Attack on Titan: how to prepare for the final season premiere

March 2021, and all the fans of Attack the titans they were in front of the screens watching the end of the first part of the fourth season of the anime series; ready to begin a wait of almost a year to know the end of this story that began in 2013.

The last scene was starred by the appearance of the “Founding Titan”, the most powerful and leader of the race of Titans that threatens to destroy the last bastion of humanity. Ten months later, fans will be able to find out what will be the final fate of Eren, Mikasa and Armin, the inhabitants of Paradis Island and the constant threat of the Titans.

What to know for this season

Until the third season the series followed the story of Eren, Mikasa and Armin from their escape from Shiganshina after the attack of the Titans to their formation as part of the Scouting Corps to defend Paradis Island.

However, the fourth season presents a change in the story arc and the time of the story, since there is a jump in time of five years and now the story focuses on those who were considered villains, recounting the lives of the citizens by Marley.

These are not the only changes, if fans were used to the action scenes between Titans, the Scouting Corps and villagers, now there is more political content, explaining the past of Paradis and Marley, the political conflicts and the decisions of the elite. . This change according to the followers is a representation of the imperial history of Japan.

Special chapters

To ease the wait a bit, last December the platforms Crunchyroll and Funimation added eight special episodes of approximately 20 minutes in length to their catalogs.

These were intended to complement the four seasons, and feature never-before-seen scenes and stories. The chapter titles are:

  • Episode 1: Ilse’s Book
  • Episode 2: An Unexpected Visit
  • Episode 3: Heartbreak
  • Episode 4: No Regret (Part 1)
  • Episode 5: No Regret (Part 2)
  • Episode 6: The Lost Girls (Part 1)
  • Episode 7: The Lost Girls (Part 2)
  • Episode 8: The Lost Girls (Part 3)

Each chapter is a small gift for the fans, and they serve to better conclude the story in this second part of the fourth season.

How and when to watch the final season

Episode 75 “Up and Down” was the last of this story to be seen, and its continuation “Trials” will pick up at the same point that the first part ended. Its premiere will be on Sunday, January 9, and can be seen through the Crunchyroll payment platform, in its original language.