Size Comparison: Godzilla, Pacific Rim, Titan

Japanese blogger Ulaken [Jp] has created an interesting illustration comparing the size of the famous giants in Japanese pop culture.

Size comparison of Godzilla, Pacific Rim and Attack on Titan

The characters

The chart features the Godzilla from the upcoming Japanese film and the American one from 2014. The latest Godzilla is the tallest at 118.5 metres. [Update] You can check this post to compare the size of the Godzilla from early to modern days.

And then there’s the Jaeger robot and sea monster from the Pacific Rim in 2013. It’s a Hollywood film based on Japanese kaiju (monster) genre.

There’s also the gory giants from hit anime franchise Attack on Titan, including the normal and the extra-sized one. They are not really kaiju though.

And then there’s Ultraman, the old-school Japanese pop culture icon which is about the size of the giant monsters in the 1960’s. Poor little thing =)

Last but not least, the standard human being who is almost invisible in the picture.

Attack on Titan live-action movie posters

Poster images for upcoming Japanese movie Attack on Titan, a live-action adaptation from popular manga of the same title. The comic was made into TV anime series in 2013, which was a phenomenal hit. Expectation is high on the live-action film, which is scheduled to release in summer 2015.

The cast include Hiroki Hasegawa, Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongo, Jun Kunimura, Nanami Sakuraba, Takahiro Miura, Satoru Matsuo, Satomi Ishihara, Pierre Taki, Ayame Misaki, Rina Takeda and Shu Watanabe. Directed by Shinji Higuchi who’s famous for his special effect works.

Hiroki Hasegawa Attack on Titan Shikishima

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Subaru Forester x Attack on Titan

Japanese commercial for Subaru Forester – a compact crossover SUV – featuring the giants from popular anime-manga series Attack on Titan.

Subaru is the seventh largest car maker in Japan in terms of sales. This video features three Subaru ads, the crossover version appears on 00:16-00:45.

Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series by Hajime Isayama. In addition, it was made into an anime TV series in 2013 which became a huge hit. It is one of the biggest Japanese pop culture products for the past few years.

Shinji Higuchi, famous for his special effect works in Japan, directed the particular commercial. He’s also the director for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the show, scheduled to release in summer 2015.

The franchise is also popular in other countries. Besides the live-action film, a sequel for the anime TV series is also in plan. The later will probably come out in 2016.