Live-Action Attack on Titan Drops Manga-inspired Movie Poster and New Action Trailer

I may be in the minority when it comes to anticipating the hotly awaited live-action movie version of the hit manga Attack on Titan. I find everything about it awesome so far in all the previews and casting, from pretty boy Miura Haruma as lead character Eren Yaeger on down. I come from the premise that it’s nigh impossible to adapt this intense and riveting story to live-action to begin with, so to attempt it is either a feat of lunacy or audacity, and I’ll throw my lot in with the latter just for optimism sake.

The second just released movie trailer reveals closer looks at the titular Titans, giant colossal entities in a post-apocalyptic world that eat puny humans, as well as how the humans fight back using weapons like the creative VME (vertical maneuvering equipment). Feel free to be let down with this more CGI-dense trailer but I find the special effects part and parcel to the package since there is no way to render either the Titans or the VME action sequences without it. All I know is that all the main characters are raring to go and I along with them. Bring it on, AoT, my advice is to temper expectations and be prepared to be wowed. Continue reading