Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 41: “Trust”

I think it was about time I caught up and got these reviews out closer to the time they actually come out. So, surprise: double post!

Our story of corruption and intrigue continue this week as we delve further into the machinations of both the government and the remaining Scout Regiment. Feeling a little less eventful than last week, the wheels continue to spin toward their inevitable collision.

Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan - Episode 41: “Trust"

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Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 40: “Old Story”

I’m kind of amazed a show that started off with suck relentless, non stop action has managed to become one about political intrigue has managed to keep my attention so keenly, especially  when when it produces an episode like this which is basically all dialogue and backstory.

Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan - Episode 40: “Old Story"

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Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 39: “Pain”

I don’t think I was ever expecting this show to go in this direction. That first season blew everyone away with its incredible opening, its fantastically animated action sequences and its relentlessly bleak premise. Then it took approximately one thousand years for the second season to come out and everyone forgot about it. We’re in the third season now, and the frequent character deaths and aerial action have been replaced with political intrigue and government conspiracy.

Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan - Episode 39: "Pain"

I mean, it always felt like it was going in this direction in some respect. So many of the people in positions of power always looked shady as hell. With their gaunt expressions and vertical lines all over their faces, how could we not think they’re shady as…

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