2.967 out of 5 from 28 votes
When Rin was rifling through his desk with his friend Yama one day, he had no idea he'd chance across a treasure map shoved behind one of the drawers. But when the two friends, along with Chiku and Himeko, follow the trail, all they find is an abandoned wardrobe with a drawer that refuses to open. And that's when Rin's nightmares truly begin...
In the seemingly-normal small Japanese town of Kurozu-cho, odd events are beginning to take place. Residents are becoming obsessed with spiral - whirlwinds, snail shells, pottery, or anything with a spiral design. But when strange events start happening in the town, with spirals appearing in disturbing places, can anyone escape their horrible draw?
Uzumaki is waaaaay better, but both are psychological horrors with gross elements to them. If you liked the scariness of one, try out the other (though it's a much better rec from Hiki to Uzumaki)
One night, Hiroshi is bothered by incessant knocking coming from the hall outside his door. He sees a large, stringy-haired woman pounding on his neighbor's apartment door, though she leaves soon after. However, the next day the woman returns, and this time she seems to have her cold, frightening sights set on Hiroshi...