Junji Ito has grow to be one of many best storytellers throughout the world of horror not simply throughout the medium of anime, however withint the universe of popular culture. With this fall set to see the discharge of Toonami’s tackle Uzumaki with the Adult Swim adaptation, Netflix is getting in on the motion with Junji Ito’s Maniac and we thought now was the right time to foretell which tales from Ito’s resume is perhaps hitting the streaming service.
If you did not have the chance to see Junji Ito saying the brand new collection, the official Twitter account for Netflix Geeked shared the model new video that sees the grasp of horror going into element concerning the upcoming spooky challenge:
from the horror grasp of manga comes a brand new anime collection: JUNJI ITO’S MANIAC #GeekedWeek pic.twitter.com/2Yjco9okbM
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) June 8, 2022
Since Ito talked about that these tales have by no means been animated, this after all would imply that the likes of Uzumaki, Gyo, and the Model more than likely will not be making the lower, however there are many different tales for the collection to focus upon.
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Hellstar Remina is a bizarre story, even for Junji Ito, and contemplating the territory that the mangaka has coated, that is actually saying one thing. First hitting the scene in 2004, the mini-series focuses on the daughter of a scientist who discovers a rogue planet that’s set on a collision course with the Planet Earth. With Remina making an attempt to flee from the members of humanity that see her liable for the risk, Ito is ready to convey some really terrifying imagery with this one that may translate spectacularly to the small display.
Enigma of Amigura Fault
What is perhaps thought-about by many to be one in all Junji Ito’s creepiest tales, it is fairly wonderful that this one did not make the lower when it got here to the unique Junji Ito anthology collection. The Enigma of Amigura Fault focuses on a mountainside that’s crammed with human-sized holes which might be “meant” for individuals, with an odd attract drawing of us into the tight house. It’s a easy story nevertheless it’s one that can make anybody with claustrophobia wince with an ending that’s certain to ship shivers down the backbone of anybody that encounters it.
Army of One
Junji Ito’s Army of One is so brutal that it is troublesome to even share a picture from it, with the story arriving as a aspect story throughout the Hellstar Remina publication and seeing a assassin on the loss that not solely takes lives, however goes as far as sew individuals and animals collectively. It’s a disturbing story to say the least and it is one which seems like solely Ito himself may have thought up and put to paper.
Junji Ito’s “Red Turtleneck” focuses on a easy sufficient story, nevertheless it’s one which mixes the horrific with the hilarious to an extent, as a younger boy makes an attempt to preserve his personal head on his shoulders following an encounter with a mysterious lady that’s wanting so as to add his head to his assortment. The lengths that the lady goes to accumulate the protagonist’s head at one level will get so disturbing that it will make anybody cringe, particularly should you aren’t an enormous fan of bugs.
Junji Ito’s Sensor is one in all his newest and mixes some Lovecraftian terror alongside some imagery that solely this horror mangaka may put give you. The official description of this most up-to-date spooky story from Viz Media reads as such:
“A girl walks alone on the foot of Mount Sengoku. A person seems, saying he is been ready for her, and invitations her to a close-by village. Surprisingly, the village is roofed in hairlike volcanic glass fibers, and all of it shines a vibrant gold. At night time, when the villagers carry out their customized of gazing up on the starry sky, numerous unidentified flying objects come raining down on them–the opening act for the phobia about to happen!
A girl walks alone on the foot of Mount Sengoku. A person seems, saying he is been ready for her, and invitations her to a close-by village. Surprisingly, the village is roofed in hairlike volcanic glass fibers, and all of it shines a vibrant gold. At night time, when the villagers carry out their customized of gazing up on the starry sky, numerous unidentified flying objects come raining down on them–the opening act for the phobia about to happen!
Den of the Sleep Demon
Imagine Junji Ito’s tackle Freddy Krueger after which think about that the mangaka was capable of make mentioned nightmare demon much more disturbing than the razor-fingered slasher of Elm Street. Den of the Sleep Demon sees a younger boy tormented by a mysterious determine who’s making an attempt to take over the boy’s life, with the demon in search of to flee into the true world in one of the crucial disturbing methods potential. Needless to say, seeing this story animated would remember to make viewers’ pores and skin crawl.
The Secret of the Haunted Mansion
If the above picture alone does not promote you on the horror of this story, we do not know what to let you know. The Secret of the Haunted Mansion has a few of the most terrifying creatures that Junji Ito has ever made whereas additionally slipping in a significant reference to a narrative of the previous from the grasp of horror that may result in the concept a few of these tales are happening in the identical universe.