Advanced ticket buyers set to receive a special illustration from Kyoji Asano.
The July issue of the Kodansha publication Bessatsu Shounen Magazine, available this Monday, is set to announce that the First compilation film of the highly-popular anime series Attack on Titan is set to be screened in theatres in Japan on November.
The first film, entitled Shingeki no Kyojin Zenpen ~Guren no Yumiya~ (Attack on Titan Part I: Crimson Bow and Arrow), will open in theatres like Tokyo’s Shinjuku Wald 9 & Osaka’s Umeda Burg 7 on November 22.
The second film, Shingeki no Kyojin Kouhen ~Jiyū no Tsubasa~ (Attack on Titan Part II: Wings of Freedom), is set to open in 2015.
The magazine also set to announce that the first round of advanced selling of tickets will start on Sunday, June 22, and those who will buy their tickets will receive one of two mini B6-size clear files with a special illustration from character designer Kyoji Asano.
Attack of Titan is the highly-popular anime franchise adapted from a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The manga was first serialized on Bessatsu Shounen Magazine on September 2009, and currently has 13 volumes. It launched another manga series and a light-novel adaptation.
The series became a commercial success when its anime series was aired from April to September 2013, directed by High School of the Dead director Tetsuro Araki, and Shakugan no Shana scriptwriter Yasuko Kobayashi handled the scripts.
After the anime series was aired, the manga sales had increased tenfold, now exceeds 20 million, and multiple parodies & interpretations of the series are being uploaded on YouTube.
Follow Eren Yeager and his companions fight against the man-eating Titans, witness the story unfolds as they fight to protect what remains of their society while looking for answers to the mysteries surrounding the Titans, the Walls, and his own existence. (Synopsis from ANIPLUS Asia)
The two compilation films will feature a new audio recording, in 5.1 surround sound, where Attack on Titan seiyuus Yuuki Kaji (as Eren Jaeger), Yui Ishikawa (as Mikasa Ackerman), and Marina Inoue (as Armin Arlelt) will return to voice their characters.
The first film will feature the anime series’ Episode 01 – 13, and the second film will feature Episode 14 – 25.