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A compilation of Junji Itou's works from various magazines.
Story 1: The Blood-slurping Darkness (血をすする闇)
A girl, after being dumped by her boyfriend, decides to loose weight to get her boyfriend back. In the end, she becomes anorexic and meets a boy who supposedly will not eat either until she does. But why does he lose weight so fast after just introducing himself?
Story 2: The Ghosts of Golden Time (ゴールデンタイムの幽霊)
Story 3: The Roar (轟音)
Story 4: The Monster House (お化け屋敷の謎)
The story is about two boys sneaking into a haunted mansion themed attraction that they suspect is actually haunted.
Story 5: Glyceride (グリセリド)
Yui and her brother Goro live right above their father’s poorly ventilated barbequeue restaurant.
Story 6: The Earth-bound (地縛者)
Why are people all over the country choosing to stop and stand motionless, holding the same pose until they wither away? A social worker investigates the phenomenon of those known as the “earthbound”.
Story 7: The Ringing of the Convict (死刑囚の呼鈴)
Every night, Noriko is visited by a convicted murderer who should be in prison. He has come to beg her forgiveness.
[From the fansite & daniel-lau]
The sequel is New Voices in the Dark.