Attack on Titan Final Exhibition is being held at SEOUL

2023.08.16 11:57:20 Kyujin Joung

[Exhibition entrance : Photo by Kyujin Joung]

 “Attack on Titan Final Exhibition in SEOUL” - an exhibition highlighting the Japanese dark fantasy manga Attack on Titan- is being held at the AK PLAZA HONGDAE 4F NATURLABS this year from July 15th to October 15th.

Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by manga artist Hajime Isayama. 

It is a dark fantasy manga depicting a battle between unknown giants with overwhelming power and humans, that was serialized from September 2009 to April 2021 in Kodansha's monthly magazine “Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine”. 

Attack on Titan has made both critical and commercial success. 

The manga had sold over 110 million copies, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. 

It has also won several number of awards, such as the Kodansha Manga Award, the Attilio Micheluzzi Award, and the Harvey Award.

An animation series based on the manga is currently being aired in Japan. 

Produced by Wit Studio and directed by Tetsurō Araki, the first season aired in 2013.

Seasons 1-3 of Attack on Titan were produced by Wit Studio, and from the fourth and last season, it was produced by Mapa Studio.

The final episode of the Attack on Titan anime is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2023.

This exhibition is a reproduction original painting exhibition where you can look into the story from various perspectives by compiling the original manga.

There are approximately 180 original copies depicting the fierce battle between giants and humans.

Starting with the Tokyo Mori Art Center Gallery, which attracted 450,000 audiences in Japan from 2014 to 2015, it toured five cities including Osaka, Fukuoka, Gobae, and Yokohama, and landed in South Korea after touring Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

This exhibition is an upgraded version of the exhibition that was held in Japan between 2014 and 2015.

Various sculptures that contain important meanings in the manga are reproduced as if they exist in reality.

In the exhibition, visitors can enjoy the video produced by 3D computer graphics on a large screen, as if the original painting is alive.

You can also watch an honest interview with the original author, Hajime Isayama.

Goods and merchandise such as stationery and clothing are also on sale.

Looking at the exhibition, you can see many famous lines, and you can feel deep emotions such as instinct, screaming, and fear in them.

This exhibition is one where you can look into the work of Attack on Titan and share the time you have walked along with an honest story about the artist's work.

If you like or have seen this manga series, you will find this exhibition even more interesting and enjoyable.

However, even if you have never seen this manga series at all, the introduction to this exhibition provides a good explanation of the world of Attack on Titan, so you will not have any problems enjoying the exhibition.

Both fans who have seen the series and those who have never seen it before will have an enjoyable and exciting experience.

It is an exhibition that should not be missed by anyone who enjoys pop culture.

Kyujin Joung / Grade 10
Yongsan High School