‘Attack on Titan’ Was the Most In-Demand TV Show and Anime of 2021, According to Parrot Analytics

Attack on Titan is one of the biggest anime to come out in the past decade, and its final season is ramping up even more excitement around Hajime Isayama’s story. It’s clear that viewers are invested in what happens to Eren Jaeger and the remaining members of the 104th Cadet Corps. In fact, Attack on Titan was the most in-demand TV show of 2021.

The ‘Attack on Titan’ anime is in the midst of its final season

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The first half of Attack on Titan‘s final season aired from late 2020 through early 2021, and anime revealed that Eren Jaeger’s story would conclude after season 4 part 2. The latest batch of episodes premiered in January 2022, and they’re promising to end this story with a bang.

The show has delivered non-stop action and suspense since it picked back up again. Perhaps that’s why so many viewers are clamoring for more of Attack on Titan. Recent data revealed just how popular the show really is. According to Parrot Analytics, it was the most in-demand series globally in 2021.

‘Attack on Titan’ was the most in-demand show of 2021

'Attack on Titan' Season 4 Part 2 key art from Crunchyroll's Winter 2022 anime lineup. It shows Eren Yeager with half his face made up of scenes from the series.
‘Attack on Titan’ Season 4B key art | Hajime Isayama/Kodansha

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Every year since 2019, Parrot Analytics releases data about the most “in-demand” television shows from the past 12 months. According to this year’s Global TV Demand Awards, Attack on Titan was the most in-demand series worldwide throughout 2021. Naturally, it was also the most sought-after anime.

This is an exciting achievement for the shonen series, and it emphasizes just how much fans have looked forward to its final season. It’s probably no coincidence that the anime is snagging this honor as its last outing unfolds.

According to the event’s website, the winners of the Global TV Demand Awards are decided upon using Parrot Analytics’ global audience demand measurement system. So, it’s the viewers driving Attack on Titan‘s big milestone. And the accomplishment helped the anime make history in a significant way.

The anime makes history with its Global TV Demand Awards achievement

Not only does Attack on Titan claim the title of most in-demand series of 2021, but the anime makes history in doing so. According to Anime News Network, the show is the first non-English language project to come out on top of the Global TV Demand Awards.

Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead have dominated the “World’s Choice” category in previous years. That puts Attack on Titan on par with two of the biggest television series of all time.

With Attack on Titan Season 4 Part 2 currently underway, it’s possible the anime could become the most in-demand series a second time as well. It’s something to look out for when Parrot Analytics releases 2022 data next year.

New episodes of the series are currently streaming on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu.

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