Assault on Titan has actually earned its repute as one of many bleakest anime franchises, with the ultimate season throwing in some wild curveballs on the Scout Regiment as Eren Jaeger is the brand new villain threatening the world. Not too long ago, the creator of the darkish anime sequence, Hajime Isayama, traveled to North America for the primary time as part of Anime NYC, and revealed among the main impacts that the anime adaptation had on the manga and vice versa.
It has been just a few years since Assault on Titan’s manga got here to an in depth, with the ending being fairly controversial within the anime world. So controversial the truth is that creator Hajime Isayama took the chance to apologize for it throughout his latest journey to the USA. For sure, it is going to be attention-grabbing to see how this ending is obtained by followers who’ve solely been following together with the anime.
In chatting with outlet ANN following his North American debut at Anime NYC, Isayama had this to say when it got here to how the anime adaptation and the manga-influenced each other, whereas additionally stating how they remained separate on the similar time:
“When my work grew to become an anime, that is after I actually felt prefer it has develop into bigger than my life. As a result of the characters sort of begin to develop on their very own relying on the voice actors’ appearing expertise. It grew to become fairly totally different from what I initially imagined them to be. So I sort of deal with them like “that Eren,” which is totally different from my model, however I additionally acknowledge it as a distinct model of the character.”
Isayama additionally took the chance to disclose the modifications he needed to be made to the anime adaptation, with each Wit Studio and MAPPA taking notes from Assault on Titan’s creator:
“One instance, I can consider is when Assault on Titan grew to become an anime sequence, after they launched the vertical maneuvering gear, I needed the design to be extra improved by the point it grew to become an anime. That was a request that I had put to the anime group. Later I noticed that was a really tough request that I’ve put in and I felt actually dangerous later.”
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