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Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan Manga to Get Film in Fall 2013

posted on 2011-10-12 19:25 EDT
Kamikaze Girls, Confessions’ Nakashima already shooting film of people “fleeing” from giants

Attack on Titan/Shingeki no Kyojin Film to Be Live-Action

posted on 2011-12-06 23:35 EST


Kamikaze Girls/Confessions’ Nakashima Confirmed for Attack on Titan

posted on 2011-12-07 23:49 EST

Director Nakashima Leaves Live-Action Attack on Titan Film

posted on 2012-12-13 08:25 EST
TOHO: Kamikaze Girls/Confessions’ Tetsuya Nakashima leaves due to creative differences


Live-action attack on titan? The only recent, popular anime that seems likely to “fail harder” with a live-action adaptation is Madoka Magica.


man i been hearing so much of this anime latley and now already a live action film,i guess ill havta check out the show and see for myself if its film-worthy


Not really “official” art work, but I found this rather cool.

This was a concept poster created by Kouji Tajima, who works as a Japanese professional movie concept artist.
It’s basically his idea of what the movie and poster “could” look like.


###SFX Director Shinji Higuchi to Helm Live-Action Attack on Titan Film
posted on 2013-12-03 15:47 EST
Yuusuke Watanabe to write script for film opening in 2015


[size=16]Official Live-Action Attack on Titan TV Ad’s 1st Photo Debuts[/size]
posted on 2014-01-23 19:00 EST
Subaru Forester’s Attack on Titan ad debuts tonight, before 2015 film


###Live-Action Attack on Titan/Subaru Forester Collaboration Ad Aired
posted on 2014-01-24 08:48 EST
Staff has not decided to make film’s Titans as they appear in the commercial

[size=20]Live-Action Attack on Titan Ad Played Over 6 Million Times[/size]
posted on 2014-01-27 22:20 EST
5,775,449 views as of Tuesday for Subaru Forester SUV ad

The Subaru Forester commercial created in collaboration with next year’s live-action Attack on Titan film garnered over 5 million views in just four days. It tallied 6,135,856 views as of Tuesday.

The “Forester Shingeki” (Forester Attack) commercial is set in the mountainous region of Wall Maria, and it boasts that the Forester is an “omnidirectional SUV against attacks.” It first ran on Friday during the Kinyōbi Road Show! (Friday Road Show!) movie airing on the NTV channel.

Shinji Higuchi, the 48-year-old director of the live-action Attack on Titan film and The Floating Castle (Nobō no Shiro), also worked on the commercial. The commercial features three Titan giants, including one regular Titan and one female Titan played by stunt people and enhanced with computer graphics. It took four hours to apply the female Titan’s makeup.

In addition, the commercial filmed a model of a colossal Titan’s upper body. The model was about two meters (about six feet) tall and required seven people to operate.

Principal photography on the live-action film itself has yet to begin, and the staff has not decided if the Titans in the film will appear as they do in the commercial. Still, Higuchi was grateful for this “welcome opportunity” to create a preview of what is to come.


###Haruma Miura Stars in Live-Action Attack on Titan Film
posted on 2014-04-02 19:00 EDT
Newspapers: Bloody Monday actor to begin shooting on “Battleship Island” this summer


[size=16]Haruma Miura Joins Main Cast of Live Action Attack on Titan Movie to Release in 2015[/size]
Apr. 7, 2014 01:00

A follow-up report has been announced regarding the live-action movie project for Attack on Titan, a huge hit TV anime that broadcast in 2013. Joining the main cast is Haruma Miura who has played roles in a number of movies and dramas.

Other than the fact that Shinji Higuchi has been welcomed on as director and Yusuke Watanabe as writer, much of this live-action movie project is still shrouded in mystery. Anticipation from fans will rise until more is revealed about this project that is developing in secrecy.

Haruma Miura is a popular actor whose role in the movie Tokyo Park and his impressive performance as a young boy stricken with an incurable disease in the drama Boku no Ita Jikan are still fresh in memory. Though only 23 years old, he has plenty of achievements behind him, and we wonder what kind of performance he will give this time.

Though based on the original story and characters, the movie’s story, which is being supervised by author Hajime Isayama, will incorporate new aspects. They are aiming for a grand and spectacular film that includes the young heroes who stand against the Titans in 3D action.

In order to construct this new world, staff who are on the forefront of Japanese cinema in special effects, VFX, clothing, and more have been assembled. Katsuro Onoue, who was assistant director on The Floating Castle and Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo, will support director Higuchi as special effects director. In charge of cinematography is Shoji Ehara, winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for his work on The Flying Castle. In charge of lighting is Takashi Sugimoto, winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for his work on Kita no Canary. Also welcomed onto the staff as art director is Takeshi Shimizu who previously worked on Umizaru. Isao Tsuge, who previously worked on Ryomaden and Parasyte on which he was in charge of makeup and clothing, has joined the cast as clothing designer. Yoshihiro Nishimura, a leader in special moldings and makeup, is acting as special molding producer. Also including character designers Yoshiyuki Sadamoto ( Neon Genesis Evangelion ), Takayuki Takeya ( Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo ), and Kouji Tajima Parasyte, this gathering of top creators from the words of anime and special effects is not to be overlooked.

Pre-production has already begun on the movie and it seems to be progressing steadily. In order to best suit the run-down world attacked by Titans, shooting is also scheduled to take place in the holy ground of ruins, Hashima (nicknamed Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island) in Nagasaki Prefecture. Look forward to more on this project to come.

Attack on Titan
Scheduled for 2015 release
Original Work: Hajime Isayama (Kodansha, serialized in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine)
Committee: Attack on Titan Movie Production Committee
Distribution: Toho
Production: Toho Eiga
Director: Shinji Higuchi
Writers: Yusuke Watanabe, Tomohiro Machiyama
Cast: Haruma Miura (more to be announced soon)
First Filming: summer 2014
Release: 2015

Source: Tokyo Otaku Mode


###Evangelion’s Sadamoto Designs Live-Action Attack on Titan Characters
posted on 2014-04-03 00:45 EDT


An older article, but it has a picture of the lead actor, Haruma Miura -

Live-action Attack on Titan film casts lead role, sets filming location and start date

Past roles -


:S Oh Japan, why must you be so xenophobic. Why can’t ya hire non-Japanese actors for your movies, especially for roles that are clearly not Japanese to begin with. Come on, weren’t you and Germany best buds at one time.

Fanbois united… :silly:


Travel agency gives vacationers the chance to be extras in upcoming Attack on Titan movie


[quote=“tonka”]:S Oh Japan, why must you be so xenophobic. Why can’t ya hire non-Japanese actors for your movies, especially for roles that are clearly not Japanese to begin with. Come on, weren’t you and Germany best buds at one time.

Fanbois united… :silly:[/quote]

Considering Mikasa is pretty much the only Japanese person in the AoT story, at that point, they might as well just have Hollywood make it.

[size=20]Live-Action Attack on Titan Film Opens Casting Call for Titans[/size]
posted on 2014-06-19 13:22 EDT
Shooting planned for this month or next month in Tokyo and Kanto area

The upcoming Attack on Titan live-action film is now seeking “men of medium height and build” to star as the film’s human-hungry titans. Many have responded to the casting call with excitement; others are more apprehensive, noting that Titans are, of course, naked.

The casting call is ongoing, and the application form can be reached here (Japanese only). Shooting is scheduled for around early this month to the end of July in Tokyo and the northern Kanto region.

A JTB tour on June 7 took participants to the movie set to star as extras, while others filled out the standard form on the film’s website. Many applied but didn’t make the cut. Several of the applicants posted on the Internet that they were rejected.

The Attack on Titan film is scheduled for release in 2015. 23-year-old Haruma Miura is starring in the live-action film of Hajime Isayama’s popular manga Attack on Titan manga.

The manga has inspired four spinoff manga, and a 25-episode television anime version which is currently airing on Adult Swim.


###Live-Action Attack on Titan Confirmed for 2 Films
posted on 2014-07-29 18:07 EDT
Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongou, Takahiro Miura, Nanami Sakuraba, Satoru Matsuo, more join cast


Get a Closer Look at the Attack on Titan Live-Action Films’ Setting

posted on 2014-11-06 17:00 EST by Lynzee Lamb

Japan’s Hashima Island (otherwise known as Gunkanjima, or “Battleship Island”) is one of the filming sites for the upcoming Attack on Titan live-action films. Known for its many dilapidated buildings, the now abandoned piece of history was recently filmed by drones. The footage gives a sneak peak at some of the landmarks that might appear when the films open next summer.

The video itself was filmed in 4K-resolution, dubbed as “Ultra HD.” Japan is planning to be on the forefront of 4K broadcasts to spur demand for new televisions.

The video shows locations that could easily translate to Titan-led destruction, including school rooms, collapsed homes, and industrial buildings.

The island is located in the Nagasaki prefecture and was actually populated until the 1970s, serving as part of Japan’s coal mining industry for almost 100 years. The concrete building and apartment complex seen in the video were some of Japan’s first. The mine closed when the demand for coal was pushed out by the burgeoning oil industry. With no source of jobs on the 16-acre island, its inhabitants left.


###Live-Action Attack on Titan Films’ Eren, Mikasa, 11 Others Unveiled in Costume
posted on 2014-11-19 16:00 EST
7 of 13 characters are original to film version, but creator Isayama endorses next summer’s 2 films