Junji Ito Maniac Anime Uncovers the Horrors of 5 More Titles in New Clip

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Junji Ito Maniac: Tales of the Macabre anime is set to scare the pants off people when it premieres on Netflix around the world on January 19, 2023, but ahead of then, today the series gave us some more information to prepare us for the upcoming horror. This includes the titles of five more stories being adapted and their cast members as well as releasing a new clip from the series.

The five new stories and their cast includes:

“The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel” 

  • Shun Horie
  • Tomomi Mineuchi
  • Risa Mizuno


  • Daisuke Hirakawa
  • Kousuke Okano
  • Ken Uo

“Layers of Fear” 

  • Lynn
  • Romi Park
  • Mina Kobayashi

“The Thing That Drifted Ashore” 

  • Kaito Ishikawa
  • Yuko Kobayashi

“The Back Alley”

  • Yuto Suzuki 
  • Seiko Ueda

RELATED: Junji Ito Maniac Anime Set to Scare in January 19 Premiere

The staff from the Junji Ito Collection anime return for the Junji Ito Maniac: Tales of the Macabre anime at Studio DEEN, including director and character designer Shinobu Tagashira, series composer Kaoru Sawada, music composer Yuki Hayashi and sound director Hozumi Goda. 

Along with Tales of the Macabre, Ito’s work previously inspired the aforementioned Junji Ito Collection anime in 2018 with an adaptation of his Uzumaki manga is currently in the works for Adult Swim.

Source: Comic Natalie

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Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram. 

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