After dallying with side projects after Season 1 of the anime, the post-Season 2 break will be blissfully short.
In recent years, an increasing number of anime TV series are taking seasons off between story arcs, often with the hiatus being a year or longer. In the case of series adapted from manga or novels, this gives the original creator time to produce more source material, which helps the series avoid the risk of upsetting its fanbase with anime-original endings or wheel-spinning filler story arcs.
Attack on Titan, though, had an especially long break, with its first season ending in September of 2013 and Season 2 not starting until April of 2017. During its absence, a number of side projects showed up, such as a pair of largely ignored compilation movies, a largely forgotten junior high school parody anime TV series, and two live-action films which many viewers would like to forget.
Attack on Titan Season 2 just wrapped up last weekend, and while watching the