FallenKingdomReads’ list of The Top 7 Horror Manga Series That Will Give You Nightmares.
Horror manga has a long and rich history in Japanese pop culture, from classic titles like Uzumaki to more recent hits like Junji Ito’s Cat Diary. Here are the top seven horror manga series that will send chills down your spine.
Uzumaki by Junji Ito
This manga series follows a town cursed by spirals, with strange and grotesque events happening to its inhabitants as the curse spreads.
Tomie by Junji Ito
This series follows the titular character, a beautiful girl who possesses the ability to regenerate after being dismembered. As Tomie’s influence grows, those who come into contact with her become consumed by madness.
Gyo by Junji Ito
In this series, strange and terrifying creatures begin appearing on land after a series of undersea earthquakes, and a couple must fight to survive in a world overrun by these grotesque beings.
Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki
After an alien parasite infects a high school student named Shinichi, he must learn to coexist with the creature while fighting against other parasites who seek to take over the human race.
The Promised Neverland by Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu
Set in an orphanage where children are raised to be sent off to be eaten by demons, this series follows a group of children who plan to escape and uncover the truth behind their captivity.
Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida
In a world where ghouls, creatures that look like humans but feed on human flesh, exist, college student Kaneki Ken becomes a half-ghoul and must navigate a dangerous and violent world.
Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama
Set in a world where humanity lives behind giant walls to protect themselves from Titans, monstrous humanoid creatures who devour humans, this series follows a group of soldiers as they fight against the Titans and uncover the truth behind their existence.
In conclusion, these seven horror manga series offer unique and terrifying tales that will keep you on the edge of your seat. From classic tales of curses and madness to newer stories of monsters and survival, each series offers its own unique take on horror and will leave you with plenty of nightmares. So if you’re a horror fan looking to dive into the world of manga, these series are definitely worth checking out.