The latest Subaru Forester commercial in Japan features some very unlikely and very large co-stars: "Titans" from hit anime Attack on Titan. Originally a manga, the Attack on Titan anime is incredibly popular in Japan, spawning a photo meme and collectible merchandise as well as several adult movies. And pornography, we know, is always a true sign something is a hit.
Japanese morning show Zip! showed an early look at the commercial, complete with green screens and actors in insane amounts of make up. The above actress, for example, needed four hours to complete her special effects make up. The result is rather amazing and unsettling, no?
The full commercial will debut later tonight on Japanese television. As one Kotaku commenter noted, the ad seems to be a good indication of what the live-action flick could look like.
Update: Here's the full commercial:
実写版「進撃の巨人」ＣＭ本日初公開 [Fooraibow Tadano]