After episode 63 of the currently ongoing last season of Attack on Titan, it was announced that there would be a short break for the series, during which no new weekly episode will be aired. It will, however, resume from January 10, 2021.
Attack on Titan has released a very important new key visual for this final season—with an updated character design based on the storyline. Obviously, this new art contains heavy spoilers, so scroll down at your own risk.
Here is a version of the new key visual without the updated character art included:
And here is one with it:
Besides, this updated character design for Eren Yeager has also received new character art, which has seen been added to the official website, and also posted by the official Twitter account of the anime series:
— アニメ「進撃の巨人」公式アカウント (@anime_shingeki) December 27, 2020
The official synopsis for this season, as given by Crunchyroll:
It’s been four years since the Scout Regiment reached the shoreline, and the world looks different now. Things are heating up as the fate of the Scout Regiment—and the people of Paradis—are determined at last. However, Eren is missing. Will he reappear before age-old tensions between Marleyans and Eldians result in the war of all wars?
Attack on Titan has new episodes that air every Sunday in Japan on NHK General. MAPPA is the studio producing the show, taking over from IG Port’s Wit Studio who has taken this role for the previous three seasons. That is not the only change made for the final season— Jun Shishido and Yūichirō Hayashi are replacing Tetsurō Araki and Masashi Koizuka as chief director and series director respectively, scriptwriter Hiroshi Seko is taking over the series composition from Yasuko Kobayashi, and Tomohiro Kishi is replacing Kyōji Asano as character designer. Both Crunchyroll and Funimation are streaming the latest season as it airs.
Hajime Isayama’s manga of the same name, which is the basis for this anime, is also currently being serialized in the Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine. It has been running since September 2009 and is one of the best-selling and critically acclaimed manga series.