Funimation Presenting Eight Special “Attack on Titan” Episodes This Month Ahead of Final Season Part 2

Ahead of “Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2” next year, Funimation has announced that they’ll first be presenting a handful of special “Attack on Titan” episodes this month.

The press release explains that the “eight special OAD (Original Animation DVD) episodes of “Attack on Titan” will arrive all at once on December 19, 2021ahead of the highly anticipated premiere of “Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2” on January 9, 2022.”

The team continues, “Available to stream for the first time, each 23-minute episode will draw from untold stories that take place before and between the first three seasons of the widely acclaimed anime series that began in 2013. All episodes will be subtitled in all of Funimation’s global territories, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and on Funimation’s European streaming service Wakanim. Audiences can look forward to dubbed versions later in 2022. The collection of Attack on Titan OAD episodes will also be made available to stream on Crunchyroll.

“Episodes 1-3 will feature Hange attempting to capture their first live Titan along with a look back at the 104th Cadet Corps’ training; episodes 4 and 5 are based on the Attack on Titan: No Regrets spinoff manga, written by Yasuko Kobayashi, that highlights the pasts of Captain Levi and Commander Erwin Smith; and episodes 6-8 are based on the Attack on Titan: Lost Girls spinoff novel series, written by the Attack on Titan anime’s screenwriter Hiroshi Seko, that focuses on separate stories featuring Annie Leonhart and Mikasa Ackermann.”

You can check out teaser posters for the special episodes below.

As for “Final Season Part 2,” that’s being billed as “the epic continuation of the worldwide anime phenomenon. Starting with episode 76, the lines between friends and enemies become even more blurred. The War for Paradis explodes in Shiganshina and as battle rages on and the true intentions of the masterminds behind the current state of the world become clear.”

Based on one of the best-selling manga series of all time, having sold over 100 million volumes of the manga in print across the world, the award-winning franchise was created by Hajime Isayama. The anime series is currently produced by MAPPA (Banana Fish; JUJUTSU KAISEN; ZOMBIE LAND SAGA) and licensed from Kodansha (AKIRA; FAIRY TAIL; Fire Force; That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime).

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