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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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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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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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Can an Ackerman become a Titan Shifter?

After reading the Manga until the current issue, it kind of feels like to me that it's building to Mikasa is going to become the Female Titan, or that Mikasa is going to inherit the Attack Titan from ...
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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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How did the people of Marley 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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Why didn't Eren's eyes change colour when he inherited the Founding Titan?

So, after watching the Anime, I noticed that all the people, who inherited the power of the Founding Titan, eye's change from their original colour to a brilliant purple colour, whether they be royal ...
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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 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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Why did Miche choose to run away when there were Titans remaining?

In episode 1 of Attack on Titan 2,
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Who is this ghost from episode 8 of Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou?

Episode 8 of Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou features this ghostly character, who is not addressed by name during the episode: Who is this supposed to be? From reading the cast credits, I see that this ...
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What is the ODM gear's range

The ODM has a limited range. There is a limit on how long it can propel two hooks. Or just one, depending on what the user decides. But I do know there is a ton on inconsistencies, or there may not be,...
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Do soldiers in Attack on Titan have different ODM gear or is it custom made for them?

Historia is 4'7 so in other words, she is short. On the other hand, we have Mike Zacharias who is 6'5. Do they have the same size gear or is it custom made for them?
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How is Levi so fast when attacking the Beast Titan's nape in season 3 part 2?

In episode 17 of Attack on Titan season 3 part 2, when Levi takes out the Beast Titan's arm, eyes, and legs, Levi is in the air above the downed titan. When Levi goes for the kill, Zeke says that he ...
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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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Is there hard proof for the Curse of Ymir?

As far as I know, the Survey Corps (and other relevant Elderians) learned of the Curse of Ymir (that a titan shifter only has 13 years to live and if not eaten, will die to have his titan power born ...
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What are the orange stripes and fire that Eren's Titan body gets when fighting the female Titan for the second time?

In the second fight with the female Titan, at the end, Eren's Titan gets some orange lines and fire. What is that? Is it some special power particular to his Titan just like the female Titan can ...
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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 Annie take Eren out of his Titan when she kicked and beat him in the head during their fight in Stohess?

When Annie hardened her leg and kicked Eren in the face, Eren started to bite down on the crystal until Annie started beating him in the head. However, when she was done, she just ran away. That was ...
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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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Has the creator been interviewed about when the Attack on Titan story takes place?

Lots of speculations have been made as to the time frame and location using clues from within the manga and animation.....but why not just ask the series creator if he gave it much thought or is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 difference between Eldians and The Subjects of Ymir?

In season 3 of Attack on Titan, what’s the difference between Eldians and The Subjects of Ymir?
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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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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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Where can I watch “Attack on Titan” in Germany since it's not available on Crunchyroll?

I will be honest, I am not a fan of Anime. But my daughter is. I wanted to surprise her with Anime gift. Long story short, we live in Germany. For a while she was mentioning a cool website where one ...
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Why was Fritz put on the throne as a king?

In Attack on Titan, why did the royal government put King Fritz on the throne? And how did Erwin and the Survey Corps know that he was a fake king?
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How much does the ODM gear weigh?

The ODM makes people get airborne, look awesome and contribute to the fight against the enimeys of paradise. But how much does it weigh? People are constantly running with it so I assume it doesn't ...
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Can humans be cut out of all Titans?

This question is in regards to the anime. I've watched all of the episodes that are available, so I do not mind spoilers. Since humans who can turn to Titans at will (I think they're called shifters) ...
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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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What is “the pose” Eren did in chapter 89?

Please do not spoil yourself the content of this masterpiece.
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How did Sasha not blow off Samuel's leg?

When the colossal Titan attacks the city of Trost in Season 1 Episode 5, We see everyone working on the cannons blown off the wall by the steam. Samuel gets knocked off too, but he is unconscious, so ...
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How fast is the Female Titan?

In season 1 episode 12, we see The Female titan give chase to the Special Operations Squad and Eren. We also know that the horses to bred to run at 70-75 mph per hour, but it was shown late that the ...
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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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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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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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Why don't titan shifters keep their napes hardened all the time

When Levi took down the beast titan in season 3 part 2, the beast titan mentions that Levi is too fast and that he won't be able to harden his nape in time. So why don't all titan shifters keep their ...