Adult Swim’s Uzumaki adaptation has been delayed again

Adult Swim’s anticipated anime adaptation of Uzumaki, the acclaimed horror manga from Junji Ito, has as soon as been delayed again.

The official Twitter account for the anime, which was beforehand slated to premiere this October, introduced the adaptation would again be delayed. The assertion cited the manufacturing workforce’s request for extra time to faithfully recreate the designs and line work of Ito’s magnum opus.

No premiere date has been introduced but, however a brand new one might be introduced someday within the close to future. Originally introduced in 2019 for a 2020 launch, the manufacturing of the anime was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and later rescheduled for October of this 12 months.

The four-episode miniseries is ready to retell the story of Ito’s unique manga, which follows the lives of a number of residents of the fictional metropolis of Kurouzu-cho who’re troubled by a supernatural curse involving spirals. The Uzumaki anime is being directed by Hiroshi Nagahama of Mushishi and The Flowers of Evil fame and being produced by animation studio Drive, with a rating by Hereditary composer Colin Stetson.

Nagahama’s adaptation of Uzumaki isn’t the one anime primarily based on Junji Ito’s work on the horizon, as Netflix just lately introduced the anime anthology Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre, set to premiere subsequent 12 months.

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