Attack on Titan’s Survey Corps Relax in Animate’s Merchandise Collection
15.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Anime and manga merchandise website ARMA BIANCA has announced a special Attack on Titan fair which includes the release of an original merchandise collection at Animate stores across Japan. The event, titled ‘Attack on Titan ~Survey Corps’ Relax Time~ in Animate,’ will run from August 21 to September 5.
Grab merch pre-sales at the event
Levi Relax Ver. Glitter Pin | AMNIBUS Exclusive
Eren & Levi Relax Ver. Mini Card | Animate Exclusive
Postcards (8 Designs) | Fair Exclusive
Fans of the anime series can get the hands on pre-sales of a bounty of merch as well as exclusive items. Grab your maneuver gear and blast your way to Animate this summer.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会 ®KODANSHA
Attack on Titan ~Survey Corps’ Relax Time~ in Animate
Japanese Event Title: 進撃の巨人～兵士たちのリラックスタイム～ in アニメイト
Running: August 21, 2021 – September 5, 2021
Location: Animate (Ikebukuro/Takasaki/Sendai/Omiya/Chiba/Utsunomiya/Sapporo/Shibuya/Nagoya/Niigata/Sannomiya/Kyoto/Fukuoka PARCO/Okayama/Hiroshima/Kumamoto/Osaka Nipponbashi/Gifu/Yokohama Vivre/Online)
Official Website: https://amnibus.com/
Manga Artist Arina Tanemura Opens Cafes Based On Seven of Her Series Including Phantom Thief Jeanne
Two branches of Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro and Nagoya are celebrating seven manga works of manga artist Arina Tanemura including I.O.N, Phantom Thief Jeanne, Time Stranger Kyoko, Full Moon o Sagashite, Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross, and Neko to Watashi no Kinyōbi.
The collaboration will run from July 28 to August 23. Table reservations must be made for those wanting to dine from July 28 to August 1 as well as on weekends and public holidays. Reservations are not required for all other days.
Arina Tanemura Precious Wedding Party at Animate Cafe
The Menu Line-Up (Excerpt)
Full Moon o Sagashite: Negi Ramen Lunch | ¥980 (Tax Included)
Arina’s Precious Wedding Plate | ¥1,300 (Tax Included)
Phantom Thief Jeanne: Tiramisu | ¥800 (Tax Included)
The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross: Glass Dessert | ¥800 (Tax Included)
I.O.N: Drink | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Phantom Thief Jeanne: Sindbad | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Time Stranger Kyoko: Crystal Stranger | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Full Moon o Sagashite: Honey Hot Milk | ¥600 (Tax Included)
The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross: Espresso | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura: Soda | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Neko to Watashi no Kinyōbi: Curry Soup With Bread | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Free coaster with every menu order
Exclusive Merchandise (Excerpt)
Big Acrylic Stand (Wedding Ver.) | ¥1,600 (Tax Included)
Wedding Card | ¥800 (Tax Included)
CoLotta Acrylic Plate Keyrings | ¥800 (Tax Included)
Big Ribbon Pouch | ¥2,500 (Tax Included)
Stamp Card Campaign
Arina Tanemura made her debut in the shojo manga magazine Ribbon Original in 1996 with her short manga The Style of the Second Love. In 1998, she garnered mainstream popularity when her work Phantom Thief Jeanne began serialisation which has over 5.5 million copies in circulation. Some of her other famous works including Full Moon o Sagashite, Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, and The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross. In 2015, she worked as the character designer for the smartphone game IDOLiSH7.
This marks her third cafe collaboration, and this time it’s themed on a ‘Precious Wedding Party’ with food inspired by the characters from her stories as well as exclusive merchandise.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 Teaser Visual Released
05.July.2021 | ANIME&GAME
An event titled ‘MAPPA STAGE 2021 – 10th ANNIVERSARY -‘ was held in Japan on June 27 where a teaser visual was released for Part 2 of the Attack on Titan anime’s final season which shows Eren together with a mysterious girl.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 Special Teaser Promo
The event was attended by Yuki Kaiji (Eren Yaeger), Marina Inoue (Armin Alert), Ayane Sakura (Gabi Brown), the anime series director Yuichiro Hayashi, and composer Kohta Yamamoto who gave their thoughts and impressions on The Final Season.
The final volume of the Attack on Titan manga released on June 9 which saw comments trending from fans around the world on the ending. Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 is set to air this winter.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会
TVアニメ「進撃の巨人」The Final Season
The Final Season公式サイト：https://shingeki.tv/final/
Studio Chizu’s Belle Exhibition Gets Free Online Tour in Collaboration With Animate
In promotion of Studio Chizu’s upcoming animated film Belle, Animate is holding a free online tour which will begin on July 15.
Studio Chizu’s past works have enjoyed great success both in Japan overseas and include Wolf Children (2012), The Boy and the Beast (2015), Mirai (2018), and the highly-anticipated forthcoming entry Belle, which will be released in Japan on July 16, 2021. All the films are directed by the Academy Award-nominated Mamoru Hosoda.
The online tour will be offer early-access digital entry to Animate’s upcoming Studio Chizu Exhibition which is set to open at Animate Yokohama Vivre on July 16. Shotaro Otan, the store manager of Animate Yokohama Vivre who is also active as a YouTuber, will guide viewers through the exhibition as well as show products that will be sold online as part of the event.
Ten random people who purchase Studio Chizu-related goods from Animate once the tour ends will be randomly chosen to win some free Belle merchandise too.
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Studio Chizu Exhibition animateONLYSHOP Free Online Tour
Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 21:45-22:45 (JST)
Tour Guide: Shotaro Otan (YouTuber/Shop Manager)
Booking Period: June 24, 2021 – July 15, 2021
Book Here: https://www.his-j.com/oe/detail/T6/?area=O9&country=OEA&city=HOJ&product=HOJ0014
Studio Chizu Exhibition animateONLYSHOP: https://www.animate.co.jp/onlyshop/406691/
Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- Themed Cafes Open in Akihabara and Osaka Nipponbashi
Two branches of Animate Cafe, Good Smile x Animate Cafe Akihabara and Good Smile x Animate Cafe Osaka Nipponbashi, are collaborating with Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- from June 23 to August 2, serving up food, drinks, and desserts inspired by the game as well as selling exclusive merchandise.
Utage no Maku no Nai Bento | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Kasyuu Kiyomitsu’s Stylish Tomato Stew w/Focaccia | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Kasen Kanesada’s Elegant Sea Bream Chazuke | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Honmaru Elegance ~Everyday Garden~ | ¥900 (Tax Included)
Honmaru Elegance ~Spring Garden~ | ¥900 (Tax Included)
I Discovered a New Sword! | ¥800 (Tax Included)
Kebiishi Subjugation | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Special Investigation: Tenpou Edo | ¥650 (Tax Included) | Suishinshi Masahide & Kyomaro Minamoto Versions
Fully Bloomed Cherry Blossoms ~Touken Ranbu~ | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Special Investigation Jurakudai | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Freebies for ordering from the menu
Coasters (42 Designs) | Available: June 23-July 13
Coasters (43 Designs) | Available: July 14-August 2
Acrylic Keyrings (42 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Pins (42 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Acrylic Stand Keyrings (43 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Pins (43 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
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Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- x Animate Cafe
Running: June 23, 2021 – August 2, 2021
Address: Good Smile x Animate Cafe Akihabara / Good Smile x Animate Cafe Osaka Nipponbashi
Official Website: https://cafe.animate.co.jp/
Attack on Titan Orchestra Concert Invites Line-Up of Famous Guest Artists
An Attack on Titan orchestra concert has been announced and will take place at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall on August 22, 2021. Scheduled to perform are guests are Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto as well as guest vocalists Aimee Blackschleger, Eliana, Laco, and mpi. Priority tickets can be applied for by purchasing Volume 1 of the DVD or Blu-ray volume of Attack on Titan The Final Season which is set to be released in Japan on July 7.
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会
The final season’s original soundtrack was also released digitally on June 23 with 23 tracks by Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano. Check out the preview below.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Original Soundtrack
Attack on Titan Orchestra Concert
Date: August 22, 2021
Daytime Slot: Open 13:00 / Start 14:00
Evening Slot: Open 17:00 / Start 18:00
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall
Address: 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Line-Up: Hiroyuki Sawano / Kohta Yamamoto
Guest Vocals: Aimee Blackschleger, Eliana, Laco, mpi
Price: ¥9,900 (Tax Included) *Reserved seating
Concert Details: https://shingeki.tv/final/special/20210822_concert/
Attack on Titan Official Website: https://shingeki.tv/final/
How to Obtain: Purchase the Volume 1 DVD or Blu-ray volume of Attack on Titan The Final Season releasing July 7
Application Window: July 7, 2021 – July 20, 2021
Winner Selection (Random): July 23, 2021 from 19:00
Payment Window: July 23, 2021 – July 26, 2021
No. of Tickets: Two per serial number for either slot
Devote Your Heart to Attack on Titan in the Final Survey Corps Project
17.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME
To commemorate the end of Attack on Titan‘s 12-year saga, the editorial team at Weekly Shonen Magazine launched the ‘Final Survey Corps Application’ project on June 9 which imagines the staff and fans as part of the Survey Corps to express their love for the series. The staff at Animate and TSUTAYA stores in Japan are currently donning Survey Corps uniforms. A special online exhibition will also be held by the magazine to give thanks to fans who have supported Attack on Titan for 12 years.
Fans can use the all-new Survey Corps Maker service where they can upload their own photo or an illustration of themselves or an original character and writes words dedicated to the series. They are encourage to share this with other Survey Corps members around the world.
Survey Corps Maker: How to Use
1. Select a base image
2. Write your thoughts and comments about Attack on Titan
3. Share with the world
Survey Corps Maker Samples
The staff at Animate Ikebukuro
The staff at TSUTAYA
Attack on Titan Online Exhibition
The online exhibition is a virtual event that was conceived after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the for in-person event in Japan to be cancelled. But this shift is good news to fans outside Japan as it means everyone around the world can join – and it’s free.
The event requires a quick sign-up, after which fans can enjoy looking through displays of official artwork. There’s also a merch shop with exclusive items to get your hands on. Please note that the exhibition features spoilers up to the final chapter.
Mr. Fullswing Manga Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Themed Cafe in Ikebukuro
In celebration of Mr. Fullswing‘s 20th anniversary, Animate are collaborating with the manga series to serve up a themed menu at their own Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro from June 23 to July 26. The entire menu including the meals, drinks, and desserts are all inspired by the series, and fans can get their hands on some exclusive merchandise too.
Mr. Fullswing is a baseball manga series written and illustrated by Shinya Suzuki which was serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2001 to 2006. This year marks 20 years since it was first released.
Menu item names have been translated from Japanese.
A peek at the manga-themed menu
Is That Rice? No, It’s Curry | ¥1,000
Rations From Shiba | ¥1,000
Gou’s Secret Batting Form ~Hachiku~ | ¥800
Sei’s Secret Batting Form ~Utsusemi~ | ¥800
Terrible Tatsuragawa’s Glasses | ¥600
A peek at the merch
CoLotta Acrylic Plate Key Rings | 15 Designs | ¥800 Each
Acrylic Character Key Rings | 14 Designs | ¥800 Each
Acrylic Uniform Key Rings | 14 Designs | ¥650 Each
Campaign to win a free photo card
24 photo cards based on the manga volume front covers
Win a birthday bromide photo
For every ¥2,000 spent at the cafe on menu items or merchandise, customers will receive one free photo card. There is also a birthday campaign being held from July 19 where you can win a free birthday bromide for every ¥2,000 spent.
Mr. Fullswing x Animate Cafe
Running: June 23, 2021 – July 26, 2021
Where: Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 2
Event Details: https://cafe.animate.co.jp/event/mrfullswing2106/
SSSS.DYNAZENON and SSSS.GRIDMAN Pop-Up Shops Open in Akihabara and Osaka
Two pop-up shops, the SSSS.DYNAZENON @ Dash Store and SSSS.GRIDMAN @ Dash Store, are now open at Animate Akihabara and Animate Osaka Nipponbashi until June 24. The stores are themed on Tsuburaya Productions and Studio Triggers’ anime series SSSS.DYNAZENON, which began airing in April, and SSSS.GRIDMAN.
SSSS.DYNAZENON @ Dash Store
SSSS.GRIDMAN @ Dash Store
Fans of the series can get their hands on a range of pre-sale and exclusive merchandise. For every ¥2,000 spent, they can get their hands on one of five possible bromide illustrations, and if they spend over ¥3,000, they’ll enter for a chance to win a special poster.
Bromides (5 Designs)
Dash Store Exclusive T-Shirts | 5 Designs | ¥7,150 Each (Tax Included)
Dash Store Exclusive Bottles | 2 Designs | ¥2,200 Each (Tax Included) (All come with one of 3 possible illustrated cards)
Dash Store Exclusive Metal Sticker Sets | 2 Designs | DYNAZENON ¥1,320 – GRIDMAN ¥880 (Tax Included)
Dash Store Exclusive T-Shirt | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
Dash Store Exclusive Stainless Thermo Tumbler | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
Pre-Sale Acrylic Stands | 5 Designs | ¥1,980 Each (Tax Included)
Pre-Sale Tapestries | 5 Designs | ¥3,850 Each (Tax Included)
Pre-Sale Pin Set | DYNAZENON ¥1,320 – GRIDMAN ¥880 (Tax Included)
©円谷プロ ©2021 TRIGGER・雨宮哲／「DYNAZENON」製作委員会
©円谷プロ ©2018 TRIGGER・雨宮哲／「GRIDMAN」製作委員会
SSSS.DYNAZENON @ Dash Store / SSSS.GRIDMAN ＠ Dash Store
Running: June 5, 2021 – June 24, 2021
Locations: Animate Akihabara (Floor 1F) / Animate Osaka Nipponbashi (Floor 1F)
Event Page: http://dashstore.net/title_item/dz_gm_2106/
Attack on Titan Key Ring Collection Features Retro Japanese Billboard Designs
26.May.2021 | ANIME&GAME
A new collection of Attack on Titan key rings is now available to order on the Japanese anime, manga, and hobby website CharaDepa for a limited time until May 30. The collection features designs of the series characters inspired by old-time retro Japanese billboards.
Attack on Titan Retro Key Rings | 7 Designs | ¥680 (Before Tax)
©諫山創・講談社／「進撃の巨人」The Final Season製作委員会 ®KODANSHA
Attack on Titan Retro Key Rings
Order Window: May 19, 2021 – May 30, 2021
Attack on Titan Manga Collection and Merchandise Releases in Japan
11.May.2021 | ANIME&GAME
The online Japanese bookstore Rakuten Books is celebrating the release of Attack on Titan‘s final manga volume with eight new listings that will slash their way onto the website on October 15, 2021. Orders will be open for a limited time between June 9 and July 31.
The Attack on Titan manga series began serialisation in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in September 2009. The final volume was released on April 9, 2021, concluding Hajime Isayama’s internationally-acclaimed story.
The Merch Collection
Volume 34 Book Cover | ¥880 (Tax Included)
A paper book cover featuring all of the major characters from the series.
Manga Collection Box A (Volumes 1-12) | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The first 12 volumes of the series packed in a box featuring Eren, Mikasa, Armin, Levi, and the Colossal Titan.
Manga Collection Box B (Volumes 13-22) | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The box for volumes 13-22 features major characters from the Survey Corps.
Manga Collection Box C (Volumes 23-34 | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The final box packing volumes 23-34 has all of the main characters as children.
Backpack | ¥6,600 (Tax Included)
Carry Mikasa and your stuff wherever you go with this backpack.
A4 Folder Set A (Includes 2) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 29 and 30.
A4 Folder Set B (Includes 2) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 31 and 32.
A4 Folder Set B (Includes C) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 33 and 34.
Attack on Titan – Rakuten Books Items
Release Date: October 15, 2021
Order Window: June 9, 2021 – July 31, 2021
Gintama @ Dash Store to Open in Ikebukuro and Osaka This April
The Gintama @ Dash Store pop-up shop is returning to Ikebukuro P’PARCO and Animate Osaka Nipponbashi where fans can get their hands on lots of merchandise of Hideaki Sorachi’s manga series Gintama.
Gintama’s characters wear blue for the store
Dash Store will sell a range of exclusive items as well as offer pre-sales on upcoming merchandise. The illustration pictured above of the characters in blue hoodies was also drawn exclusively for the store and will feature on a range of items.
For every ¥2,000 (tax included) spent by fans at the store they will receive one of nine possible bromide pictures. And for an extra ¥500, those who buy one or more items can get a special tote bag too.
A look at some of the merch line-up
Acrylic Stands | ¥1,650 Each (Tax Included)
Folders | ¥440 Each (Tax Included)
Acrylic Key Rings | ¥715 Each (Tax Included)
Hoodies | ¥5,500 Each (Tax Included)
Japan Celebrates Eren Jaeger’s Birthday With a 1-Month Party Schedule
02.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese video streaming service GYAO! is now running a one-month celebration of Eren Jaeger’s birthday, the popular character from the hit anime series Attack on Titan, until April 30.
A video of Yūki Kaji, the voice actor for Eren, was released to promote the celebration.
Top 10 Eren Jaeger scenes
The anime team at GYAO! have picked out their 10 favourite action scenes featuring Eren which are rolling out over on the streaming service until April 12.
Stream The Final Season’s 16 episodes for free
Users on GYAO! can also watch episodes 1-16 of Attack on Titan The Final Season for free until April 5.
Attack on Titan x GYAO!
Running: March 30, 2021 – April 30, 2021
Watch Here: https://yahoo.jp/AWUeWW5