (Story & Art)


Score: 6.901 (scored by 69156,915 users)
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Ranked: #101092
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Popularity: #1029
Members: 17,319
Favorites: 245


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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /72


It's a collection of very short and mostly atmospheric stories dealing with urban legends, ghosts and superstitions all organized around a specific theme (school, visitors etc.). Some are just two pages long.


Fuan no Tane has been published in Spanish as Semillas de ansiedad by ECC Ediciones since March 30, 2016.

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Mar 20, 2019
Fuan no Tane is a unique entry into the horror genre. The manga is comprised of a series of vignettes featuring regular people coming into contact with the paranormal. All of the stories are extremely short, some comprising of no more than two pages. The books are divided into small sections with a cluster of stories relating to a central theme. A few examples include invasion, being followed, and shadows spied from the corner of your eye.

I’ll be direct in saying that this collection, initially, seemed lackluster to me. While many of the concepts are very good it felt like the execution could have been ...
Aug 24, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I heard this was one of the scariest manga out there, which was the reason why I was drawn to it.

I read this whole thing in one sitting, not because I loved it....but because some of the stories were so short.
Short as in some were a single page and the longer ones had little to no dialogue.

The first story drew me in and I was looking forward to a collection of scary stories, come to realize the good ones were pretty outnumbered by the ones were basically nothing happened.

The art work was pretty good so some of the scary moments creeped me out.
Though the ...
Nov 19, 2020
Get ready for cocktease the manga... So, the reason I'm giving this a 4 instead of a 3 is that I genuinely really like some of the artwork and ghost/monster designs. The reason why I take such an issue with the story is first off, a collection of short stories in a manga CAN work. It's harder to make that work with just 2-5 pages per story, but it's still possible. This is not it. There's 0 tension building, just shock and not even that exciting of shock either.

It's safe to say that practically every short story within this collection follows a formula. That formula ...

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