Where to Read the Uzumaki Manga Legally Online

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Where to Read the Uzumaki Manga Legally Online Kirie Goshima
Credit: Junji Ito / Shogakukan / Viz Media

Junji Ito, considered one of the greatest horror manga creators, is known to scare and creep out his readers using unimaginable imagery. Uzumaki is one such manga where Ito uses a spiral to haunt his readers. So, here’s everything you need to know about where to read the Uzumaki manga legally online.

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What Is Junji Ito’s Uzumaki About?

What Is Junji Ito’s Uzumaki About Kirie
Credit: Junji Ito / Shogakukan / Viz Media

Uzumaki is set in a small town named Kurouzu-cho on the coast of Japan. The story revolves around a teenager named Kirie Goshima, her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito, and the citizens of the town.

Kirie and Shuichi soon realize that the town is haunted by supernatural spirals.

The duo witnesses how the spiral curse starts driving people crazy and even becomes the focus of their lives.

The community slowly breaks down as the curse starts spreading like a deadly plague and engulfs Kurouzu-cho.

What Is Junji Ito’s Uzumaki About Kirie and Shuichi
Credit: Junji Ito / Shogakukan / Viz Media
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Even Kirie is struck by the curse as her hair begins to curl into bizarre spirals that start hypnotizing others.

If she attempts to slice them off, they choke her, as it is like they have a mind of their own. However, Shuichi manages to cut her hair and save her.

Meanwhile, the curse continues to torment the small town until one day, a storm created by the curse ends up destroying most of the buildings.

Shuichi and Kirie are stuck in the town and have no way of escaping the horror of the spiral.

The Uzumaki manga has been a successful hit, enough to receive an anime adaptation by studio Drive.

The anime was initially confirmed to release in October 2022, but it has been delayed indefinitely at the staff's request.

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Where to Read the Uzumaki Manga Online

Where to Read the Uzumaki Manga Online Kirie
Credit: Junji Ito / Shogakukan / Viz Media

The Uzumaki manga’s English version was released on October 16, 2018.

The 3-in-1 Deluxe Edition of Uzumaki’s digital edition can be purchased online from Viz’s official website.

The Uzumaki manga is also available online on Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, and Nook.

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Where to Buy the Uzumaki Manga’s Physical Edition

Where to Buy the Uzumaki Manga’s Physical Edition Kirie
Credit: Junji Ito / Shogakukan / Viz Media

Apart from the digital edition, the Uzumaki manga’s English version is also available in physical format from various manga retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Bookshop, Right Stuf Anime, Walmart, and local comic shops.

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