Popular Japanese anime series Attack on Titan will finally return for its second season after being off the air for almost three years, the Polygon reported.
Wit Studio, which also worked on the first season of the Japanese anime, has just revealed at the Anime Con event in Los Angeles that Attack on Titan: Season 2 will return next year. In addition to the premier date, the studio also revealed new cast and visual.
According to Polygon, the studio tweeted out the news and updated its site to include a new teaser image for the new season. Attack of Titan: Season 1 ended in September of 2013, leading to questions and some speculations from fans about when the show would be returning. The studio said they working hard on plans to bring the show back for a second season, but it was a matter of figuring out time and scheduling.
The Attack on Titan: Season 2 was originally slated for 2016, but was delayed due to some technical issues.
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Written by Hajime Isayama, Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series that focuses on the world where humanity lives in cities surrounded by huge walls, a defense against the Titans, gigantic creatures that feed on humans.
Attack on Titan and it’s all five spin-off manga are published in North America by Kodansha Comics USA, while the anime has been licensed by Funimation Entertainment for North America. The anime has become a huge commercial success, with 50 million copies in Japan and 2.5 million copies overseas.
The first season of the anime has been released on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK by Manga Entertainment. It can be viewed online through anime streaming service Crunchyroll.
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