After a long wait, the second part of the final season of Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) finally began last Sunday, January 9, with the broadcast of the first episode. To no one’s surprise, thousands of fans rushed to the streaming services where the anime is available to see the return of Eren Jeager and company.
In case you don’t know, all the episodes of Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 they will be available on Crunchyroll and Funimation. However, only Premium members will be able to see the new chapters within minutes of their premiere in Japan, while the rest of the users will have to wait a week to follow the story thread.
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Given the hype surrounding this popular MAPPA anime, dozens of people considered it productive to acquire a Premium membership to see as quickly as possible the new episodes that will tell us the outcome of this story that began in that distant 2013.
No one wanted to miss the premiere of Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2
According to data from VPNOverview (via defect), Google searches for subscriptions for Crunchyroll and Funimation saw a staggering spike during the airing of the first episode of Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2. While it is impossible to know with certainty whether users who conducted the searches made a purchase of their membership, this phenomenon shows that fans are willing to pay in order to see the popular animated series.
Specifically, Google searches for subscriptions for Crunchyroll increased 525% last Sunday, January 9, which coincides with the premiere of the anime. On the other hand, searches for Funimation memberships were up 1011% on the same day in Europe and America.
“It is interesting to see how searches for subscriptions to streaming services skyrocketed due to the launch of an anime. It shows that worldwide interest in anime has increased in recent years and popular series such as Attack on Titan helped increase demand for Japanese animation, ”wrote a VPNOverview spokesperson.
Finally, the premiere of the second part of the last season of the anime caused the streaming services to experience technical problems and interruptions for several hours. This as a consequence of the high user traffic.
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We remind you that Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 It will premiere new episodes every Sunday and you can watch them through Funimation and Crunchyroll. As part of the launch of this anime, Call of Duty: Vanguard You will receive content inspired by the popular Japanese series.
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