Shingeki no Kyojin Subaru Live Action


Taking advantage of the utterly colossal popularity of Shingeki no Kyojin, automobile manufacturer Subaru has released a commercial for its Subaru Forester which unsubtly demonstrates its capabilities by having it outrun attacking titans, providing what is thought to be the first glimpse of the live action edition.

Although not the first time Subaru has used anime to drum up car sales, it is a fairly unusual choice of genre – though it probably owes more to manga being adapted into a live action movie than its extreme popularity as an anime.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    01:02 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    I think what would make or break a movie is how they do the effects on the maneuver gear and how the people look using it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:09 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    ahh~ the maneuvering gear action in all its Vomit inducing shaky cam horrors w/ micro Second shots of faces flying one side to the next! hollyweird international coming soon to a bijou near You!

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:42 30/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    From seeing the first trailer ever before the series aired, it reminded me alot of spiderman. If they can manage that, they will do great. The question is, will they give us what we already know as far as the series has or give us an actual beginning with how the gear was made, the wall being created for the first time and the struggle they went thru that eventually pushed for the great walls to be built?

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    Comment by Fresh Start!
    14:22 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Effects look GREAT!

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:51 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Oh please. Only the last titan looks good, the others are in desperate need of dynamic lighting adjustments. All I see is cheap CGI greyed out because the average hack creating it only knows how to make shit glossy or grey. Like creating realistic CGI with dark highlights is that difficult.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:42 29/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wouldn't even call the first 2 CG... More like some random shmucks with makeup and really bad acting... But the last one was impressive.... :D

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:46 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I thought so too!

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    Comment by charuru
    05:34 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Apparently Otaku are rich, and therefore good potential custommers.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:46 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    What's more funny is that car sales in Japan are stagnant, this commercial probably cost more than the sales it'll bring in.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:45 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sales are in the shitter because the manufacturers, government and insurance companies have conspired with each other to make owning any kind of vehicle a bottomless money pit. Instead of stimulating new vehicle sales, they've pushed people toward alternate forms of transport or public transport.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:36 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Subaru, put some underpants on your giants please. That stuff is pretty gross.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:44 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Probably better effects than in the movie if they will ever make one.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:37 29/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    If only the recon army have Subaru intead of a mere Horse...

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:42 31/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    holy shit its my old land lady


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    Comment by Anonymous
    19:13 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No seriously, it's like if someone went and made a samurai movie full of westerners.

    A setting doesn't work like that.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:42 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Like Sukiyaki Western Django by Takashi Miike? It's great movie

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:17 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    That was a great movie.

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    Comment by starsplash
    21:24 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    This commercial is all over Taiwan TV btw.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:14 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Outback >> Forrester.
    The Outback also has a 3.6 option where the Forrester only has a 2.3.

    The WRX is of course even nicer, if you like spending $$ on premium gas and having to babysit a turbo cooling down and warming up whenever you park or start the car.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:39 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's funny how you try to sound like you know what you're talking about but obviously don't.. that's cute.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:47 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You expected better from some snot nosed kid, whom thinks Gran Tourismo is a accurate reflection of real world driving?!

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:12 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    it is not a simulator.... but compared to arcade games gt is still "more accurate".... not that some non driver license dude gives a fuck about cars.....

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:13 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Drop nearly 40K of your own money on a car and see how you treat it.

    And your right, I've obviously owned a sports car in my life.

    Let me guess, since you know so much about cars, you probably have a civic with a shitty body kit, turbo, and exhaust job while thinking it actually sounds good. but it really sounds like a bee on meth in a paper bag.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:36 31/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    you dont need to warm up a turbo when you start,unless youre doing mental trackdays and its been sitting overnight!

    parking=buy a turbo timer

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:05 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You only need to baby your turbo if you are really driving it hard. Normal driving these turbos don't need any of that treatment. It was true for cars back in the 1980s but oil tech and water cooled turbos improved quite a bit in the last 30 years.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:02 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Quite a bit yes.

    But I've known enough people to have trouble to not want to risk my own money.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:11 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    "and having to babysit a turbo cooling down and warming up whenever you park or start the car."

    You obviously know JACKSHIT about Subaru. The WRX uses a Mitsubishi water cooled turbo, not an oil cooled turbo. Because of this you do NOT need to wait 40 seconds, after a hard run before shutting it off.

    And the cost of premium gas is really now that much more, when you begin to figure in how much you are already spending, at the pump. An extra 30cents per gallon is only 3bucks more per 10 gallons and the tank is 15 gallons. So if you were bone dry, you're looking at $4.50 more for 15 gallons of gas. That's practically the cost of a gallon of gas now!

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:01 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You claim to be the expert, so do what you want with yours, when its your money on the line.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:22 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    and ? i still dont give a fuck about cars -.- i need that job at blizzard asap... really :/

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:48 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    And cars don't give a fuck about you. Now go move to San Diego, with the rest of the faggots.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:26 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    they said that this doesn't mean the cgi will look like that on the titans. it's just an experience for the ad. the movie is still way into production

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    Comment by marids
    13:15 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    screw the car, GIVE US THE MOVIE!

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:46 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're already getting one. And it's doomed to be shit. The original director already backed out.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:58 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Shitty makeup.
    Game intro level cgi with shitty particle effects.
    All asian cast for 99% white characters. And they whine when in hollywood one white/mixed guy is cast as asian.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:02 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    and here i expect the car is equipped with 3D maneuver gear... or Levi's driving it.

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    now if only they'd do something about that all Asian cast..

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:15 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I see someone whose struck out with a few Asian chicks.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:18 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Japanese are just horrible actors.

    It's why there aren't any good Japanese live action tv shows or movies. US and UK are decades ahead.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:51 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    >names a canadian pop singer, that has never stared in a hollywood film
    >names a mickey mouse club singer, that also has never stared in a feature length film
    >both of which are only followed by retarded teenage girls
    you fail!

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:36 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    You guys didnt saw much of japanese movies right?And im not talking about shit doramas.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:42 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I've been a member of asiandvdclub for nearly 8 years, in that time I've literally watched thousands of Asian films and Japanese films are the drizzling shits. Even the low budget films Thailand puts out are better than your average Japanese film. And for the record, Korea produces the best Asian cinema. u mad?

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:15 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's because Japan is incredibly superficial, most of their "talent" is based around pop singers, idols & other people without actual acting experience. It's really just one big popularity contest. And that is why Japanese "actors" suck.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:30 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lololol. The fact you write in English I'll assume you're american thus I'll find your statement quite ironic considering America has very lttle to no talent as all of the talented people are either dead or "retired" to more minor roles like Morgan Freeman, or is also a popularity contest (Don't deny it.)

    I'd rather see superficial talent than absolutely no talent at all or the likes of "Miley Cyrus" and "Justin Bieber" being basically the icons of America as they are to anyone overseas currently. The funny thing is, the "horrible acting" is done on purpose.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:19 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    American/British orientals are great actors though, might be because western directors are so much better than w/e crap people Japan uses.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:45 27/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Clerks was shot on a budget of $28,000 & Desperado was shot on a 7 million dollar budget. In fact the prequel to Desperado, El mariachi, was shot on a mere $7000.

    Plenty of movies have been shot under constrained budgets. And turned out to be "classics". Movies don't need to be all about especial effects & expensive movie props, the writing, director & actors are what make or break a film.

    Start watching Korean cinema, then blame the "budget". The actors & directors are the primary reasons Japanese cinema is shit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:59 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Asian films have a much smaller budget and shorter production time in general.

    Comment by Anonymous

    All I can say is fsck that. I see a giant hanging disk on that second giant and I want so much to unsee that sight. Fsck you Subaru for showing me that! Couldn't your giants wear underpants or something???

    Comment by Anonymous

    I hope that's not made by the guys working on the movie. The CGI stinks.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:01 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    stink? it's just a car commercial, not a trilogy movie for heaven's sake.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:02 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Commercials cost much more per minute than movies do.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:58 26/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Only because the length is much shorter...

    Comment by Anonymous

    Actually the movie will probably look like that too. Subaru is probably a sponsor for the film and as such was given access to the animators working on it. At which point everything is just wire frame manipulation.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:15 28/01/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    as usual, you downvoting queers cannot handle the truth

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