Attack on Titan's anime may be on a hiatus for now, but that doesn't mean audiences are all out of luck. This month, the anime will debut an anticipated OVA based on its Lost Girls spin-off, and the special has released its first trailer.
As you can see above, Attack on Titan has released a lengthy teaser for its first Lost Girls OVA. The installment will bring "Wall Sina, Goodbye" to life as the OVA will be the first of three. The initial debut will focus on Annie Leonhart before she is tasked with kidnapping Eren Jaeger, and fans are more than happy to see the girl make her anime comeback.
The trailer itself starts off with a tragic reminder. Footage of Marco's brutal death is shown as Annie dreams about the event, and she wakes up in a terror. The clip continues as Annie wanders about the Stohess District and then takes on a mission upon Hitch Dreyse's request. Annie agrees to help find Carly Stratmann in hopes of distracting herself from her impending betrayal of the Survey Corps, but things do not go as planned when her new mission gets unexpectedly complicated.
"Wall Sina, Goodbye" will be the first Lost Girls OVA to go public as it lands on December 8. The next one will be released in April 2018 when Attack on Titan releases its 25th manga volume. The third will then complete the trilogy in August 2018.
The OVAs are being produced by Wit Studio as the company oversees the actual Attack on Titan anime. Creator Hajime Isayama is also working the project.
If you are not familiar with Lost Girls, then you have a bit to catch up on. The story was published back in August 2015 before Kodansha confirmed it has licensed the serial for a collected release. The manga is based on a novel of the same name, and Ryosuke Fuji wrote and illustrated the serial. The story itself focuses Mikasa and Annie by exploring the leads' backstories.
Lost Girls is made up for three collected stories. The first is titled "Wall Sina, Goodbye" and follows Annie a day before the Survey Corps heads on a mission and crosses a girl named Carly. Annie gets separated during the search mission and uncovers a wide-ranging criminal ring within the Stohess District which could affect her secret mission to find the Coordinate for Paradis.
The second story focuses on Mikasa and is titled "Lost in the Cruel World." The story takes place in an alternate universe where Titans never existed, so she grew up with her parents by her side. Mikasa ends up meeting Eren Yeager despite the change, and it follows the start of the two's friendship.0comments
As for the third story, "Lost Girls" sees Mikasa and Annie come together in a brief encounter during their military training days. The girls talk about their training regimes, and they even broach the sensitive topic of why they each chose to join the military.
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