Anime Junji Ito Maniac: Horror Japanese Story Reveals Plot Content


As we all know, this Netflix-backed anime project will adapt author Junji Ito’s best horror stories and “anime never made.” Details and release date of Junji Ito Maniac are below!

What is Junji Ito Maniac: A Japanese Horror Story?

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales Of The Macabre is an upcoming anime based on the famous horror story by author Junji Ito. The animation is funded by Netflix and will include 20 stories.

Junji Ito is currently the most famous “King of Horrors” in Japan. He creates horror and gore genre classics like Tomie, Gyo or Uzumaki. His work has been adapted into many different anime and live-action versions. The most typical recently is the Junji Ito series.

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Junji Ito Maniac: A Japanese Horror Story

According to the information revealed, Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Horror Story will adapt writer Junji Ito’s best and “never animated” stories. The first 3 names announced include:

  • Tommy.
  • Su Yi.
  • Hanging balloons.

Recently, Junji Ito Lunatic: The Horror of Japanese Legends continues to expose more works that will be adapted. We have:

  • Ice Cream Bus.
  • Bohyou No Machi – Tombtown.
  • Zousho Genei – Library Vision.
  • Kubi No Nai Choukoku – Headless sculpture.

Therefore, a total of 7 names were announced. In the near future, the remaining 13 works will be announced together with the participating voice actors.

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales Of The Macabre Anime Premiere

As planned, “Junji Ito: Japanese Monster Legend” will be officially launched on Netflix on January 19, 2023. Animation related information will be updated as soon as possible, so stay tuned.

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