manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
Which operating system are you using on your main computer?
Windows
Apple (Mac, Rhapsody, etc)
Linux
BSD
Other
Multi-boot
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Fuan no Tane  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
A collection of very short and mostly atmospheric stories dealing with urban legends, ghosts, and superstitions all organized around a specific theme (school, visitors, etc.). Some are just two pages long.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Fuan no Tane + (Sequel)

Associated Names
不安の種
不安的种子
A Reason for Concern
Seeds of Anxiety

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
v.3 by 4chan (2616d ago)
v.2 by 4chan (2624d ago)
v.1 by 4chan (2635d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum

User Rating
Average: 7.5 / 10.0 (134 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.4 / 10.0
10
 10% (14 votes)
9+
 19% (25 votes)
8+
 22% (30 votes)
7+
 23% (31 votes)
6+
 14% (19 votes)
5+
 5% (7 votes)
4+
 1% (2 votes)
3+
 3% (4 votes)
2+
 0% (0 votes)
1+
 1% (2 votes)

Last Updated
February 1st 2014, 4:10pm PST

Sponsored Links
Game advertisements by <a href="http://www.game-advertising-online.com" target="_blank">Game Advertising Online</a> require iframes.


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Champion RED (Akita Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1138 increased(+93)
Monthly Pos #2021 increased(+460)
3 Month Pos #3160 increased(+1097)
6 Month Pos #4644 increased(+766)

List Stats
On 154 reading lists
On 252 wish lists
On 441 completed lists
On 19 unfinished lists
On 108 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by time added ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
Astonishing   
Rating: 8.2 / 10.0
by bloogal
October 11th, 2007, 10:12am
Being a big fan of horror, I was anxious to check this one out and it surely didn't disappoint me. As the summary states, some of the stories may only be 2 pages long, but the horror these few pages emanate can strike one dumb at times.The plots are usually small and don't brag on, but are very effective in their purpose.
It is aptly titled 'Seeds Of Anxiety', as it certainly kept me hooked and made me experience 'horror' which is defunct and hard to find these days.
A must read!

... Last updated on January 17th, 2008, 2:46pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
*Seeds of Anxiety* - indeed!   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by MewMan
September 18th, 2011, 3:15pm
the correct way to read it, imo, is to read through a whole volume at once, and after each chapter, stop for a little while and think what it's about. separately, they are not scary. but if you read a bunch of them together, your thought may change. you begin to view things under a different, somewhat delusional light. think of it this way: 20 people tell you there's something behind you, but you cannot see anything. how would you feel?
a small note: volume 3 is more cheerful than its predecessors.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
--   
Rating: N/A
by Oriolidae
March 31st, 2011, 1:52pm
This is kind of scary. Just read the first volume before going to bed. Thought I'd read all three volumes in a row, but it's windy and dark outside, and I don't want a freaky face appearing in the window.

Uh-uh... I think I'm just going to sleep now.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
o.o   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Mamsmilk
September 22nd, 2007, 6:34am
Woah, this is good. Like oriana3k said, those eyes really are freaky.
Japanese supernatural culture beats all those North-American cheeseball
chainsaw villagers. The stories are short, but that just makes it better,
because there can be horror in every page, unlike in those long stories
where they have those boring conversations for twelve pages and then something
just jumps there and the reader is like: uhhuh?
You should read this when burning the midnight oil. smile

... Last updated on September 22nd, 2007, 6:37am
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
A little much for even me...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by oriana3k
August 24th, 2007, 9:13pm
I like horror stories and all, but MY GOD, this freaks me out. I'm used to stories that come to a definite conclusion, but when reading this, be prepared for unexplained occurrences and eyes that just...watch you. That keep watching you. *shiver*

An interesting read if you've got some company. And probably not right before bedtime.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Pure crystallized skin-crawling paranoia   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Venatius
October 2nd, 2013, 10:30pm
There's no real overarching major story here, no "plot" to speak of. It's not even really a collection of "stories", per se. All this manga happens to be is a collection of moments of intense surreality or creepiness. Almost any given chapter would easily qualify for being the scariest moment of any movie that featured it, and it consists of nothing but these moments. In that regard, it's a fine bit of cuisine, giving just the choicest cut of pure blood-chilling disturbing feelings and moving on to the next morsel. While it won't win any awards for storytelling, as far as just pure, distilled unease goes, there is not much that can compete.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Hmm   
Rating: N/A
by MissJanny
August 22nd, 2014, 8:33pm
The shortness works. It sets a mood, not a definitive plot. Because of that, it slowly becomes more terrifying as you read. One chapter, two chapters go by, sure, it's interesting. Twenty go by, and you're somewhat scared. Two volumes, three volumes later, you realize you don't want to turn off the lights or go to the bathroom.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Horror Fans Unite!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by StriderKaijin
August 18th, 2007, 9:38pm
A great read for fans of the genre. A collection of shorts that feature some truly frightening images, some of which stick with you long after. The stories are set up quickly but with believable subjects that add depth to the scare.

As a long time fan of Japanese horror in past and modern history, I found this collection to be a compelling expression of the powerful sensation of fear that I've come to love. Needless to say, fans of the films Ringu, Ju-On and Kairo will find a lot to love here.

... Last updated on August 18th, 2007, 9:38pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
It was scary   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by milque
October 15th, 2008, 2:33am
But the third volume is not so... The scariest is the first volume. I read it when I was alone in the house in the middle of the night (housemates out somewhere), and yeah it was really creepy. But then again, I am easily scared.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
scares me!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by otakuness
November 27th, 2010, 4:44am
i mean.. im not easily scared but since im asian.. and you guys are kindda westerners.. i feel that maybe the stories are just closer to home! i mean, most of this stories are like the kind of stories that we exchanged during those dark, elecric-less nights.. i just realized that some of them are actually what I actually fear and most of them are actually real urban legends..
I mean.. im not usually a scaredy cat but its just maybe you guys donít get it as much as I do.. I mean I cant even get past the frigging 2nd volume!! D:
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
  Pages (2) [ 1 2 ] Next Page
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer