Top 10 Horror Manga of 1997
Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing controls her own personal army to eliminate the undead beings, but even her highly trained soldiers pale in comparison to her most trusted vampire exterminator, a man by the name of Alucard, who is actually a powerful vampire himself. Along with Integra's mysterious butler and Alucard's new vampire minion, Seras Victoria, The Hellsing Organization must face not only regular ghouls and vampires, but a rivaling secret organization from the Vatican, and Millennium, an enigmatic group of madmen spawned by a certain war over 50 years ago...
A bloody battle between monsters is about to begin, The dead are dancing, and all hell is singing...
Includes a three chapter side-story, "Crossfire".
2. Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection - Namekuji no Shoujo
The Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection features themed one-shots from Junji Ito in Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi mangazine. Volume 7.
1. Slug Girl
2. Out of Its Element/Thing that Drifted Ashore
6. The Groaning Drain
The chapters 1 and 4 have been adapted by Ito Junji: Collection in episodes 3 and 4 respectively.
3. Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection - Ayatsuri no Yashiki
The Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection features themed one-shots from Junji Ito in Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi mangazine. Volume 10.
1. Ice Cream Bus
2. Gang House
3. The Smoking Club
4. Second-hand Record
5. The Sleeping Room
6. The Gift Bearer
7. House of the Marionettes
The chapters 4 and 7 have been adapted by Ito Junji: Collection in episodes 7 and 4 respectively.
4. Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection - Souichi no Noroi Nikki
The Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection features themed one-shots from Junji Ito in Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi mangazine. Volume 6.
1. Souichi's Selfish Curse
2. The Silent Room
3. The Coffin
5. Fashion Model
The chapters 1, 4, and 5 have been adapted by Ito Junji: Collection in episodes 1, 12, and 2 respectively.
5. Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection - Souichi no Tanoshii Nikki
The Ito Junji Kyoufu Manga Collection features themed one-shots from Junji Ito in Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi mangazine. Volume 5.
1. Fun Summer Vacation
2. Fun Winter Vacation
3. Souichi's Diary of Delights
4. Souichi's Home Tutor
5. Cloth Teachers
6. Souichi's Birthday
The chapter 5 of this manga (Cloth Teachers), has been adapted in the second part of episode 5 of Ito Junji: Collection.
A collection of one shots by Abe Yoshitoshi.
One day Fumiki meets a strange dog at the factory. A dog who can understand human speech and push blades out from its forehead. The mysterious number "23" is carved onto its ear. Although there are many unsolved mysteries about the beast, the two begin to communicate and build trust. "23" arrived at the town following the voice of a higher power which said, "Observe mankind." Meanwhile a giant organization is moving behind the scenes to capture "23." The leader Kiryu wants "23" so that he can control "Tokoyonokuni, the land across the ocean of the dead, ancestors and human spirits. A paradise of eternal life and decadence."
Miho, a woman of beauty, intelligence and temper, comes to Cheju Island to teach school and is immediately flung into a world of terror and the supernatural. A demon attacks her and she is saved by the chance appearance of a mystery man with seemingly only one mission... demon killing. (Source: Tokyopop)
9. Devilman Lady
Fudo Jun is a school teacher having dreams of uncontrollable urges of violence. She takes the school tennis team on a trip where they are attacked by demons. To try and save the girls and herself she ends up unleashing Devilman Lady.
10. Man Eater
1. Man Eater
3. Oki ni Mesu mama
4. Futago no Koi
5. Papa wa Anata ga Kirai Mitai
7. Nitamono Doushi
8. Kubi wo Tsutteiru no wa Dare?
9. Neko no Mi
11. Coin Locker Baby