Attack on Titan Live Action’s Cast and Visuals Revealed

“Attack on Titan” live action movie has confirmed its line up of cast by revealing 13 character visuals.

Many of the manga’s original characters including Eren, Armin, Hans, Mikasa, Sasha, and Jean are included although it is striking that the character Levi is not represented. Seven new characters are also created for the film story: Shikishima, Sannagi, Fukushi, Hiana, Lil, Souda, and Kubal. It was reported that Hasegawa’s character Shikishima holds the key to the film’s story as “humanity’s strongest man.”

Producer Sato Yoshihiro did not consider physical resemblance to the original character at all. After discussions with manga creator Isayama Hajime, cast selection came down to who could embody the spirit of their characters. The 2 part film will be released on Summer 2015.

The 13 characters:

  1. Miura Haruma as Eren
  2. Mizuhara Kiko as Mikasa
  3. Hongo Kanata as Armin
  4. Hasegawa Hiroki as Shikishima
  5. Ishihara Satomi as Hans
  6. Miura Takahiro as Jean
  7. Taki Pierre as Souda
  8. Kunimura Jun as Kubal
  9. Sakuraba Nanami as Sasha
  10. Takeda Rina as Lil
  11. Watanabe Shu as Fukushi
  12. Misaki Ayame as Hiana
  13. Matsuo Satoru as Sannagi

(via Cinemacafe)