Sales rises again as the story approaches its climax. According to the latest Oricon report, the 463-yen regular edition of the 20th volume of Hajime Isayama's Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan manga released on August 9 sold an impressive 917,057 copies in its first week, taking the top place in the weekly manga sales chart. Hit the jump for more details.
With less than two weeks to go before the game hits America, Koei Tecmo has posted a launch trailer for their new Attack on Titan game. Watch as the Scouts try to take down the familiar Armored Titan and the less familiar Beast (or Bestial) Titan (aka Ape Titan aka Monkey Trouble) after the jump.
After a lot of material with conspiracies and secret histories, the Attack on Titan manga has gotten back to the terrifying basics of battling titans to defend and retake the walls. Released in Japan August 9th, volume 20 with chapters 79-82 will feature plenty of this, along with an epilogue that sets the stage for the series' climax. More after the jump.
Due out in North America this September, the Attack on Titan Coloring Book aims to get in on that ever-growing market of coloring activity books for adults. Only… aren't those supposed to provide stress relief? I can't think of anything more stressful than coloring in the dead that litter the streets within the walls, but it also appears as if the book has a lighthearted side. Hit the jump for more.
At their Industry Panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Funimation announced the license of Shin Godzilla, aka Godzilla Resurgence, the king of kaiju revival from Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi. Speaking of Higuchi, Funi also announced the release plans for his live-action Attack on Titan. More after the jump.
Back at May's Free Comic Book Day promo event, Kodansha Comics presented a preview pamphlet of Attack on Titan Antholog. For fans who could not make it to their local brick-and-mortar comic shop, the free sample is now available digitally. More after the jump.
Today's Dead or Alive Festival in Osaka has revaled a slate of plans for the DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round fighting game. There's a big one coming July 19th with an Attack on Titan collaboration. This include titan attack stages, along with Training, Survey Corps, Garrison Regiment and Garrison Regiment costumes. More after the jump.
Koei Tecmo shared another battle system trailer for the upcoming Attack on Titan game, highlighting a handful of features that will help players take down Titans. In addition to last-second rescues from certain doom, these features include the Decisive Battle Signal, which allows you to call in allies and power up your abilities once your meter is full. Hit the jump to watch.
Booklista and eBookJapan, two of the major online bookstores in Japan, have released their top-selling book list for the first half of 2016. In both rankings, Hajime Isayama's Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan series is listed as the most popular manga title. Hit the jump for more details.
At this weekend's Anime Expo event, Kodansha Comics announced a pair of new manga licenses: Soul Eater creator Atsushi Ohkubo's 2015 sci-fi firefighting manga Fire Force (aka Enen no Shouboutai), planned for this November, and Ichi F, the landmark nonfiction manga memoir of a worker in the Fukushima nuclear power plant that melted down in the wake of the March 2011 tsunami disaster, set to be published in a 600-page single volume in March 2017.