It’s been two weeks since the last haunting episode of Attack on Titan aired, and now we’re just a few short hours away from the Season 4 Part 2 finale. What time is Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 28 (aka Episode 87) available in the U.S.? Here are all the details about the English sub of “Dawn of Humanity.”
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Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 28 Will Drop on Sunday Afternoon
Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 28 (also known as Episode 87 aka “Dawn of Humanity”) drops in the U.S. on Sunday, April 3 at 4:45 p.m. Eastern (3:45 p.m. Central/1:45 p.m. Pacific/2:45 p.m. Mountain.) In Honolulu, Hawaii, that’s Sunday at 10:45 a.m. In Anchorage, Alaska, that’s Sunday at 12:45 p.m. This is the same time as the previous episode dropped, but an hour later than previous weeks’ episodes due to Daylight Savings.
Representatives of Funimation and Crunchyroll confirmed the time with Post Apocalyptic Media. Hulu will also be dropping the episode at the same time on its streaming service.
Here’s a countdown to when the episode is officially expected to drop in the U.S.
Note that because this is the finale, it’s very possible that one platform might get overwhelmed and not have the episode right away due to server issues. If that’s the case, just try one of the other streaming services’ free trials if you don’t want to wait. For example, Funimation has free trials and you can sign up here.
How to Watch Season 4 Episode 28 Online
Here are the links where you can watch the Episode 87 sub in the U.S.
Funimation: Watch via this link. (U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, Brazil, Mexico) for Season 4 Episode 28. Free trials are also available at this link.
Crunchyroll: Watch here for Season 4 Episode 28 (aka Episode 87.)
Hulu: Hulu has Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 28 at this link. This is a paid streaming service. If Hulu gives you trouble, check out our article here for a workaround that sometimes helps you find the missing episode.
The synopsis for the episode reads: “What I saw that day. What we talked about that day. What I chose that day. That’s all he wanted. He hasn’t changed anything.” (This is the Google translation from the official website and is slightly different from the official English sub on the streaming services.)
This is the official Season 4 Part 2 finale, so Crunchyroll released a special video commemorating it.
Here’s a refresher from last week.
See our full review of last week’s episode here. Below is a short synopsis for “Retrospective” (also called “Nostalgia” in some translations.)
The episode had a big focus on the fight between our new team that is trying to stop the Rumbling and the Jaegerists, led by Floch, who are in full support of Eren’s plan. It was surreal to watch Annie, Reiner as the Armored Titan, and Pieck as the Cart Titan fighting side-by-side with Mikasa, Armin, Hange, Conny, and the others. War is terrible, and this one is no exception. They were killing their own comrades, whom they once fought side-by-side with.
The warrior Titans have a limited amount of time that they can retain their form (except Pieck), but fixing the Hizuru air boat was going to take about half a day. Knowing they couldn’t hold the Jaegerists off that long, they ended up commandeering a faster boat, tying the Hizuru to it, and taking off for the mainland where they’d have to gamble that they could get the air ship running before Eren’s Rumbling arrived.
But the Jaegerists are now armed with Thunderspears, so they had an advantage against Reiner, Annie, and Pieck. And Armin can’t transform because he would set everything (including the ship) on fire. Desperate to help, Falco transformed despite Pieck’s warning. He was the turning point in the battle and the key in helping Hange’s team win. He is just as powerful as Galliard, but in a more birdlike form. But because this was his first transformation, he got caught up in a blood frenzy and tried to kill Pieck. Magath was able to save him.
Gabi also played a huge role in the Jaegerists’ defeat, shooting and killing Floch before he could destroy the boat that was going to tug the air ship to the mainland.
In the end, Magath and Shadis gave their lives so the group could escape, blowing up the only boat at the dock that could catch up to them.
And the episode ended with Annie lamenting how she had nothing to fight for anymore, now that Liberio will likely be trampled before they can arrive, but knowing she still must fight. She doesn’t want to kill anyone anymore, including Eren. But she (and all of us) still wonder: will Mikasa stop her if Eren’s mind can’t be changed and she has to try to take him out?
And I’m wondering: will Levi still play a role in this of some sort, or is he going to have to sit this one out entirely because of his injuries?