Christmas and Attack on Titan season 2 trailer

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a lifetime since I’ve posted anything here so in the next few days I’ll be writing an update of all of the things I’d like to write about in the next couple of months.┬áThere is though a reason for coming back to write on Christmas Day: the biggest piece of anime news since I’ve been watching anime (at least in my mind), Attack on Titan season 2 is coming, and last night (in the UK, early morning in Japan), we got the first trailer!

If you asked most people in the west to name one anime they would probably say Attack on Titan and though I like to think that I’ve got better at seeing through the hype generated by shows, I have to say Attack on Titan completely deserves it. That’s why I was so excited when I saw this new trailer had been released and I’ll join the crowds in saying that it’s fantastic.

Brawling titans were a centre pice of season 2's first trailer
Brawling titans were a centre pice of season 2’s first trailer.

For a minute and a half’s worth of content we gain a lot from the trailer. Most notably an increase in the number of, if not intelligent, unique titans. The main new addition is a titan that might be described as gorilla like known as the beast titan but also there seemed to be an agile jumping titan that had a particularly good aim for the nape of other titans.

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