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Shingeki no Kyojin OVA


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shingeki no Kyojin: Ilse no Techou, Attack on Titan: Ilse's Journal, 進撃の巨人 「イルゼの手帳」
Japanese: 進撃の巨人OAD

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 9, 2013 to Aug 8, 2014
Producers: Production I.G
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Wit Studio
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Popularity: #442
Members: 138,759
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Synopsis

Bundled with the 12th, 13th, and 14th limited-edition manga volumes.

Background

The first Shingeki no Kyojin OVA, Ilse no Techou, is adapted from a side-story in the 5th volume of the Shingeki no Kyojin manga. The second, Totsuzen no Raihousha, is an original story that utilizes the comedic previews found at the end of the manga's volumes. The third is an anime-original story.

Ilse no Techou was scheduled to be bundled with the 11th limited-edition manga volume on August 9, but the disc was delayed 4 months. The 11th special-edition manga volume bundled a sticker and 3D card instead of the OVA.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yeager, Eren
Supporting
Kaji, Yuki
Japanese
Arlert, Armin
Supporting
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Blouse, Sasha
Supporting
Kobayashi, Yuu
Japanese
Leonhart, Annie
Supporting
Shimamura, Yuu
Japanese
Smith, Erwin
Supporting
Ono, Daisuke
Japanese

Staff

Araki, Tetsurou
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Hikasa, Yoko
Theme Song Performance
Linked Horizon
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"Guren no Yumiya (紅蓮の弓矢)" by Linked Horizon

Edit Ending Theme

"Utsukushiki Zankoku na Sekai (美しき残酷な世界)" by Yoko Hikasa




More reviewsReviews

Dec 11, 2013
Stark700 (All reviews)
In a land ravaged by Titans - monstrosity that have desolated humanity and left them on the brink of constant fear at every day, every hour, every minute exists warriors that fights for what they believe in. It is freedom and to liberate themselves from fear and destruction of this apocalyptic land at the dawn of the hour, these warriors have vowed to bring the war against Titans. But just exactly who are these mysterious Titans that suddenly popped out of from the earth? Why do they eat humans when they suffer no hunger themselves? Exactly what is a ‘Titan’?

These are questions you might have read more
Dec 11, 2013
Asfaria (All reviews)
The OVAs takes place around the time skip in the series near episodes 3 and 4 in the regular anime. Moving away from just the usual trio of protagonists and their training to become professional titan slayers, the story also focuses on Hanji, Levi and his squad, and several others. This OVA adds a little more background into some of the elder and younger characters of the story as well as some more mysteries to the strange titans. The first episode is the only one adapted from the manga while the other two episodes are original material.

Episode 1: Hanji has become determined to capture a read more
Aug 11, 2014
ImTheRhetorician (All reviews)
Out of the 3 OVA released so far, the first is the standout. It focus's on interesting characters that i wanted to see more of in the main anime so that's a plus. Zoë is a character with a very...unique personality, which is both interesting and entertaining since she's very unconventional. Levi and his squad are the supporting characters and it's nice to see them because i personally enjoy their characters and i wish they were around more in the anime. I'm not sure whether or not to consider this one filler, since it did seem story focus'd but vaguely. The episode talks about the read more
Apr 29, 2015
literaturenerd (All reviews)
Overview:

"Seid ihr das Essen? Ja, wir sind die Jägerschnitzel!"

What happens when you have a HUGELY popular series, but you can only make a new season every 3 years and people are all begging for more? Obviously, you HAVE to give them something, otherwise too many people will abandon ship. Especially since most fans of the anime don't actually read the manga. To solve this dilemma, Attack on Titan created this OVA. However, they really didn't want to create filler material that might accidentally contradict something later on in the manga. The only way to ASSURE that this contradiction doesn't happen, is to make an read more

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