Parasyte Full Color Collection 1

, #1

Hardcover, 288 pages

English language

Published Nov. 22, 2022 by Kodansha Comics.

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3 stars (1 review)

The sci-fi horror manga classic returns, in a fully-colorized, premium-quality hardcover for the first time! If you've never read the story of Shinichi and the polite and murderous alien infesting his right arm--or even if you already own the series--there's never been a better way to collect it.

Presented in nine volumes containing about 300 pages of manga each.

They arrive in silence, out of dark skies. They infest human hosts and consume them. And they are everywhere.

They are Parasites: alien creatures who must invade and take control of human hosts to survive. Once they have infected their victims, they can twist the host's body into any abominable shape they choose: craniums splitting to reveal mouths of sharp teeth, batlike wings erupting from backs, blades tearing through soft hands. But most have chosen to conceal their lethal purposes behind ordinary human faces. So no one knows their secret, except …

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reviewed Parasyte Full Color Collection 1 by Hitoshi Iwaaki (Parasyte (8 Volumes Edition), #1)

This is a nice classic horror manga

3 stars

Their arrival is marked by silence and darkness. They descend from the sky. They are hungry for human flesh. There are countless of them. In order to survive, they must invade - and take control of - a human host. As soon as they infect their victims, they can assume any deadly form they wish: giant teeth, wings, blades for hands. Yet most hide their deadly purpose behind ordinary human faces. The only person who knows their secret is a high school student. As Shin fights to control his body against an alien parasite, can he warn humanity about the horrors ahead?

Please be cautious of the following content: parasitic infestation, violence, gore, murder, body horror, animal death.

My first reaction was that it was alright, but I thought it was a little weird. Horror manga are weird, but the last few I’ve read have been even weirder than I …


  • Manga
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction
  • Seinen
  • Fiction
  • Thriller