Attack on Titan Anime Gets a Trailer for Its Final Season

Attack on Titan

Megahit anime Attack on Titan has dropped a new trailer for its upcoming fourth and final season, along with new information about just who will be producing the anticipated show. In a post on the official Twitter account and website, it was revealed that animation studio MAPPA would be handling production of Attack on Titan: The Final Season. The previous three seasons to date have been produced by WIT Studio, which animated the adaptation of Vinland Saga and 2015’s Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign.

For its part, MAPPA has a prominent resume as well, with staffers producing shows like Yuri!! on Ice, Punch Line, Kakegurui, and Rage of Bahamut: GenesisAttack on Titan: The Final Season will be directed by Yuichiro Hayashi, who directed Kakegurui and the currently airing Dorohedoro anime adaptation. Returning staff will also play a role, including series composition supervisor Hiroshi Seko and composer Hiroyuki Sawano.

Watch the trailer below, though be warned that major reveals from Attack on Titan Season 3 are spoiled within:

No specific airing date was given in the announcement, but as of July 2019, Attack on Titan: The Final Season was scheduled for a Fall 2020 premiere. The show will air in Japan on NHK, and it will likely be picked up by international streaming services closer to its debut. In the meantime, PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia owners can play Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle to whet their appetite for subjugating humanity’s foes.

Josh Tolentino
Josh Tolentino helped run Japanator as Managing Editor since 2012, before it and Siliconera teamed up. That said, it's been years since he watched enough anime to keep his otaku license valid. Maybe one day he'll see enough of a given season to pretend to know what's hot. Until then, it's Star Trek reruns, gacha games, and bylines at Destructoid and GameCritics.