Yuki Kaji Appeared As If He Was Possessed By Eren, Says Animation Director
Assault on Titan The Last Season Particular Occasion held on Nov 14, 2021, unveiled some behind the scene ideas from the franchise’s employees on the episodes of Season 4A. One in every of such revelations said that throughout the recording of episode 64 titled ” Declaration of Struggle”, animation director Teruyuki Omine was sure that voice actor Yuki Kaji was possessed by his character Eren Yeager.
“… [Yuki] Kaji was scary throughout the recording session as a result of he regarded like he was possessed by Eren. Hosoya is an effective voice actor, and I personally grew to like Reiner,” mentioned Omine.
In actual fact, Kaji himself as soon as claimed that he has by no means been so invested in delivering Eren’s position till lately. He revealed that he virtually misplaced his voice throughout recording for the present’s eightieth episode.
“That is the episode I couldn’t think about the best way to do. That is the episode the place I didn’t know what to do. That is the episode by which I couldn’t see how issues would prove. That is additionally the episode I misplaced my voice extra so than some other the place I’ve performed Eren.”
Director Omine additional revealed that regardless that he knew the best way to mould the scene throughout Willy Tybur’s speech, he “struggled to replicate the strain” between Eren and Reiner in episode 64.
“Willy’s speech takes up a big a part of the episode, and I believe Kazuhiko Inoue did an awesome job of partaking the viewers. The dialog within the basement was splendidly acted by Kaji and Hosoya, however I struggled to replicate the strain. This episode and the opposite episodes I directed (episodes 70 and 75), there have been many two-sided scenes with Lights and shadows, and I felt I might create spectacular scenes that elevated the strain.”
Talking of points, not solely did the administrators take care of technical difficulties, however additionally they needed to take care of emotional damages throughout the creation of some heartbreaking scenes of the season.
Director Hiroko Komatsu remembers that he was so heartbroken that he teared up whereas drawing episode 73 when Eren instructed Mikasa he hates her, and the bubble of their pleased childhood burst all of the sudden.
He made certain to depart the episode on a cheerful be aware by sketching a smiling face for the illustration after it was broadcast.
“In episode 73, the scene the place Eren tells Mikasa ‘he hates her’ may be very spectacular. I attempted to attract it as fastidiously and heartfelt as doable because it’s a vital scene within the story. After I drew this scene, I remembered the three of them of their childhood. And the phrases they exchanged in entrance of me regarded like a lie, and naturally I felt tears welling up in my eyes. Since I used to be in command of drawing this heartbreaking scene, I made a degree of drawing a smiling face for the illustration after it was broadcast (laughs).”
Based mostly on the manga by Hajime Iseyama, Assault on Titan is now in its fourth and ultimate season, persevering with to shock viewers with its unbelievable twists. The ultimate season resumed on Jan 9, 2022.
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