The final chapter of the "Attack on Titan" manga series, popular in Japan and abroad and set to be made into a Hollywood film, was released Friday, closing the curtain on a story that has been running since 2009.
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The 139th chapter of the saga depicting a battle against giant man-eating creatures was published in the May issue of Kodansha Inc.'s monthly Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. Known as "Shingeki no Kyojin" in Japanese, the final 34th volume of the series in book form will go on sale on June 9.
Creator Hajime Isayama and the magazine's editors released a comment thanking readers and fans.
"Attack on Titan" revolves around protagonist Eren and his fight against creatures known as Titans that have overrun the world.
Publisher Kodansha said in October 2018 that the manga will get a Hollywood live-action film adaptation by Andy Muschietti, who directed the horror movie "It."