Japanese mytholgy inspired tales’ series have to be the most diverse genre ever made. From chilling horrors to mind-bending narratives, these series will leave you spellbound. One of them is the recently released,”Junji Ito Maniac,” an anthology based on the works of acclaimed creator Junji Ito. Known as a master of Japanese horror, Ito gained widespread recognition with his chilling Tomie series, delving into the psyche of an immortal girl driving others to madness. Now, prepare to be enthralled as Ito’s creativity continues with “Uzumaki,” a highly anticipated series that promises to captivate and terrify audiences with its eerie and mesmerizing tale. Here is everything we know.
Uzumaki Season 1 Release Date: When Can we Expect It?
Unfortunately, as of June, no specific release date for the upcoming series has been announced, and Adult Swim has yet to provide any information regarding its availability. The series has faced several postponements since its initial announcement in 2019, as it was originally intended to be released in 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, production and development had to be paused. The series was later rescheduled for a December 2022 release, which was also postponed. The show is expected to be released in 2023, and we can only hope it will finally be available this summer.
Uzumaki Season 1 Plot: What’s it About?
Uzumaki revolves around the life of Kirie Goshima, a high school student residing in the coastal town of Kurouzu-cho, Japan. Together with her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito, they stumble upon a disturbing truth: Kurouzu-cho is plagued by a malevolent curse linked to the spiral shape. This curse manifests in the form of a profound obsession with spirals, affecting the town’s inhabitants’ physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Kirie and Shuichi are entangled in the unsettling spiral-induced phenomena that consume Kurouzu-cho, unraveling a dark and haunting tale.
Uzumaki Season 1 Cast: Who Can Be In It?
The Uzumaki series has an outstanding cast and crew. Hiroshi Nagahama, known for directing Mushishi, will also direct the upcoming series. The teasers reveal that the series will have a score composed by Colin Stetson, known for his work on terrifying films like Color Out of Space and Hereditary.. ki Satake will be portraying the character of Kirie Goshima in the Uzumaki anime series, while Shin-ichiro Miki will take on the role of Shuichi Saito. The cast list also includes Mariya Ise as Azami Kurotani, Wataru Hatano as Okada, Mika Doi as Yukie Saitou, and Takashi Matsuyama as Toshio Saitou. The combination of the talented team and distinct artistic style promises a visually captivating and spine-chilling experience for viewers.
Uzumaki Season 1 Trailer: When Can We Watch It?
The trailer of the Uzumaki series is yet to be released, and we are currently unsure how soon it will be available. The show is expected to premiere sometime this year, and therefore, we anticipate that Adult Swim should have provided a trailer or teaser before the series is released. However, a clip was released in 2021 that only showed the series protagonist walking into a bush while narrating how she is about to tell us everything that happened in the black-and-white town of Kurouzu-cho.In the meantime, as we await the show’s release, fans can check out “Junji Ito Maniac(Netflix),” another series created by the Uzumaki creators.