Last month, we introduced you to the these horror anime, perfect to make you shiver for Halloween. But if the period was favorable for the genre, it is not only during this party that one can appreciate a little terror, especially when it is well brought. ! And to do this, what better than to appeal to; the one considered to be the Japanese master of horror, who is none other than Junji Ito. And while many fans are eagerly awaiting the next anime Netflix based on Netflix on the works of the famous mangaka, a new excerpt allows us to have a first glimpse of one of Junji Ito’s classics.
the first glimpse of tomomy
One thing is for sure, Netflix has sniffed out the good vein with anime, so much so that we can see more and more titles storming the streaming platform, which hosts both classics of the genre and unreleased original productions. We had moreover recently presented to you; the most underrated anime in the catalog according to fans.
Well decided to to continue in its momentum, Netflix intends to offer ever more content of the genre, then calling on some big names in the industry to give birth to; promising collaborations. One of the most recent concerns the project Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre, an anime based on; on the works of the famous mangaka Junji Ito, announced earlier in the year. Until so far fans have only been able to see a few images illustrating some of the mangaka's stories, as well as the opening of the upcoming anime, which is being revealed. last month.
And as the anime is set to release on January 19, 2023 on the streaming platform, fans can once again get a never-before-seen glimpse by Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of Macabre, thanks to; a short excerpt published just yesterday on the dedicated Netflix YouTube account; to anime.
This new extract allows us to have a first glimpse of Tomie, one of Junji Ito's classics. As a reminder, Tomie has a special meaning for the manga, because it is about of the first published work by Ito. It depicts a teenager as beautiful as she is manipulative, who has the ability to to regenerate and multiply, despite the fact that it is regularly dismembered or cut into pieces.
The anime will compile a selection of twenty of the most famous macabre stories of the mangaka, where we can notably find some of his classics, àgrave; like Tomie, or Soïchi. And as reported ANN, we now know the names of five additional stories that will be included in this project, at: know Back Alley (Rojiura in VO), The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel (Tunnel Kitan), Mold (Kabi), Layers of Fear (Kyofu no Juso) and The Thing that Drifted Ashore (Hyochakumono).
And to find out what this intriguing new project announced is by the director of Fullmetal Alchemist and Shaman King, see our previous article on the subject, right here.
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