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Final ‘Attack on Titan’ Anime Season Reveals Promo, Key Visual, Staffing & Studio Changes

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Are you ready for the END?
© Hajime Isayama / Kodansha/ Attack on Titan Production Committee

Set for a tentative fall 2020 debut under the name Attack on Titan The Final Season, a new round of details have landed for the production. The official site has updated with a new key visual and a new trailer while also going into the staff for it – and the change from WIT Studio to MAPPA for the animation production.

Based on the original manga by Hajime Isayama, Yuichiro Hayashi is directing the series with Hiroshi Seko returning to work on the scripts. Tomohiro Kishi is on board for the character designs.

In addition to these changes, a new compilation film is being planned for a July 17th, 2020 debut under the name Attack on Titan: Chronicle that will cover the first three seasons.

Tetsuro Araki served as the general director with Koizuka Masashi working on the series composition for the earlier seasons. Yasuko Kobayashi worked on the character designs while Kyoji Asano served as the Chief Animation Director. WIT STUDIO produced the animation for the prior seasons.

The Japanese cast includes Yuuki Kaji as Eren Jaeger, Marina Inoue as Armin Arlelt, Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa Ackerman, Daisuke Ono as Erwin, Hiroshi Kamiya as Levi, Keiji Fujiwara as Hannes, Kishō Taniyama as Jean Kirschtein, Hiro Shimono as Conny Springer, Romi Park as Hanji, Ryota Ohsaka as Marco Bodt, Shiori Mikami as Christa Renz, Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholt Hoover, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner Braun, Yu Kobayashi as Sasha Browse and Yu Shimamura as Annie Leonhardt.

Series premise: Centuries ago, mankind was slaughtered to near extinction by monstrous humanoid creatures called titans, forcing humans to hide in fear behind enormous concentric walls. What makes these giants truly terrifying is that their taste for human flesh is not born out of hunger but what appears to be out of pleasure. To ensure their survival, the remnants of humanity began living within defensive barriers, resulting in one hundred years without a single titan encounter. However, that fragile calm is soon shattered when a colossal titan manages to breach the supposedly impregnable outer wall, reigniting the fight for survival against the man-eating abominations.

After witnessing a horrific personal loss at the hands of the invading creatures, Eren Yeager dedicates his life to their eradication by enlisting into the Survey Corps, an elite military unit that combats the merciless humanoids outside the protection of the walls. Based on Hajime Isayama’s award-winning manga, Shingeki no Kyojin follows Eren, along with his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and his childhood friend Armin Arlert, as they join the brutal war against the titans and race to discover a way of defeating them before the last walls are breached.

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