Attack on Titan chapter 139 has been released, but a statement from the series’ editorial department suggests that chapter 140 or a spin-off could be produced!
This is it, the moment that Attack on Titan fans have been dreading for years…The end of one of the most colossal manga in existence.
Chapter 139 of Attack on Titan was reported to be releasing on Friday, April 9th. However, the chapter was surprisingly released earlier then expected on April 8th.
Whilst this is the official end to Attack on Titan’s manga, a message from the series’ editorial department has hinted that AOT could return!
SPOILER WARNING: This article may contain spoilers for the recently released 139th chapter of Attack on Titan.
Attack on Titan chapter 139…
The Attack on Titan manga series officially concluded with the release of chapter 139.
Unfortunately, there has been a decidedly mixed reaction to the final chapter in the story, with fans claiming that they have been left disappointed and unfulfilled.
However, there are countless fans who enjoyed the titanic conclusion, stating that the ending was a “masterpiece” and that it wrapped up the story suitably.
You can read a full breakdown of the fan reaction to Attack on Titan chapter 139 here.
Attack on Titan chapter 140…
- At the time of writing, it has not been confirmed that Attack on Titan chapter 140 will be produced, but the series’ editorial department has hinted that the series could return!
Following the early release of chapter 139, the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine Editorial Department made a statement reflecting on the series.
The statement reads, “This world that did not exist until 2009 was made into words and pictures, given meaning, turned into a story, printed in the first issue of Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, and serialised for eleven years and seven months by Hajime Isayama’s hands.”
The editorial department then states that “Though this series has come to an end, these memories are sure to always warm our hearts. Thank you for reading.”
However, it was the final line in the statement that has fans wondering about the potential return of Attack on Titan…“Our battle is only getting started!!”
This final line, “Our battle is only getting started”, has been picked up by many fans on social media as meaning the series could one day make a return.
As one user writes, “Our battle is only getting started, means there’s Attack on titan Shippuden? Or attack on human?”
Whilst this line could mean anything, a battle for more content or a battle to create a series as popular as AOT, there is also a chance that this line refers to a spin-off or sequel series.
This article will be updated as soon as more information on the possible Attack on Titan return is revealed, so keep checking back in!
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]