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[size=16]ANN Review: Attack on Titan: Part I Live-Action Movie[/size]
by Hope Chapman, Jul 15th 2015


[size=19]Funimation Subtitles Live-Action Attack on Titan Films’ New Trailer[/size]
posted on 2015-07-16 19:00 EDT


[size=20]ANNCast: A Midsummer Night’s Podcast[/size]
by Zac Bertschy and Hope Chapman, Jul 17th 2015

Zac and Hope get Attacked by Titans, pull apart the summer season, get confronted by Fire Emblem Fates and take your questions both taped and live.

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ANNCast Episode 232 Breakdown
00:30 Attack on Titan live-action and the summer season!
22:20 Question time! Classic reviews, changes to editorial, Fire Emblem Fates, and much much more!

And that’s it! See you in two weeks!

Have questions for the ANNCast crew? Tweet 'em to @ANNZac! Or check out the community forums thread about the show, or send email questions to zac@animenewsnetwork dot com!

July 19, 2015 9:22am CDT


Attack on Titan Live Action Subtitled Trailer - Rewind Theater


[size=16]Live-Action Attack on Titan Films’ 3 New Ads Streamed[/size]
posted on 2015-07-22 04:45 EDT


[size=16]Live-Action Attack on Titan Writer Warns Fans of More Changes[/size]
posted on 2015-07-22 19:45 EDT by Carlos Cadorniga


[size=16]Live-Action Attack on Titan Cast Get Fashion Mag Shoot[/size]
posted on 2015-07-30 17:15 EDT by Carlos Cadorniga
Live-action Mikasa Ackerman is in the spotlight on the front cover of a fashion magazine


[size=16]Attack on Titan Live-Action Series’ Trailer Previews Story[/size]
posted on 2015-07-31 01:30 EDT
3-episode prequel series to live-action films will premiere on August 15


Live-Action Attack on Titan Director Insults Promotion Staff

posted on 2015-07-31 22:15 EDT by Eric Stimson

Later apologizes, explains context

Shinji Higuchi, director of the live-action Attack on Titan movie, found himself in hot water after comments he posted on Facebook. The Japanese movie review site Chō Eiga Hihan had given Attack on Titan a 40 out of 100. “I did it! If the experts had praised me, I wouldn’t have known what to do, but this makes me feel better,” he wrote. “Speaking of which, who are the idiots who sent these guys invitations to the preview?” The post was originally viewable to friends only, but it leaked regardless.

Higuchi apologized on Twitter. “If there was going to be an explosion of comments, I wish it had been for a better reason.” he wrote. “I’m really ashamed. I’m sorry to everyone involved for being a nuisance.” He went on to clarify his remarks somewhat: “Who I’m really ‘outraged’ at are the blockheads in charge of publicity who sent preview invitations to people who don’t deserve to be shown private screenings, and let them into the screening room once they’re identified. I have no way of knowing how my personal feelings will be received, but I didn’t lose my temper.” He also tweeted that “I’m the real blockhead… for thinking that [the person who leaked his posts] was a friend.”

Attack on Titan premieres on August 1. Its screenwriter, Tomohiro Machiyama, has already warned fans that there will be major changes to the original story.


[size=16]Attack on Titan Manga Has 50 Million Copies in Print Worldwide, TOHO Estimates 5 Billion Yen Total for 1st Live-Action Film[/size]
posted on 2015-08-01 06:45 EDT
1st film opened on 427 screens in Japan on Saturday after Hollywood premiere last month


###Minami Takahashi Makes Cameo in 1st Live-Action Attack on Titan Film
posted on 2015-08-03 00:15 EDT
Singer dyed her hair black for role


1st Attack on Titan Live-Action Film Debuts at #1, Earns 600 Million Yen

posted on 2015-08-03 04:00 EDT

Pokémon, Love Live!, Anpanman stay in top 10

The first of two Attack on Titan live-action films debuted at #1 during the August 1-2 weekend, earning approximately 600 million yen (about US$4.8 million). The film sold approximately 467,000 tickets for the weekend.

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures’Minions 3D CG animated film opened at #2, and Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and The Beast anime film dropped from #2 to #4 in its fourth weekend. Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages fell from #4 to #6 in its third weekend, Love Live! The School Idol Movie dropped from #7 to #8 in its eighth weekend, and Soreike! Anpanman: Mija to Mahō no Lamp fell from #8 to #10 in its fifth weekend.

TOHO began streaming a TV ad for the first Attack on Titan film on Sunday, which recaps the world premiere of the film in Hollywood that Funimation hosted last month.

The second live-action Attack on Titan film, Attack on Titan: End of the World, will open in Japan on September 19. Funimation plans to release the first film in American theaters this fall, and the company has theatrical, video-on-demand, home video, and broadcast rights to the films.


[size=16]Live-Action Attack on Titan Modeling Director Has Choice Words for Critics[/size]
posted on 2015-08-03 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Lamb

August 04, 2015 2:32am CDT
It is expected to earn around 4 billion yen from its domestic run


[size=16]ANN Interview: The Cast and Crew of live-action Attack on Titan[/size]
by Hope Chapman, Aug 4th 2015


TOHO Streams ‘PG-12’ Rated Promo Video for 1st Live-Action Attack on Titan Film

posted on 2015-08-07 01:00 EDT

1st film debuted in Japan on August 1, will screen in U.S. theaters this fall

TOHO began streaming a PG-12 rated promotional video on Friday for the first of two Attack on Titan live-action films. Film director Shinji Higuchi supervised the video.

The first film debuted last weekend in Japan, and it topped the Japanese box office charts, earning 603.47 million yen (about US$4.866 million). The film sold approximately 467,000 tickets for the weekend.

Funimation hosted the world premiere of the film in Hollywood last month.

The second live-action Attack on Titan film, Attack on Titan: End of the World, will open in Japan on September 19. Funimation plans to release the first film in American theaters this fall, and the company has theatrical, video-on-demand, home video, and broadcast rights to the films.


by Scott Wilson - Jul 31, 2015

Krista Rogers - Aug 6, 2015


Attack on Titan Creator Urges Moviegoers to Check Out Live-Action Adaptation

posted on 2015-08-12 21:45 EDT by Lynzee Lamb

Director Shinji Higuchi may be hard at work on the next Godzilla film, but he’s still dealing with blow-back from his insults toward critics and promotion staff for the first live-action Attack on Titan film. The film’s modeling director left his own words for critics and there’s even rumors circulating from (now deleted) reviews left by claimed film extras that the staff treated them horribly and some extras walked.

Many of the complaints of the film stem from production values and changes from the source material. Screenwriter Tomohiro Machiyama recently stated the films in the series are expected to feature drastic changes to plot points and characters readily established and even beloved by fans, with popular characters not even appearing in the film. He also confirmed that original creator Hajime Isayama was made aware of and approved the changes.

Now that the film is out, Isayama doubled down on the creative choices in the face of negative fan reception.

“We knew that we were going to get a lot of different opinions going into this,” Isayama remarked. “We welcome all of the thoughts and criticisms of this movie and we want to try and learn from them as we move forward.”

To that end, Isayama has since encouraged current skeptics to go see the movie, asking that they watch the promotional videos in advance to see if it could appeal to them.

“If you feel like seeing the movie even a little, please check it out. It might be a little selfish of me to ask, but I think people may end up enjoying the movie.”


So now both sides of the planet have their own Fantastic Four/AoT.