Ymir and Eren Illustration Begins Attack on Titan Finale Countdown

Attack on Titan Final Season Part 4 revealed the first countdown illustrations ahead of the episode’s premiere on November 4. The final installment of the anime comes more than a decade after the anime’s debut and follows a one-hour special episode that aired in March. The most recent trailer was revealed in September.

To celebrate the conclusion of the anime, the franchise is hosting an Attack on Titan: After Party online event. In addition to the event, the series is also getting its first-ever art book, slated for April 2024 release. The book will contain colored illustrations, but also a new 18-page story, titled Bad Boy.

As stated above, the first part of the finale premiered as a single one-hour special this March. A 10-day countdown with new illustrations was leading up to the broadcast of the special, which Crunchyroll licensed as Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special.

SiM’s “Under the Tree” was used as the theme song for the first part. The staff included:

  • Director: Yuichiro Hayashi
  • Series Composition: Hiroshi Seko
  • Character Design: Tomohiro Kishi
  • Animation Directors: Daisuke Ninuma, Manabu Akita
  • Chief Episode Director: Jun Shishido
  • Effect Animation Directors: Taichi Furumata, Satoshi Sakai
  • Color Design: Iku Onishi
  • Art Director: Kuniaki Nemoto
  • Screen Design: Yusuke Tannawa
  • CDCG Director: Motoi Okuno/Subaru Ikeda
  • Filming Director: Shigeki Asakwa
  • Editor: Masato Yoshitake
  • Sound Effect Director: Masafumi Mima
  • Music: Kohta Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Sawano
  • Sound Effects: Naoto Yamatani
  • Sound Production: Techno Sound
  • Animation Producer: Wataru Kawagoe
  • Produced by: MAPPA

Attack on Titan is based on a manga series by Hajime Isayama serialized in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine from 2009 to 2021. The manga ended in April of 2021 after 139 chapters, compiled into 34 volumes. The final, 34th volume came out in June 2021. The manga received an anime adaptation by WIT Studio in 2013. Season 2 came in 2017, followed by the third season which was split into two cours. The first cour aired in the summer of 2018, while the second one started in April of 2019. Studio MAPPA took over the franchise for the 4th season, which was titled Attack on Titan Final Season. It started airing in December of 2020 and had a total of 16 episodes. After it finished airing in March of 2021, Part 2 was announced. Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 started in January of last year.

Crunchyroll will be streaming the finale. The platform describes the plot of the special episodes as:
The fate of the world hangs in the balance as Eren unleashes the ultimate power of the Titans. With a burning determination to eliminate all who threaten Eldia, he leads an unstoppable army of Colossal Titans towards Marley. Now a motley crew of his former comrades and enemies scramble to halt his deadly mission, the only question is, can they stop him?

Source: Attack on Titan Official Website
© Hajime Isayama, Kodansha/”ATTACK ON TITAN” The Final Season Production Committee

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