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Universal Studios Japan is formally opening its new Attack on Titan attraction on Friday. “Attack on Titan The Real” is part of the Universal Cool Japan event (along with Evangelion, Resident Eviland Monster Hunter) which will run between January 23 and May 10. Musician and well-knownEvangelion fan HYDE was among the celebrities who attended Thursday’s opening ceremony. TheMainichi Shinbun paper’s MaiDiGi filmed the opening:

The “Attack on Titan The Real” collaboration recreates the world of Hajime Isayama‘s Attack on Titan manga and anime. The attraction features a full-size, 15-meter (about 49-foot) Eren Titan — the first of its kind in the world, according to the theme park — as well as a 14-meter (46-foot) female Titan. Visitor can witness the Titans locked in fierce combat from the perspective of SurveyCorps members.

The attraction also lets you experience the traumatic scene with Eren’s mother in the first episode. For its reenactment of the operation to capture the female Titan, the attraction uses Clone-oid, “the world’s most advanced technique to recreate humans.”

Universal Studios Japan is serving “Survey Corps’ expeditionary rations” with bacon, a potato, black tea-flavored bread, and soup (for leaders) or just a potato, bread, and soup (general issue for regular soldiers). Also available are company black tea and colossal Titan mousse, complete with a blade.

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Universal Studios is selling Survey Corps cloaks, 3D Maneuver Gear bracelets, and cellar key pendants and more.

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Comic Natalie posted more photographs from the Attack on Titan, Evangelion, Resident Evil andMonster Hunter attractions. Niconico streamed the opening ceremony, and the Minna noEvangelion Fan site sampled some of the live footage from Evangelion 4D attraction. Kotaku attended the press preview and sampled the dishes.

Source: Comic Natalie
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