Netflix has formally introduced that they’re now working with Junji Ito on a model new anime sequence, Maniac, amassing collectively a few of his largest and scariest tales! The outstanding horror manga creator has been telling scary tales for fairly some time, however followers have lately seen his works make the bounce to animation by way of some cool collaborations. Now the creator has been tapped for an entire new sequence with Netflix that will likely be adapting quite a few tales from his personal selecting titled Junji Ito’s Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre. So followers everywhere in the world may be spooked with this new streaming service’s anime!

In a particular video shared with followers throughout Netflix Geeked Week this yr, Junji Ito detailed that Junji Ito’s Maniac: Tales of the Macabre will likely be taking over 20 of his horror tales that will likely be tailored into anime for the primary time. Detailing a little bit of what to anticipate from the brand new sequence, Ito confirmed three of the tales that will likely be included, Tomie, Souichi and The Hanging Balloons. You can try the particular video that includes creator Junji Ito under:

Ito notes within the video to followers that they’ve but to determine which of Tomie and Souichi’s tales will likely be tailored particularly, however they are going to be sharing extra particulars about it at a later date. As for manufacturing employees or launch data, that is sadly stored below wraps for now however this new sequence is at the moment aiming for a launch a while subsequent yr. Ito then particulars a few of his course of behind every of the tales he highlights right here, and it offers a good suggestion of what to anticipate from the brand new sequence.


This is way from the one Junji Ito adaptation at the moment within the works, nevertheless it’s actually going to be a horror stuffed stamp for Netflix when it really hits. Especially if it adapts a number of the tales that followers have been excited to see in a brand new manner sometime, however what do you assume? How do you are feeling about Junji Ito’s tales coming to life in an entire new manner with Netflix subsequent yr? Which tales of his are you hoping to see come to life subsequent? Let us know your whole ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me straight about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!