Category: manga

Japanese Strange and Ero Guro

– Ero Guro and Macabre Eroticism – by C. Bertherat – Beauty without Poison is Boring (about Toshio Saeki) – Momo is dead (self harm meme based on Keisuke Aiso sculpture) – Tabaimo (aka Ayako Tabata) – Suehiro Maruo, and also here. – The erotic Japanese art movement born out of decadence – Review of…

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Daijiro Morohoshi – Weird Manga Hero

Daijiro Morohoshi (諸星大二郎)is definitely a weird precursor of Junji Ito but, unfortunately, very difficult to find in English (and even in Chinese). His most famous work is the Yokai Hunter (妖怪ハンター) series of the 1970s-80s. A good overview of his stuff can be found here (Big5), along with a selection of “four favorites” (Big 5).…

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