Attack on Titan episode release date errors

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I found a severe discrepency in one of the tv title release dates info. Multiple episodes of Attack on Titan, Season one, have the wrong year listed, let alone the wrong date. This needs to be fixed. Episodes 2-15 were released in 2013, just like the rest of the season, not in 2014. The month/day part of the release dates are incorrect as well. I always come here to IMDB for the best way to find actors, dates, etc - and to find such a huge discrepency saddens me.
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Twyla McKee

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GMJ, Champion

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Twyla, 

If you go to the Release Info page for each episode, 2013 was the premiere year in Japan, while 2014 are the premiere year in the U.S. The 2014 dates appear on each episode's main page instead of when the shows first aired. 

I hope this explains the discrepancy. Perhaps an IMDb representative can explain why one release date takes priority over another when it comes to what appears on an IMDb main title page. 
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Michelle, Official Rep

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Hi Twyla -

You will see the Release Date displayed for the country you live in (if we have those release details), so if you are located in the U.S. you will see the U.S. release date on these episodes, whereas if you were located in Japan you would see the Japanese release date.  Cheers!
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Twyla McKee

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if all the dates were the same, that would make sense - but it is only a portion of the dates that are listed as 2013. I've been watching anime for years now, I know that the official "US" release dates are different from the official release dates of the series in general. My concern is that I'm in the USA, yet SOME of the dates say 2013 (the Japan release year), and some state 2014 (the US release year). Consistency is important, and this is a lack thereof.