Sadly though, it’s not yet the Live Action Movie that fans have hoped for.
The now popular anime series that took the world by storm in their gruesome post-apocalyptic, human struggle in a battle between the mysterious and man-eating titans will go on the big screen next month as the first part of the Attack on Titan Movie, named Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow gets a special worldwide screening in the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival.
Set this coming October 23-27, 2014, the world will once again receive the gruesome reminder on how we live under the fear of titans! Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow is said to be the re-edited movie version of the popular anime and manga series, possibly to shed light on some of the story’s mysteries. Part 2, named Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom is also set to be released next year, and although a special screening will be held in Japan next month, the actual countrywide release date of Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow will be this coming November 22, 2014.
As part of the upcoming Worldwide Screening, rebroadcasts of the anime series will be done in various Television Channels all over Japan. Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki No Kyojin, is a post apocalyptic manga and anime series featuring humanities struggle for survival against giant humanoids call titans inside their walled cities. The story takes place during the attack of what is known as the Colossal Titan, as it broke through the 50 meter high wall defense, prompting the other titans to invade and terrorize humanity once more.
A rumored live action movie is also in the works, with the acting cast already made public, although no actual release date for the said live action movie, nor any sneak peek on the production is being revealed.