MPD Psycho

Mangaka: Written by Eiji Otsuka, illustrated by Shou Tajima
Genre: Mystery, psychological, horror

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Summary: A detective, suffering from multiple personalities, takes on a string of cases involving gruesome murders that eventually leads to a connection with him and the mysterious Gakuso organization.

Review: Enjoy the 11-volume MPD-Psycho series for all of its absurd twists, sci-fi touches and inventive torture scenes, but you'll also be mesmerized by the plethora of odd conspiracies and case files found in Otsuka and Tajima's uncontrollable, urban horrorshow. In MPD-Psycho Volume 1, police detective Kobayashi Yousuke's life is changed forever after a serial killer notices something "special" about him. That same killer mutilates Kobayashi's wife and kick-starts a "multiple personality battle" within Kobayashi that pushes him into a complex tempest of interconnected deviants and evil forces. Earning praise for its consistently shocking plotlines and Tajima's clean, arresting art style, MPD-Psycho is the manga event of the decade!

My review: An amazing, truly psychotic manga through and through. Whether you like it or not, it just keeps drawing you in.