Talented art student Eiri works part time at an antique store, where many of the items on sale are said to 'have a story behind them'. Recently, he has been having visions of a beautiful yet sad-looking young girl named Cossette. These visions lead him to the stock room, where he finds an unfinished painting of the girl. The former owners of the painting all died in bizarre ways, and according to Cossette it is only one of many of her former belongings - belongings that remember her, that bind her to this Earth, that will continue to drive people mad. That is, unless Eiri can save Cossette from her eternal suffering...
I have to say that this manga, even though created after the anime was done, actually has much more depth to it. The story starts out with the main character drawing a image of a girl he saw in a painting in the antic store and it feels much more realistic then him seeing the girl in a piece of glass. Not only that, but it’s a painting that was painted with her own blood after Marcello killed her... read more
Le Portrait de Petit Cossette
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