With rumors about delays and problems with Attack on Titan, many thought that it was going to be stopped altogether, but news that the original cast from season one returning is finally some positive news for the series.
— アニメ「進撃の巨人」公式アカウント (@anime_shingeki) July 3, 2016
Voice actors were present during the Tokyo International Forum to do a live reading event.
Former episode director Masashi Koizuka has become the director and Tetsuo Araki, the season one director will now be overseeing the entire project as the chief director.
The new season will be airing in spring 2017 although a specific premiere date has yet to be revealed.