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The Human Chair by Junji Ito

So you might recall that I fell in love with Edogawa Ranpo and especially his story The Human Chair. With a anime series being made of another Japanese Horror writer, Junji Ito, I have been introduced to his writing and found to my surprise that he wrote a sequel to Ranpo’s Human Chair.

Was it as good?

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Rampo Kitan : Game of LaPlace : Strange Tale of Panorama Island Part 2

“Panorama-tō Kitan (Kōhen)” (パノラマ島綺譚(後編))

Episode 9 will be out sometime today so its about time I got to the second part of this episode. We left it off with not so much a review of the last episode but me angrily telling everyone why Kobayashi is one of the worst characters ever devised to be on a anime show.

I stand by that.

The actual murder though looks interesting so I guess the conclusion could be more interesting depending on how dependant the story it tells is on using Kobayashi.

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