The preview for Attack on Titan episode 81 revealed that the episode, which is set to air on February 13, is titled “Thaw“. The episode will be slightly delayed in Japan – instead of the usual 24:05 air time, the episode will start at 24:25 JST. There is still no indication that this delay will affect the English release, so expect the episode to drop at the usual 12:45 PST.
The staff snippet for the upcoming episode is:
- Script: Hiroshi Seki
- Storyboard: Jun Shishido
- Directors: Jun Shishido, Hidekazu Hara, Tokio Igarashi
- Chief animation director: Daisuke Niinuma
- Animation directors: Michel Sugimoto, Hideaki Matsuoka, Park Dae-Yeol
The earth rumbled. A cloud of dust rose to the sky. Titans moved. The walls of the island were now gone. No one will be able to stop Eren before he exterminates life beyond Paradis from this world.Official Synopsis
Attack on Titan: Final Season Part 2 is streaming on Funimation and Crunchyroll in English. The series is also a contender in Anime Corner weekly polls and you can vote for it every week. The anime ranked first in the 4th week of the Winter 2022 season, beating the second-ranked Demon Slayer with a huge margin.
The war for Paradis zeroes in on Shiganshina just as Jaegerists have seized control. After taking a huge blow from a surprise attack led by Eren, Marley swiftly acts to return the favor. With Zeke’s true plan revealed and a military forced under new rule, this battle might be fought on two fronts. Does Eren intend on fulfilling his half-brother’s wishes or does he have a plan of his own?Official Synopsis, Funimation
Source: Episode 79 of Attack on Titan, Official Website (updated on February 11)
©Hajime Isayama, Kodansha/”ATTACK ON TITAN” The Final Season Production Committee