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Work by Horror Manga Artist Junji Ito Gets Anime Adaptation

posted on 2017-06-30 07:03 EDT
No details revealed yet on which work will be animated

Asahi Shimbun's "Junji Ito's Haunted House" bilingual website announced on Friday that a work by the famed horror author is getting an anime adaptation. The website hasn't yet revealed which work is getting an anime adaptation, but the site will reveal more details at a later date.

Ito's Uzumaki and Tomie manga have inspired inspired live-action adaptations, and his GYO manga inspired an OVA. Viz Media has published these three titles, as well as Ito's Fragments of Horror manga in English. ComicsOne has published his Flesh Colored Horror manga, Dark Horse Comics has published his Museum of Terror manga, and Kodansha Comics has published his Junji Ito's Cat Diary: Yon & Mu manga.

Ito most recently launched a manga adaptation of Osamu Dazai's classic novel No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) on May 2. Ito's manga short stories received a Chinese live-action adaptation in 2016.

Ito is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a manga creator this year.

Source: Comic Natalie


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