Isayama Hajime’s breakout manga him Shingeki no Kyojin/Advancing Giants will be adapted into film by Tetsuya Nakashima, whose previous film outings include Kamikaze Girls and the award-winning Confessions.
Hajime began the manga in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in 2009 and has since sold over 3 million copies since last year. The fifth volume was released in Japane last August. Nakashima’s film adaptation is in production now and is due to be released in Japan in the fall of 2013.
Kodansha USA also recently announced that they have acquired the rights for the english edition of Advancing Giants and intend to begin releasing it here in the USA in June 2012.