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Attack on Titan: Junior High Spinoff Manga Gets TV Anime Adaptation

posted on 2015-07-31 05:53 EDT
Production I.G produces series premiering in October

Production I.G opened a website on Friday to reveal that Saki Nakagawa's Attack on Titan: Junior High (Shingeki! Kyojin Chūgakkō) spinoff manga based on Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan manga is getting a television anime adaptation that will premiere on MBS and other stations in October. The site is currently streaming a promotional video that reveals the show's staff and cast.

The returning cast is as follows:

  • Yuuki Kaji as Eren Jaeger
  • Yui Ishikawa as Mikawa Ackerman
  • Marina Inoue as Armin Artlelt
  • Kishô Taniyama as Jean Kirschtein
  • Yu Shimamura as Annie Leonhardt
  • Yu Kobayashi as Sasha Browse
  • Shiori Mikami as Christa Renz
  • Hiro Shimono as Conny Springer
  • Ryota Ohsaka as Marco Bodt
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner Braun
  • Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholt Hoover
  • Saki Fujita as Ymir
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Levi
  • Daisuke Ono as Erwin Smith
  • Romi Park as Hanji Zoe
  • Susumu Chiba as Eld Gin
  • Shinji Kawada as Oruo Bozad
  • Kouzou Mito as Gunther Schultz
  • Natsuki Aikawa as Petra Ral
  • Michiko Kaiden as Rico Brzenska
  • Kenta Miyake as Mike Zacharias

Yoshihide Ibata (Ashiaraiyashiki no Jūnin-tachi , episode director for Kill la Kill, Haikyu!!) is directing the series at Production I.G. Midori Gotou (Hozuki's Coolheadedness, Genshiken: Second Generation) is handling the series composition, Yuuko Yahiro (Diabolik Lovers, B Gata H Kei - Yamada's First Time) is the character designer, and Asami Tachibana (Haikyu!!, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign, Robotics;Notes) is composing the music.

Additional staff members include:

  • Art Setting: Kenichi Morioka
  • Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai (Studio Homare)
  • Color Key: Makiko Suzuki
  • Director of Photography: Tetsuya Takahashi
  • Editing: Taeko Hamauzu
  • Sound Director: Masafumi Mima

Nakagawa launched the Attack on Titan: Junior High comedy manga in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in April 2012. The manga re-imagines Eren, Mikasa, Armin, and other cast members from the original manga as students and teachers at Titan Junior High School. Kodansha will release the eighth compiled volume in Japan on August 7. Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga in English, and it published the third compiled volume in April.


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