Kurôzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world. It manifests itself in small ways: seashells, ferns, whirlpools in water, whirlwinds in air. And in large ways: the spiral marks on people’s bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi’s father, the voice from the cochlea in your inner ear. As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurôzu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return…
Followed by 14 people
Alternative Titles Lubuk Pusar (Malay), Sarmal, Spiral (ITOU Junji), Spirala (Polish), Spirale (French), Spirals, Spirála, The Spiral, Uzumaki - Spirala užasa (Serbian), Uzumaki - Spirale (Italian), Vortex, Whirlpool, الدوامة, ก้นหอยมรณะ, うずまき, 漩涡
Author ITOU Junji
Artist ITOU Junji
Serialization Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan)
Warning, the series titled "Uzumaki" may contain violence, blood or sexual content that is not appropriate for minors.