Updates to Junji Ito’s long-awaited and planned anime adaptation of Uzumaki have continued at a steady if sometimes icy, pace to keep the focus on the production itself. Fortunately, to make up for the delays, there has been a substantial amount of behind-the-scenes information to keep fans updated as we await the series premiere, from the first looks at the voice cast and the voice acting process to the first looks. to the characters. and the animation style.
Now, the latest update shows the series in motion, both in sound and vision, with a request from director Nagahama for more patience, as the series will debut in October 2022, rather than its previously announced 2021 premiere date. With the extremely high quality of the first look in the ad, fans will be glad to wait a little longer for the final product. The four-episode miniseries will premiere on Toonami.
The 1998-1999 manga follows the inhabitants of a city where strange events related to a spiral shape began to occur one after another. Viz Media originally released the manga in three collected volumes from 2007-2008, and later released an omnibus edition.
The manga inspired a live-action horror film starring Eriko Hatsune and Fan Fhi in 2000.