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Venus in the blind spot  Cover Image Book Book

Venus in the blind spot / [story and art by] Junji Ito ; translation for "The enigma of Amigara Fault" and "The sad tale of Principal Post," Yuji Oniki ; all other translation & adaptation, Jocelyne Allen ; touch-up art & lettering, Eric Erbes.

Itō, Junji, 1963- (author,, artist.). Oniki, Yuji, (translator.). Allen, Jocelyne, 1974- (adapter,, translator.). Erbes, Eric, (illustrator,, letterer.).

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  • ISBN: 9781974715473
  • ISBN: 1974715477
  • Physical Description: 266 pages (some color) : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Translation of Ito Junji tanpenshu best of best.
Reads from right to left.
"Original Japanese edition published by Shogakukan."--Colophon.
Parental advisory: "[R]ecommended for ages 16 and up. This volume contains graphic violence and mature themes."--Colophon.
Formatted Contents Note:
Billions alone -- Human chair / original story by Edogawa Ranpo -- An unearthly love / original story by Edogawa Ranpo -- Venus in the blind spot -- Licking woman -- Master Umezz and me -- How love came to Professor Kirida / original story by Robert Hichens -- Enigma of Amigara Fault -- Sad tale of Principal Post -- Keepsake.
Summary, etc.:
"This striking collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito's career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa's classic horror story 'Human Chair' and fan favorite 'The Enigma of Amigara Fault'. With a deluxe presentation--including special color pages, and showcasing illustrations from his acclaimed long-form manga No Longer Human--each chilling tale invites readers to revel in a world of terror."--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Rated: T+, for Older teen.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Horror tales, Japanese > Comic books, strips, etc.
Horror tales > Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Japan > Translations into English.
Terror > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Short stories.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Horror comics.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.


  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library OW GRAPHIC ITO (Text) 38420101779797 NEW ADULT DISPLAY - BOOKS Checked out 12/14/2022

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