For a lot of people I imagine this will be a peak anime experience. The animation, voice acting, and worldbuilding are all top notch and it features some of anime's biggest story twists. I would be lying if I said I didn't get excited for each episode. It's a story that just keeps getting better. With that said, the reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because of the first arc, which is easily it's weakest. It's turned a lot of my friends away from an otherwise incredible experience and I can't blame them. Sure, I pressure them to push through. But I understand there reasoning. The first season is dreadful. If you're someone who needs light hearted moments to ease the pain of a spine curling story, this might not be for you. Attack On Titan is dark and heavy in such a way that you won't ever forget it - and for good reason too.
I watched more anime than live action entertainment in 2021. So it's only right that I start keeping record of my thoughts on them all.