Attack on Titan season 1 concluded on September 29, 2013, and since then, fans of the critically acclaimed anime series have been patiently waiting for the next season to arrive. Before December 2016, fans didn’t know exactly when the next season of their favorite series will arrive. In fact, they didn’t even know whether there will be another season or not. The silence of the creators and the studio led them to believe that the series won’t be renewed for another season. However, at the end of 2016, it was officially confirmed that Attack on Titan season 2 will premiere in April 2017.
The official announcement did set the hype going for the second season and fans are currently wondering what the next season will feature. To keep fans hyped up for the next season, the directors of Attack on Titan season 2, Tetsurou Araki and Masashi Koizuka have been revealing stuff about it from time to time. Recently, they talked about the roles of two specific characters and revealed how important their roles are going to be in the upcoming season. Along with this, they also revealed their goals for the upcoming season.
Krista And Ymir’s Role In Attack On Titan Season 2
According to them, the roles of Krista and Ymir in Attack on Titan season 2 are going to be important ones as they will help in discovering the truth about the Titans. Manga readers are aware of the fact that Ymir is actually a Titan shifter, while Krista in the heir to the royal lineage of the Founding Titan. Both characters will show the two sides of the story in the upcoming story. The first story will be about outside the walls, while the other one will be based on the city inside the wall. The directors further added that these two characters are not going to be the only one who will be highlighted, but other characters who didn’t get to play an integral role in the previous season will be given the focus this time. This means that the series is going to take a turn from the story of Eren, Mikasa, and Armin.
Directors Reveal Their Goals For Attack On Titan Season 2
Along with this, the directors also revealed their goals for the upcoming season. According to them, they want to deliver the best possible show they can, and they will try their best to reach the expectations of fans. According to them, the first season was a battlefield from the start, but the next season will focus more on the story.
Attack On Titan Season 2 Release Date
Attack on Titan season 2 will premiere in the first week of April 2017, on April 1. Let us know if you’re excited about it or not in the comments below.