The first cast announcement has been made for the forthcoming Junji Ito “Collection” anime:
- Yuji Mitsuya is Sōichi
- Hiro Shimono is Oshikiri
- Kaori Nazuka is Yūko
The anime will adapt stories from both the 11-volume Itō Junji Kessaku-shū (Junji Ito Masterpiece Collection) series and the Fragments of Horror book. The staff will not reveal story information prior to the show’s broadcast so that viewers will be surprised.
Tagashira is directing the anime and serving as the character designer at Studio DEEN. Kaoru Sawada is writing the scripts. Yuuki Hayashi is composing the music.
Junji Ito “Collection” is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on January 7, 2018.