This week, Medicom is exhibiting their line of premium Real Action Heroes figures at Shibuya's Parco Art Museum. At the exhibit, they are previewing Attack on Titan's Annie and a school uniform version of Madoka Magica's Mami Tomoe, which will be exclusives for the Summer Wonder Festival figures event, as well as a street clothes version of Ryuko and a kamui Satsuki from Kill La Kill. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for the Attack on Titan anime project today posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming first compilation film "Guren no Yumiya" with images for its first advance tickets. The advance tickets are now on sale at the Japanese theaters. Check the clip after the jump.
If you're a figure collector, few words strike fear into your wallet like WonFes. Summer WonFes is coming, and Good Smile Company will be there, along with Max Factory, with a handful of exclusives. Get a look at the roster after the jump.
Kotobukiya has scheduled their third ARTFX J Attack on Titan statue, and if you knew that they already had Eren lined up for August and Mikasa lined up for October, you could probably guess that Levi is the next to be featured. This 1/8th figure is on sale now, with the 28cm figure selling for 11,880yen ahead of a November release. Get a look after the jump.
Happy birthday to the 104th training squad's top team player, Marco Bott! While plenty of Attack on Titan fans remembered the June 16th occasion, the Wings of the Counterattack browser game got into the spirit with a special evening dress illustration of the character. Get a look after the jump.
Today, Attack on Titan author Hajime Isayama re-Tweeted a baked recreation of his manga that impressed and bewildered him. While the food art on @wall_ggg is certainly remarkable, it's not as spectacular as edibles that one Pixiv artist gave an adults-only R-18 rating (for graphic violence). Get a look after the jump.
Oita Prefectural Police's Consumer and Environmental Protection Division has arrested a 39-year-old male office worker from Fukuoka Prefecture on suspicion of uploading episodes of popular TV anime including Attack on Titan and One Piece to the internet without the respective copyright holders' permission. Hit the jump for more details.
The online retailer Amazon Japan has posted its top-selling lists in each category for the first half of 2014 (from December 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014). Notwithstanding its expensive price, the limited edition of the 12th volume of Attack on Titan tops the manga ranking beating the 73rd volume of One Piece. Check the manga/anime top 10 list after the jump.
Schick has gone live with their Japanese Attack on Titan collaboration. Along the lines of their earlier Evangelion campaigns, "Refresh on Titan" offers mini figures with an assortment of their products, special stands with the purchase of Hydro 5 sets, free samples, an augmented reality AR app, and a set of promos remixing the anime. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for the Attack on Titan anime project today launches a special page for the upcoming two compilation films with a new key visual for the first part "Guren no Yumiya," which hits Japanese theaters on November 22, 2014. The advance ticket will go on sale on June 21. Hit the jump for more information.
Out of the gates, the Attack on Titan Wings of Counterattack Online browser game worked with unusual presentations of the series' character, highlighting some strange customizations at launch. It's followed that up with event s with special winter training and fighting tournament versions of the characters. And, lately, the idea has been to go young with the characters. Check out the results after the jump.
The July issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, on sale in Japan on June 9th, is set to announce that the first Attack on Titan anime compilation movie, covering episodes 1-13, will be opening in theaters such as Shinjuku Wald 9 on November 22nd. More after the jump.
Good Smile Company loves an exclusive figure, and this time they've set their sights on Attack on Titan's Levi. The good news? They're selling him at a handful of cons this summer. Check out the pictures and find out where you can snag him after the jump.
Oricon announced the top selling books for the first half of 2014 today on June 2. The top-selling manga series during the period was Hajime Isayama's mega hit Attack on Titan. It finally defeated Eiichiro Oda's long-running One Piece, which had kept the top spot since 2009, for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.