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Within my top 3 favorite Junji Ito stories alongside Falling and Earthbound I m a sucker for cosmic horror Essentially a one sentence summary A planet eater enters our solar system and hell breaks loose. [[ Ebook ]] ☠ Hellstar Remina; 地獄星レミナ; Jigokuboshi Remina ↟ One day, the world found out about newly discovered star, that was eating other stars At first, it was so far away, that it became just a nice curiosity entertaining people in their normal daily lives Then, it begun to come closer and closer, finally eating some of the solar system s planets and taking a straight course for Earth itselfJigokusei Remina is a spectacular tale of ultimate and unavoidable destruction of humankind, that came unexpected and without humanity s own help It s also a solid overview of how people can t cope with their own most primitive instincts blind revenge , even in the face of final doom The Dread Planet Girlhunt Plaguebringer Under Her Tongue Licked Endless Void EndArmy of One I m not sure if I have had all the time needed to fully process Hellstar Remina and all of it s weird glory Junji Ito definitely outdid himself with this one Both in terms of grotesque horror manga artwork and themes.The story takes place in the ambiguous future year of 20XX To my knowledge this was Ito s first science fiction setting story Gyo has a lot of sci fi elements to it, but takes place in the modern day A scientist discovers a massive Earth like exoplanet and names it after his da I m not sure if I have had all the time needed to fully process Hellstar Remina and all of it s weird glory Junji Ito definitely outdid himself with this one Both in terms of grotesque horror manga artwork and themes.The story takes place in the ambiguous future year of 20XX To my knowledge this was Ito s first science fiction setting story Gyo has a lot of sci fi elements to it, but takes place in the modern day A scientist discovers a massive Earth like exoplanet and names it after his daughter, Remina Almost overnight Remina becomes an idol, with record contracts, fan club, and hordes of fans Life is going swell until that exoplanet starts barreling towards Earth, destroying moons and planets as it sets a course for Earth.So what is society to do in a time of potential human extinction Well naturally it is to start a witch hunt over the girl who s name the planet is taken from instead of doing anything productive to prevent such a tragedy to happen Remina is taken by a mob lead by one of the creepiest looking hooded cultist I have ever seen in a horror media seriously, I want to be this guy for Halloween this year She s tortured, and crucified alongside her father talk about messed up until the planetary mass sprouts and eye and comes to life The demonic planet comes to life to defend Remina and the few people remaining by her side while is plunges the Earth into spinning chaos.Ito plays with some interesting things here He uses the future sci fi setting to craft a story that is equal parts a space and pseudo religious apocalypse story I felt an interesting commentary on idol obsession throughout this, and enjoyed the parallel between pop star paparazzi and witch hunt.The manga is filled with some of the most surreal black and white art I have seen The eye opening on the surface of planet Remina will be one of my favorite manga panels for some time down the line The cultist is simply a menacing, evil figure, and when an astronaut crew land on Remina to explore it, it is an abstract, swampy, hellscape, with eyeballs and tentacles spewing from every corner of the page Remina s room is also a very interesting setting drawn by Ito It s a completely white padded room with lots of curved archways popular in future architecture It is often an a haven for Remina, albeit a rather sterile and isolated one It s one of the very few white spaces in this entire book The final thing I have to give Junji Ito credit in his art for is the lack of overt nudity in Hellstar Where most horror manga skims the border between horror and hentai manga porn , Ito s manages to keep most of the clothing on his heroines She gets brutally tortured in some panels, with her cloths being slowly whipped off, but it s not over the top and perverted like in a lot of horror titles I m all for blending the lines of fear and sexuality in art, but a lot of manga goes over the line just injecting TA into gruesome scenes of violence Ito keeps the shocking elements of his art directly on the violence, and let s the sexual elements act as subtext It s the best kind of horror that is shocking, but doesn t rely on shock tactic to elicit the response.As you can probably see by my extremely long review of this title, I absolutely loved it It has probably been one of the craziest titles I have read in a long time It is easily the best horror title I have read this Halloween, and easily goes on the list of best horror stories and mangas of all time for me The surreal black and white artwork is iconic Ito to me, and will remain a thematic influence in any horror I produce down the line Easy 5 stars Now it s time to figure out a Hellstar Remina tattoo This was sooo goood but I can t give it 5 stars due to its weak ending The drawings were awesomely GROSS that planet and its tongue EWWWWW YAYY , the plot was so enjoyable and its sci fi horror elements were very well done But seriously to me this read like a comedy I laughed so hard in so many scenes that my stomach hurt, like those scenes about that out of nowhere homeless guy who went WTF after he was captured with the main character and yet he still tried to save the beauty HAHAHAHAH This was sooo goood but I can t give it 5 stars due to its weak ending The drawings were awesomely GROSS that planet and its tongue EWWWWW YAYY , the plot was so enjoyable and its sci fi horror elements were very well done But seriously to me this read like a comedy I laughed so hard in so many scenes that my stomach hurt, like those scenes about that out of nowhere homeless guy who went WTF after he was captured with the main character and yet he still tried to save the beauty HAHAHAHAHA, and that scene in which people shouted as they tried to kill the main character in multiple languages HAHAHAHAHAHAHA totally didn t see that coming Highly recommend this OkThe story plot is unique Sci fi with horror apocalyptic It was grim, dark, and terrifyingly cruel Haters may say that the end wasn t that satisfying It was ended very abruptly Blah blah blah But unfortunately I don t give a fuck about it Story 5 5 Art 5 5 All the time spent on reading this for nought no explanations provided and the conclusion is iffy as hell Of course some people don t mind and will say it s about the journey , but when I invest time in something I demand proper answers and a proper resolution. I m sure Ito was trying to be weird as usual but the story was just too bad and too rushed that the reader couldn t focus on any of the peculiar elements the author introduced or even care about the outcome. The artwork was so good even if the story was average A short bit of fun with some very memorable pages This would be 4 stars if i hadnt been spoilt by Junji Itos other work first.A piece on the fragility of the human mind regarding the unknown The populace seeks to find meaning and resolution in the most absurd ways. Ito is by far my favorite mangaka, and he s earned that not just through offering consistently gorgeous art, but by being truly unique as an author I m strained to think of an artist in any field that commands nightmarish dream logic like Ito, and I truly believe, in the field of body and psychological horror, he s easily as significant as HP Lovecraft et al Hellstar Remina is his most furious work yet A scientist names a newly discovered planet after his pop idol daughter, and condemns them Ito is by far my favorite mangaka, and he s earned that not just through offering consistently gorgeous art, but by being truly unique as an author I m strained to think of an artist in any field that commands nightmarish dream logic like Ito, and I truly believe, in the field of body and psychological horror, he s easily as significant as HP Lovecraft et al Hellstar Remina is his most furious work yet A scientist names a newly discovered planet after his pop idol daughter, and condemns them both to prosecution and frankly mindblowing hostility as the planet proves itself to be the eventual end of humanity Ito s yet to provide me with a happy ending, but Hellstar is a single long bad ending that just gets progressively worse Remina, the girl, is subjected to unbelievable trauma in this story, with no real relief in sight And it just gets worse and worse and worse I found it uniquely oppressive, in a way Uzumaki and Gyo don t come close to.I d recommend it to anyone who ever read Ito and liked it, but also to anyone who wants to see just how bad things can get, and how far a mind can go in describing it It is unrelentingly brutal, however I needed to go hug my cats after I was done