Merry Christmas and happy Levi Day! December 25th is Levi's birthday, and of course, Japanese fans took a break from their XMas celebrations to mark the Attack on Titan heroes' birthday. One want went so far as to put together a pick with 1,225 Levi's! Check it out after the jump.
Through December 25th (Levi's birthday!), the Attack on Titan Wings of Counterattack Online browser game is running a special New Squad Levi Carol event with seasona; items, santa suit gacha and a visual of Eren and Mikasa less than thrilled with their gifts. Get a look after the jump.
Just when you thought that Attack on Titan's ubiquity couldn't get more absurd. Doroin (as in the English "drawn in") is a system of exercises, posture correction, stretches and breath that teaches your body to suck in your gut and make you look thinnner. And, between the skinless, muscular titan and all the starvation, what better to demonstrate it than AoT?!
While Godzilla stands a respectable 108 meters tall, he's no Colossal Titan, looming at a towering 150 meters. A clear shot of that monstrosity is captured in the latest visual for the live-action Attack on Titan movie with lead Haruma Miura staring it down in the scenes iconic image. Get a look after the jump.
Leading into November's opening of the first Attack on Titan compilation movie, "Guren no Yumiya," Namco Amusement launched an AoT campaign umaibou tasty sticks! Crane game prizes include Titanic, 60cm versions, charms and cleaning Levi figures. With two week to go, a final set of super deformed post cards incentives are being offered and a final umaibou mascot spoof video has been posted.
Smartphone customizable greeting card service CONNECTIT has launched a series of 18 Attack on Titan Net-Nengajo (customary New Year's postcards) templates with scenes from the manga ready to be personalized with dialog and photographs. To celebrate, they're giving away special, autographed Titanic cards to lucky customers.
Digital book store eBook Japan, which has one of the largest manga catalogs in Japan with about 260,000 volumes, has announced its top 10 ranking of 2014 for male manga, female manga, and light novels, based on the numbers of downloads between January 1 and November 30, 2014. Check the rankings after the jump.
Big mysteries are finally revealed in Attack on Titan manga volume 15, and with the collection released in Japan today, Kodansha has posted a special promo. Get a look after the jump.
On January 23rd, Osaka's Universal Studio's Japan will be launching a series of Cool Japan attractions based on Evangelion, Attack on Titan, Street Fighter, Resident Evil and Monster Hunter. "The Real" Attack on Titan experience will offer a Survey Corps eye's view of a battle between Eren's 15m titan the 14m Female Titan. CG "Clone-oid" Levi and Mikasa and Armin guide visitors. Get a brief look after the jump.
The season of the jealousy-inducing Comiket goods is starting to heat up. Today, Ponycanyon is the one grabbing anime fans' attention with a preview of goods offered at their end of December event booth. Headlining is an Attack on Titan Eren x Levi bath set with waterproof A3 bathroom poster, special spa bag, waterproof phone sleeve and exclusive sticker for 3,000yen.
Book Off, the largest chain of used bookstores in Japan, yesterday announced its annual ranking of the top 15 book, manga, CD, DVD and game for 2014. It shows that Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan, which is the second top selling manga of the year, is also the top-selling manga title in the used book market. Check the manga ranking after the jump.