With the new series Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre debuting on Netflix, James and Andy are joined by self-confessed Ito fans Colette Balmain and Niina Doherty to chat about his works and how they've been adapted to film and television over the years. Has anyone done him justice...?
This episode’s handy timecodes
00:00:33 - Introduction 00:01:37 - Junji Ito in context 00:10:46 - Early adaptions 00:12:34 - Tomie film and TV series 00:34:12 - Uzumaki (2000) 00:40:05 - Other adaption in early 2000s 00:44:22 - Gyo Tokyo Fish Attack (2012) 01:47:37 - Junji Ito Collection (2018) and Junji Ito Maniac (2023) 01:00:50 - Uzumaki, Tomie and other potential adaptions 01:13:55 - Outro
Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre is streaming now on Netflix.
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