Season 2 of the Japanese anime series Attack on Titan?finally has an airing date. Following a three-year long wait since the season 1 finale aired in Japan, Hajime Isayama?s anime adaption will arrive?for a second season. The wraparound jacket band on the 21st volume of the manga revealed that the Attack on Titan?Season 2 will have its grand premiere on April 2017.
The Attack on Titan originally premiered ?in 2013 and had a 25-episode run. The?second season announced way back in 2014 failed to pick up.
Originally planned for a 2016 release, a more specific release date was confirmed just recently.?Funimation officially acquired the rights to Attack on Titan from Wit Studio on December 8, 2016. The company confirmed that ?fans can expect the second season to premiere in Japan in April of 2017.
The Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Funimation, Mike DuBoise, in an official statement said ?Attack on Titan is one of those rare titles that has reached true cult status with anime fans. It?s been more than 3 years since the last episode of ?Attack on Titan? Season 1, and passion from its fans has not waned. We look forward to premiering it on FunimationNow.?
Attack on Titan Season 2 Premiere
Attack on Titan?Season 2 premieres on Funimation Now in April of 2017 in Japan. The exact release date, however, isn’t?revealed as of yet. As with other popular anime series, the series is set to air on weekends, either Saturday or Sunday.
In addition, fans in the United States and Canada also need not worry much about catching the Attack on Titan?Season 2. Funimation partnered with Kodansha, a comic publisher, to distribute the series in the U.S. and Canada, reported ScreenRant. However, it is unclear whether or not the episodes will air on the same day as the Japan airing.
Attack on Titan Season 2 Spoilers
The new season continues with the story of ?Eren Yeager and his comrades in the Survey Corps as they continue to take down the Titans. New Titans get?introduced in the forthcoming season.
Reports said there will be a clever and intelligent human-like Titan in Season 2. The smart Titan also happens to be a shapeshifter, much like Eren. This Titan is?called Zeke in its human form.
Also a heavily built beast like Titan makes things interesting in?Attack on Titan?Season 2. He will be directly coming from within the walls of the city, according to Ecumenical News. He?will reveal the history behind the Titans who compromise the wall.