Attack on Titan Exhibition to Take Place at Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi
The first Attack on Titan exhibition to be held was “WALL TOKYO” back in 2014 at The Ueno Royal Museum, a collection of art pieces made in collaboration with contemporary artists which brought in 250,000 fans.
This summer, five years on, a new exhibition entitled “Attack on Titan Exhibition Final” will be held at Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi from July 5 to September 8. Pre-sale tickets for the initial pre-opening will be released on April 9.
Fans can look forward to an array of art pieces that represent the world of Attack on Titan, voice guides from characters in the anime, more original drawings than the last event, and much more.
Further details will be announced on the exhibition’s website and social media pages in the near future.
Attack on Titan Exhibition Final
Location: Mori Arts Center Gallery (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower Floor 52F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato Ward, Tokyo)
Running: July 5, 2019 – September 9, 2019
Pre-Opening: July 5, 2019 – July 7, 2019
First Period: July 8, 2019 – August 4, 2019
Second Period: August 5, 2019 – September 8, 2019
Opening Hours: 10:00-20:00 (Last Entries 19:00)
Exhibition Website: http://www.kyojinten.jp/
On Sale: April 9, 2019 at 12:00 (JST) – April 16, 2019 at 23:59 (JST)
Valid: July 5, 2019 – July 7, 2019
Price: ¥1,900 (Tax Included)
Available: Via Ticket Pia
July 5 (3 Slots) – 10:00 / 13:00 / 16:00
July 6 (5 Slots) – 10:00 / 12:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 / 17:30
July 7 (5 Slots) – 10:00 / 12:00 / 14:00 / 16:00 / 17:30
*Tickets bought are allotted to a specific time slot
For information on regular advance tickets and same-day tickets please visit: http://t.pia.jp/help/index.jsp
©Hajime Isayama・Kodansha / Attack on Titan Exhibition FINAL Production Committee
Attack on Titan’s Eren and Levi Get Hot and Sweaty Together in the Spa in New Merch Drop
Hot spring chain Gokurakuya is set to host a collaborative event with the TV anime series Attack on Titan on Friday (March 5). It will take place at 32 of the chain’s RAKU SPA venues in promotion of the anime series’ final season.
Check out the promotional videos released for the collaboration.
Hand Towels: Entry Price + Sauna Set | ¥770 (Tax Included)
Acrylic Stands | ¥1,980 Each (Tax Included)
Folders | ¥550 (Tax Included)
Online Shop Exclusives
Tapestry | ¥5,808 (Tax Included)
A1 Posters | ¥1,848 Each (Tax Included) / A2 Posters | ¥1,518 Each (Tax Included)
First-Come, First-Served Free Postcards
Take a photo against a backdrop of Eren and Levi
Take a photo against a backdrop of Hange
Dishes, drinks, and desserts are also being served until April 11, 2021. Check out the menu below.
Eren’s Bandage Parfait | ¥1,188 (Tax Included)
Mikasa’s Red Tomato Ramen | ¥1,408 (Tax Included)
Armin’s Mushroom Porcini Omurice | ¥1,848 (Tax Included)
Levi’s Triple Hamburgers | ¥3,278 (Tax Included)
Survey Corps Seafood Squid Ink Pasta | ¥1,848 (Tax Included)
Eren’s Strawberry Soda Float / Mikasa’s Lychee Soda Float / Armin’s Mikan Soda Float / Levi’s Grape Soda Float / Hange’s Purple Soda Float | ¥715 Each (Tax Included)
Coasters (12 Designs)
Eren Shirt – ¥330 (Tax Included)
Colossal Titan Suit – ¥330 (Tax Included) *Limited to one person per day, first-come first-served
To celebrate Eren’s birthday, the hot springs will also be serving up a special cake limited-time cake and setting up a backdrop for people to take photos with. These will be available from March 24 to April 2.
Eren’s Chocolate & Raspberry Birthday Cake | ¥1,958 (Tax Included)
(C)諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会
Running: March 5, 2021 – April 11, 2021
Where: 32 branches of RAKU SPA
Gokurakuyu Online Shop: https://eshop.gokurakuyu.ne.jp/
極楽湯/RAKU SPA Twitter：https://twitter.com/gokurakuyu_spa（@gokurakuyu_spa）
RAKU SPA： https://www.rakuspa.com/
Attack on Titan The Final Season’s Ending Theme ‘Shogeki’ Music Video Released
J-pop singer Yuko Ando released her new single Shogeki on February 3, 2021 along with a music video of the title track. The song serves as the ending theme for the ongoing anime series Attack on Titan The Final Season which you can catch on Crunchyroll.
The music video was directed by Tomoyuki Kawakami and captures feelings of sorrow, anger, pain, and peace, themes which tie in with the anime series. Check it out below.
Yuko Ando’s new single contains three tracks including Shogeki, Nontitle, and Hanaichimonme. You can catch the full single on music streaming and download servies including Spotify.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会
“Shogeki” – Attack on Titan The Final Season Ending Theme
Released: February 3, 2021
Price: ¥1,300 (Before Tax)
Buy Here: https://lnk.to/Shogeki_CD
Download/Stream Here: https://lnk.to/Shogeki
The Prince of Tennis 20th Anniversary Celebrated at Niigata Prefecture Manga and Anime Museum
Niigata Prefecture Manga and Anime Museum is currently holding a special event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the popular manga series The Prince of Tennis. Centred on both The Prince of Tennis and The New Prince of Tennis, the event is running until February 14.
©Takeshi Konomi / Shueisha
The event is a must-visit for fans of the manga series, who will get to enjoy seeing drafts by the author, full-colour manga panels, and more. They can also get their hands on a line-up of original merchandise produced for the event.
The Prince of Tennis 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Japanese Event Title: ～連載20周年記念全国ツアー～ テニスの王子様大原画展「テニスの王子様」×「新テニスの王子様」
Running: January 16, 2021 – February 14, 2021
Venue: Niigata Prefecture Manga and Anime Museum
Address: 2-5-7 Yachiyo, Chuo Ward, Niigata
Opening Hours: [Weekdays] 11:00-17:00 / [Weekends & Holidays] 10:00-17:00
Exhibition Official Website: http://tenipuri.gengaten.com/
Niigata Prefecture Manga and Anime Museum Official Website: http://museum.nmam.jp
Japanese Band DISH// to Promote New Album ‘X’ With Tokyo Exhibition
The Japanese pop rock band DISH// will celebrate the release of their new album X, which is their first in almost two years, with an exhibition at PARCO FACTORY inside Ikebukuro PARCO in Tokyo from February 13 to 28.
The exhibition will feature a variety of displays related to the new record as well as explanations of the song lyrics in voice recordings by the band members themselves. There will also be a shop set up selling exhibition merch.
X will be released on February 24, 2021.
Running: February 13, 2021 – February 28, 2021
Time: 11:00-20:00 (until 18:00 on February 28)
Location: PARCO FACTORY
Address: Ikebukuro PARCO Floor 7F, 1-28-2 Minami-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Entry Price: ¥500
*Attendees get a free sticker chosen randomly from 4 possible designs
PARCO FACTORY Official Website: https://art.parco.jp/parcomuseum/
Attack on Titan to Conclude in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine This April
08.January.2021 | ANIME&GAME
The 33rd volume of the global hit manga series Attack on Titan was released on January 8, 2021, with the 34th and final volume to hit shelves on June 9. The final chapter will debut in the May 2021 issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine which will be released in Japan on April 9. The internationally-celebrated series will finally come to an end after 11-and-a-half years since its debut in September 2009.
Hajime Isayama (Attack on Titan, Author) | Comment
“I’ve been saying the series will end in 3 years for the past 8 years, but now it really is coming to an end. It’s been a really long time, but I hope you’ll join me right up until the end. By no means is it the fault of being delayed by the editorial team, but rather me these last years continuing to wonder when to end it. I’m sorry for that, but the end is finally here. I will work hard to the very end to ensure that you are all glad you have read the series up to now.”
Attack on Titan
Final Chapter: April 9, 2021 in the May 2021 issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazin
Final Volume: Volume 34 on June 9, 2021
Official Website: https://shonenmagazine.com/bmaga
Roppongi Readies For 2021 New Year Celebrations at Tokyo Midtown
Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi is set to celebrate the New Year with a festival that will run from January 2 to 11 in 2021.
New Year’s Feast
From Left: Miyagawacho Suiren / SILIN Fuan Long Yuen / UNION SQUARE TOKYO／Kisentei
Restaurants in Tokyo Midtown will be serving up a feast for the New Year from Japanese wagyu beef to seafood and more, all to prepare everyone for a luck-filled and positive 2021.
Running: January 2, 2021 – January 11, 2021
Participating Restaurants: Miyagawacho Suiren / SILIN Fuan Long Yuen / UNION SQUARE TOKYO／Kisentei SILIN / Philippe Mille Tokyo / Le Pain Quotidien / RIO BREWING & CO. BISTRO AND GARDEN / Pizzeria-Trattoria Napule / HAL YAMASHITA Tokyo / NIRVANA New York / Maruya / THE COUNTER Roppongi
New Year’s Greeting Souvenirs
SAKE SHOP Fukumitsuya / Toraya
There will be no shortage of New Year’s greetings souvenirs at Tokyo Midtown, whether it be a set of sake with a special 2021 Year of the Ox label from SAKE SHOP Fukumitsuya or a fruity and colourful confection from Toraya. The pictured confection is made up of colourful layers to represent building up the fruits of one’s labour to achieve your dreams.
Shishimai Lion Dance
The traditional shishimai lion dance is an annual New Year’s-must in Japan. This year’s performance will see the return of taiko drumming and the fue flute, all carried out with proper social distancing measures.
Running: January 2, 2021 – January 3, 2021
Time: 4 times per day
Location: Tokyo Midtown Galleria
Tokyo Midtown New Year 2021
Address: 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Running: January 2, 2021 – January 11, 2021
Official Website: https://www.tokyo-midtown.com/jp/index.html
*Opening hours different on January 2 and 3
*Opening hours subject to change or full closure – check the official website for the latest information
Attack on Titan The Final Season Episode 1 Becomes The Most Viewed Episode in The Anime’s History
25.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME
In December, NHK General TV started broadcasting Attack on Titan The Final Season, capturing the hearts of fans worldwide.
The Final Season contains 60 episodes and episode 1 ranked in at 1st place on MyAnimeList – an online forum that is popular among anime fans from around the world. The episode has also been recorded to be the most-watched episode in the history of Attack on Titan. Anime fans from around the world also rated the anime at the very top end of the grading scale with an overall average of 9.06/10.
French entertainment and online anime streaming company Wakanim was also trending at number one on Twitter because of the anime. In comparison to the 1st episode of season 3, The Final Season had 14 times more views, getting it off to an overwhelming start.
In just 17 days of uploading the official creditless anime opening Boku no Sensou by Shinsei Kamattechan on YouTube, it was viewed more than 12 million times. 40 percent of the views were from Japan whereas the majority were from America, Indonesia, Taiwan, France and other foreign countries. The comment section was also overflowing with love towards the anime from fans from around the world.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Creditless Opening
The whole world just can’t get enough of Attack on Titan The Final Season. Don’t miss out on this global sensation!
©Hajime Isayama, Kodansha Ltd., Attack on Titan The Final Season Production Committee
Attack on Titan The Final Season
NHK General TV every Sunday from 24:10
*The broadcasting schedule is subject to change at any time.
The Final Season Official Website: https://shingeki.tv/final/
Netflix Series Rilakkuma and Kaoru Gets Exhibition in Tokyo
An exhibition for the popular stop-motion animation Netflix series Rilakkuma and Kaoru will run at SEIBU Ikebukuro in Tokyo from December 27, 2020 to January 5, 2021. Fans of the series can look forward to plunging themselves into its adorable world with recreated sets, statues, photo spots, limited-edition merchandise, and more.
Stop-motion sets and figures used in the animated series
The actual sets and set pieces used for the stop-motion animation will be exhibited at the event including Kaoru’s apartment, Rilakkuma who looks like he’s about to pop to life, and more.
Stop-motion animation behind-the-scenes
Catch a behind-the-scene glimpse of the efforts put into creating the series including early sketches, character reference, designs, and more.
Take a photo at Kaoru’s apartment
Fans of the series won’t want to miss out on a special photo spot recreating Kaoru’s apartment with Rilakkuma and co waiting to greet you inside.
Over 500 pieces of limited-edition merchandise
Special Replica Plush Toy Korilakkuma With Serial Number | ¥25,300 (300 available in Japan / 200 elsewhere)
Kaoru’s Album Post Card Set | ¥1,650
Plush Pouch | ¥2,200 Each
Fans can get their hands on a selection of exclusive limited-edition merchandise, including a replica Korilakkuma plush toy of which only 200 are available, each with its own unique serial number on the foot.
Designs given randomly
For every ¥5,000 spent in one transaction (tax included), visitors can receive a free original bag. These are available to the first 200 people per day of the exhibition.
© 2020 San-X Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Rilakkuma and Kaoru Exhibition
Running: December 27, 2020 – January 5, 2021
Location: SEIBU Ikebukuro Floor 7F
SEIBU Ikebukuro Official Website: https://www.sogo-seibu.jp/ikebukuro/
Reborn! Anime Series Now Holding Online Exhibition Until February 2020
18.December.2020 | ANIME&GAME
Japan’s online exhibition service Anique began holding an exhibition on December 10 centred on the popular anime series Katekyō Hitman Reborn!.
Katekyō Hitman Reborn! Riunione
The exhibition welcomes the reunion of the Reborn! characters where they will talk, laugh, and continue the inextinguishable flame that is the Reborn! series.
What’s an Online Exhibition?
Anique’s online exhibitions take place at a real art museum which you can watch for free on a smart device and PC. The exhibition is divided into different rooms focusing on different arcs and episodes from the Reborn! anime series.
[Dec 10-16] Daily Life Arc
[Dec 17-23] Kokuyo Arc
[Dec 24-Jan 6] Varia Arc
[Jan 7-20] Future Arc
[Jan 21-Feb 3] Future Final Battle Arc
[Feb 4-17] All Episodes Exhibit
*Dates subject to change
Fans of the series can come together to comment their love for the series as well as get on group chats. Original artwork has been drawn for the exhibition, and there’s even exclusive merchandise.
The exhibition is currently holding a fan vote for their favourite scenes from the anime series. Winning scenes will be chosen to be displayed at the exhibition.
Voting Dates: December 10, 2020 – December 21, 2020
Exhibition Limited Edition Collection
Fans can remember the exhibition by getting their hands on one of the exclusive items available.
Reborn! Exhibition Exclusive Illustrations (7 Designs) | ¥34,000
7 illustrations have been drawn exclusively for the exhibition and framed. Fans who buy one will also receive a special certificate from the exhibition organisers, Anique.
Reborn! Exhibition Premium Rose Juice & Vongole Glass Set (8 Designs) | ¥12,000
Drink in style with an specially-made rose juice and gorgeous wine glass made in Italy. The bottle’s label features illustrations of the anime characters.
Reborn! Exhibition Smartphone Cases (8 Designs) | ¥3,500
Deck your phone out with one of these 8 Reborn! character cases.
Katekyō Hitman Reborn! Riunione
Running: December 10, 2020 – February 17, 2021 at 11:59am (JST)
Official Website: https://lp.anique.jp/exhibition/reborn/
Tokyo Ghoul Author Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Exhibition Reveals Key Visual
Sui Ishida, the author of the internationally celebrated manga series Tokyo Ghoul which has shipped over 44 million copies worldwide, is getting his first ever large-scale exhibition next year. Titled “Sui Ishida Exhibition [Tokyo Ghoul JACK JEANNE],” the event is set to take place at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo from February 6, 2021 to March 7, 2021 before moving to Fukuoka Asian Art Museum on April 10 where it will run until May 16.
The first key visual for the event has been unveiled which Ishida drew himself for the exhibition. It features the protagonist of his Tokyo Ghoul series Ken Kaneki as well as Kisa Tachibana from his upcoming game JACK JEANNE.
The exhibition is a place to discover all things Sui Ishida and will focus on his career from zero to the spawn Tokyo Ghoul and his upcoming game Nintendo Switch title JACK JEANNE which he designed the characters, created the storyline, illustrations and scenarios for. There will be a range of exhibits, illustrations, and more to see.
Pre-sale tickets to the exhibition were released on Thursday (December 10) via the official websitw. The exhibition will be carrying out capacity restrictions each day in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The exhibition is a must-see for fans of the author’s work.
©Sui Ishida／SHUEISHA ©Sui Ishida／BROCCOLI
*Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.
Sui Ishida Exhibition [Tokyo Ghoul JACK JEANNE]
Venue: Sunshine City Exhibition Hall A
Running: February 6, 2021 to March 7, 2021
Times: [Weekdays] 13:00-20:00 / [Weekends & Holidays] 10:00-20:00
Venue: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Running: April 10, 2021 – May 16, 2021
Exhibition Official Website: https://www.ishidasui-ten.com
Attack on Titan The Final Season Escape Game Announced at TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
SCRAP has announced the release of a new escape game at TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS, Japan’s biggest puzzle-themed theme park, in promotion of the final season of Attack on Titan which is now airing. Set to begin on February 25, 2021, the escape game is titled “Escape Game x Attack on Titan The Final Season: Escape From the 5 Titans.”
This marks the fifth Attack on Titan themed escape game to be held. Players will become a member of the Survey Corps and worked with Levi, Mikasa, and other characters to face off against five Titans. The immersive story will have players feeling like they are really in the world of the anime series.
The key to this escape game is the map provided to players which they must used together with other items to assemble a diorama map of Marley. They will then use their completed diorama to their advantage in order to escape.
The escape game is a celebration and mark of Attack on Titan’s final season and a must-experience for fans in Japan.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会」
Escape Game x Attack on Titan The Final Season: Escape From the 5 Titans
Location: TOKYO MYSTERY CIRCUS
Running: Febrauary 25, 2021 – April 25, 2021
Nazo Complex Nagoya
March 25, 2021 – April 25, 2021
June 30, 2021 – July 25, 2021
Osaka Himitsukichi Of Scrap
May 13, 2021 – June 27, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Sapporo
July 2, 2021 – August 1, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Sendai
April 29, 2021 – June 13, 2021
Ajito Of Scrap Okayama
April 29, 2021 – May 30, 2021
Nishitetsu Hall Fukuoka
April 29, 2021 – May 5, 2021
Event Website: https://realdgame.jp/shingeki_2021/
Attack on Titan The Final Season’s Opening Theme Performed by Shinsei Kamattechan
The final season of Attack on Titan is finally here, with the first episode having aired in Japan on Sunday (December 6). The anime’s opening theme Boku no Sensō (‘My War’) is performed by Shinsei Kamattechan who also performed the season two ending theme Yūgure no Tori. The final season’s ending theme Shōgeki is performed by Yūko Andō.
Attack on Titan The Final Season – Creditless Opening
The opening theme Boku no Sensō is a chaotic banger fitting for the highly-anticipated finale of Attack on Titan. The TV-size version of the track will be released on digital music platforms in Japan on December 8. It is unconfirmed whether it will be available outside Japan, so be sure to check.
Hajime Isayama (Attack on Titan author) | Comment
“I’m over the moon for Shinsei Kamattechan to be doing the opening theme, I’m a huge fan of them. They have so many songs where the more I listen to them the more obsessed I become. ‘Boku no Sensō’ is just that. The scope of their imagination in that song is clear to see. I feel sacred* listening to this track too. I love the song, it’s packed with imagination.”
*Translator’s Note: The name of the band is Shinsei Kamattechan, with shinsei meaning ‘sacred’ in Japanese.
Noko (Shinsei Kamattechan, Lead Vocalist) | Comment
“Attack on Titan and Shinsei Kamattechan both come from a similar place in that we’re grand in our scale. We performed the season two ending theme ‘Yūgure no Tori’ before, and like with that, we’ve been able to bring that scale to ‘Boku no Sensō’ too. We wanted to make something new as a band. We’ve always composed at home, but our imaginations really ran this time around. We’re proud of what we’ve been able to create with this song. And we’re grateful to all of the [anime] staff, not to mention [Hajime] Isayama. Japanese lyrics are included in the full version of the song, so I hope you look forward to hearing the full version. You’ll get the entirety of what the song’s about.”
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会