It's not just anime conventions taking placing on this Easter weekend. Comic book and sci-fi event WonderCon is going on at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Kodansha will be there to promote this fall's Attack on Titan Anthology of western artists offering their take on Hajime Isayama's hit manga. More after the jump.
Given Donald Trump's rhetorical fixation on walls, it's little surprise that some one would compare the candidate for the Republican party's 2016 US presidential candidacy to Attack on Titan. Still, the Tokyo Shimbun rises to the occasion with a great send-up. Check it out after the jump.
On March 23rd, Pia is set to release a Splatoon mook (magazine/book) with a look at the Nintendo competitive shooter's history, design and merchandise, gameplay hints and a series of celebrity interviews, including voice actors Takuya Eguchi (My Love Story!!'s Takeo Gouda) and Ruriko Aoki ([email protected] Cinderella Girls' Riina Tada), Yoshiyuki Hirai (comedian from "America Zarigani), Akira Kawashima (tv host) and Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama. More after the jump.
Avex has also posted a four-minute live performance clip of "Hangeki no Yaiba" from eight-member Japanese rock band Wagakki Band's upcoming 2nd live DVD/Blu-ray." It was used as the theme song for the three-episode spin-off web drama Attack on Titan: Hangeki no Noroshi last summer. Check the clip after the jump.
GameSamba, NGames Interactive Limited, and Funimation Entertainment have today that they are working with Kodansha to develop and publish an officially licensed mobile game based on Attack on Titan. The game will be available in all major English markets for Android and iOS devices, and is expected to be released by the end of 2016. More after the jump.
Through June 26th, Universal Studios Japan in Osaka is featuring its second Cool Japan set of attractions, which includes an expanded "Attack on Titan - The Real" 4-D attraction with new Eren realistic Clone-oid replica joining last year's Levi, Mikasa and Armin. On February 28th, Erin's Yūki Kaji, Mikasa's Yui Ishikawa and Armin's Marina Inoue made a special appearance to meet these 3D versions of their characters.
Following the successful first edition released in 2013-2014, Cospa has listed the "Ver.2.0" of its tsumamare straps and rubber key holders featuring the characters from Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Attack on Titan on its official online store for a late May release. Check the product images after the jump!
Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's Attack on Titan game is officially out in Japan, and ShonenGameZ shared a nice look at the opening movie. See how the Titan-battling action kicks off after the jump.
Koei Tecmo and Omega Force's Attack on Titan action game is almost out in Japan! It hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita on February 18, and while we'll have to wait to play it in the west, we can at least watch a little bit of playable Titan Eren in action in the clip after the jump.
If you ever wanted to see what it would look like if Eren fought Titans while dressed up like an employee of a Lawson convenience store, Omega Force's Attack on Titan game has made it a reality. The costume is included for those who pick the action game up at Loppi HMV, and you can see it along with Armin's Treasure Box-included Attack on Titan: Junior High costume after the jump.
Acclaimed illustrators Tomer (New Yorker, Rolling Stone) and Asaf Hauka (The Realist) have posted a page from their contribution of Kodansha's upcoming anthology of original English language Attack on Titan comics. Get a look after the jump.
Omega Force's Attack on Titan game hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on February 18, and Koei Tecmo has a bunch of downloadable content planned post-launch. Chief among it is the addition of four-player co-op, which will arrive as part of a March 24 update. More after the jump.
Don't let the fact that Omega Force's Attack on Titan action game is coming to PlayStation 4 make you forget about the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita versions. Koei Tecmo ain't havin' that, so they released a new promo focusing primarily on those after the jump.
Koei Tecmo shared another video of Omega Force's Attack on Titan game this week, showing off more of the battle system. See how to avoid becoming Titan food in the promo after the jump.
A pair of pictures have surfaced on social media depicting the creation of a massive snow sculpture featuring characters form Hajime Isayama's break-out hit manga and TV anime, Attack on Titan, for the upcoming 2016 Sapporo Snow Festival. Hit the jump to check them out.