The Nightmare Before Christmas
Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
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The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Japanese: ナイトメアー・ビフォア・クリスマス
English: Disney Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 22, 2004
Genres: Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Serialization: None
Authors: Asuka, Jun (Story & Art)


Score: 7.181 (scored by 487487 users)
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Ranked: #62412
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Popularity: #14572
Members: 1,012
Favorites: 6


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Jack Skellington's got the blues. He's sick and tired of his hometown holiday, Halloween, and is longing for something new. But when his soul-searching leads to his well-intentioned kidnapping of Santa, things start getting pretty creepy indeed!


The Nightmare Before Christmas was published in English by Tokyopop on November 22, 2016.




Jul 3, 2009
Really it the anime vertion of the movie 'the nightmare befor christmas'.

I found it to be enjoyable to read eventhough I've see the movie many a times. I would recomend it to a Tim Burton and/or like the movie, you should read it.

If you don't know the movie, then this is a wonderfull manga to read. Creative, origanal, and fun characters. Seeing holloween and christman to gether my be a mess, but it makes a good story.
May 12, 2010
This is simply a condensed version of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie in manga form. The story is done following closely to the original story but centers more on Sally for the most part. Noticeably Sally does have a different art style drawn which is a nice change from the original animation.

The art is spot on in creating what is "The Nightmare Before Christmas". Jun Asuga puts his own originality to this franchise and I love how he changed Sallys design for this manga version.

The manga is done really well overall. I would suggest it to people who are actually familiar with ...
Jan 30, 2017
This is basically the same story as the movie. The art was well done and the manga really kept the Manga style, even though the story is Western made.

Although I've seen the movie, it was enjoyable to read the story in manga style. Though I did catch myself trying to sing along with the story! Tokyo Pop came out with a new collectors edition that I was able to read and overall I think it is great to buy and keep if you are a fan of Tim Burton.

The length of the manga is pretty short. The manga did not ...

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