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  • Junji Ito is a renowned horror manga artist. 1 / 11

  • His main influences are H.P. Lovecraft, for his gloomy cosmic horror... 2 / 11

  • ... And Kazuo Umezu, who wrote the comic/horror manga Makoto-chan. 3 / 11

  • Lately, he's tackled literary adaptations like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. 4 / 11

  • His magnum opus is Uzumaki, about a sleepy town cursed by spirals. 5 / 11

  • An anime adaptation of Uzumaki is coming to Toonami soon. 6 / 11

  • Even his comedic, slice-of-life story, Cat Diary, is filled with eerie imagery. 7 / 11

  • In 2015, he was approached by Guillermo del Toro and Hideo Kojima... 8 / 11

  • ... To work on the (later cancelled), Silent Hills game. 9 / 11

  • And recently, Diablo 4's developers cited Ito as one of their influences. 10 / 11

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