Astrophobia

Junji Ito's Remina reveals the terror of space

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Junji Ito is a masterful horror manga artist and writer.

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He's penned numerous classic works in the genre, including Gyo, Uzumaki, and Tomie.

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Ito's latest, Remina, explores the horror of outer space.

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The story begins when scientists discover a new planet called Remina. It's rapidly moving towards Earth.

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Astronauts discover that Remina is unihabitable.

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Remina acts differently than your average planet.

It has tentacles that equal continents in size.VIZ Media & JIGOKUSEI REMINA © 2005 JI Inc./SHOGAKUKAN
And eyes that dwarf skyscrapers in scale. VIZ Media & JIGOKUSEI REMINA © 2005 JI Inc./SHOGAKUKAN
Remina is layered with smaller tentacles and eyes. VIZ Media & JIGOKUSEI REMINA © 2005 JI Inc./SHOGAKUKAN
Remina can destroy planets like Saturn in an instant. VIZ Media & JIGOKUSEI REMINA © 2005 JI Inc./SHOGAKUKAN
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Remina begins to eliminate planets and stars one after another.

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Is a planet like Remina really out there? Sakkmesterke/Science Photo Library

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We might never know, until Earth itself faces extinction.

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Find out what happens by reading Remina. You might find yourself sleeping with the lights on.

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