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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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Is “Attack on Titan” taking place in the past or in the future?

According to the prehistory timeline on Wikia, 1003 B1: As a young girl, Ymir Fritz gains the power of the Titans from an unknown source, becoming the Founding Titan. With her powers, she is ...
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Is Eren's Titan in “rage/flame” mode stronger?

In episode 25, when Eren is fighting Annie, he is seen in what is called "rage/flame" mode (this name is given by fans I believe, though not sure). Is he supposed to be stronger when he's like that?
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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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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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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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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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Manga Spoilers: Why didn't this character transform when injured?

In episode 29 (episode 4 in season 2) of Attack on Titan, why didn't As I understand, titan shifters are able to transform by injuring themselves or by others. Can someone explain or did I miss some ...
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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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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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Are there more Titan Shifters unknown as of now?

These two pictures are taken from Attack on Titan Chapter 77: In the first picture, the Beast Titan says: In the second picture, can we conclude that there are other titan shifters who fight against ...
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What is the name of the last song in the staff credits at the end of episode 25?

Well, I know it's called Great Escape and it's the ending song of the 2nd cour of Shingeki no Kyojin. However, the one played at the end of episode 25 was an edited version. Where can I find this ...
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Does Eren hate Mikasa?

Apparently, in Chapter 112 of the Attack On Titan manga, Eren says that Mikasa is a slave. For all their life it seems they have been friends. Has their friendship been broken because of this? Also, ...
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Why doesn't Eren's Founding Titan ability to control other titans work on Rod Reiss' titan?

In Season 3 Episode 9 of Attack on Titan, Eren tries to use his Founding Titan powers to control other titans on Rod Reiss' titan but he can't. Why doesn't this work?
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Why did Miche choose to run away when there were Titans remaining?

In episode 1 of Attack on Titan 2,
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Why did Historia's mother hate and reject her?

Other than her being a bastard child, was any reason given as to why Historia's mother hated her and disowned her?
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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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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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Why does Grisha Yeager have to love someone?

In attack on Titan ep 58, Eren Kruger says that Grisha has to love someone inside the walls or else “history will repeat itself”. Why?
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Where does the Season 3 TV series start and end in the Manga Chapters?

Where does the season 3 of the TV series of AOT (Part 1) end in the Manga Chapters. What manga chapter is the most recent episode in the TV series?
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What is “the pose” Eren did in chapter 89?

Please do not spoil yourself the content of this masterpiece.
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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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Which volume has Mikasa's backstory?

My favorite episode is the one with Mikasa's backstory. The manga has so much more detail so I wanted her backstory in the manga.
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Why didn't Eren Yeager saw the Key before in Attack on Titans?

In the first season of Attack on Titan, Eren remember something his dad told him about the cellar under their house, when he saw the key, and he transform into a Titan and stopped a canon fire. We ...
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What happened between the first 2 episodes of Attack on Titan season 1? How much time passed?

We are given a flashback/dream sequence at the beginning of episode 2 of Attack on Titan, and there are a few references to the fact that time has passed, but it doesn't look like much time has passed....
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What actually determines abilities of “shifter”?

I'm really confused by how abilities of shifters are determined in Shingeki no Kyojin. It is described really inconsistently. For example (major spoilers): So, as we can see, there are examples of ...
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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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How did the people of Marley to steal 7 of the 9 original titans?

The story of Attack on Titan says the Eldian Empire grew unstable due to internal conflicts between the families with the power of the Titans, and collapsed during the Great Titan War a century ago, ...
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How does a colossal titan come down once he is done shifting?

I was thinking that Bertholdt must have trained with his Colossal Titan so I was wondering how he would get down, considering Marley did not have 3d maneuver gear.
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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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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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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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In attack on Titan, what's the point of the shifter Titans becoming soldiers?

In attack on Titan, what's the point of the shifter Titans becoming soldiers?
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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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Are the memories still there?

But, So, are the memories gone? Or will they come back if a true member of the royal family
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Which episode in season 3 showing Eren having to seal a rock with hardening?

I can’t remember when they showed Eren having to seal a rock with hardening, flashback or not. It was in season three of Attack on Titan. What episode is it?
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Doesn't Female Titan and Beast Titan have the Coordinate ability?

It seems like most titans have the Coordinate ability. Beast Titan was directly telling other titans what to do. Female was calling and leading them. Whats the difference in Eren's Coordinate ...
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Manga Spoilers: Control over Rod Reiss

I'm not sure in which chapter this took place exactly but Why couldn't Rod Reiss be controlled?
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What's the purpose and origin of the titans which arent titan shifters?

As far as I know, the titan shifters inherited their power when Ymir Fritz died and her power was split between her 9 descendants. But what about the mindless titans, those who arent titan shifters ...
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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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Can normal titans dig the ground?

I know normal titans are not intelligent but in one of the episodes of season 1 we see that they can learn to climb the trees in order to reach the scouts. So why none of them tried digging a tunnel ...
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Is there another wall encompassing the entire of Paradis for Marley to use?

So, another question about Attack on Titan. So in the Manga, and by extension, the Anime, it is revealed that certain people, Eldian IIRC, are transformed into Titans by injecting them with Titan ...
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Which other nations are there in Attack on Titan world aside Eldia and Marley?

In the Attack on Titan wikia they often mention other nations aside Eldia and Marley which supposedly have more advanced technology than this 2 nations. Which other known nations are there in Attack ...
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Why did Annie accept Armin's request?

In Attack on Titan season 1 episode 23, Armin requested for help from Annie, and she accepted it. She knew from the beginning that it was a trap, that's why she put on the ring. She put on the ring ...
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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 is Mike's rank in the Survey Corps?

I'm making this big fanfiction book, and I need some help regarding Military Ranks in the Survey Corps. Here's my question: Erwin is the Commander Levi is the Corporal Hanji/Hange is the Major, ...
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Why the Survey Corps doesn't find a human body inside normal titan?

Hange cut the neck of one titan to explore inside. Why couldn't she find out the main human body inside??? Maybe the main body was hidden quite deep so it was difficult to see. But if it was hidden ...
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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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What song is played in episode 39 (S3E2) of Attack on Titan at around 13:00?

There is a violin song played in Attack on Titan episode 39 (season 3 episode 2) from 13:00 to either 13:42 or 15:00 (not sure when it ends). It's when Armin just killed someone to save his friend ...
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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 ...