It's time to choose who to cozy up next to this summer as another round of hug pillows have gone on sale. Movic has done their part to offer companionship based on this season's anime, bringing back their Attack on Titan dakimakura in July, and adding Sword Oratoria's Aiz Wallenstein and Tione/Tiona Hiryute, due in June. Meanhwile it's moms for Hobby japan with Girls Und Panzers Nishizumi Shigeru and movie rival Chiyo Shimada.
There’s a new series of Attack on Titan jewelry out there that includes rings based on both Eren and Levi as well as a special necklace, all released by way of Premium Bandai as a collaboration between Material Crown and Attack on Titan. Hit the jump to peruse them!
Krista Lenz and Ymir took the focus in this week's Attack on Titan episode, 30, "Historia." To go with this, animator Takaaki Chiba celebrated Yumikuri pairing with tribute art. Get a look after the jump.
In this week's Attack on Titan episode 29, Senior Scouts Nanaba (Asami Shimoda), Gelger (Yasuyuki Kase), Lynn (Risa Shimizu) and Henning (Keiichi Nakagawa) certainly earned a tribute, and anime staff Kyouhei Tezuka and Sachiko Matsumoto duely created a fitting one, shared on social media. Get a look after the jump.
At the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) event today, Kodansha Comics announced plans to re-release Yukito Kishiro's 1990-1995 action sci-fi manga Battle Angel Alita in 2-in-1 volumes. The inspiration for the 2018 live-action Alita: Battle Angel and predecessor to Alita: Last Order and Mars Chronicles was previously released by Viz. Kishiro had a falling out with his Ulta Jump editor during Last Order and the series moved from Shueisha to Kodansha.
The dub for Attack on Titan Season 2 comes this weekend (4/22) to Toonami and then to Funimation Now the next day. As Funimation notes, even though it has been four years, many on this cast should be familiar. See the list of new and veteran English voice actors as they appear this second season.
Annie's unclear goals, an uncaring rulership, and now the beast titan's appearance within Wall Rose have made it clear that Attack on Titan's story is much more complex than a conflict between human and titan. Are there more people with Eren's ability among the populace and, if so, what do they want? After a hundred years hiding behind their walls, humanity may soon learn that the greatest danger resides within them. Hit the jump to read more!
According to the newest Oricon sales report for the week ended April 16, the 463-yen regular edition of the 22nd volume of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan sold 373,742 copies in its second week, topping the weekly manga sales chart again. Check out the latest week's top 10 manga titles.
Be in the middle of the action when the Titans breach the wall! Attack on Titan in the Dome -Soldiers' Starry Sky- is a special planetarium presentation that combines beautiful and realistic night sky projections with the terror of Titan attacks. Hit the jump to find out where and when to see it!
With the Attack on Titan anime's return, it's time for a line of character song CDs. Eren and Mikasa have been released. Armin and Jean are out April 26th. Bertolt and Reiner are out May 24th. Levi and Erwin are out June 21st. Along with Marina Inoue's "Far Away" and Kishō Taniyama's (try not to smirk TOO much) "Rusty Honesty," the two "maxi-singles" feature dramatic monologue dramas.
During pre-production for the planned Shingeki no Kyojin - LIVE IMPACT stage show, an accident involving the wire riigging for the acrobatic work claimed the life of aerial supervisor Kazutaka Yoshino. Hit the jump for details.
As with its previous volumes, Kodansha has posted a 50-second PV for the latest 22nd volume of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan on its official YouTube channel. The latest volume was released in two editions on April 7 in Japan, one week after the TV anime second season premiered.
On the same day with the release of its general advance tickets, the official website for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan, "LIVE IMPACT Attack on Titan," released new visuals of its for main cast: Hiroki Miura as Eren Yeager, Minami Tsukui as Mikasa Ackerman, Shogo Sakamoto as Armin Arlert, and Yuya Endo as Levi, whose costume visual was revealed for the first time. Check their new visuals and messages after the jump!
This week's Attack on Titan gives some screen time to Sasha Braus, and the folks at Wit Studio seem to be as excited as the Potato Girl girl's fans. In honor of the occasion, tribute art by Ayumi Yamada, season 2's chief animation director, was shared. Get a look after the jump.
Kodansha announced today that the two tankobon volumes of Shingeki no Kyojin: Kuinaki Sentaku/Attack on Titan: No Regrets, a spin-off manga of the Attack on Titan series illustrated by Hikaru Suruga, will be reissued as a full color edition on June 9, 2017. The popular spin-off has printed over 1.5 million copes in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.