Junpei Azumi is a Japanese novelist, horror writer, psychic researcher and mountaineer. He became known when he released his work Kamigami no Yama: Makyou no Mine (Description of Mysteries on the Mountain) in the spiritual magazine “Dark” in 2004. Junpei Azumi was inspired by his climbing to draw a mystical story about the spiritual world of the mountain. This work also brings about the most terrible experiences he himself has gone through. Version manga of the “Record the mysterious things on the mountain” named Yama kaidan (Mountain Horror Story) was released on March 7. Do Junji ItoItami Sanmaka, Akemi Inokawa, Daisuke Imai, Professor Akinori Yoshitomi…the famous manga artists participated in the illustrations.
Kamigami no Yama: Makyou no Mine (Description of Mysteries on the Mountain) published in 2004
Previously in his work about horror stories in the mountains, author Junpei Azumi will try to avoid naming the mountains that he has come from. However, readers have discovered recently that he has included specific names, and many more stories also happen in the Northern Alps (Hida Mountains). In the manga Yama kaidan (Mountain Horror Story) features famous artists, the most notable of which is horror manga master Junji Ito.
Manga Yama kaidan (Mountain Horror Story) released on March 7, 2018
Dubbed the Stephen King of the Japanese manga village, Junji Ito’s works all have their own charm that makes fans of the horror manga series impossible to ignore. Famous Japanese horror manga artist – Junji Ito has created many popular works such as the Tomie, Uzumaki or Gyo series. His mangas are strongly impressed with the visually haunting drawings that make the readers get goosebumps, the hairs on the back of his neck stand up. He knew very well how to exploit the deep fears in each person. This collaboration of Junpei Azumi and Junji Ito promises to bring many surprises and endless obsessions to readers.
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