There has been no title in anime which has been more anticipated than Attack On Titan Series Three.
The third series debuted in Japan in late July and since then fans all over the world have been asking the question – where can I watch it?
Well, fortunately, we have an answer!
Where to watch Attack On Titan season 3 as it is released
Thankfully for fans of the anime, you won’t have to wait at all. Fans in the UK can watch series 3 of Attack On Titan on Funimation at 7pm BST on Sundays – which is in sync with the release in Japan on the NHK.
Sadly for fans of the dubbed version of the programme, the version available will be the original Japanese version. However, an English dubbed version was released on August 20th, meaning that if you don’t mind being a few episodes behind… you can enjoy the series in your home language.
If you’re desperate to keep up with the series as and when it is released, you’ll need to sign up for FunimationNow – which is a paid service that comes with a 14 day free trial.
Where Else Can I Watch Attack On Titan Series Three?
The series will also be accessible by fans on the Japanese streaming service Crunchyroll. They also offer a free trial version, which fans can take advantage of. Hulu is another option for watching the series, although they don’t offer a free version.
As well as online, the first episode of the show as shown in a number of cinemas, which attracted a wave of fans who donned Attack On Titan Cosplay to mark the occasion.
It was released to positive reviews, from both the anime world and the comic book world, too. With Comicbook.com saying it “rewards fans with plenty of action at the end as well as teasing a ringing cliffhanger”.
What To Expect From Season Three?
Attack On Titan is one of the most universally enjoyed anime’s since the likes of Code Geass, or Dragon Ball Z, with western audiences being excited by the gritty storyline and unique yet simplistic style of animation. Season three has been amongst the most anticipated programmes, not only amongst anime fans, but a wave of new-to-anime converts.
Details of series three have been few and far between, although it is understood that there will be a focus on the human to huma relationships, as well as those of the titans.
Director Tetsuro Araki said ‘We really enjoyed making the anime and felt it turned out well in the end. Although the anime takes a break here, we’re still working on it. We will put our best efforts into making season three. ‘Will the person wearing glasses at the end of season two play a part in season three? Will everyone be able to survive? Will somebody die? It’s hard to know. Look forward to the next season. We’re still having fun making Attack on Titan.’
Many fans of the anime have turned to the best-selling manga series to understand what will take place in the upcoming series, although with creative license being invoked by director Tetsuro Araki, nothing can be taken for granted.
So What’s The Big Deal About Attack On Titan?
Attack On Titan, or “Shingeki no Kyojin” was released as a manga in 2009 i Japan. It is set within a world where humans are confined to the constraints of their walled civilization, through fear of the dreaded Titans (Enormous, often simple-minded humanoid creatures.)
Attack On Titan has a number of different themes and can be assigned comfortably to a number of genres. Since it’s release as a manga, it has been adapted into one of the most successful anime shows of all time, known for its unique animation style, compelling storyline and the complex, ever-expanding world in which it is set.
A must watch for any anime sceptics.