‘Attack On Titan’ Season 2 Coming To Funimation In April 2017

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'Attack on Titan' season 2 is coming to Funimation Funimation

After the Attack on Titan manga revealed that the long-awaited second season of the popular anime will be released in Japan in April 2017, Funimation announced that they have acquired the rights to the anime to bring it to America and Canada next year.

The news comes as no surprise to fans of the anime as Funimation simulcast the original 25-episode, Season 1 of Attack on Titan as well as released it on home video throughout North America.

While details regarding whether Season 2 of Attack on Titan will air along with the Japanese broadcast in April, it is expected that Funimation will simulcast the series.

Attack on Titan became an instant hit since it first streamed in 2013 and we are thrilled to bring fans the long-awaited Season 2 of the series,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of Funimation in a press release. “ Attack on Titan is truly a worldwide phenomenon that has continued to grow at a non-stop pace. Fans can look forward to an exciting second season.”

Attack on Titan is one of those rare titles that has reached true cult status with anime fans,” said Mike DuBoise, EVP and COO of Funimation. “It’s been more than three years since the last episode of Attack on Titan Season 1 and passion from its fans has not waned. We look forward to premiering it on FunimationNow”

Fans of the popular manga series had to wait a long time for the second season, you can thank the anime catching up to the manga for that, but with another 20-plus episodes expected Attack on Titan fans will have their fill of high-flying action.

So what do you think of Funimation acquiring the rights to Attack on Titan Season 2? Are you excited for the next season or has the hype worn off? Let us know in the comments section below.

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