The reason why Wit Studio abandoned the Shingeki no Kyojin project has finally been revealed.
One of the sleeves that has caused the most impact in recent years It has been the work of Hayime Isayama: Shingeki no Kyojin. And it is undeniable that much of this worldwide success has been due to the spectacular animation work carried out by Wit Studio over several seasons.
However, despite this, the news that this animation studio I would not work with this 4th season of Shingeki no Kyojin took everyone by surprise. And since no specific reason was ever shared as to why Wit Studio was leaving the animation for this manga, this led to a lot of speculation from fans.
Although all this has changed, since finally the animation studio has spoken about it, explaining the reason that led them to not only abandon Hajime Isayama’s manga, but also another popular anime, such as Vinland Saga. Next, we tell you the details.
The reason why Wit Studio abandoned the Shingeki no Kyojin project has been revealed
As we have mentioned, after a spectacular animation work carried out in the third season and which left us with one of the most pleasurable and satisfying scenes of all time, with that moment when Levi finally faces the beast titan to avenge all his fallen comrades.
It is impossible to deny the care and all the effort that the animators of Wit Studio have put the work of Isayama during all these years, giving life to 3 seasons. But since nothing lasts forever, the time came when the animation studio made the decision to abandon the project for the 4th season, where we would see much more tension and chaos in the world of Shingeki no Kyojin.
And, although for a long time this decision did not have an explanation for the fans, this has changed. During an interview for ANNthe president of Wit Studio has had the opportunity to share the reasons that led them to abandon projects like Vinland Saga and shingeki no kyojin.
During this moment, George Wada, president of the animation studio, took the opportunity to explain what much of its business model is based on selling DVDs of the manga they have animated. Later, when they get the benefits of this, they can make the decision to animate the continuation of the story.
This is something the studio has done for a long time and it has worked for them. However, Wada also claims that after animating the last season of this mangathey had to wait for a long time to receive the earnings report.
However, it is in the middle of this waiting period when the company receives other animation projects that they could not refuse. And this is where the problem occurs, since when the study was finally done with this document and, due to the success it achieved, it was not possible due to agenda and calendar issues, although everything was opportune for Wit to get down to work. with this project for its fourth season.
In view of this problem and with the lack of time and excess of projectsthe president of Wit Studio was forced to make the difficult decision to abandon the Shingeki no Kyojin manga as well as Vinland Saga, since they are two works that require a lot of dedication to achieve the results that we were used to enjoying.
So, after a long time of speculationthe real reason why Wit Studio had to abandon the animation of Shingeki no Kyojin is finally known.
Which studio is responsible for animating the 4th season of Shingeki no Kyojin?
Although Wit Studio resigned from the project, this work deserved a continuation so that all the fans could know the outcome of this story that every time becomes more chaotic and hopeless.
It is here when it is known that the study that would assume the project is MAPPA, which is responsible for animes like Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man, to name a few. However, at first there was a lot of expectation and concern about whether this company would be able to do as good an animation job as Wit was able to do.
Fortunately, all these doubts were dispelled when the first part of the 4th season of Shingeki no Kyojin was released and MAPPA showed that it is capable of doing a great job and give conclusion to this work that has become the favorite of millions of people around the world.