A New Documentary Film Celebrates Horror Manga Artist Kazuo Umezu

Posted by Michael Pinto on Oct 26, 2009 in Animation, Comic Books, Horror

Kazuo UmezuKazuo Umezu (楳図 かずお) is the the godfather of the Japanese horror manga genre. A new film has been released in Japan which profiles the author/artist who got his start in 1962 and is still active. Umezu is best known for such works as The Drifting Classroom, Makoto-chan and Reptilia. The Drifting Classroom was turned into a live action film in 1987. Here are some samples of his wonderfully gothic work: Read more…

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