Brace yourselves! The second season of Attack on Titan is coming…

News regarding the second season of the Attack on Titan TV anime series was revealed today during the “Shingeki Matsuri” event at the Tokyo International Forum!

Attack on Titan Season 2 was originally announced back in November 2014 for a 2016 release, but was delayed. It is unknown what caused the delay, but fans can now dismiss rumors and have something confirmed to look forward to.

The production is currently scheduled for the next spring anime season, which typically starts in April.

A new key visual for the second season was also unveiled, featuring Eren, Armin and Mikasa with the Colossal, Rogue and Armored Titans:


The cast and staff of the second season are listed on the official website, with a new Director taking charge.

Chief Director: Tetsuro Araki (director of first season)
Director: Masashi Koizuka (storyboard, episode director for first season)
Series Composition: Yasuko Kobayashi
Character Design: Kyoji Asano
Chief Animation Director: Kyoji Asano, Satoshi Kadowaki, Ayumi Yamada
Animation Production: WIT STUDIO
Assistant Director: Hiroyuki Tanaka
Action Animation Director: Yasuyuki Ebara, Arifumi Imai, Takuma Ebisu
Art Setting: Yuuho Taniuchi
Titan Setting: Takaaki Chiba
Prop Design: Takuma Ebisu
Color Key: Ken Hashimoto
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
3DCG Director: Shigenori Hirozumi
3DCG Producer: Shuhei Yabuta
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Yamada
Editing: Aya Hida
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi
Sound Production: Techno Sound

The returning cast includes:

Yuuki Kaji as Eren
Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa
Marina Inoue as Armin
Kishō Taniyama as Jean
Yu Shimamura as Annie
Yu Kobayashi as Sasha
Shiori Mikami as Christa
Hiro Shimono as Conny
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner
Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholt
Saki Fujita as Ymir
Hiroshi Kamiya as Levi
Daisuke Ono as Erwin
Romi Park as Hanji
Keiji Fujiwara as Hannes

Stay tuned for more details!