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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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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 do some of the scenes in the 5th Episode of Attack on Titan differ when it was aired in Fukuoka?

The airing of the 5th episode of Attack on Titan in Fukuoka (see top in the Youtube video below) had some noticeable differences from the original airing (see bottom). Why were these changes made? ...
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What is a “Three-Dimensional Maneuver”?

Many times in Attack on Titan, the various soldiers mention something called "three-dimensional maneuvering", which appears to be an effective strategy for the battles with the Titans. At the end of ...
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How did humans learn how to kill Titans?

In Attack on Titan, how did humans learn the Titans' weak spot? How was it that they learned how to kill Titans? Was it through experiments with live, captured Titans? The only example I could think ...
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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 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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Why can't Titans attack using the canals passing through the walls?

I saw this image on this question: Why are there outlying towns/cities on the walls in Shingeki no Kyoujin? If you look carefully, there is a spot near the bottom where the water canal enters the ...
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Is Levi Ackerman of Asian descent, like Mikasa?

I don't think its ever mentioned if Levi is of Asian descent like Mikasa or not, and if it was I completely missed it. Is Levi of Asian descent?
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What did Mikasa say when she was correcting Armin after Eren mastered the ODM gear?

After Eren masters the ODM gear (anime ep. 3 - 21:40~, manga vol. 4), Mikasa corrects Armin by saying, (in the English manga) He's relieved because now he doesn't have to be separated from me. Is ...
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What is the scene where Reiner and Bertholdt climb the stairs endlessly refer to?

In the Junior High spinoff episode 8, there are scenes where Reiner and Bertholdt climb the school stairs endlessly. Bertholdt keeps trying to suggest to Reiner that something is wrong but Reiner ...
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Why do the giants in Shingeki no Kyojin start to look like the characters that got eaten?

In Shingeki no Kyojin, Armin's grandfather dies when he is sent to recover Wall Maria. And in the episode when Eren gets eaten, the face and the look of the giant who eats him is exactly the same as ...
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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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Who is the 9th Titan shifter?

SPOILERS Read only if you are caught up to date with the latest manga chapter (93 in this case). Before chapter 93 we knew After reading chapter 93, interestingly we have: Are there any hints so ...
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Does this tweet really exist that indicates that Attack on Titan is about to end?

I've stumbled across this comment about chapter 105 (in 2018): You know SnK will be finished soon, right? Isayama said on twitter a while ago that he wants to end it this year.. I want to know if ...
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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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What is Eren's and Mikasa's relationship?

Technically, it's probably like siblings, but it seems more like Mikasa has feelings for Eren that are unrequited. Or maybe Mikasa feels like she is Eren's servant?
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Why did Historia see her father's memories?

In Season 3 Episode 9 we see that According to Season 3 Episode 6 and Chapter 89, Historia, however, But we do know from Season 2 Episode 5 and Season 3 Episode 2 that Is there an explanation ...
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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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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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Does Hajime Isayama have an ending in mind for Attack On Titan?

I have read somewhere that Isayama already knows the final ending of the Attack on Titan manga, but the route which he will get there is unknown to him. Are there any interviews where he specifies ...
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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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What happened to the Titans after the Survey Corps left the walls?

What happened to all the Titans roaming outside the walls when the Survey Corps left the wall and arrived at the ocean? I mean, surely they couldn't not have disappeared into thin air now (Like the ...
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Would Historia Reiss become as big as Rod Reiss if she had turned into a titan?

The humans become Titans through the use of an injected medicine, and the Titan form they take is due to the type of medicine injected. Therefore, it can be deduced Bertolt Hoover got an injection ...
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Is it known which titans follow in power to the Founding Titan?

In the last episode of the anime, season 3 episode 6, it's stated that the Founding Titan is the most powerful of all titans. Is it known where all or any of the other titans are in the scale of power ...
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Why didn't Rod Reiss just eat Eren? Why did he need Historia?

Why didn't Rod Reiss just eat Eren? Why did he need Historia? If Reiss just ate Eren, he would be the king, and do whatever he wanted (except that the King's will may overrule some his own free-will). ...
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Why aren't the normal titans affected by the 13-year curse?

In Attack on Titan, the titans wandering around the walls seem to live longer than 13 years, bypassing the curse. We know for sure that the normal titans live longer because of the Smiling Titan. But ...
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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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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 ...