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Junji Ito Maniac Anime Previews More Stories and Cast

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A new trailer has been revealed for the Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre anime, and this one brings with it some new stories to look forward to. In addition to previewing the “Tomie: Photo” story, the video reveals plans to adapt “The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel,” “Mold,” “Layers of Fear,” “The Thing That Drifted Ashore” and “Back Alley.” 

Here are the new cast members for each:

  • “The Story of the Mysterious Tunnel”: Shun Horie, Tomomi Mineuchi, Risa Mizuno
  • “Mold”: Daisuke Hirakawa, Kousuke Okano, Ken Uo
  • “Layers of Fear”: Lynn, Romi Park, Mina Kobayashi
  • “The Thing That Drifted Ashore”: Kaito Ishikawa, Yūko Kobayashi
  • “Back Alley”: Yuuto Suzuki, Seiko Ueda

We previously got a look at the anime’s opening sequence. 

Among the previously announced stories being adapted for this new series are The Hanging BalloonsTomie: PhotoThe Room with 4 WallsIntruderUnendurable LabyrinthBulliedThe Long Hair in the AtticWhere the Sandman Lives and The Strange Hikizuri Siblings: The Séance. 

Via Anime News Network