Itou Junji: Collection


The Junji Ito Collection

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 伊藤潤二「コレクション」
English: The Junji Ito Collection
German: Junji Ito Collection
Spanish: Junji Ito Collection
French: Junji Ito Collection
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2018 to Mar 23, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.361 (scored by 6172361,723 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #71552
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Popularity: #1356
Members: 137,681
Favorites: 706

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Synopsis

In the light of day and in the dead of night, mysterious horrors await in the darkest shadows of every corner. They are unexplainable, inescapable, and undefeatable. Be prepared, or you may become their next victim.

Sit back in terror as traumatizing tales of unparalleled terror unfold. Tales, such as that of a cursed jade carving that opens holes all over its victims' bodies; deep nightmares that span decades; an attractive spirit at a misty crossroad that grants cursed advice; and a slug that grows inside a girl's mouth. Tread carefully, for the horrifying supernatural tales of the Itou Junji: Collection are not for the faint of heart.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Itou Junji: Collection is collection of animated horror stories based on the works of Japanese artist Junji Itou.

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Staff

Tagashira, Shinobu
Director, Character Design
Gouda, Hozumi
Sound Director
Tonokatsu, Hideki
Episode Director
JYOCHO
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics


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"Shichiten Battou no Blues (七転八倒のブルース)" by THE PINBALLS
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Mar 23, 2018
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Junji Ito deserves better than this.

As he is one of the most talented horror creators, I was eagerly anticipating when his work would finally be animated. It pains me to say this, but Studio Deen fucked up this adaptation big time. It was inevitable that at least one of his mangas would be adapted, and they chose to adapt dozens of his best stories. Any fan of his works would be just as hyped as I was… but as we now know, these adaptations aren’t even half as good as the originals. Even with some of his most beloved stories like Long Dreams, Tomie, House read more
Mar 24, 2018
Ericonator (All reviews)
I…think you forgot to add a comedy tag, MAL.

Ito Junji: Collection, despite what the MAL score might lead you to believe is actually decent. Based on the collection of manga of the same name, these stories depict various abnormal occurrences and happenings. From what I know, there isn’t a pattern as to which stories were picked.

Ito Junji surprised me in many ways, one of those being the creepy atmosphere. Many of the stories are quite unnerving at times, especially with how crude the artstyle is. The fact that the overall art looks quite bad, as in the character models aren’t anything special and the backgrounds read more
Mar 23, 2018
LegendAqua (All reviews)
LA always has been fine with the supernatural "cosmic horror" at times like ghosts and curses, however LA has a morbid fear of zombies because they are human yet not, LA KNOWS they can't exist but there is that future logical extreme where humanity kills itself off...with humanity itself and this is where there is a lingering sense of horror from both the mundanity taken to the logical extremes and the unknown...Junji Ito KNOWS this and absolutely runs with it.

Junji Ito: Collection right off the bat for LA is by the title itself a collection of Junji Ito's horror works in 22 minute episodes and read more
May 26, 2018
Antisocialoli (All reviews)
if I could give this anime lower than the score of 1, I would.
it's honestly the worst anime I've ever watched, a huge waste of time and an abomination for the manga

it was just awkward to watch
please do yourself a favour and DONT watch this anime.

Story - the story (in the manga) is decent, but the story telling in this anime is atrocious
Art - one of the worst and most generic and boring art styles I've seen.
Sound - nothing much to say about it, though the voice acting and screams were awfully awkward to listen to
Characters - none memorable characters, the only somewhat read more

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