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X Japan ft. Hyde Performs Attack on Titan Season 3's Opening Theme

posted on by Karen Ressler
Season had world premiere at Anime Expo on Sunday

Anime News Network's coverage of Anime Expo 2018 is sponsored by Yen Press.

The third season of Attack on Titan had its world premiere at Anime Expo on Sunday, and it revealed that the new opening theme song is "Red Swan" by the band X Japan featuring HYDE of L'Arc-en-Ciel.

Linked Horizon performed the previous three opening theme songs for the Attack on Titan anime.

The third season of Attack on Titan will premiere in Japan on July 22 at 24:35 (effectively July 23 at 12:45 a.m.) on NHK (the show will air at 25:15 in the Kansai region).

Funimation will screen the premiere in the United States and Canada alongside the Attack on Titan: The Roar of Awakening recap film on July 10-11 in advance of its Japanese premiere. Screenings on Tuesday, July 10 will be in Japanese with English subtitles, while screenings on Wednesday, July 11 will be English-dubbed. Funimation has acquired the home entertainment, video on demand, and broadcast rights of the series in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs, and Funimation will stream an English dub.

Returning staff members at Wit Studio include: chief director Tetsuro Araki, director Masashi Koizuka, script supervisor Yasuko Kobayashi, character designer Kyoji Asano, assistant director Hiroyuki Tanaka, chief animation directors Kyoji Asano and Satoshi Kadowaki, and composer Hiroyuki Sawano, among others.

Source: Attack on Titan Season 3 world premiere at Anime Expo (Jacob Chapman)

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