The creator of Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) apologizes for the end of the series on the verge of tears

He is only 36 years old, has created a manga that will go down in history and even so, Hajime Isayama seems to have been convinced that he has done things wrong and should apologize for it. The mangaka was one of the great speakers at Anime NYC 2022, an anime convention that takes place every year in New York City, where he surprised those attending the event by apologize for the controversial ending of the play that catapulted him to fame, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan).

“I still have doubts inside about the way it ended and I still suffer for it. I’m so sorry,” replied an Isayama visibly affected when asked if he was always clear about the ending of Attack on Titan. Luckily the audience at the event was up to the task and after a shout of “We love you”, the audience burst into applause. “Thank you very much. I’m trying not to cry”was all that came out after such a show of affection.

After the event, Isayama sent a message on his social networks thanking all the support. After months receiving feedback the hate and the lack of tact and empathy of the critics in networks, the appointment came in handy for the mangaka to free himself from guilt and remove the bittersweet taste in his mouth with which he felt after the end of Shingeki no Kyojin. “I want to thank all the support received from the fans. I wasn’t sure how I would feel when the story ended. I was going through a hard time and I’m sorry. It took me a lot, I had a very bad time, until yesterday when I met the fans during the signing. They told me that It was a great ending that they loved it They made me very happy. Coming to New York has been a great experience for me.”

The final season of Shingeki no Kyojin, in 2023

Although the manga ended more than a year ago, the anime still has several chapters to adapt and the series will not end until the Part 3 of its fourth seasonscheduled for mid-2023. A last dozen episodes to say goodbye to Eren, Mikasa, Armin and Levi. No trailer or announcements for the moment by MAPPA, the animation studio in charge of it, this is the only shared image of what is called to be one of the great events in the world of anime next year.