The survey corps are making their way back to the Absolution in just a few weeks.

Earlier today, Adult Swim’s Toonami block announced that they will air the third season of Attack on Titan. The series will kick off on August 18, though a specific time has yet to be named.

Toonami's visual to announce Attack on Titan Season 3's premiere on August 18. Levi stands in the center, back to the camera.

Attack on Titan‘s third season hits Japanese TV on July 22. Funimation announced that they acquired the rights to the new season last year. Both Funimation and Crunchyroll will stream the title as part of their Summer 2018 lineup.

Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, High School of the Dead, Attack on Titan Season 1) will return as chief director for the project, while Masashi Koizuka reprises his role as director at Wit Studio. Kyoji Asano (Psycho-Pass) is returning as character designer, while Yasuko Kobayashi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Shakugan no Shana) reprises her duty on series composition.

Attack on Titan Season 3 Visual - Leon vs. KennyOther confirmed crew members include:

  • Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
  • Original creator: Hajime Isayama
  • Chief Animation Director: Kyoji Asano
  • Chief Animation Director: Satoshi Kadowaki
  • Assistant Director: Hiroyuki Tanaka

Funimation describes Attack on Titan‘s third season as:

After recovering Eren and Historia, the recruits are put under the care of Levi. Stuck out in the middle of nowhere, Hange subjects Eren to a series of experiments in an attempt to find out more about his ability. But when their link to the secrets behind the wall is murdered, the squad must move out and find a new refuge. Except, a figure from Levi’s past has his own plans to stop them.

Source: Facebook (Toonami)