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It’s available on Disney+ Japanese horror thriller tv series Gannibal, live action adaptation of the homonymous manga by Masaaki Ninomiya divided into seven episodes directed by Katayama Shinzo (also visible on Sky Q and via the app on Now Smart Stick). Every Wednesday a new episode will be aired to experience the adventure dubbed a “dark modern horror” set in rural Japan. Cinema, like oriental TV, have a long tradition of products for the big and small screens that tell stories scary and creepy storiesand Gannibal adds to the list.
Gannibal: the plot of the tv series
A policeman, Daigo Agawa, is sent to Kyokamura village with his wife and daughter after his predecessor vanishes under mysterious circumstances. The man will slowly find himself revealing the horrible truth about a practice still widespread in the village, namely the brutal and savage cannibalism. When one day the corpse of an elderly lady is found on a mountain, the Goto family tells of having been attacked by a bear but Daigo notices the marks of human bites and understands that there is something more macabre and terrifying underneath.
The cast of Gannibal
In the cast of Gannibal we find Yagira Yuya who plays Agawa Daigo, together with Kasamatsu Sho, Yashioka Riho, Takasugi Mahiro, Baisho Mitsuko, Rokkaku Seji, Sugita Rairu, Yoshihara Mitsuo, Nakamura Yutaro, Sakou Yoshi, Shimizu Kokone, Nakamura Baijaku, Kita Kana, Tanaka Shunsuke, Yashiba Toshihiro, Kawai Aoba Akahori Masaai, Nikaido Satoshi, Ogi Shigemitsu, Riju Go and Matsuura Yuya.
The first pictures of Gannibal
Written by Oe Takamasa which received an Oscar nomination for the film Drive my Car, Gannibal seems to promise a good quality of tension surrounded by nature, in a place isolated from the rest of the world. The first images of the trailer suggest blood, danger and intriguing situations to be interpreted gradually, characters to be analyzed to discover a culprit up to an adrenaline-pumping and shocking ending.