Animatsu Entertainment is proud to announce that the highly anticipated live-action feature, Attack on Titan: Part 1 will be released in UK cinemas from 1st December. Based on the smash-hit anime and manga series, Attack on Titan has garnered a huge following around the globe, in Japan alone over 50 million copies of the Manga have been sold. UK audiences will get a chance to immerse themselves in the Attack on Titan world as it terrorises its way into cinemas for a limited time only.
Keep an eye out as select sites will be playing a double bill of both Attack on Titan movies!
The popular story has also been adapted into a successful anime series which has sold over 30,000 copies in the UK alone and now the theatrical promises to bring a whole new audience to this already huge franchise. Set 100 years in the future, what remains of the human population now survives in relative peace behind massive walls erected in defence against the man-eating Titans. That peace is shattered when a Colossal Titan, measuring over 50 meters tall, smashes through the wall and allows a horde of other Titans to enter.
"2015 has been an incredible year so far! We’ve seen fans across the UK share their love and passion for anime by racing to the cinema for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ and Boruto: Naruto The Movie. But, the years not over yet and we are thrilled to be bringing this live-action adaptation of the incredibly popular franchise to cinemas. Prepare to experience the colossal action and horror of Attack On Titan up on the big screen.” – Andrew Hewson, Marketing Manager at Animatsu Entertainment
Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by giants. Giants are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by enclosing themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest of giants. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a giant in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a super giant that appears out of thin air. As the smaller giants flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single giant and take revenge for all of mankind.
This is the burning question for Attack on Titan fans, and it’s certainly not answered in the second volume of the anime series. Rather, Volume 2 shows a world which is still in the process of expanding, bringing on a great many vivid new characters – and arguably the most vivid of all isn’t even a human, but a sexy woman Titan who stomps all over the series.
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Based on Hajime Isayama’s manga series, Attack On Titan has inspired TV adverts, a live action adaptation and, more recently, a crossover with Marvel comics that will see the titans battling the likes of Spider-Man and The Avengers on the streets of New York.
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