“Attack on Titan” to get a Live Action Drama Starring Ishihara Satomi

In a press conference held at MAIHAMA Amphitheater, it was announced that Isayama Hajime’s Attack on Titan will be getting a live action drama series starting August. The series will tell a new story about the everyday lives and secrets of soldiers, and will tie in to the two live-action films. The drama will follow Hanji, played by Ishihara Satomi .

The cast from the movie version will also be reprising their roles :

  • Sakuraba Nanami as Sasha
  • Watanabe Shu as Fukushi
  • Takeda Rina as Lil
  • Misaki Ayame as Hiana

Additionally, Hiraoka Yuta (NANA, Mirai Nikki ANOTHER:WORLD) will join the cast as a new character for the show. The movie’s director, Shinji Higuchi will also be directing the drama.

The series will stream exclusively on dTV — Docomo’s revamped streaming video service — starting in August.

The movie version will be released in two parts: August 1 and September 19. Previously, the film has released its official teaser trailer.


(via ANN, Cinematoday)