Panorama of Hell
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Panorama of Hell

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English: Panorama of Hell
Japanese: Panorama of Hell


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: 1983
Genres: HorrorHorror, PsychologicalPsychological
Authors: Hino, Hideshi (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 6.891 (scored by 13791,379 users)
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Ranked: #86692
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Popularity: #3811
Members: 3,156
Favorites: 62
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Panorama of Hell is a shocking, tortuous journey into the depths of one man's postnuclear Hell. Through the confessions of a fiendish Hell painter born in the aftermath of the bombing of Hiroshima, Hideshi Hino tells a nightmarish story, creating a manga masterpiece of black humor, stunning vision, and unflinching imagery.

(Source: Blast Books)


Panorama of Hell was first published in English by Blast Books on July 12, 1990, and again on January 29, 1993.


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Nov 9, 2010
AmandaFields16 (All reviews)
I really liked this manga because of how, although it was rather strange, alot of it was possible and I could really see it happening. To be honest, the art wasn't all that great, but the story and the characters were really awesome. If gore offends you at all, this really isn't for you. It was really hard to find. Something about this story just entranced me, which is really the only reason I read it to the end, because it started off kinda boring and slow. Really I have found all of the Hino Hideshi manga I've read to be entrancing to some point, read more
Dec 3, 2016
Paraturtle (All reviews)
This is one of those works that I'm having a lot of difficulties comprehending. I don't exactly know if I can respond to this work with my usual format. I'll give it a try, though.

There isn't so much a story as it is a conversation. It's a dialogue started by a painter who paints horrific images that are absolutely petrifying. I felt like this was a mix between Dante's Inferno and Eraserhead, where everything is symbolic and cruel. Does it make for a good story? Not necessarily, since there isn't a shred of hope, but there is a lesson, that lesson being that the world read more

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