Horror in anime hasn’t had a heavy hand within the business over the course of the medium’s historical past, although there was one title that has stood above many others with regards to sending shivers down the spines of manga readers. Junji Ito is broadly thought to be a grasp of horror, creating among the most chilling tales over his lengthy profession. With a brand new anime adaptation set to convey round twenty of his tales to the small display, a brand new poster has landed for Junji Ito’s Maniac: Japanese Tales of The Macabre.

On prime of releasing this new poster that options fairly a terrifying scene, Netflix additionally took the chance to substantiate the twenty horrific segments that can populate this sequence set to reach this January, together with:

  • “The Unusual Hikizuri Siblings”
  • “The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel”
  • “Ice Cream Bus”
  • “Hanging Balloon”
  • “4 x 4 Partitions”
  • “The Sandman’s Lair”
  • “Intruder”
  • “Lengthy Hair within the Attic”
  • “Mildew”
  • “Library Imaginative and prescient”
  • “Tomb City”
  • “Layers of Terror”
  • “The Factor that Drifted Ashore”
  • “Tomie?Picture”
  • “Unendurable Labyrinth”
  • “The Bully”
  • “Alley”
  • “Headless Statue”
  • “Whispering Girl”
  • “Soichi’s Beloved Pet”

Junji Ito’s Headless Crew

Netflix Anime’s Official Twitter Account shared a brand new take a look at the upcoming anthology sequence that can arrive on the streaming service on January nineteenth, with “The Unusual Hikizuri Siblings” being the main focus of this skin-crawling new picture that includes a household where the members all are lacking an necessary a part of their our bodies:


Maniac is not the one Junji Ito adaptation that’s presently within the works, as Toonami is continuous work on the extremely anticipated sequence, Uzumaki. In contrast to the upcoming Netflix sequence, Uzumaki is not fairly an anthology because it focuses on one story that’s going down in a distant mountain city, although relaxation assured, the scares that happen on this creepy story are quick and frequent as Ito determined to include a spine-chilling obsession with spirals within the story. Whereas Uzumaki has been delayed numerous occasions as a result of coronavirus pandemic, the animation launched has followers very happy to attend as many agree it has performed the unimaginable in capturing Ito’s dynamic fashion.

What do you consider this creepy new poster? Which Junji Ito story do you need to see tailored into an anime? Be at liberty to tell us within the feedback or hit me up straight on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and horror.