Are you ready for Attack on Titan season 4? With the third season now behind us, and the fourth (and final) season confirmed to be coming next year, we’ve brought together everything you need to know about the iconic anime series bringing giant body horror and heartfelt action to so many of our screens.
Attack on Titan, originally a bestselling manga series created by Hajime Isayama, was turned into the wildly popular anime back in 2013, and has now run for a total of 57 episodes across a period of six years – but it’s not over yet.
The series follows a band of elite soldiers known as Scouts, as they defend the last refuge of human civilization against a literally looming threat: massive giants known as Titans, with a taste for human flesh.
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There’s a lot more to it than its sensational premise, though, with an intricate and eye-widening plot keeping up the suspense between its high-octane – and often airborne – action sequences. Whether you’re after slick combat animation, dynamic and vivid characters, or an uncompromising look at the horrors of war – as well as the hope for something better – Attack on Titan delivers on all counts.