The Human Chair

Episode 334 – The Human Chair

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‘Tis the season to sit in laps, whether you want to or not. It’s The Human Chair by Edogawa Ranpo!

Here are a Manga and a short film based on the story.

Special thanks to our extra-creepy reader this week, Jon Hancock!

Next week: The Moonlit Road by Ambrose Bierce!

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  • takenoko on

    Loved this episode. Creepy with a few good twists. It’s also interesting to read something from another culture.

    I’d only heard of Edogawa Ranpo before from the anime Detective Conan, whose protagonist borrows Ranpo and Doyle’s name to form the pseudonym Edogawa Conan.

    I was delighted to find that the manga was by Junji Ito. That guy’s stuff is brilliantly bizarre and creepy. I don’t know if you guys will ever want to cover a manga series, but his manga Uzumaki is pretty great stuff. The Enigma of Amigara Falls is also pretty good:

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