Before that, though, in an unexpected and something of a “rule” breaking move, the platforms will stream eight special episodes.
Why rule-breaking? The set was previously released as OAD episodes, Original Anime Disc, typically reserved as special exclusives for die-hard fans who bought the optical media.
These episodes have never been on a streaming platform before. Although, yes, it’s not unheard of for OAD specials to wind up being streamed eventually.
Each stream is 23-minutes long and fills in the gap between the first three seasons and the time jump to the fourth.
On Crunchyroll, episodes will be available subtitled in 8 languages in more than 200 locations. There’s a bit of a wait for the dubbed versions and they will be available in late 2022.
- Episode 1 – Ilse’s Notebook: Memoirs of a Scout Regiment Member
- Episode 2 – The Sudden Visitor: The Torturous Curse of Youth
- Episode 3 – Distress
- Episode 4 – No Regrets: Part 1
- Episode 5 – No Regrets: Part 2
- Episode 6 – Lost Girls: Wall Sina, Goodbye: Part 1
- Episode 7 – Lost Girls: Wall Sina, Goodbye: Part 2
- Episode 8 – Lost Girls: Lost in the Cruel World
We’ll see Hange try and capture a Titan alive for the first time, Commander Pyxis’ mediation skills and see what happens when thieves get hold of Omni-directional mobility gear.
In No Regrets, we find out how Captain Levi becomes humanity’s most powerful soldier and then in Lost Girls follow Annie Leonheart and then Mikasa.
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