New Trailer for Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre
The website for the anime of Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre presents a new trailer. In the video, just over two minutes long, you can hear a preview of the song “Iu Toori”which interprets the musical group JYOCHO and that serves as the ending of the series. This adaptation of the works of Junji Ito will be released worldwide next January 19 in Netflix.
The titles of the 20 stories that are part of the anime series 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”
Regarding the voice casting in Japanese announced to date, it is made up of the following distribution of roles:
- 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).
- 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”.
Shinobu Tagashiraadaptation director junji ito collectionreturns to lead this project within the Studio DEEN. With her he returns 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.