The Skull Man

Alt title: Skull Man

TV (13 eps)
3.011 out of 5 from 1,390 votes
Rank #5,241

Hayato Mikogami is returning to working as a freelance journalist but has had little luck in the big city, so he decides to return to his hometown to investigate a series mysterious murders by a man wearing a skull mask. However, when he arrives, he finds that most people have little to say about the incidents since very few people witness the events first hand. In order to find more clues he reluctantly enlists Kiriko Mamiya as his photographer, and later that night, he comes across his first clue: a man, moments after he had been killed by the Skull Man...

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niotabunny Jun 30, 2017
Score 7/10

(caution may contain spoilers) This was one of those anime that I basically bought without knowing much of anything about it other than what I read on the back.  trust me that never gives anything justice. Plot: Set in an alternate history of Japan, freelance photographer Minagami Hayato returns to his hometown of Ootomo to investigate rumors of a man wearing a skull mask committing murders there. Once... read more

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dragonballk Jul 10, 2016
Score 7.8/10

STORY: Skull Man tells the story of a journalist who returns to his hometwon after leaving for Tokyo 7 years prior, in order to investigate some crazy rumors he's heard regarding a masked killer. Upon arriving he meets a young girl who aspires to be a prize winning photographer, and they essentially partner up in an effort to get to the root of the killings, occasionally helped out by a mysterious old man who... read more

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Skull Man
  • Vol: 1
  • 1970

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The Skull Man (Kazuhiko SHIMAMOTO)
  • Vol: 7; Ch: 50
  • 1998 - 2001

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