The horror universe of Junji Ito will arrive on the Netflix streaming platform in 2023.
Scheduled for next year, the first season of the anime Junji Ito Maniac : Japanese Tales of the Macabre of Netflix will include adaptations of classic stories by Japanese mangaka Junji Ito like Tomie, The Hanging Balloons and Souichi no Tanoshii Nikki. Note that Mangetsu editions will soon offer all these titles in paper version in the language of Molière.
In total, twenty Junji Ito stories will appear in the first season. The master of horror manga clarifies to fans that they haven’t yet determined which Tomie and Souichi stories will be specifically adapted, but will share more details on that at a later date. The production team and animation studio are unfortunately being kept under wraps for now.