GOTH is a one-shot drawn by Kenji Oiwa (大岩ケンジ) according to the novel: Goth: the cutter of hands of Otsuichi (乙一). The manga was published in 2003 in the Shōnen Ace (of Kadokawa Comics) and in 2006 with the editions Senpai Pika. The novel was rewarded in 2002 by the 6th Grand Prix Jump , which increased the reputation of the writer.
GOTH is a manga for adults (Seinen) which treats passion of two teenagers for the serial killers. As its name indicates it, the author offers to us one of the many visions of the Gothic culture.
Itsuki Kamiyama and Yoru Morino are classmates. Kamiyama is a boy sociable and appreciated his comrades while Morino is a secret young girl who seems to speak with nobody. Whereas all opposes them, they will realize that they have a common passion: death. They test both an irresistible attraction for the morbid stories, which will lead them to approach one the other.
Through five chapters, the readers will discover the character of the two teenagers like their past.
Translation and adaptation: Vincent Zouzoulkovsky
- Lettering: David Cochard
- GOTH on Senpai Pika
Official site of Otsuichi
乙一 FAN! Site on Otsuichi
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