Gannibal is a forthcoming Japanese horror thriller based on Masaaki Ninomiya’s best-selling manga of the same name. The official trailer for the film has been released on Disney+. Beginning on December 28th, the series can be streamed online.
According to a statement released by the show’s producer, Teruhisa Yamamoto, “Gannibal is a thriller that will leave fans gasping in astonishment after every episode.” “But it’s also a human narrative that reflects upon the disparities between family values and culture that, at first glance, seem to be so contradictory and yet are so relevant.”
But it’s also a human story reflecting the differences between family values and culture. We are expanding new avenues of enjoyment for everyone by utilizing Disney’s long and illustrious heritage of storytelling, which we are building on with Gannibal and our other Japanese-language local material, and mixing it with the inventiveness of the Japanese.
Shinzo Katayama is in charge of directing Gannibal, and Takamasa Oe is responsible for writing the screenplay. Yuya Yagira, Shô Kasamatsu, and Riho Yoshioka will be in charge of directing the adaptation.
Have a look at the trailer for Gannibal down below:
According to the plot summary, the series takes place in the fictitious Japanese town of Kuge and focuses on Daigo Agawa, a newly hired officer in the local police force. “Even though things get off to a good start for the newcomer, Daigo will soon come to the horrifying realization that something is seriously wrong with the villagers and the village as a whole.”
While things get off to a good start for the newcomer, a series of alarming events begin to unfold that will lead him to the horrifying realization that something is Thrown into a hostile environment with suspense around every corner, the newest police officer to patrol the streets of Kuge village is faced with the question, “Will he be able to bring those guilty to justice before it’s too late?”
Gannibal is produced by Teruhisa Yamamoto, Akihisa Yamamoto, and Tatsuya Iwakura. The project was most recently shown off at Disney’s APAC content expo, which took place not too long ago.