Funimation Entertainment has announced its acquisition of Attack on Titan Season 2 and the return of the worldwide hit anime series which was first introduced to U.S. and Canadian audiences in 2013. Attack on Titan Season 2 is scheduled to premiere in April 2017 in Japan.
Attack on Titan (“Shingeki no Kyojin” in Japanese) is based on the New York Times best-selling manga series by Hajime Isayama and tells the story of a world in which the last of humanity fights to survive against man-eating giants called Titans.
With now 21 volumes in print and an estimated 70 million copies in print today, Attack on Titan has inspired spin-off manga and novels, the anime series, a live action movie and numerous video games. Funimation simulcast the original 25-episode, Season 1 of Attack on Titan as well as released it on home video throughout North America.