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Crunchyroll Streams Attack on Titan Season 2 Anime (Updated)

posted on 2017-03-30 11:01 EDT
Site also reveals streaming times, territories for Boruto, Love Tyrant anime

Crunchyroll announced on Thursday that it will stream the second season of the Attack on Titan anime series. Crunchyroll confirmed that the anime will stream in North America but hasn't yet revealed the show's premiere date on the site.

The second series will premiere in Japan on 21 networks, including Tokyo MX and MBS, on April 1. Funimation will also begin streaming a simulcast version on the same day. Funimation announced in December that it licensed the second anime season.

Funimation describes the new season's story:

Eren Jaeger swore to wipe out every last Titan, but in a battle for his life he wound up becoming the thing he hates most. With his new powers, he fights for humanity's freedom facing the monsters that threaten his home. After a bittersweet victory against the Female Titan, Eren finds no time to rest—a horde of Titans is approaching Wall Rose and the battle for humanity continues!

Tetsuro Araki, the director of the first anime season, is acting as the chief director on the second season, and episode director Masashi Koizuka is taking over as director. Many of the other main staff members, including series writer Yasuko Kobayashi, character designer Kyoji Asano, and composer Hiroyuki Sawano are returning from the first season. WIT STUDIO is again producing the animation. Linked Horizon is returning to perform the opening theme song. The main cast is also returning.

Crunchyroll also revealed on Wednesday the premiere dates and territories for its streams of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations and Love Tyrant.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations will premiere on Crunchyroll on April 5 at 5:25 a.m. EDT, and it is available to members worldwide outside of Japan. The anime is available for premium members only in French-speaking territories (although the stream won't feature French subtitles). Viz Media will also stream the series on Hulu starting on April 5.

Crunchyroll will stream Love Tyrant starting on April 6 at 3:05 p.m. EDT, and it will stream the series worldwide outside of Asia.

Update: Crunchyroll confirmed with ANN that the correct premiere time for Boruto is 5:25 a.m. EDT (as written in its news post) as opposed to 5:25 p.m. EDT (as written in its forum announcement). Thanks, Яeverse.


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