Attack on Titan (or, "Shingeki no Kyojin") is a manga by Hajime Isayama and an anime by Production I.G and Wit Studio. It's a dystopian fantasy about people under attack by "Titans", gigantic humanoid creatures who devour humans for no apparent reason.

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What lays beyond the walls?

I've always wondered what really lies beyond the walls. The most we've seen of the area outside is the Female Titan arc and the scene that played before the theme in episode 1 of the anime. Both times,...
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What's the name of the first piece of music in Shingeki no Kyojin episode 1?

In the 1st episode of SNK / AOT, there's this awesome song at 0:47, when the colossal titan appears. Do you know the name, please? I can't find it anywhere...
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Can a human survive inside a titan?

In attack on titan it is said that the titans do not have any digestive organs and the only way they get stuff out of their stomach is by puking it out. Now if a human is swallowed whole by the titan, ...
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What is the name of the OST playing at 18:40 in Shingeki no Kyojin Episode 1?

In the original anime Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan), there was an OST playing at 18 minutes and 40 seconds into the first episode. This OST happenned when Eren Jaeger saw the Collosol Titan ...
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Attack on titan chapter 79: possible flaw?

In Shingeki No Kyojin's latest chapter (chapter 79), beast titan throws a stone like he is playing baseball. But the story takes place in a time when baseball wasn't even known. These are the pictures:...
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How hot would the Colossal Titan's temperature be?

I was writing a story so I was wondering if there is a statement anywhere on the temperature, exact or estimated, of the heat released by the Colossal Titan? Thank you so much if you answer.
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What happened to people with other skin colors

In Attack on Titan, we know what happened to many people. But what happened to people with different skin colors, eg. black?
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Has the release date of Shingeki no Kyojin's second season been announced?

I've been hearing/reading a lot of news about a second season of Shingeki no Kyojin since 2014. All the sites said that the release date would be in the end of 2015 or the first months of 2016. We're ...
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Are there more Titan Shifters, unknown as of now?

These two pics are taken from 'Attack on Titan' manga chapter 77: In the first pic, beast titan says: In the second picture, can we conclude that there are other titan shifters who fight against ...
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Why do the Survey Corps kill Reiner Braun?

In chapter 76 of the manga of Attack on Titan, it appears that the Survey Corps. have killed Reiner Braun. I don't understand why they killed him, especially when they needed information from him.
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Are Levi and Mikasa siblings?

Are Levi and Mikasa siblings? I've heard Levi being called as Levi Ackerman, which in Mikasa's backstory, you discover that her last name is Ackerman as well, although no recognition passes between ...
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Is it safe for me to watch Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou as an anime-only viewer?

I have only watched (season one of) the Shingeki no Kyojin anime, and have not read any of the manga. As I watch the Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou anime, which is airing this season, I am starting to ...
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Who is this ghost from episode 8 of Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou?

Episode 8 of Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou features this ghostly character, who is not addressed by name during the episode: Who is this supposed to be? From reading the cast credits, I see that ...
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Why does Levi wear Titan Pajamas?

Does this have anything to do with the manga? Or is this just something that fans made up? Because I see so much people cosplaying as Levi in Titan Pajamas.
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Is there a reason for the notches on the blades?

In Attack on Titan, the blades used with the 3D Manuever Gear have notches in them similar to those found on craft knives: Certain knives like the one above come with snap-off points so that when ...
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Why did Eren have a flashback about titans in episode 1? [duplicate]

For those who have finished Attack on Titan season one: If you take all that you know into account and rewatch the first episode up to the the first 3 minutes, you will see that Eren was dreaming ...
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Why did Historia's mother hate and reject her?

Other than her being a bastard child, was any reason given for why Historia's hated her and disowned her.
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In Attack on Titan, how did the river barge escape Shiganshina in episode 2?

In episode 2 of the anime, the characters start off in the Shiganshina district. When and how did they get inside wall Maria? It shows them on a river barge with other refugees, but I do not think ...
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What's the name of this song from Episode 16 of Shingeki no Kyojin?

If possible I'd like to know the YouTube link for this song. It plays during episode 16 of Shingeki no Kyojin when they receive their capes for joining the Survey Corps.
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Why is Beltolt's Titan form so much bigger than the other shifters

Beltolt's titan form is unusually big, approaching nearly 50 meters. Was there any particular reason given for why it is so large in comparison to the rest.
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Has the creator been interviewed about when the Attack on Titan story takes place?

Lots of speculations have been made as to the time frame and location using clues from within the manga and animation.....but why not just ask the series creator if he gave it much thought or is the ...
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What is the origin of the names of the walls? [duplicate]

Attack on Titan has lots of Germanic features such as the music and wall names. In the case of the walls: "Rose" was the East Germany's secret codename plan to build the Berlin Wall. Where does ...
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Why is the Female Titan after Eren?

As shown in episode 17, the Female Titan is after Eren, looking for him in the formation outside the walls. Why is the Female Titan after Eren?
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How does the Colossal Titan's shifter escape without being seen?

In episode 5, immediately after Eren misses his shot to the Colossal Titan and it reverts to human form, I looked from multiple angles but there were no humans. However, given what we know later, ...
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Who was Annie apologizing to in episode 13?

After the great victory gained by humans against the Titans in episode 13, when the trainees were collecting dead bodies, Annie was apologizing to a dead soldier. Who was this? Was it Marco?
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How humans became titans?

I'm currently only watching the anime. I hardly read the manga but I'm very curious as to how humans become titans. Is it by some kind of drug similar to the one Eren was injected with by his father?
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Why is the release of season 2 of Attack on Titan delayed?

The first season of Attack on Titan aired from April 6, 2013 to September 28, 2013, as stated on Wikipedia. Although the anime is popular and there are demands for the second season, the second season ...
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In episode 20 of Attack on Titan how does the female titan have 3D-gear after regaining human form?

I remember someone saying (not sure which episode, though probably the same) that Eren lost his 3D-gear after existing his titan form. I also remember seeing that myself both after exiting titan form ...
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What is the Ape Titan's identity?

This man is shown to be the Beast Titan. Who is he? A member of the royal family, maybe? Spoilers below for chapter 70 of the manga:
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How fast is the 3D Maneuver Gear (3DMG)?

Approximately how fast can people move around with the 3D Maneuver Gear (3DMG) in Attack on Titan? What is the maximum speed attainable? If people can move faster when the hook is reeled in, then I ...
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What's the coordinate ability?

I'm on chapter 57 on Attack on Titan, and a "coordinate ability" keeps getting mentioned -- here by Hanji, but also earlier by either Bertholdt or Reiner (who apparently didn't want it to fall into ...
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What happened to Reiner and Bertolt after Clash of the Titans arc?

After Clash of the Titans arc (from chapter 35 to chapter 50), it was confirmed that Reiner and Bertolt survived. Since they were previously planning to go back to their village with Eren, now that ...
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Did they manage to extract any information from Annie Leonhart after she was captured?

She was grounded and held underground deep inside the walls, but what about it? Did they manage to extract any information from her? If no then why? Getting by without saying a word is too good for ...
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In Shingeki No Kyojin, when does Eren lose 3 years of his memory?

I was just reading asks on Attack On Titan and came upon this one What was Eren's vision about? Where someone says in one of the answers that Eren lost three years of his memory due to his father ...
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What's the secret behind Eren's key?

In chapter 10, during Eren's flashback, Eren's father gave him a key and told him to embrace the power of Titan transformation if he wanted to protect Mikasa and Armin. His father said that the key is ...
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Where is Eren's father Dr. Jaeger?

So I finally got around to seeing what the fuss was all about with Attack on Titan anime series, by marathoning it in two days, and I am glad I did. Do note that I just finish watching the anime ...
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Why are there different classes of titans?

There are 4 size classes of titans. Taken from Shingeki no Kyoujin Wiki Why is this so? Do they get larger when they eat?
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Why didn't the Titans wipe out humanity yet?

It seems like the Titans have a really huge advantage like the colossal, armored, female Titan. They could probably charge at Wall Sina instantly, take it down and wipe out humanity. The female Titan ...
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Are titan's other weakness the underground?

They do seem to become less active at night or if deprived of sunlight, and so it may be possible they draw their primary source of energy from the sun. Annie refused to go underground. There also ...
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Do normal titans have humans in them as well?

There are several humans which can transfer into titans at will. What about the normal titans? Hange said that titans do not weight as much as they should. Their only vulnerable area is where the real ...
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Which chapters are left out during in the anime of Attack on Titan?

I've recently started reading the Attack On Titan manga. I started from chapter 35 and skipped over 1-34 because that's where the anime left off and I already watched it. I just want to know which ...
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Why didn't Annie kill Armin during the 57th Expedition Beyond the Walls?

I watched the anime and couldn't find a explanation as to why Annie spared Armin's life?
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How does Ymir turn back into her human form?

Late in the manga, we know that titans are actually transformed humans, and that not all people who transform into titans can turn back into human form. I did a lot of research on Ymir and there are ...
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What is the gender of Armin in Shingeki no Kyojin?

One of my friends read an article which claimed that Armin Arlert of Attack on Titan is female. Can anyone confirm or deny this? This article included the following statement: Q: Out of the group ...
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Is there a (relatively) clear consensus for Hange Zoe's gender?

A common conclusion by English speaking followers of SnK is that Hange Zoe is nonbinary, since there is no specific reference to Hange's gender in the language used in the manga. (See here for an ...
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Why are titans killing humans? [closed]

Ok, huge spoilers for Attack on Titan in my questions.
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Where is this Shingeki no Kyojin light novel in the series' timeline?

According to Wikipedia there are three light novel volumes titled Before the Fall, which are prologues to the anime/manga storyline. I saw another light novel titled Harsh Mistress of the City which ...
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How would Annie's going underground prove anything?

I'm wondering how Annie's going underground (in episode 23) would prove she wasn't the Female Titan? Also, was her reason for not going there only because she knew it was a trap, or did she have ...
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Are Walls Maria/Rose/Sina the only Wall community in the world?

Okay I was watching Attack on Titan, and I was just wondering if this walled off part of land is the only one in existence? Like, if people were ever to go out past Wall Maria into the rest of the ...
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How are things purchased in AoT?

In Attack on Titans, how exactly was everything paid for? Not once in AoT so far did I ever see any exchanging of currency. For example the Markets: How do businesses make money then? Is there a ...