Usually, when somebody brings up horror in anime, the primary creator’s identify that may spring to thoughts is Junji Ito, the mangaka that has spent many years weaving creepy tales which have obtained each live-action and anime diversifications through the years. Subsequent 12 months, one in all Netflix’s first anime originals can be adapting a lot of Ito’s creepy tales which have arrived within the manga medium in Junji Ito’s Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre. Now, to prep followers for this spooky arrival, Ito has launched an unique work that slams the tales of Maniac collectively.

This upcoming sequence will not be the primary time that an anime anthology has arrived on the small display screen, with The Junji Ito Assortment adapting tales equivalent to Tomie, The Mannequin, Window Subsequent Door, and Smashed to call a couple of. Sadly, many anime followers believed that this sequence wasn’t in a position to reside as much as the paintings of Ito himself. Followers are crossing their fingers that Junji Ito’s Maniac, which can be adapting tales together with Ice Cream Truck, The Hanging Balloons, Where The Sandman Dwells, and extra, will be capable to hit the excessive requirements of the unique manga tales that act because the anthology’s source materials.

Junji Ito’s Poster

The Official Twitter Account for Junji Ito’s Maniac launched new paintings from the grasp of horror, uniquely mixing the characters from most of the tales that may make up this upcoming anthology which is ready to reach on Netflix subsequent 12 months on January nineteenth:

Japanese Tales of the Macabre is not the one Junji Ito adaptation that’s on the best way, as Toonami is continuous manufacturing on Uzumaki. The story, which is taken into account by many to be one in all Ito’s greatest, follows a cursed mountain city that’s coping with an unhealthy obsession with spirals that’s presenting itself in some terrifying methods. With the unique footage blowing followers away and maybe wanting just like the closest adaptation to Ito’s paintings, a launch date has but to be revealed.


Which Junji Ito story are you most wanting ahead to seeing on this upcoming Netflix unique? Do you assume we would see Toonami’s Uzumaki arrive on the small display screen in 2023? Be at liberty to tell us within the feedback or hit me up immediately on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and the world of Junji Ito.