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Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening

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GenresAction, Fantasy, Adventure
Music ByHiroyuki Sawano
Edited ByAyako Tan
Film NameAttack on Titan: Roar of Awakening
StarringYuki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Marina Inoue
Directed ByTetsurō Araki
Produced ByTetsuya Kinoshita
Running Time120 minutes
Screenplay ByYasuko Kobayashi
Content RatingNot Rated
Distributed ByFunimation
Original Title進撃の巨人 覚醒の咆哮
CinematographyKazuya Matsumoto
Country of OriginJapan
Production Company NameWit Studio
Production Company Website URLhttps://witstudio.co.jp/
Roar of the Awakening is the exciting third installment in the Attack on Titan film series. This film presents a breathtaking and concise version of the anime's second season, a rare achievement in improving upon the original content. Focusing on the intense battle between the Survey Corps and the Colossal Titan, viewers are treated to an adventure filled with relentless action, shocking twists and an emotional narrative that captures the terrifying reality their favorite characters face. As the unfolding secrets shape the world of humanity's last remnants, the audience sits on their seats and waits for the next journey to break beyond the raised walls. A visual spectacle with many captivating scenes and fluid animation, this film is a must-see for fans eager to relive the thrilling saga.


Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening is a comprehensive and immersive recap of the second season of the anime, offering fans and newcomers an immersive journey into the world of Titans. This movie follows the protagonist Eren Jaeger's fight against the Survey Corps, an elite group of soldiers who are humanity's last defense against these giant enemies.
Roar of the Awakening sums up the thrilling showdown with the beastly titan, adding a tactical layer to the show's already complex plot. Most importantly, the film delves into the intricacies of interspecies warfare, uncovering the twisted secrets and hidden loyalties that drive the story.
Unlike the previous season, the film gives a lot of narrative importance to supporting characters like Historia Reiss, adding depth and a complex story to the already sprawling Attack on Titan universe. Diversify the narrative rhythm of the series by strengthening the emotional connection with the characters, increasing the viewer's engagement and involvement in the anime.
The film's breathtaking animation directed by Hajime Isayama, combined with spectacular twists and a jaw-dropping finale, Roar of the Awakening goes beyond just an epic binge-worthy recap: it earns its showstopper status in the overall Attack.on Titan saga. Not only will fans find a refreshing recap of their favorite moments from the series, but newcomers will also find a concise yet exciting introduction to this ruthless world.



'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots
'Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening' "film" screenshots


Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening follows the events of the second season of the hit anime series in a condensed and simplified format, increasing the suspense and tension. The film begins when the heroes, members of the scout troop, make a startling revelation about the nature of the Titans. These monstrous creatures are not strange creatures from another world, but transformed humans. The desolation they have caused suddenly becomes even more terrifying because of this new perspective.
Among the Titans, the heroes identify the Armored Titan and the Colossal Titan, which are intelligent and possess destructive powers on a much larger scale. They reveal themselves as the Marley Warriors, a nation across the ocean from Paradise Island, where the series takes place. Protagonist Eren Jaeger, driven by an unshakable desire for revenge against the Titans, joins them in battle, leading to explosive battles that further devastate the already ravaged landscape of their homeland.
The film's story delves into the mysteries of the Titans' existence and their true agenda. Carefully choreographed, intense action sequences combined with compelling character-driven storylines seamlessly blend together to create an immersive cinematic experience. In this harrowing journey, Attack on Titan: Roar of the Awakening showcases the resilience and perseverance of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming despair, and reminds viewers that sometimes the worst monsters are within us.


The Production section of Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening takes a deep dive into creating an epic and surreal world that captivates audiences.
Anticipation for this film's release was heightened by the incredibly meticulous and intricate attention to detail that went into every stage of production. The process was a shared vision created by a skilled team of artists and technicians who worked diligently to produce an aesthetically pleasing spectacle.
The filmmakers managed to viscerally capture the emotional depth and intensity of the original manga series, adding their own unique twist. Hayashi Hiroki and Yamamoto Kōji, two geniuses in the art of anime film adaptations, gave the film a unique direction. Animation house Wit Studio showcased their incredible talent and experience. Using cutting-edge animation techniques, they created a visually stunning world that was both dark and breathtaking. By ingeniously combining traditional hand-drawn animation with digital effects and 3D modeling, the art team was able to bring the terrifying titans to life in a way that is terrifyingly realistic and awe-inspiring.
The voice acting was full of powerful performances that enhanced the film's dark atmosphere. The deep emotions of the characters were deeply expressed, adding another layer of authenticity to the overall experience. In order to stay true to series creator Hajime Isayama's original design, the team carefully crafted the characters and plot. They went beyond the limits of artistic will, so the film shows lively and lively scenes.
The making of Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening can truly be considered a masterpiece of animation. Every detail, no matter the size, has been handled with great care to pay true respect to the original manga series.


Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening was first released in Japan in 2018. January 13 This incredibly charming anime movie gave fans an impressive recap of the second season of Attack on Titan. As the third anthology film in the series, it has a maximum of 27 to 37 episodes.
The film deviates slightly from the series' traditional narrative and adds additional scenes and dialogue not found in the original TV series for dedicated fans. This allows viewers to experience the heart-wrenching action on a larger, more immersive scale without sacrificing emotional intensity. In addition, the film showcases the refined animation of the series. Some scenes have been retouched and sharpened, beautifying the overall look of the film. Above all, the spectacular soundtrack, epic titanic battles and stunning visuals make Roar of the Awakening an unforgettable cinematic experience for dedicated fans and anime enthusiasts alike.
Outside of Japan, the film was a huge success and was released to rave reviews for its great story, fast pace, and excellent animation. With a total length of 120 minutes, it is a perfect end to the second season of the anime. Facilitating a powerful transition in the series' third season premiere, he takes viewers deeper into the mysteries of the Titans and humanity's desperate struggle to save itself from destruction.


Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening was praised by audiences and critics alike for its compelling storyline, high-octane action, and rich and emotional character arcs. It's a flawless recap of the second season, which ramps up the game and offers a thrilling cinematic experience for seasoned viewers and newcomers alike.
Widely praised was the excellent quality of the animation, which lived up to the high-energy action sequences the franchise is known for. The immersive visuals are further enhanced by the impactful and emotional music. Sawano Hiroyuki's score was considered a highlight and perfectly complemented the film's changing moods and sequences. However, there were also critics who saw the film as a shortened version of the second season, without any new content. These critics questioned its necessity in the overall narrative. Despite this, the film continued to be a success and was praised for its storyline, visuals and soundtrack, making it a must-see for any Attack on Titan fan.
The film has also been praised for effectively recreating the tension and horror that the series evokes as humans fight for survival against their oppressive titans. The characterization was well received and the characters managed to shine and captivate the audience. All in all, Attack on Titan: Roar of the Awakening has re-established itself as a key part of the Attack on Titan saga, providing viewers with an exciting viewing experience.

Cultural impact

Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening has had a major impact on popular culture since its release. This third installment in the Attack on Titan series not only caught the attention of anime fans, but also caught the attention of many who had never been involved in the genre before. He successfully introduced a new audience to the art of anime storytelling.
Roar of Awakening, with its dramatic storytelling style and superbly executed animation, contributed to the growing recognition and popularity of anime outside of Japan. The film chronicles the events of the show's second season and has reignited interest in the show and garnered worldwide attention for its narrative depth and complex characterization. This cultural significance is particularly evident in the visibility of fan art and cosplay inspired by the film's characters and themes.
An integral part of the film's cultural impact is its complex exploration of moral ambiguity. By challenging simplistic notions of right and wrong, it forces viewers to think about their own beliefs, sparking thoughtful discussion and debate both in online communities and in the real world.
The film's cultural resonance extends to the music. Cinematic and evocative, the soundtrack has influenced many artists and musicians and has found its way into a variety of other media, from sets to orchestral performances. In addition, Roar of Awakening's themes of courage, sacrifice, and the struggle for freedom resonated with audiences around the world, enhancing its cultural impact. It's not just a movie; it's a catalyst for a larger cultural conversation. Combining compelling storytelling, jaw-dropping animation, and deep thematic elements, Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening continues to leave a significant mark on popular culture.