It was during the TUDUM event, presented by Netflix this Sunday, September 25, that we learned the release date of horror anime Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre.
Some first images of the project, taken from four of the twenty stories of the master of horror to be adapted, have been unveiled for the occasion.
The images below are taken from the following stories: Tomie, Four x Four Walls, Hanging Blimp, Intrude.
In addition, the following actors join the artistic cast of the series: Riho Sugiyama, Daisuke Kishio, Rie Suegara, Yumiri Hanamori, Yuji Mitsuya and Hiro Shimono. Their respective roles have not been specified. They join the following cast members, who were previously announced:
- Ayaka Asai as Hitoshi Hikizuri
- Hajime Iijima as Shigoro Hikizuri
- Hisako Kanemoto as Sayoko
- Natsumi Takamori as Kuriko
- Risa Shimizu as Narumi Hikizuri
- Romi Park as Kiko Hikizuri
- Takahiro Sakurai as Kazuya Hikizuri
- Tomoko Kaneda as Misako Hikizuri
- Yoko Hikasa as Chiemi
As of now, the anime’s production team has still not been specified.
As a reminder, in France, the mangas of Junji Ito can be found at the editions Mangetsu and Delcourt/Tonkam.
The release date from anime Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre is announced for January 19, 2023on netflix.
anime Junji Ito Maniac adapts 20 stories from various manga by Junji Ito, including for example: Tomie, Souichi, The Hanging Balloons, Four x Four Walls, Hanging Blimp and Intruder.
This anime is based on manga by Junji Ito.
- Genre: Horror/Scary
- Release date: January 19, 2023
Anime staff : coming
- Original works: Junji Ito
Anime Cast :
- Hitoshi Hikizuri: Ayaka Asai
- Shigoro Hikizuri as Hajime Iijima
- Sayoko: Hisako Kanemoto
- Kuriko: Natsumi Takamori
- Narumi Hikizuri as Risa Shimizu
- Kiko Hikizuri as Romi Park
- Kazuya Hikizuri as Takahiro Sakurai
- Misako Hikizuri as Tomoko Kaneda
- Chiemi: Yoko Hikasa
Source : Netflix TUDUM event.
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