Original Release Date: August 9th, 2017 Retail Price: 864 Yen
Alongside the release of SnK tankobon volume 23 on August 9th, Kodansha Japan has announced a new official guidebook curated by Isayama: Shingeki no Kyojin Character Directory: From the 104th Soldiers to Anonymous Citizens! More information on this book will be released in the upcoming days.
Update (July 25th, 2017): The cover for the guidebook has been released!
Update (August 4th, 2017): Preview of the guidebook contents in Bessatsu Shonen’s September 2017 issue! Other than over 200 character profiles, the guidebook will also include a long interview with Isayama Hajime.
“Hello, my name is Hajime Isayama and this is my manga. It’s about a world dominated by monstrous humanoid cannibals, and the last vestiges of mankind (Germanic Europeans) must fight to maintain their borders and slaughter those horrible creatures that have subhuman intelligence and weird-looking faces and no dicks whenever they intrude.“
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