A new short documentary by Crunchyroll has horror icon, Junji Ito, tour the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose.
Premiering on Crunchyroll’s YouTube Channel, Junji Ito Tours A Real Haunted House (The Winchester Mystery House) has the iconic mangaka take a tour of the estate. The short documentary is hosted and narrated by Tim Lyu.
Ito along with Lyu explore every section of the Winchester Mystery House while sharing their thoughts on what they encounter. Clips from Winchester are also used to compare the setting of the film with the real life location. They also try to look for some of the iconic ghosts that have been reported at the house.
During the tour, Ito shares what has inspired him and how some of his work is similar to the history of the Winchester Mystery House. To learn more, check out the documentary in this article.
Junji Ito is one of the most iconic horror manga artists with his work being well known for blending elements of body horror with Lovecraftian horror. He was in the Bay Area for Crunchyroll Expo 2019, his first appearance at an anime convention in the United States.
The Winchester Mystery House is a US Historical Landmark located on 525 South Winchester Blvd. near Santana Row and Interstate 280.
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