Kodansha has announced that the popular manga Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama, the basis for the popular anime of the same name, will end in 2021.
“I’ve been saying for the past eight years that it would be over in three years, and it looks like I’m finally going to be able to finish it,” Isayama said on Twitter. “It’s been a very long time coming, but I hope you can stay with me until the end.” “
The final chapter will first appear in Japan in the May issue of Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, which debuts April 9. The final volume of the manga will debut in Japan on June 9, and will follow in the U.S. in October, according to a listing on Amazon.
“I was never stretched by the editorial department, but rather, I was constantly rushed to finish. Sorry, it’s finally come to the end” Isayama said. “I’ll do my best for the final chapter so that you’ll be glad you’ve read it until now.”
Attack on Titan debuted in September 2009 and has since become a worldwide critical and commercial success. The story revolves around a world where people live in cities surrounded by giant walls to protect them from human-eating giants. It follows Eren Yeager, who seeks to exterminate these giants after the kill his mother.