Attack on Titan is one of the most popular Anime and Manga of all time. Many fans are waiting for the new season but for those yet to discover what exactly it is below is the list of five things that’ll help fill you on all the key information.
What is Attack on Titan?
Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The series began in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine on September 9, 2009, and has been collected into 25 tankōbon volumes as of May 2018. It is set in a world where humanity lives in cities surrounded by enormous walls protecting the humans from gigantic humanoids that are referred to as titans. The titans vary in height and endlessly eat humans seemingly without reason. The story initially centers on Eren Yeager and his childhood friends Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlert, who join the military to fight the Titans after their hometown is invaded and a titan eats Eren’s mother, whom he swears to avenge. As the story progresses and the truths about the Titans are slowly revealed to the reader, the narrative shifts to encompass Historia Reiss, squad leader Levi, Eren’s father Grisha, and other supporting characters. After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.
In the first episode, the Titans break through the city’s out wall, invading Yeager’s home, destroying his village and eating his mother, leaving only him, his adopted sister Mikasa and childhood friend Armin to retreat deeper into the heart of the city.
Attack on Titan Season 3 Release Date
The long-awaited Attack on Titan season 3 is premiering July 22, 2018.
How can I watch Attack on Titan?
The first series of Attack on Titan is currently available on Netflix. Alternatively, DVD box sets of the first series can also be purchased at retail.
Season 3 Coming Up in 2018!
Season 2 of Attack on Titan started four years after the broadcast of its first season. Many fans felt that this was a bit of a waste of time. There was plenty of material to adapt, so in order for the Attack on Titan boom to last longer, maybe the second season should have started much earlier. However, I also understand that it takes a very long time to adopt such a popular manga into anime. The Attack on Titan anime adaptation is well known for its high quality. It probably takes years to create anime with such beautiful illustrations.
In the trailer for Season 3, the covers of the manga appear as slides, and the video ends with the line, ‘Soshite Karera wa Umi wo Miru (And so, they will see the ocean)’ This trailer is telling us that Season 3 will cover the story up to volume 22 of the manga, the newest volume. There are quite a few chapters in Volumes 13-22, so it may be that the third season will broadcast for two course.
What To Expect From Attack On Titan Season 3
Last weekend, Attack on Titan saw its second season come to a close, but the anime did leave fans with a surprise. Shortly after the show’s finale aired, Wit Studio announced a third season of Attack on Titan has been approved. The highly anticipated comeback is slated to take place in 2018, a fact which surprised fans given the franchise’s infamous hiatuses. With a third season in the works, fans immediately began speculating what the comeback could include, and Wit Studio has already give otakus an idea.
Once the announcement about Attack on Titan’s third season was made, a short preview was released by Wit Studio. The clip didn’t feature any new scenes but it did highlight the cover art of manga volumes. The trades for volumes 13-21 were shown which implied season three could cover most of the Attack on Titan’s preexisting chapters. And, if that is really the case, then manga readers know Attack on Titan season is about to get wild.