Netflix has dropped a new trailer for Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre, which is set to bring to the screen more works from the legendary horror mangaka Junji Ito. While many of his works have been adapted into anime and live-action titles, Netflix’s new series will adapt many of his stories that have not been seen onscreen yet.
Check out the new trailer for Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre below:
Junji Ito Maniac will feature 20 stories from Ito’s wealthy lineup of works, including Hanging Blimp, Tomie・Photo, Four x Four Walls, and Intruder. Shinobu Tagashira serves as the director, with a screenplay by Kaoru Sawada. The cast includes Rie Suegara, Yumiri Hanamori, Yuji Mitsuya, and Hiro Shimono.
The anime series will premiere on Netflix this January 19.
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