After several years, the much-awaited return of the Attack on Titan for their second season has been officially announced and will premiere in spring 2017. There are various speculations about what should be expected in Attack on Titan season 2, including Armin’s death and the new breed of titans.
One of the staffs of the Attack on Titan franchise revealed the return date of the popular Anime on ‘Shingeki Matsuri’ event on Sunday. Also included in the announcement is the returning cast for Attack on Titan season 2:
The returning cast includes:
Yuuki Kaji as Eren
Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa
Marina Inoue as Armin
Kishō Taniyama as Jean
Yu Shimamura as Annie
Yu Kobayashi as Sasha
Shiori Mikami as Christa
Hiro Shimono as Conny
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner
Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholt
Saki Fujita as Ymir
Hiroshi Kamiya as Levi
Daisuke Ono as Erwin
Romi Park as Hanji
Keiji Fujiwara as Hannes
Recalling in November 2014, there was an announcement about the Attack on Titan season 2 in 2016. However, it seems like the second season is officially bound to happen in spring 2017. According to GameNGuide, Kodansha has started filming for the upcoming season.
There were rumors circulating about the death of major characters and the introduction of others during the premiere. Armin’s death has been highly expected by the fans. Recalling in the final episode of Attack on Titan season 1, unknown creatures were seen crawling towards Armin.
Fans have speculated that this could be his end. MNG speculated that there would be a new breed of titans that will be introduced next season, especially the Beast Titans. There are reports saying that this breed of titan belongs to the clan of Reiss.
Meanwhile, The Bitbag predicted that the initial episodes of ‘Attack on Titan’ season 2 will mainly focus on the origin of the titans, how they existed and where they came from.
The Attack on Titan season 2 will surely be made more exciting and thrilling for the popular anime fans. The second season is expected to focus on the character of Ymir, who is said to have knowledge about the existence and the origin of the titans.
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