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Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow

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GenresAnime, Action, Fantasy
Music ByHiroyuki Sawano
TaglineCan you change the future?
Edited ByAyako Tan
Film NameAttack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow
StarringYūki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Marina Inoue
Directed ByTetsurō Araki
Produced ByTetsuya Kinoshita
Release Date2014-11-22
Running Time120 minutes
Screenplay ByYasuko Kobayashi
Content RatingTV-MA
Distributed ByToho
Original TitleShingeki no Kyojin Movie 1: Guren no Yumiya
CinematographyKazuya Matsumoto
Country of OriginJapan
World Premiere Date2014-11-22
Production Company NameWit Studio
in 2014 released Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow is an animation of epic proportions. This intriguing film harkens back to the first episodes of the critically acclaimed television series, allowing fans to relive the thrilling experience. The story depicts humanity's desperate struggle against the monstrous titans, who break through the walls after a century of peace. The film revolves around the main characters Eren Yeager, Mikas Ackerman and their friend Armin Arlert as they bravely fight the Titans. Apart from the grueling battles, the film also delves into the stories of the main characters very well, revealing the deep depths of their characters. The difference between Crimson Bow and Arrow is that they succinctly combine a huge storyline into one feature film, with a strong focus on the emotional and psychological aspects of the plot. This is definitely a must for Attack on Titan lovers and anime fanatics.


in 2014 Attack on Titan: Red Bow and Arrow tells the exciting story of the first thirteen episodes of the Attack on Titan series. This groundbreaking film adaptation transports viewers to a world dominated by giant titans, where humanity's remaining survivors are forced to live in vast walled cities.
Based on the childhoods of Eren Yeager, Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert, the film presents a harrowing picture of that fateful day when Wall Maria fell into the hands of the Titans, resulting in the catastrophic destruction of their city and the death of Eren's mother. . Imbued with a fiery determination to destroy the Titans, Eren joins the army with his friends.
Intense training supports their fight for survival, demonstrating not only physical endurance but also the desperation of the titanic threat. Highlights include Eren's struggle to master his titanic shapeshifting abilities, Mikasa's unparalleled strength and fierce protection from Eren, and Armin's incredible strategic mind.
The climax of the film is heart-wrenching - a desperate struggle against the titanic occupation of the Trost district. Eren's repeated sacrifice and the revelation of his ability to transform into a titan makes for a moving and emotional ending to the film.
Despite its basis in the animated series, Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow is far from a copycat. It strongly integrates all the vital elements of the original work and manages to pack a similar experience full of action, emotion and underlying themes of hope, freedom and human resilience.



'Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow' "film" screenshots


Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow recreates the dynamic scenarios of the first thirteen episodes of the television series. The story begins in the paradise city of Shiganshina, a remote city surrounded by three giant walls designed to protect humanity from grotesque, carnivorous monsters known as titans. Eren Yeager, a hot young man, lives peacefully within these walls until a colossal titan emerges, breaching the city's defenses and causing a catastrophic influx of titans.
This unprecedented disaster results in the tragic death of Eren's mother, creating an intense desire for revenge against these monstrous creatures. Vowing to destroy every Titan, he joins the army alongside his childhood friends, including the stoic Mikas Ackerman and the resourceful Armin Arlert. Through their grueling training regimen, they uncover secrets about the Titans and the Walls, leading them to unravel a larger web of conspiracy they're not sure they're ready for. This journey is marked by loss, courage and determination and ignites in them a determination to reclaim their world.
Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow weaves a story of resilience as it delves into humanity's desire for freedom and its indomitable spirit against seemingly insurmountable enemies. A stunning mix of horror, fantasy and action, it asks deep questions about sacrifice, survival and what it means to fight for a cause greater than yourself.


While many anime films are direct spin-offs of their original series, Attack on Titan: Red Bow and Arrow was a feat that required painstaking development and dedication. The gradient grid for the first thirteen episodes of the anime television series presented an exciting challenge to the production team.
Wit Studio's production team, along with director Tetsuro Araki, had to sift through the plots of the original series for the difficult task of condensing the hours-long feature film. The goal was to maintain vital plot elements, emotional arcs, and character development to create a coherent and satisfying story for the film.
The extraordinary animation team had the difficult task of rendering shots and sequences without any loss of quality or continuity when switching from a television format to a cinematic widescreen format. In addition, action sequences were given clear meaning. The highs and lows of the original series had to be incorporated into the film without losing the dramatic tension that makes Attack on Titan such a phenomenon.
New voiceovers were also essential parts of the production process to help the narrative flow more smoothly. The film's audio elements, such as the tear-jerking sounds of the titans and the music, have been reworked to perfectly suit the film's format.
Overall, the development of Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow was a demanding process that went beyond simple customization. It took careful planning, thoughtful revision and painstaking execution to recapture the essence of the series within the confines of a cinematic format. This painstaking process paid off as the film was well received by audiences around the world, recapitulating the epic battles between humanity and the Titans while maintaining the emotional depth of the original series.


Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow was released in Japan in 2014. November 22 This exciting movie is a compilation of the first 13 episodes of the hugely popular Attack on Titan anime series. It was produced by Wit Studio and directed by Tetsurou Araki, taking the essence of the series and compressing it into a 120-minute fast-paced action film.
Although it comes after the debut of the anime series, the film provides a wholesome experience for newcomers and dedicated fans alike. Evocatively narrated, the film transports the audience to a world where mankind is on the brink of extinction due to the fearsome giants known as the Titans. For the uninitiated, Crimson Bow and Arrow is a great introduction, giving viewers a taste of the series' mystery, world-building, and brutal action. For dedicated fans, it offers a fresh perspective, revisiting memorable moments and exciting battles from the first half of the season.
Wit Studio's stunning animation combined with Hiroyuki Sawan's heart-wrenching soundtrack create an eerie atmosphere that stays true to the dark theme of Hajime Isayama's original manga. The film was a critical and commercial success, contributing to the growing popularity of the Attack on Titan franchise worldwide.


Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow reinvents the spectacular events of the first 13 episodes of the series, packing more than five hours of television into one film. Critics and fans alike have praised this approach, considering it a great starting point for newcomers: it captures the essence of the plot without stretching it.
Unlike other series that have released round films, Attack on Titan: Red Bow and Arrow has maintained a sharp and focused perspective, thanks in large part to director Tetsuro Araki's sharp visual style and Yasuko's smart, surgical writing. Kobayashi. Despite the repetition of events, the film maintained a compelling plot, deepening its dark thematic undercurrent and addressing questions of morality, survival and the human spirit.
In addition, this film surprises with its impressive sound design. Hiroyuki Sawano's fantastic soundtrack was greatly appreciated by the audience. The haunting orchestral arrangements perfectly complement the intense and action-packed scenes, while the soulful and melancholic parts emphasize the emotional weight of the quieter moments.
However, some viewers found the closure a bit rushed, likely due to the film's attempt to cram extensive plot details and complex character development into a relatively short time.
Overall, Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow was generally well received by critics and fans alike. They found this movie to be a great primer, essentially whetting their appetite for more Attack on Titan content yet to be explored. Despite its minor flaws, it successfully conveys the essence of the series' first arc in a condensed yet impactful film.

Cultural impact

Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow has had a major impact not only on the anime community, but also on popular culture around the world. The film recaps the first 13 episodes of the original series, interspersed with excellent animation and soundtrack, and is a great introduction to the world of anime.
The film's themes deal with real-life issues such as war, corruption and human rights. The intensity and realism of these themes captivated the audience and had a profound effect on their attitudes. As a result, Attack on Titan's cheesy, post-apocalyptic world began to appeal to non-anime fans as well. Interest grew in particular in the fashion industry, where clothing inspired by the film's aesthetic, often with the emblems of military divisions, became popular. Additionally, the massive increase in cosplay with characters like Eren, Mikasa, and Levi emphasized the character-driven story of the film.
Crimson Bow and Arrow is more than just a movie; It's social commentary wrapped in action-packed anime that pushes the boundaries between animation and reality. It depicts characters dealing with fear, sacrifice, hope, despair and other complex emotions, making it universal. It has certainly left an important cultural footprint, inspiring dialogue about the human condition and our existential struggles. More importantly, the film also contributed to the rise of anime films at the global box office. This allowed the industry to successfully enter international markets and expand the reach of anime and manga like never before.
Overall, the release of Attack on Titan: Crimson Bow and Arrow not only revolutionized the anime industry, but also had a transformative effect on the perception of anime around the world, and the cultural impact remains lasting.