Questions tagged [attack-on-titan]

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 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 type ...
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What was Eren's vision about?

I can't believe I missed this three times. I went back to the beginning of AoT in episode 1 and noticed these scenes that occurred at the beginning of the episode. Eren is having some type of daydream ...
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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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Can the Titans swim?

I have only seen the anime and haven't read the manga, but a question came to me: Can the titans swim? We know that they are abnormally light and strong for their size. However, the fact that they ...
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Who exactly are featured on the walls of Maria, Rose & Sina?

I'm not sure whether this question will make sense or not but what is the symbolism or meaning behind the logos or symbols that are associated with the walls of Maria, Rose & Sina? Are they ...
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Why is “Shingeki no Kyojin” translated as “Attack on Titan”?

The direct English translation of 進撃の巨人 ("Shingeki no Kyojin") isn't actually "Attack on Titan", and the name seems like an odd translation because it implies either an attack on a person/thing named "...
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What arcs of Shingeki No Kyojin will the live-action movie cover?

The live action movie for Shingeki No Kyojin is coming out in 2015 or 2016 if I am not mistaken. Does anyone know what arcs of the anime and manga the movie will cover?
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What happened to Eren that made him unable to turn into a Titan in chapter 53 of the manga?

I am referring to when he has trouble turning into full-sized Titan after he underwent intelligence and endurance testing. It happened in chapter 53 of the series, during the Uprising Arc. This is a ...
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How did the Female Titan manage to get out of her titan form and escape while surrounded by a horde of titans?

In episode 20 of the anime, when Annie, as the Female Titan, falls into Erwin's trap and is restrained, she calls over a horde of titans to devour her titan body. Her titan body is shown to be torn ...
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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?
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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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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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Which chapter of the manga closely follows after Attack on Titan EP 25?

I have been searching for this for a while now after I finished watching the series a week ago, but I can't find a rough answer on Google and sites such as answers.yahoo.com about which chapter of the ...
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What is the motive behind the Titan Shifters' actions?

Okay, so I read a bit of the manga, and I know a good amount of spoilers. But why are most of the titan-shifters trying to destroy humanity? Eren and Ymir are good, right? Why do some titan-shifters ...
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From what anime are these pictures? [closed]

From this picture I was unable to identify from doing a Google image search, was this picture from an anime? I am wondering where this is from since I was watching a video clip and it didn't have the ...
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How were the walls in Attack on Titan built?

If I remember correctly, in Attack on Titan, it's mentioned or implied a number of times that humans built the walls to protect themselves from the titans. (Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong on ...
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Is Eren immortal?

I don't know why, but while I'm reading fanfiction and other things I notice that people sometimes quote how no one wants Eren to die because he's "the key to humanity". I've always thought he was ...
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Is the religion in Shingeki no Kyojin supposed to resemble a real-life religion?

In the religion in SnK, they worship the walls as their protectors and a number of times say that the walls were put there by God. The walls are also at least once referred to as Goddesses, though ...
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What is Shingeki no Kyojin's Year Zero?

In Shingeki no Kyojin, they comment a number of times about what year it is. The show starts in year 845. Though the world seems to be relatively similar to ours (having Asia, etc.), the don't seem to ...
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What song is playing when Eren cries in episode 2?

What is the name of the song about 13:00 into episode 2, when Eren is crying? I've searched in many places but I can't find it.
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What type of government structure exists in Shingeki no Kyojin?

So I guess that the remaining human survivors formed a nation, but what form of government exists in this nation? Who is the leader?
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What race are the humans in Attack on Titan? What language do they speak?

The majority of characters in Attack on Titan have German names. Does this mean they are Europeans? We know Mikasa Ackerman is Oriental. Did the writers avoid describing her as Asian because in the ...
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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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How does the 3D maneuver gear work?

In Shingeki no Kyojin, the soldiers use the 3D maneuver gear to attack the Titans and cut the back of their necks. In the last episodes, I have seen that they use a balloon of gas as the power to ...
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What exactly happens to a Titan's body after it is killed?

I just started watching the anime and I haven't read much of the manga so I don't know if it is explained further on. We all know a Titan's body gives off extreme heat, from an encounter Eren had ...
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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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Why/How does Eren remember how to activate his Titan power?

Eren's father injects him with the Titan serum years before he first uses it. So how is it that he remembers how to activate it?
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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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Was the Scouting Legion's patch or the character's Military affiliation changed?

In the Military, there are three units, each with its own patch: Scouting Legion, Military Police and Stationary Guard. Left to Right: Scouting Legion, Military Police and Stationary Guard So far ...
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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 ...