Assault on Titan is making ready to deliver its anime adaptation to an finish later this yr, and the titanic collection will depart a significant hole within the anime world that many franchises will look to fill. Fortunately, it could appear {that a} new contender might need stepped within the ring this spring anime season in Heavenly Delusion. Whereas the brand new anime collection has its justifiable share of terrifying creatures akin to the Titans that spawned from Hajime Isayama’s thoughts, there is a very distinctive cause why this contemporary anime collection lives as much as the Scout Regiment.

The Heavenly Delusion anime is simply starting to scratch the floor of the Heavenly Delusion manga, with the collection starting in 2018. The brand new story focuses on a pair of younger wanderers in Maru and Kiruko who’re traversing what seems to be a world that has suffered a catastrophic occasion, because the apocalypse has seemingly come and gone. What works in regards to the premiere episode, which is at the moment out there to stream on Hulu, is that it’s surrounded by mysteries. Whereas inserting quite a few questions into an anime is not new, Heavenly Delusion’s mysteries are fairly compelling because the collection ping pong between the story of the 2 vacationers and a mysterious class of scholars locked in a sealed setting.

Heavenly Titans

Maru and Kiruko themselves might need various questions surrounding them, however their chemistry with each other and their personalities assist propel the story and make viewers care about their targets on this wasteland. The collection nearly blends each Assault on Titan and The Strolling Useless, with the younger protagonists’ story fulfilling the latter and the story of the mysterious class sealed away from the apocalypse harkening again to the previous. The anime tv show can be helped by Manufacturing I.G.’s wonderful artwork model for the premiere episode, because the story beats are each energetic and somber on the identical time.

Assault on Titan’s anime will finish this fall, and creator Hajime Isayama has confirmed {that a} sequel to the collection almost certainly is not within the works, that means that there will likely be loads of collection trying to step into its very giant sneakers. Whereas it is from confirmed that Heavenly Delusion will have the ability to hit the identical heights, the opening episode of the anime actually harkens again to the way in which that Assault on Titan received its begin. Evidently, ourselves and plenty of anime followers are certain to be on this for the lengthy haul with regards to this thriller collection.

What did you consider the primary episode of Heavenly Delusion? Do you suppose it might change into the following Assault on Titan? Be happy to tell us within the feedback or hit me up instantly on Twitter @EVComedy to speak all issues comics, anime, and the worlds of those two distinctive franchises.