Funimation Acquires ATTACK ON TITAN Season 1 Recap Movies; Limited Theatrical Release to Open March 27, 2017
To prepare fans for the long awaited arrival of ATTACK ON TITAN (進撃の巨人, Shingeki no Kyojin) Season 2, Funimation has acquired and will be releasing the ATTACK ON TITAN Season 1 recap movies (Part 1: GUREN NO YUMIYA and Part 2: JIYUU NO TSUBASA) this March. These two full length movies (120-minute run-time each) will cover the first and second half of ATTACK ON TITAN Season 1 respectively and will each screen for one night only. Part 1 will screen on March 27, 2017. Part 2 will screen on March 28 or 29, 2017 depending on theater location. Part 2 features a special Season 2 teaser following the film’s credits.
This limited release will be shown in 19 select Reading and Alamo Drafthouse theater locations across the U.S. Dates for each movie are dependent on theater location. Visit funimationfilms.com/attackontitan for more information.
ATTACK ON TITAN is based on the New York Times best-selling manga series by Hajime Isayama and tells the story of a world in which the last of humanity fights to survive against man-eating giants called Titans. With now 21 volumes in print and an estimated 70 million copies in print today, Attack on Titan has inspired spin-off manga and novels, the anime series, a live action movie and numerous video games. Funimation simulcast the original 25-episode, Season 1 of ATTACK ON TITAN as well as released it on home video throughout North America. Season 2 will premiere in Japan this April.
ATTACK ON TITAN Part 1: GUREN NO YUMIYA (劇場版「進撃の巨人」前編〜紅蓮の弓矢〜 , Gekijooban Shingeki no Kyojin Zenpen 〜Guren no Yumiya〜)
Monday, March 27, 2017
ATTACK ON TITAN Part 2: JIYUU NO TSUBASA (劇場版「進撃の巨人」後編～自由の翼～, Gekijooban Shingeki no Kyojin Kohen 〜Jiyuu no Tsubasa〜)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 or Wednesday March 29, 2017 (depending on theater)
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