The Pokemon Company is Celebrating Halloween with Horror Manga Artist Junji Ito

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The Pokemon Company is joining in on the Halloween spirit in commissioning horror manga artist, Junji Ito, to mock up some creepy Pokemon designs.

The company set up a KowaPoke page that lists all of the Ghost-type Pokemon from various games in the series. The first design is already viewable, which you can find below:

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The various illustrations are available as wallpapers for your smartphone, and they’ll also be printed onto t-shirts, which are going to be given away:

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Junji Ito known for horror manga like Gyo, Tomie, and Uzumaki series.

Brandon Orselli


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  1. Mito D. Master Race
    Mito D. Master Race
    October 18, 2014 at 6:39 pm


  2. sanic
    October 18, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    “This hole was made for me!”

    Ito is fucking ridiculous but I can’t look away when his comics pop up.

  3. Koroma
    October 18, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    OH MAN! My favorite type of pokemon is ghost type, this is pretty cool.

  4. Kaijuu
    October 18, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Those are definitely two names I never expected to hear together. Can’t wait to see Ito’s take on Gengar.

  5. W.G. Hamburger
    W.G. Hamburger
    October 19, 2014 at 2:44 am

    Pokemon and Ito go together like peanutbutter and tarantulas.

  6. 7-D Sensei
    7-D Sensei
    October 19, 2014 at 9:49 am


  7. Jomann
    October 19, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    Its gonna be scary, and not just sorta scary, like disturbingly scary. junji ito doesn’t mess around.