After frequenting a website known as Black Paradox, four strangers, Taburou, Marusou, Piitan and Baracchi have come together in order to commit group suicide. With the intention of taking sleeping pills and inhaling engine fumes, the foursome heads off to a remote spot to end their lives once and for all; yet despite their determination strange circumstances halt their plans and they decide to regroup another day. However, when Piitan begins to vomit mysterious shining stones during their second suicide attempt, Taburou and Baracchi see a money-making opportunity and abandon their plans to die. But what exactly are these stones, and is it really safe to sell them to the general public?
Ah, Black Paradox. Another horror manga that relies solely on its disgusting premise and makes no effort to try and carry a plot or decent characters. Boy, do these get boring after a bit. During a goup suicide attempt, something goes wrong and one one of the group somehow ends up with a portal to another world in his stomach. Blah, blah, blah, gross stuff, blah, blah, blah, everyone goes a little insane, you... read more
Trigger warnings: suicide, suicide attempts, brief mentions of brain tumours
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Black Paradox is a one-volume manga by guro artist and author, Junji Ito. When a group of anonymous people meet through the Black Paradox website and join together to kill themselves, their lives take a sudden, unexpected turn. Following... read more
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