Additional cast and titles of Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre
The Web page from the anime adaptation of Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre revealed a few days ago titles of all stories to be included in the series more cast and one new promotional image. This belongs to the story titled «The Strange Hikizuri Sisters». The anime will premiere on January 19 in Netflix.
The titles of the 20 stories that make up the series and based on the publications of Junji Ito, are the following:
- «The Strange Hikizuri Brothers»
- «The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel»
- «Ice Cream Bus»
- «Hanging Globe»
- «Four x four walls»
- «Sandman’s Lair»
- «Long Hair in the Attic»
- «Library Vision»
- «Tomb City»
- «Layers of Terror»
- «The Thing That Drifted Ashore»
- «Tomie: Photo»
- «Unbearable Labyrinth»
- «The stalker»
- «Headless Statue»
- «Whispering Woman»
- «Soichi’s Beloved Pet»
As for the cast that has been revealed these days, it is made up of:
- Shōko Nakagawa What Mayumi Santo In «The Whispering Woman»
- Mie Sonozaki What mitsu uchida In «The Whispering Woman»
- Tomoko Kaneda like cat Coron in «Soichi’s Beloved Pet».
Additionally, the previously revealed voice cast is made up of:
- takahiro sakurai What Kazuya Hikizuri (youhe Strange Hikizuri Siblings: The Séance).
- Roy Park like kiko(youhe Strange Hikizuri Siblings: The Séance).
- Hisako Kanemoto What sayoko (Unendurable Labyrinth).
- Yoko Hisaka as Chiemi (The Long Hair in the Attic).
- Natsumi Takamori as Kuriko (bullied).
- Riho Sugiyama how Kazuko Morinaka (The Hanging Balloons).
- daisuke kishio What shinya shiraishi (The Hanging Balloons).
- Iori Nomizu What Kagumi Fujino (The Hanging Balloons).
- Rie Suegara What Tommy (Tommy).
- Yumiri Hanamori What Tsukiko Izumisawa (Tommy).
- taku yashiro What Yamazaki (Tommy).
- tomokazu sugita What tachi (Tommy).
- Hiroyuki Yoshino What Kimata (Tommyand).
- Yuji Mitsuya What soichi (The Room With 4 Walls).
- Yoshimasa Hosoya What Koichi (The Room With 4 Walls).
- Yuka Saito What Sayuri (The Room With 4 Walls).
- Yutaka Aoyama What Tagaisu (The Room With 4 Walls).
- ryotaro okiayu What sonohara (Ice Cream Bus).
- Sarah Matsumoto What Tomoki (Ice Cream Bus).
- Takatsugu Chikamatsu What ice cream man (Ice Cream Bus).
- Ryohei Kimura What Tsuyoshi Yoshikawa (tombtown).
- MAO What Kaoru Yoshikawa (Tombtown).
- Aya Uchida What Izumi Murakami (tombtown).
- Yuki Kaji What Goro Shinozaki (Library Vision).
- Tomoe Hanba What koko shinozaki (Library Vision).
- Fumiko Orikasa What rumi (Headless Statue).
- takashi kondo What shimada (Headless Statue).
The personnel that has been revealed and that works in this new adaptation based on characters created by Junji Ito, is made up of Shinobu Tagashiraadaptation director junji ito collectionwho once again directs this project within the Studio DEEN. With him come back again Kaoru Sawada (Kita e…: Diamond Dust Drops) as a screenwriter, in addition to yuki hayashi (Haikyuu!!, My Hero Academia) as a music composer and Hozumi Goda as sound director.
This is not the first time that some of the popular mangaka’s stories have been adapted into anime. In January 2018 it was released junji ito collectionseries co-produced by crunchyroll Y Studio DEEN which has 12 episodes and 2 OVAswhich can be seen on the platform itself subtitled in Spanish.
As for the works of Junji Ito in Spain, most have been published and translated into Spanish by various publishers, such as ECC Editions Y comic planet. Among the author’s most outstanding works to be published in our country we find gyo, Black Paradox, uzumaki, Hellstar Remina either Junji Ito’s Cat Diary.