The Halloween season — apparently it's a season and not just one day — is well underway, and The Pokémon Company and Game Freak have gotten into the spirit of the occasion in their own unique way. One would assume they have some high profile games to sell.

A week ago the first image of a rather fun collaboration was posted — horror manga artist Junji Ito has been tasked with making some well known 'mon rather scary. They are Pocket Monsters after all, and below is Ito-san's Banette:

The most recent image is, in our view, even better. It's a rather stylised image of Gengar getting ready to consume a poor civilian:

We certainly like these, and suspect that 'mon fans may never look at these particular monsters the same way. Let us know whether they've chilled you to your core in the comments below.

[via pokemon.jp, tinycartridge.com]