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Gyo  
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Description
From Viz:

Something is rotten in Okinawa...the floating stench of death hangs over the island..What is it? A strange, legged fish appears on the scene...so begins Tadashi and Kaori's spiral into the horror (and stench) of the sea.

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*Includes two bonus stories called
The Sad Tale of the Principal Post in vol 1.
The Enigma of the Amigara Fault in vol 2.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
ギョ
ギョ~うごめく不気~
大黒柱悲話
阿弥殻断層の怪

Gyo - The Eerie Wriggle
Gyo Odór Śmierci
The Enigma of Amigara Fault
The Sad History of the Principal Post

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.8 (end) by Manga-Sketchbook (3368d ago)
v.2 c.7 by Manga-Sketchbook (3368d ago)
v.2 c.3-6 by Manga-Sketchbook (3368d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 7 / 10.0 (399 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.98 / 10.0
10
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9+
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Last Updated
February 13th 2016, 2:46am PST


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Year
2001

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (2 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #897 increased(+196)
Monthly Pos #1825 increased(+428)
3 Month Pos #2816 increased(+752)
6 Month Pos #4377 decreased(-185)

List Stats
On 133 reading lists
On 207 wish lists
On 1115 completed lists
On 17 unfinished lists
On 103 custom lists

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Gyo Horror Manga Gets Anime 1902 days, 7 hours, 27 minutes ago

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Wasn't too disappionted   
Rating: 7.5 / 10.0
by shoujo22
June 9th, 2009, 11:41am
Gyo was pretty good. It's not one of Ito's best, but it was still very amusing and even quite funny at times.

Also, I have to admit that the high rating that I gave this story comes (mainly) from my satisfaction towards girlfriend's dilemma in the end. Talk about being thoroughly satisfied smile

... Last updated on August 4th, 2009, 10:15am
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Ugh... want my hour back...   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Draco
August 27th, 2008, 6:33pm
So... why do holes call to people? No will power it seems... You know what I do when I see a hole shaped for me? Walk away...
As for the main story... I don't know why I kept reading... I guess it was for answers I never got... Questions that will remain...

It was bad... simply put...
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...   
Rating: N/A
by erynotyuki
August 7th, 2008, 5:16am
just cause it's creative doesn't always make it "good", ya know?
i enjoyed it just cause it freaked me out, but i can see how many people would be bored/disgusted by it.
open your mind bigrazz lol give it a try, ya never know!
be prepared though - kinda gross...
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Smells like fishfood.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Ulgor
May 23rd, 2008, 6:04pm
FISH WITH LEGS!!! Genius!!!

Good story, plot and character depictions. The only thing to rant about is the ending, that's more or less a cliffhanger. But seeing the main character was always so persistant, you can assume they will eventually find the cure and save the world and so on.

A few hours of good reading when you're not eating fishfood. Warning: May cause hydrophobia.

... Last updated on May 23rd, 2008, 6:15pm
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Hrmm..   
Rating: 5.5 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
February 23rd, 2008, 8:07pm
Well, it was decent, I suppose. It wasn't all that horrorifying, and I read it simply to see if it got better. It was extremely original, though. It was kinda funny at some parts. Although, was I the only one who thought it didn't have much of a resolution?

EDIT: HA HA! I knew the art and main characters seemed familiar! He wrote/drew Uzumaki! It seems I like his work more then I thought.

... Last updated on February 23rd, 2008, 8:12pm
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naaa   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by krigetrasar
September 30th, 2007, 2:37pm
i´ve expected more from this book, kind a lame story and not horrifying at all. but i´m not up for eating after read it, so maybe it effected me in someway.
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uuuhhh   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by greatedcorn
June 24th, 2007, 8:50pm
man, this was so bad. i don't know how i struggled through it, maybe it was the fact that its only two volumes. i guess the story idea was ok, but after the first couple of chapters i was getting bored of it and wanted it to end. i guess the last mini story was ok, probably because it was so short, but honestly, save your time for something better.
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classic   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by deathbypenguin
January 30th, 2007, 5:53pm
This story has a classic feel to it. In the beginning the legged fish seems like a minor problem. (though strange) As the story progresses it gets more and more complicated. (and even weirder) I would like to see a sequel to this series. though, I'm sure that will never happen. The main character in this was cool. (such a nice person. Maybe even too perfect?) Also the second one shot at the end of the second volume was good. How does Junji Ito come up with these ideas?
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