The Junji Ito Touch: Walking Towards Inner Darkness

To start the new year with the end of my Junji Ito analysis feels like a good sign. Junji Ito knew that people have a sense of inevitability about life sometimes, and their futures. It means we sometimes are compelled to sabotage ourselves. Add a bit of supernatural, and human nature becomes downright horrifying.

“The Enigma of Amigara Fault” talks about what happens when people seek darkness actively. Sometimes we are curious about a mystery and soon find that we are too deep to turn away. This can happen with video games or shared worlds…

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