Complaints from fans outside of Japan of the Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) franchise have finally reached the ears of the Japanese, as highlighted by a comment thread posted on a popular Japanese forum under the title "Anime Shingeki no Kyojin: It seems that the foreign otaku are not satisfied. Everything seems to indicate that Japanese fans also took the opportunity to express their criticism of the animation work of the final season.
"Shingeki no Kyojin - Foreign Opinions: Shit CGI + Shit Art = I am retiring", writes the beginning of the forum and then presents the two mentioned comparisons (first Wit Studio and then MAPPA):
The following comments also stood out in the forum:
- “The 4Chan people are crazy. There are some scenes that have lowered their quality with MAPPA, and it seems that this has struck a chord. "
- Why are you doing this to the final season of Shingeki no Kyojin? The incredible promo video with a beautiful drawing has ended up turning into a CG animation lie. "
- "When I saw Levi arrive, I couldn't really get excited seeing him just slide across the floor."
- "There are opinions like 'The quality of the CG could be high, but not at the level used by Shingeki no Kyojin.
- «A big difference between the productions. I definitely don't feel any emotion from MAPPA. "
- "I am concerned for the rest of the series if this continues in this way."
- "I think they shouldn't have lied to us from the promotional video, they generated high expectations that they are unable to fulfill."
- "The scenes where they are still are beautiful, but when they start to move ...".
- "Although it's not that foreign evaluations are that important after all."
- "By the way, there is a group of foreigners who are trying to" mitigate "criticism, and have created the" thank you mappa "in the midst of this chaos."
Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season Synopsis
Gabi Braun and Falco Grice have been training their entire lives to inherit one of the Seven Titans under Marley's control and help their nation eradicate the Eldians on Paradis. However, just when everything seems to be fine for the two cadets, their peace is suddenly shaken by the arrival of Eren Yeager and the remaining members of the Scout Corps, having finally reached the basement of the Yeager family and learned about the dark history. Surrounding the Titans, the Scouting Corps has finally found the answer they so desperately fought to discover. With the truth now in their hands, the group set out for the world beyond the walls. In this Final Season, two completely different worlds collide as each party pursues their own agenda in the long-awaited conclusion to Paradis's fight for freedom.
© 諫 山 創 ・ 講 談 社 ／ 「進 撃 の 巨人」 The Final Season 製作 委員会