Attack On Titan Becomes First Anime To Win Astra Award

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Attack on Titan anime has made history by becoming the first-ever anime to win the Astra Award. The Hollywood Creative Alliance, formerly known as the Hollywood Critics Association, presented the Astra TV Award for Best Streaming Animated Series to the anime series during awards ceremony, which took place on Jan 8, 2024.

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Moreover, Hayao Miyazaki had also been bestowed with Astra Award for Best International Filmmaker on Jan 6, 2024.

Attack On Titan Final Season Part 3 Part 2 released on Nov 4, 2023.

Linked Horizon performed the theme song for the final part. The song is titled “To You in 2,000… or… 20,000 Years From Now” (Nisen-nen… Moshiku wa…. Niman-nen ato no Kimi e).

Linked Horizon also performed the opening theme song “Saigo no Kyojin,” while Ai Higuchi performed the ending theme song “Itte rasshai”.

Attack On Titan Final Season part 1 of the final edition of the anime aired as a one-hour special, and released on March 3, 2023.

The staff working on the anime includes:

  • Director: Yuichiro Hayashi
  • Series Composition: Hiroshi Seko
  • Character Designs: Tomohiro Kishi
  • Chief Anime Director: Manabu Akita
  • Production Chief: Jun Shishido
  • Animation Effects Director: Satoshi Sakai, Taichi Furumata
  • Director of Photography: Shigeki Asakawa
  • 3D Director: Motoi Okuno, Subaru Ikeda

MAPPA was in charge of animating Attack on Titan Final Season.

The Final Season’s Part 2 premiered on Jan 9, 2022 in Japan. Crunchyroll and Funimation were streaming the episodes simultaneously as they aired. The dubbed version of Attack on Titan: Final Season part 2 began airing on Toonami on Feb 12, 2022.

Season 1-3 of the anime was produced by Wit Studio and season 4 by MAPPA.

Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The manga was serialized in Kodansha’s monthly shonen manga magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine from September 2009 to April 2021, with its chapters collected in 34 tankōbon volumes.

Attack on Titan has become a critical and commercial success. As of September 2022, the manga has over 110 million tankōbon copies in print worldwide, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. It has won several awards, including the Kodansha Manga Award, the Attilio Micheluzzi Award, and the Harvey Award.

In North America, the series was published in English by Kodansha USA.

Source: Variety

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