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The uncensored, uncut MPD-Psycho manga series continues, with another volume of creative crimes, slippery criminals, and an enormous, disturbing puzzle that's slowly unraveling with each inventive atrocity. The Isono Criminal Research Lab trusts that Kazuhiko Amamiya, their maverick multiple personality detective, can crack any murder case-as long as he can keep all of his other personalities in check. His latest mystery involves a serial killer who uses body doubles and is actually famous for his macabre murder scenes and attempts at dark humor. More clues on the Gakuso Group emerge, and their top "company man"-the white-haired, maniacal Zenitsu-just can't stay out of the Isono Lab's business. Toguchi, the tough, one-eyed video journalist, now feels that he deserves a worldwide spotlight . . . and he's on the verge of making a deal with a laughing devil!
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Eiji Otsuka is a social critic and novelist. He graduated from college with a degree in anthropology, women's folklore, human sacrifice, and postwar manga. In addition to his work with manga, he is a critic, essayist, and author of several successful nonfiction books on Japanese popular and otaku subcultures. He writes the manga series MPD-Psycho and The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service. One of his first animation script works was Mahō no Rouge Lipstick, an adult lolicon OVA. Otsuka was the editor for the bishōjo lolicon manga series Petit Apple Pie. In the eighties, Otsuka was editor in chief of Manga Burikko, a leading women's manga magazine where he pioneered research on otaku subcultures in modern Japan. He has also published a host of books and articles about the manga industry. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.