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Junji Ito Collection Episode 11 Review: Supernatural Transfer Student – Scarecrow

This week’s Junji Ito: Collection, and especially its first part, felt a bit out of place. Let’s find out why. Japanese Original Episode Title: 超自然転校生 / 案山子 Plot A mysterious transfer student is approached by his new classmates to join an occult school club. Upon his arrival in town, all sorts of abnormal incidents start …

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Junji Ito Collection Episode 8 Review: Honored Ancestors – The Circus Comes to Town

This week’s Junji Ito Collection was, by far, its most unpleasant episode yet. From some unprecedentedly poor art to a really disturbing second segment, it didn’t do the already struggling show any favors. Japanese Original Episode Title: ご先祖様 / サーカスが来た Plot In the first part of the episode, Risa is found on the street by …

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Junji Ito Collection Episode 7 Review: Used Record – Town of No Roads

I hope you haven’t been having any nightmares recently because if you have, you won’t be enjoying this episode of Junji Ito Collection, not one bit. Japanese Original Episode Title: 中古レコード / 道のない街 Plot In the first part of the episode, two friends are arguing over a nameless music record. Its owner refuses to let …

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Junji Ito Collection Episode 6 Review: Window Next Door – Gentle Goodbye

The Junji Ito Collection episode this week was significantly better than its predecessor, with two pretty engaging episodes (and a little more effort than usual in the animation). Japanese Original Episode Title: (隣の窓 / 緩やかな別れ Plot The first part of the episode follows the brief encounter of young Hiroshi with a very creepy neighbor. After …

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