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Shingeki no Kyojin: Shuuhei Yabuta commented on MAPPA and Wit Studio differences

With the final season of the animated manga adaptation written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan), undergoing an animation studio change (shifting from the hands of Wit Studio to the hands of MAPPA Studios), almost all the members of the original production team were replaced, except for a single person, the animation director, 3D, Shuuhei Yabuta. Who wrote via Twitter:

“Wit Studio is a much more traditional production company. I am not saying that in a bad way, I am referring more to the way of carrying out the plans and the details of the production. They solve things step by step and strive according to this process. On the other hand, MAPPA is more flexible and adaptable depending on the situation. While they can be reckless at times, they always find an efficient way to achieve the desired results. ”

Shingeki no Kyojin

On the other hand, Yuichiro Hayashi, director of this final season, had previously commented on the matter: “The change of studio was a surprise, since Wit Studio had been working on this project for many years, and now we had to start it from scratch. in a very short period of time, which can be very stressful for the team. However, MAPPA has made every effort to move it forward “.

On the other hand, this final season titled Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season premiered in Japan on December 7 and is confirmed with a total of 16 episodes to be broadcast continuously. The Crunchyroll and Funimation platforms are in charge of distributing the series in Latin America, with the latter also offering Latin Spanish dubbing, although limited to Mexico and Brazil.

Isayama began publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in September 2009. The publisher published the thirty-first compiled volume on April 9, and the thirty-second on September 9.

Production team

Yuichiro Hayashi (Dorohedoro, Kakegurui) is directing the anime at MAPPA studios.
Hiroshi Seko (Ajin, Vinland Saga, Mob Psycho 100) will be in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Tomohiro Kishi (Dorohedoro, 91 Days) is in charge of character design.
Hiroyuki Sawano will be in charge of composing the soundtrack alongside Kohta Yamamoto (Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Saga).
The opening theme will be performed by Japanese band Shinsei Kamattechan (Opening of Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko, Ending of Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2) and will be titled “My Last War”. The closing theme will be performed by the Japanese singer Yuuko Andou (No previous participation) and will be titled “Shock”.

Shingeki no Kyojin Synopsis

A century ago, human beings faced extinction when an unbeatable and terrifying enemy appeared: the titans, gigantic monsters that devoured much of humanity and forced the few survivors to confine themselves behind high walls. Behind those walls is Eren Jaeger, a boy who dreams of crossing them to see the outside world and who lives his day to day with his parents, his adoptive sister Mikasa Ackerman and his friend Armin Arlert.

However, one fateful day, humanity remembers once again its fate when a gargantuan sixty meter titan appears before the first row of walls that protect humans from their most fearsome enemy. Thus, Eren, Mikasa and Armin lose their home and all hope as our protagonist takes an oath: his goal in life will be to destroy all the titans. In this way, a story of survival and war begins in which its characters must unravel the mystery behind the existence of these horrible beings.

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