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The New “Attack on Titan” Season has Broken the Internet

"Attack on Titan". Courtesy of IMDB.com

“Attack on Titan” fans surged streaming sites “Crunchyroll” and “Funimation” on Sunday, January 16, for the premiere of “Attack on Titan” Season 4, Part 2. Writer Hajime Isayama has left watchers on edge after a chilling end to Season 4, Part 1. The show’s final season that fans have been waiting for has “broken” the internet. On January 16th, anime streaming sites crashed when the show premiered because so many people were watching.

The show’s worldwide fan base has raved about the newest and final season of the show in hopes of its premiere. The show has taken many twists and turns leading up to this part of the series. The show’s main character, Eren Jaeger, has left everyone speechless and confused as fans are uncertain if he is a protagonist or antagonist. The show has become so popular that the makers just announced 30 million streams of the first episode in just three weeks. The first episode stunned viewers and has outdone itself with each coming episode. Each new 20-minute episode has revealed something new that viewers cannot help but talk about.

The show follows Eren Jaeger and his friends as they fight off man-eating Titans and bring peace to their land. Humans reside inside walls built to protect them from these predators, who have threatened to bring humankind to extinction. Eren and his closest friends, Mikasa and Armin, are devoted to saving their hometown and the people inside the walls. The show has a fascinating and event-filled plot, with many surprises along the way. If you are looking for a show that keeps your eyes glued to the television the entire time, this show is definitely for you. One episode has earned a 10/10 rating on IMDb, making it one of the most loved episodes in anime. Season 3, Episode 17, “Hero,” definitely earns the 10/10 title.

Titans. Courtesy of denofgeek.com

I am a new fan myself and have binge-watched the show so I could catch up with the latest episodes. No show has captured my attention quite like this one, and I highly recommend you check it out. It offers a mix of drama and action. Isayama creates such a compelling and emotional story through images. The drawings compiled into an animated television show go unnoticed by non-anime watchers; if you get a chance to check out the show, definitely pay attention to the small design details.

If you are hooked on the idea of the show, you can watch it in Japanese or English on Crunchyroll, Funimation, or Hulu. The first season is also available on Netflix. Happy watching!