Junji Ito – Clubhouse / House of Friends / Gang House

It now seems clear to me that Junji Ito is not happy with doing things that are generic, even if theirs something that's already been done before he will always throw a twist or two. This isn't just because he wants to be original but theirs an element of horror and fear that is lost … Continue reading Junji Ito – Clubhouse / House of Friends / Gang House

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Junji Ito – Ice Cream Bus

Junji Ito's story of the Ice Cream Bus is so good for how creepy it is. Ito often draws his horror from very basic and ordinary things, then extending them to the extreme or obsession to make them scary. The story follows a single parent father taking custody of his younger son and an ice … Continue reading Junji Ito – Ice Cream Bus

Why Talking About Halloween Spooky Scary Bullshit is Important to Me

A lot of people sigh at things like I'm doing such as only talking about horror for a whole month of the year, it means 1/12 of my months are horror related when there are so many other genre's to dedicate a month to. For example I've hardly seen any mecha (though Evangelion might count … Continue reading Why Talking About Halloween Spooky Scary Bullshit is Important to Me

Junji Ito – Long Dream and The Story of The Mysterious Tunnel

Got 2 one shots for you this time! Long Dream This one shot by Junji Ito was just great. It was scary, had crazy art and was really entertaining and interesting as well as scary. The ideas about death were what made the story so fascinating to me it was crazy. We start fairly innocently … Continue reading Junji Ito – Long Dream and The Story of The Mysterious Tunnel

How A Horror Story from GTO Influenced So Many People I know

When you think of legendary comedy Great Teacher Onizuka horror is not what first springs to mind. However it features a horror story which has been very influential to a lot of people I know. Here's why. The Horror Story (How I remember it - not copying the shows version) A man was walking home … Continue reading How A Horror Story from GTO Influenced So Many People I know