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Junji Ito Promotes Theatrical Release Of 'The Lighthouse' In Japan
Junji Ito has recently promoted Japan's theatrical release of The Lighthouse in the only way he could…through a summary black and white manga. The Lighthouse, an A24 film by Robert Eggers from 2019, has a particular style and look that connects well to Ito's own work The descent into madness, and of course spirals and such similar patterns, align perfectly[...]
Uzumaki: Horror Anime Gets A Release Window & First Episode Teaser
Junji Ito, the mind behind the horror manga turned anime miniseries, has a loyal and excited fan base behind his stories and body horror-themed drawings These drawings are a large part of the popularity that Uzumaki has gained. Source: Adult Swim/YouTube Supernatural and strange forces are always a theme in Ito's stories, often taking place in small towns[...]
Lovesickness: Is Junji Ito’s Classic Horror Manga Really a Comedy?
Lovesickness is a collection of one of Junji Ito's classic horror series from the 1990s It's a dark parable about urban legends, superstitions, and suicide This is one of the series that Ito is remembered for, but on a certain level, could it really be a comedy? "Lovesickness" cover art, Viz Media This series of stories is[...]
Remina: Junji Ito’s Horror is a Whole Planet!
Remina is one of Junji Ito's latest horror manga stories, and it's utterly nuts In a good way A horror story should be utterly insane, nightmarish, and irrational Ito understands this better than most storytellers He might have taken a few years off horror to draw a manga about his cat, but he's come back[...]
CrunchyRoll's Virtual Expo For 2020 Is This Weekend
We over here at Bleeding Cool have gotten the general line-up on events for the convention to share with you! At Virtual CrunchyRoll Expo 2020, you can explore the many districts of New Crunchy City! CrunchyRoll invites the international anime community to "explore the New Crunchy City from the comfort of their own home to celebrate the[...]
A screencap of the interview with Junji Ito hosted by VIZ Media, featuring the master of horror himself.
During today's Comic-Con@Home virtual panel, publisher VIZ Media interviewed Junji Ito, the acclaimed manga writer and master of horror media During the conversation, the masterful mangaka spoke of varied inspirations and answered questions posed to him by his audience across the globe. A screencap of the interview with Junji Ito hosted by VIZ Media, featuring the[...]
Tomie Deluxe Edition from Viz Media
Quibi continues their fake-it-till-you-make-it strategy and announced an adaptation of Junji Ito's infamous horror manga series Tomie Adeline Rudolph, fresh off filming the final production of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, will play the title character The new production will be written by Aquaman screenwriter David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and European horror producer-director Alexandre Aja, who came[...]
A still from the Crunchyroll interview with Junji Ito, wherein Ito welcomes his audience to the Winchester Mystery House.
In a recent interview with Crunchyroll, Junji Ito, the mangaka (or writer/illustrator) of the acclaimed manga Uzumaki among many others, describes his inspiration for an assortment of his works This interview was conducted at the infamous Winchester Mystery House, known for its ever-expanding array of rooms and its presence in the movie Winchester, as well as meriting a[...]
The VIZ Media cover for Junji Ito's terrifying horror manga Uzumaki, which will soon be adapted into an anime series.
Junji Ito's horror-manga masterpiece Uzumaki is being adapted into a four-part anime, but concerns with their scheduled deadlines due to the COVID-19 have been very apparent Still, it is clear from the following storyboard stills, linked on Twitter from the official Uzumaki anime profile, that its team is on-schedule and still working diligently to ensure that[...]
Junji Ito Talks New Uzumaki Anime | Interview
In an interview with Crunchyroll recently published on YouTube, horror manga creator Junji Ito spoke about the origins of his work writing manga, the adaptation process with which his acclaimed manga Uzumaki will become an anime (to be released later this year), and some important tidbits of information surrounding the anime He even implied what may be[...]
Review: Junji Ito Adapts “No Longer Human” into a Masterpiece of Existential Horror
Junji Ito's full-throttle adaptation of Osamu Dazai's novel No Longer Human is one of the major comics events of the year We ran a rave review of it recently. Now publisher Viz Media has released a video interview with Ito about his approach to adapting one of Japan's major works of literature. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpPIJC45RG8Video can't be loaded because[...]
Review: Junji Ito Adapts “No Longer Human” into a Masterpiece of Existential Horror
The book has been adapted into movies, TV series, anime and manga, but for horror manga-ka Junji Ito to adapt it is a major event. NINGEN SHIKKAKU © 2017 Junji ITO/SHOGAKUKAN No Longer Human tells the story of Oba Yozo, born in upper class privilege but perpetually alienated He hides his true nature from people, enduring childhood[...]
Viz Media Releases December Manga Solicitations
Tsurumi himself is on the way, with a contingent of troops and a gunboat to back him up! But if anyone can survive being surrounded by enemies and still keep Asirpa safe in this deadly conflict it's Immortal Sugimoto! For mature audiences. ISBN 13           978-1-9747-0500-9 On Sale Date   2019-12-17 Price USA        $12.99 Price CAN        $17.99 Dimension       5 3/4 x 8 1/4 Format           [...]