Adult Swim’s Uzumaki miniseries will now premiere in October 2022

Adult Swim’s Uzumaki miniseries will now premiere in October 2022

Polygon·2021-06-17 12:03

Adult Swim’s anticipated anime adaptation of Uzumaki, the acclaimed manga from horror master Junji Ito, has resurfaced with an extremely brief teaser and a release date: October 2022.

Originally announced in 2019 for a 2020 release, Uzumaki’s production was one of many interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new update, director Hiroshi Nagahama offers further explanation, saying that the four-episode miniseries is a larger-than-usual production, ostensibly because of its black-and-white animation style that aims to mirror Ito’s signature inky black-and-white style to a disconcerting degree.

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