Uzumaki animated mini-series trailer

Uzumaki animated mini-series trailer

A trailer has been launched for the mini-series adaptation of the horror manga Uzumaki, coming from Grownup Swim’s Toonami

Again in 2019, it was introduced that Grownup Swim‘s Toonami was teaming up with Manufacturing I.G. for a 4 half animated mini-series adaptation of Junji Ito’s horror manga Uzumaki – an animated mini-series that will be offered in black and white, similar to the manga supply materials. A pair years later, a teaser trailer arrived on-line… after which it was mentioned that the premiere of the present had been delayed so director Hiroshi Nagahama and the manufacturing staff may have extra time to “replicate the standard of the intricate designs and detailed line work of Mr. Ito’s basic manga”. Uzumaki nonetheless doesn’t have a premiere date, however a trailer for the mini-series has been launched, and you may test it out within the embed above.

Scripted by Aki Itami, the mini-series will inform the next story: Kurozu-cho, a small fog-bound city on the coast of Japan, is cursed. In response to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their city is haunted not by an individual or being however by a sample: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret form of the world. It manifests itself in every part from seashells and whirlpools in water to the spiral marks on folks’s our bodies, the insane obsessions of Shuichi’s father and the voice from the cochlea in our inside ear. Because the insanity spreads, the inhabitants of Kurozu-cho are pulled ever deeper right into a whirlpool from which there is no such thing as a return!

Inventive director Jason DeMarco has mentioned the Uzumaki anime may premiere by the tip of 2023. He beforehand supplied the next assertion: “As an enormous fan of Junji Ito, I’m thrilled to have the ability to sort out one in all his signature works, with a staff of wonderful creators who’re all equally dedicated to doing justice to this monumental work of horror manga.

Along with this mini-series, the Uzumaki manga has impressed a live-action movie that was launched in 2000 and a pair video video games. Ito additionally created the Tomie manga, which has spawned a 9 movie franchise. Crawl director Alexandre Aja was engaged on a collection adaptation of Tomie for the streaming service Quibi, however it’s not clear if we’ll ever see Aja’s tackle Tomie now that Quibi is lengthy gone.

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