Top 10 Horror Manga of 1996


1. Blame!

Action, Drama, Horror, Psychological, Sci-Fi

Killy is a man of few words. He wanders, seemingly endlessly, through a lonely, gargantuan labyrinth of concrete and steel, fighting off cyborgs and other futuristic nightmares, searching only for something called Net Terminal Genes. And he has a very powerful gun, which he uses without hesitation whenever anything resembling danger rears its ugly head.

Who is this quiet, violent, determined man and what are these Genes he seeks? The small communities he finds tucked into the crevices of this towering, dystopic ruin hardly give him leads on his treasure, driving him to find larger enclaves of civilization where people can reveal more about the world he lives in and the quarry he seeks.

(Source: Tokyopop)

Volume 1 contains an extra story.


2. Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection - Shibito no Kowazurai

Drama, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural

The Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection features themed one-shots from Junji Ito in Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi mangazine. Volume 15.

1. The Beautiful Youth of the Intersections
2. The Anxious Woman
3. Shadows
4. Screams in the Night

The chapter 1 of this manga (The Beautiful Youth of the Intersection), has been adapted in the first part of episode 3 of Ito Junji: Collection.


3. Lament of the Lamb

Drama, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural

The members of the Takashiro family share a terrible curse -- they have a thirst that only human blood can slake. Sent away after the death of this mother, Kuzuna Takashiro has long been blissfully unaware of his 'condition.' When Kazuna's teenage hormones begin to rage, his uncontrollable bloodlust suddenly rears its head ... (Source: Tokyopop)


4. Megami Ibunroku - Persona

Action, Horror, Supernatural

While playing a ritual-like children's game called "Persona", students are knocked unconscious. While asleep, they encounter a man named Philemon who bestows several Personas upon them. When they wake up, the youths discover they can summon Personas.

(Source: Kindan no Aku)


5. Gichi Gichi Kun

Horror, Supernatural

Gichi Gichi kid is a full manga about a boy with magical powers. The same adventures of children with the unique Maruo´s vision and elegant drawings; this kid is always making good for the people; nothing to do with the autor usual works.

(Source: MU)

6. Warau Nikumen


7. Gekkan Shoujo Sunday

Comedy, Horror

Collection of oneshots published on magazine Manga Gaudi

1) Shoujo Futari
2) Usotsuki Tenshi
3) Kuroi Kiss

4) Kijin no Yakata
"Everyone, please listen to the horror that befell my family. It all happened when my new father came home..."
(Source: Manga Reborn)

5) Anata ni Todoke!
6) Anmitsu Hime
7) Fushigi na Sekai
8) Ayumi-chan
9) Kodomo
10) Sacchan wa ne!
11) Sotsugyou
12) Hanadokei no Uta

8. Omega

Action, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Thriller, Horror

9. Dr. Mordrid

Action, Horror, Adventure, Supernatural

The story of Dr. Mordrid, an archeologist, and his unusual adventures in the Old West.

(Source: MangaUpdates)

10. 13-nin no Short Suspense & Horror

Horror, Supernatural, Thriller

Short horror stories writen by thirteen different mangaka.

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