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    Junji Ito: Japanese Tales of the Macabre to receive Netflix anime adaptation

    Junji Ito is a famous horror manga artist. He is best known for his works like Uzumaki, Gyo, and most importantly, Tomie. Now, multiple of Junji Ito’s best works are getting adapted into an anime by Netflix. Find out everything about this Junji Ito anime adaptation right here.

    In a recent post on Twitter, Netflix Anime and Netflix JP released an all-new key visual for Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre. Along with the key visuals, they also revealed some new titles which will be included in the series. Additionally, they announced the cast for each of the titles as well.

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    New visual for Junji Ito Maniac.

    The following are all the titles announced that are going to be animated:

    • Unendurable Labyrinth
    • The Long Hair in the Attic
    • Bullied
    • The Strange Hikizuri Siblings: The Séance
    • The Hanging Balloons
    • Tomie: Photo
    • The Room With 4 Walls
    • Intruder
    • Ice Cream Bus
    • Gravetown
    • Library of Illusions
    • Headless Sculptures


    For an anime with this many titles, one can only imagine how many characters we’ll meet in this show. Currently, the cast consists of the following voice actors:

    • Hiro Shimono
    • Yutaka Aoyama
    • Yuka Saitō
    • Hisako Kanemoto
    • Yōko Hikasa
    • Natsumi Takamori
    • Takahiro Sakurai
    • Romi Park
    • Hajime Iijima
    • Risa Shimizu
    • Ayaka Asai
    • Tomoko Kaneda
    • Riho Sugiyama
    • Daisuke Kishio
    • Iori Nomizu
    • Rie Suegara
    • Yumiri Hanamori
    • Taku Yashiro
    • Tomokazu Sugita
    • Hiroyuki Yoshino
    • Yuji Mitsuya
    • Yoshimasa Hosoya
    • Ryotaro Okiayu
    • Sara Matsumoto
    • Takatsugu Chikamatsu
    • Ryohei Kimura
    • M.A.O
    • Aya Uchida
    • Yuuki Kaji
    • Tomoe Hanba
    • Fumiko Orikasa
    • Takashi Kondō

    Junji Ito’s official Twitter account reposted the new titles and the members of the cast of these titles. With a cast this vast, fans of Junji Ito’s works are looking forward to this anime.

    Release Date

    The exact release day of Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of Macabre has not yet been disclosed. However, it is known that the anime will be released sometime in 2023.

    That’s all we know about this Junji Ito anime adaptation. For more anime news related to Netflix Adaptations, stay tuned to Retrology.

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    Laiba Razi
    Laiba Razi
    Laiba is a big fan of anime and manga. She has been reading manga for a long time. Apart from her studies and binging anime, she spends most of her reading playing Genshin Impact. She is also a freelance content writer.
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