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 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 ...

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