AoT 41: Execute Order 66

Attack on Titan episode 41 review

AoT 41

What’s new about this episode? Not much. It’s the standard “let’s be edgy” fare. You’ve got Levi acting totally emo, as always. You’ve got Hange losing her mind, as usual. But you’ve got a totally nonsensical plot, which is a little new to this season, because at least the first two episodes had a coherent storyline.

Who cares whether the Scout Regiment get killed off? Aren’t they all going to die anyway if the Titans get to them? You see, that’s what I don’t understand. Shouldn’t the people be more concerned about surviving the Titans than whether the Scout Reg iment may or may not have killed a civilian? Likewise, shouldn’t the Scout Regiment be more concerned about surviving themselves, rather than tying up people in an attempt to save Eren?

What’s sad about this episode is that every word out of the villains’ mouths, I completely agreed with, while every word that came out of Levi’s mouth, I completely disagreed with. Are we supposed to hate the heroes and love the villains? I’m going to guess no. But those two people at the beginning of the episode, every thing they said was true. Everything Levi said sounded like it was coming out of the 45th President’s mouth – full of inaccuracies.

Attack on Titan is still a mess. What’s worse is that it’s leading me toward the worst possible thing someone can feel about a TV show – apathy. It is better to hate a show than to feel apathetic toward it. And that’s where Attack on Titan is headed.

Character of the episode: Hange, I guess

Episode rating (out of four stars): *