Junji Ito is one of the most famous mangaka in Japan, who specializes in the horror genre. But his works have not always remained on paper, they have also had various adaptations to anime, as in the cases of the series Junji Ito Collection released in 2016 or the next based on Uzumaki, but his work has also seen adaptations to feature films such as Gyo: Tokyo Fish Attack (2012) or various live action of Tomie.

Since 1992 so many adaptations of his sleeves have been appearing that it would be difficult to collect them all here, what we wonder is not what has been done but what is to come –in addition to a possible scary video game in collaboration with Hideo Kojima-.

The streaming platform Quibi He said a few months ago that he would be in charge of adapting again Tomie under the direction of Alexandre Aja (Hell under water, Horns, Piranha 3D, The Hills Have Eyes), but at the end of last year, without having hardly grown, Quibi closed the door, and with this, doubts arose about the whereabouts of this project.

Recently Alexandre Aja has released his latest feature film in Netflix, Oxygen, and with this the focus has been put back on Tomie. They asked the director about the adaptation and he has said that he will finally see the light: “I don’t know if you’re familiar with the manga but … you can’t kill Tomie. Therefore, she will return. ” The answer remains somewhat ambiguous, although in turn it keeps hopes that the project will go ahead, and who knows if it might come through Netflix.

The manga tells the story of Tomie, a young woman who is tired of her immature classmates and falls in love with her teacher. One day while hiking in the countryside, an accident occurs that kills Tomie.