Sharing her unique perspective on the world as a hearing-impaired autistic person with bipolar disorder despite the challenges.
Junji Ito: Souichi's Beloved Pet
Sayuri, Souichi's sister, discovers a stray kitten and brings it home, giving it the name Coron. However, Souichi, harboring a deep resentment towards animals and seeking attention, resents the newfound focus on Coron. In his anger, he casts a curse, its origins unclear, that begins to manifest as an eerie crackle of static energy.
Junji Ito : Long Dream
Dr. Kuroda, a renowned neurosurgeon, initially doubts the validity of Tetsuro Mukoda's peculiar condition. Mukoda complains of increasingly lengthy dreams, while Dr. Yamauchi, Kuroda's assistant, believes there may be truth to his claims. Another patient, Mami Takeshima, experiences a deep fear of death and has a distressing encounter with Mukoda, who roams the hospital halls, afraid to sleep.
Junji Ito : Den of the Sleep Demon
Yuji, a troubled author, met up with his friend Mari, visibly exhausted and distressed. He confided in her, revealing a perplexing problem he couldn't share with anyone else. In his dreams, there existed a living entity desperately attempting to break free into the real world.
Junji Ito : Tomie Photo
In a schoolyard, Tsukiko Izumisawa, a member of the Photography Club, sells a photo to a girl and then notices a handsome boy named Yamazaki passing by. She asks his permission to take his picture, mentioning his popularity with the girls. While photographing Yamazaki, Tsukiko spots Tomie Kawakami, a new transfer student and member of the disciplinary committee, watching from an alley. Later, Tomie confronts Tsukiko for selling photos at high prices and confiscates pictures of Yamazaki. She warns Tsukiko that she’s doing her a favor by not reporting her to a teacher. It is revealed that Tomie is known for her petty actions, such as getting a boy suspended.
Junji Ito: Cloth Teacher
In this story, titled "Mannequin Teacher" in the manga version and "Cloth Teacher" in the animation version, both terms are used to refer to the mysterious entity that takes the form of a teacher. Throughout the narrative, the character is commonly referred to as the "mannequin teacher" due to its appearance and behavior. In the alternate title, the term "cloth teacher" is also mentioned, representing the animated adaptation of the story.
Junji Ito: Four x Four Walls
In a mysterious forest, a strange person with a voodoo doll wanders. This person has gaps in their teeth and nails sticking out of their mouth like bizarre toothpicks. They don't seem quite sane. As night falls, a young man named Koichi struggles to study while hearing unsettling thumping sounds from the attic. He goes to the living room to vent his frustration at his brother, Souichi, who is watching TV and absentmindedly gnawing on nails with tired eyes. Koichi accuses his brother, but his family dismisses him, telling him to stop blaming Souichi.