The Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions can now be pre-ordered

The upcoming book, The Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions, is now available for pre-order at the following places: Amazon Book Depository Waterstones It will be officially released on the 14th May 2020. From the picture above it looks like its a good size too — a little larger than A4 size I reckon. All the better to focus in on Junji Ito’s excellent craftsmanship and twisted imagery. I’m looking forward to this one as it looks to contain many…

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Junji Ito inspirations in Diablo 4 game

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It looks as though Junji Ito’s influence is being spread ever further, as described in this article on VG247. The upcoming game Diablo 4 seems to be taking some inspiration from the Horror Manga master: https://www.vg247.com/2019/11/02/diablo-4-inspired-junji-ito-anime/ Ito is a man who managed to make fish scary, creating a story where they’re being mind-controlled by a sentient bacteria. He also has a thing for triggering people’s trypophobia so expect some disgusting enemy designs in Diablo 4 to match that inspiration. Diablo 4…

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Junji Ito cameo in Death Stranding?

Death Stranding is easily one of the most hotly anticipated games of recent years. From the creative genius Hideo Kojima, this epic, world-traversing PS4 game is sure to push boundaries and impress in many ways. What I discovered today, is that there could very well be a cameo by none other that Junji Ito himself. Ito had previously been working with Kojima on the now-cancelled Silent Hills project. (I still shed a tear at the mere thought of what that…

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Awesome Junji Ito inspired art by Jack Batty

The Black Bird

I have just come across this awesome artwork by an artist called Jack Batty. He has drawn a number of really cool Junji Ito inspired pieces, which I definitely think you should check out. I really love his style. He even manages to make someone like Fuchi from Fashion Model look… well… cute. Enjoy! Jack Batty’s Tumblr. Jack Batty’s Instagram.

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Welcome to the Junji Ito Manga Site

The Junji Ito Manga Site is my dedication to the works of acclaimed Horror Manga artist and writer, Junji Ito. Ever since I read my first manga, The Enigma of Amigara Fault, I was hooked on Junji Ito’s work. I couldn’t quite describe the feelings that his work gave me. I was unsettled; I was excited; and I loved it. After writing about his, and other artists’, works on my other website, the Horror Manga Site, I have decided to…

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