Susamu Nakoshi, a man disillusioned with life, meets Manabu Ito, a young medical student bored with life. To relieve his boredom Ito offers Nakoshi 700,000 yen to undergo a trepanning to see if it will unlock his sixth sense, and Nakoshi eventually agrees. However, much to his dismay and chagrin it actually succeeds, and now Nakoshi must contend with seeing homunculi, the metaphysical and symbolic representations of a person's psychological disorder. He now helps people, usually against his own will and often theirs as well, with resolving their psychological problems.
SPOILER! Great manga my mind has been raped!!! :O The dude was fucked up in the head to begin with. Nanako already was awakened way before she met nakoshi. I think the homunculus he saw were demons/emotions like fear,sadness,despair,regret. Those were the emotions that he could never overcome...."just a little bit of courage" is what we need..sometimes. The art was the best you could get, chracters... read more
Hideo Yamamoto sucessfully created a story that explores the hollowness of humanity and how it damages people turning them into souless/shallow beings. A gripping manga with a very interesting premise. Not something for the faint of heart, as the story deals with mature themes such as violence, rape, and major psychological issues that the characters had to deal with throughout. It is an intense... read more
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