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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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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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How did the Female Titan cut Eren's titan form?

After she killed the Levi squad, Eren transformed to fight the Female Titan. In Chapter 29, Hammer, it looked like Eren was having the upper hand, but then the Female Titan turned around, and with one ...
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Were the War Hammer Titan and the Cart Titan ever shown in the anime?

I've just watched the Attack on Titan anime series I havent read the manga. In the Attack on Titan wikia they mention the War Hammer Titan and the Cart Titan as part of the 9 titans. I've watched the ...
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Why isn't the Beast Titan at the start of season 3?

Season 2 ended showing the characters, some titans and then on top of a far away wall the Beast Titan with the titan shifter outside him looking out, but now on season 3 there was only a brief mention ...
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What regiment do soldiers under Dhalis Zachary's belong to?

Their uniforms are different from the scouts,garrison and military police as shown in the scene when they stage the coup. Are they Dhalis Zachary's personal guard ?
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Which special feature does the attack titan have?

As far as I understand, there are 9 different types of Titan Power. One can harden his skin, other can become armored, other is a giant, other can gather other titans, etc. Which special power does ...
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When and where does Attack on Titan take place?

Is the setting of "Attack on Titan" (Shingeki no kyojin) supposed to be Earth in the distant future and Titans suddenly appeared out of nowhere and devolved society to medieval level of technology? Or ...
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What does a Titan needs to eat from another Titan shifter to steal its power?

AFAIK, Ymir was a mindless Titan who became a Titan shifter by eating the Titan shifter Marcel. What does a Titan needs to eat from another Titan shifter to steal its power? Does it need to eat it ...
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What song is played during Attack on Titan season 3 episode 40 when Erwin is telling his story?

It's the background song that plays when he's telling the Commander his childhood story. Specifically the part I want to know about happens from 18:52-19:23. It sounds familiar to another song that ...
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Why Eren can't fully transform?

In season 3 episode 1 they show Eren can't transform properly, having shorter legs, less "meat" and not reaching 10 meters with his titan. Why is this so? Why can't Eren fully transform? AFAIR he ...
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Why is the boot camp for the Survey Corps 3 years long? Because Japanese High School?

At the ends of s01e02, the recruits are given a speech when joining the Survey Corps by Keith Shadis, and he says that they will be training for 3 years before they are expected to fight any Titans. ...
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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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What's the song thay plays in episode 13 when Eren takes a big rock to the hole in wall?

There's a song in Attack on Titan season 1 episode 13 at about 13:00 when Eren takes a big rock to the hole in the wall. What's the name of the song, and where can I legally buy or listen to this ...
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Why didn't the Survey Corps just use the top of the Walls as a way to get to Shiganshina?

The Survey Corps went through the titan territory to get to Shiganshina, not without dead bodies. On the other hand, there's enough space for horses to walk on at the top of the Walls, and the dead ...
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Who are the wall cultists?

In episode 14 of Attack of Titan season 1, there's a man in a white robe whom Eren calls him the wall cultist. Who is he?
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Hange, are you a boy or a girl?

I'm being the Prof. Oak for once and ask if Hange from Attack on Titan is male or female? I cannot remember at all if this was ever settled in the manga. The character appears female from the hair ...
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S1 EP20: How did Mikasa know Armin said Eren might be in the rear of the centre rank of the formation?

In season 1 episode 20, Armin figured out that Eren might be in the rear of the centre rank after the fight with the female titan. After that, he and Mikasa never met up. However, about 15 minutes ...
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Why don't Bertolt and Reiner break the city walls?

It's noted throughout the anime that there are titans that live within the walls and are what have been stopping the regular titans from being able to break into the city. Bertolt can kick walls down ...
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What would happen if Eren ate all of the other titans?

What if Eren went and ate every other person with the titan powers? Could Eren potentially become the complete titan, and be able to bypass the 13 year rule?
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How does a Titan form or regenerate when injured?

Where does the muscle and bone to form a titan come from; or is it generated by the titan shifters themselves? If so how? And what are the golden lines when shifters like Armin transform?
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Why did Annie “Female Titan” stop running?

In Attack on Titan season 1 episode 24, Annie "Female Titan" stopped running & was looking at the wall or maybe something else I'm not sure. It seemed that she waited for Eren to punch her & ...
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How does the blade of the 3DMG get changed?

In Attack on Titan, the blades of the 3DMG weapon are swapped many times. What button/lever do they use ex; thumb button, trigger 1, trigger 2?
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Why are there outlying towns/cities on the walls in Shingeki no Kyoujin?

For example, this here: Why does it need to jut out of the walls instead of just being inside the walls to begin with?
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If the titan transformation is immediate once a titan eats a shifter, how did Santa Titan not become a shifter when he ate Eren?

As we see from the Manga But when Eren gets eaten in Season 1, how is it that the titan who ate him never transformed. Plus Eren was inside his stomach for a while before he transformed and killed ...
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What does Mikasa mean by “It's happening again” in the 2nd episode?

At the beginning of the 2nd episode after Eren and Mikasa are saved, the blond army guy pulls them forward, and Mikasa holds her head, has a flashback, and says "It's happening again". What does she ...
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Where were the scouts when the titans attacked in the beginning?

Where were Levi and the scouts during the original attack in episode 1 when the titans first broke through the wall?
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Did the people of Trost District evacuate when the breach in Wall Rose happened?

In volume 9 of Attack on Titan, when Wall Rose was breached, did the people of Trost evacuate to Wall Sina along with the settlers who lived in the southwest area (like Connie and Sasha's village) of ...
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Did the garrisons ever use the cannons on top of Wall Maria to fire at the titans before the breach happened?

In episode 1, and also explained by Mr. Hannes, there are titans scratching the outside of Wall Maria (before the breach caused by the colossal happened). Did the garrisons still fire their cannons ...
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How did Reiner Braun capture Eren?

In the end of Episode 7 Season 2 of Attack on Titan, Eren was about to break Reiner Braun's neck. Then following that event, the Colossus Titan starts to fall, we see a shot that seems to show that ...
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What did cause the war between Marleyans and Eldians?

I'm finding answers for my book. It's about a war between Marleyans and Eldians but it did not tell in the manga what caused the war so I was looking for some help.
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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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What's the song when Mikasa talks to her squad leader while on the mission helping Eren to seal the wall with a rock in episode 12?

On season 1 episode 12, there's a song when Mikasa talks to her squad leader while on a mission helping Eren to seal the wall with a rock, as shown on the following picture. What's that song?
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What chapter does Attack on Titan season 2 finish at?

I just finished the season 2 of Attack on Titan and I want to start to read the manga. Which chapter should I start from?
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Why couldn't Eren Yeager transform into a Titan in the last episode of season 2?

In the last episode of season 2, named "Scream", Eren Yeager was unable to transform into a Titan to save Hannes from the Smiling Titan. Why couldn't he transform? I don't really read the manga, ...
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Why weren't the Titans visible when the Armored Titan broke through Wall Maria?

How come in the first episode when the Armored Titan breaks through Wall Maria, there aren't any Titans visible When Eren battles the Female Titan later on Was this due to the story having not ...
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How did Commander Erwin know that the spy/traitor(s) would be within the 104th training squad?

During the female titan arc, how did Erwin specifically know that the traitor would be from the 104th training squad?
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How much of the manga does the first season of Attack on Titan cover? [duplicate]

Assuming the anime follows the manga, how many chapters does the first season span?
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How did Annie know Armin was lying?

When Armin approaches Annie in an alley to ask her to help Eren escape, Annie agrees but puts on her ring (with the blade). Armin later realizes that she knew from that moment that he was lying. How?
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A different version of “Attack on D” from near the end of season 2 episode 12?

So I heard this song in Attack on Titan towards the end of season 2 episode 12 and when I compared it to the soundtrack, I found out it was called "Attack on D". However, the song in the actual ...
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How many 104th corps cadets joined the scout regiment?

Most of the 104th cadet corps walked out when they were given choice to join the scouts. But how many of them actually joined the scout regiment?. Plus how many of them are still alive.
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Is the attack on titan manga complete?

I finished season 2 of attack on titan but I don't know how far ahead the manga goes in comparison to the show.
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Why did Eren survive getting eaten?

Why did Eren survive when he was eaten by the titan during the battle of Trost? Why didn't that titan gain his titan abilities too? There hasn't been another example of a Titan Shifter being eaten in ...
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Why does Eren loses his equipment after being Titan?

Why does Eren loses his equipment after being Titan ? And why Annie doesn't lose the equipment after being Titan ?
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Whats is the theme from Attack on titan when Erwin talks with the judge?

Do you guys know the name of the theme that plays in the background of the court scene when Erwin talks with the judge?
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What is the catalyst necessary to transform into a titan?

At first I thought that you must hurt yourself in order to transform into a titan. But later, Also, thinking back, Eren did not commit self harm when he transformed from within the belly of the ...
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Why are the Eldian's in possession of Warships?

I have read the manga revolving around the Eldian Military, how they have Ironclad Warships that are in regard very similar to modern day Warships. I do not understand though, because I didn't think ...
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Is there significance to this frame from the season 2 opening?

Pictured are 6 members from the 104th training regimen, but they seem somewhat randomly selected. At least, that is until: Is there some significance or implication to this picture?
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Why were several members from the 104th training regimen suspected of being titans?

In the second season of the anime several members from the 104th training regimen are detained without their gear and are forced to wear street clothes. It is said that it was because they were ...
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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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Why does the ground shake when titans walk?

In the latest series, an experimenter told Eren that titans are very light despite their size. Why, then, does the ground shake when they walk?