The wait is over. Now, the world outside the walls await those brave enough to venture forth.
Yesterday, Adult Swim aired a twelve-second promo to announce that Attack on Titan‘s second season will hit Toonami. The series will air in dubbed format starting on April 29.
Senior vice-president and creative director Jason DeMarco took to Twitter to discuss the news. Because of the date, though, DeMarco did need to confirm that he was for real, and that this wasn’t a joke.
I've already confirmed it, but: yes, it's real.
— DUKE TOGO DEMARCO (@Clarknova1) April 2, 2017
Attack on Titan‘s second season began airing last night. Funimation and Crunchyroll are streaming the show as a simulcast on FunimationNow, day and date with the Japanese broadcast.
Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, High School of the Dead), who directed the show’s first season, serves as Chief Director on the project while Masashi Koizuka took the director’s chair at Wit Studio. Kyoji Asano (Psycho-Pass) returned as character designer, while Yasuko Kobayashi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Shakugan no Shana) reprised her duty in series composition. Hiroyuki Sawano is scoring the show’s soundtrack.
Much of the original voice cast returned for the series, including:
- Eren: Yuuki Kaji
- Mikasa: Yui Ishikawa
- Armin: Marina Inoue
- Jean: Kishō Taniyama
- Annie: Yu Shimamura
- Sasha: Yu Kobayashi
- Christa: Shiori Mikami
- Conny: Hiro Shimono
- Reiner: Yoshimasa Hosoya
- Bertholt: Tomohisa Hashizume
- Ymir: Saki Fujita
- Levi: Hiroshi Kamiya
- Erwin: Daisuke Ono
- Hanji: Romi Park
- Hannes: Keiji Fujiwara
Funimation describes the new season as:
Eren Jaeger swore to wipe out every last Titan, but in a battle for his life he wound up becoming the thing he hates most. With his new powers, he fights for humanity’s freedom facing the monsters that threaten his home. After a bittersweet victory against the Female Titan, Eren finds no time to rest—a horde of Titans is approaching Wall Rose and the battle for humanity continues!
Attack on Titan is based on Hajime Isayama’s manga series of the same name. The show’s first season aired in the spring 2013 anime season, and spanned 25 episodes. Five OVAs, spinoff anime series Attack on Titan Junior High, two live-action films, and nine video games were produced following the show’s run.
Source: Twitter (ToonamiSquad)