, who might remember harassing convention goers in earlier videos, has suited up as the Colossal Titan again. This time, they're outside Anime Jungle in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, surprising passers by with requests for a hug. Get a look after the jump.
Happy birthday to Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan! It might not have spawned quite the yaoi filled enthusiasm of Levi's Christmas birthday, but fans still certainly got into the occasion. As did the Attack on Titan: Wings of the Counterattack Online PC browser game, which not only presented a special Mikarin illustration, but timed the date for the launch of a limited Valentine's Day scenario. Get a look after the jump.
Fans who braved the snows to attend this weekend Winter Wonder Festival figure event were treated to a preview of upcoming Attack on Titan figures, expanded familiar lines such as Medicom's 30cm Real Action Hero and of course Good Smile Coompany's offering. And, there were some interesting oddities such as a huge Colossal and a military blade iPhone case. Get a look after the jump.
“The Real Escape Game” are puzzle solving interactive game events in which group of visitors use their heads escape a room in a predefined time. In the tradition of versions tying into the likes of Evangelion and Detective Conan, Attack on Titan has now inspired one of SCRAP's locked room adventures. More after the jump.
One of the major figure events of the year, Winter Wonder Festival takes place this weekend, and Good Smile Company's big plans include an exclusive Attack on Titan Armin figma. To hype this, as well as the release of the Mikasa figma, they and Max Factory posted pattern to print your own Colossal Titan mask. Get a look after the jump.
Tokyo-based Eitsu has again prepared special holiday versions of the Attack on Titan decorations on their famous "Priroll" roll cakes. For Valentine's Day, they have a special Chibi Chara cake in chocolate and cream filled, and a super deformed Levi in cream. Get a look after the jump.
Dragon Ball might not have had quite the same impact on Hunter x Hunter author Yoshihiro Togashi has it did later manga creators, but the influence of Toriyama's monster hit on HxH and its predecessor, Yu Yu Hakusho, is still remarkable. This makes it all the more interesting to see fan artist Takumi mesh the two series. Check out the results after the jump.
The craze in figures who perch on drinking glasses, begun with the Cup no Fuchiko figures designed by manga artist Katsuki Tanaka, and continued with Madoka Magica variants, has now inspired an Attack on Titan set from XEBEC. More after the jump.
The 2014 issue three of shoujo magazine Aria, out in Japan this week, features the debut of Angel Sanctuary author Kaori Yuki's new manga, Kakei no Alice. Kicking off with a color first page, the series follows Stella, a girl from a rich and noble family, whose monthly Tea Party gathering turns into a battle to the death for clans' inheritance. More after the jump.
Levi lovers who missed a chance to reserve a copy of Sentinel's 1/8th scale figure of the Attack on Titan fan favorite will get a second crack at getting a statue of the popular character this week. Ahead of an August release, preorders for the Pulchra 1/7th scale figure opens January 31st, with the 27cm figure selling for 12,000yen. Get a look after the jump.
Evergreen tenant of American shopping malls Hot Topic has now added Attack on Titan to its lineup of pop culture merchandise with shirt designs for Boys and Girls. Both designs are currently online exclusive, but if there is enough sales volume this week, the possibility exists that the shirts will be rolled out to locations nationwide. So what do the shirts look like? Hit the jump for the first look.
FOX's Animation Domination High-Def is back with another anime spoof, this time taking on Attack on Titan. Here, Mikasa, Armin, and Eren finally meet a Titan they can't kill. 'Cause it's just too cute. Get a look after the jump.
One of the first Attack on Titan figures to make an appearance were Kaiyodo's 400yen mini capsule figures, previewed back last June and released in October. Due in March, a follow up set of four will feature "soldier with 3D maneuver gear II (Levi)," "man-eating titan II," "battle of two Titans" and "proclaiming Eren's tactical value." Get a look after the jump.