Ranked #53

Shingeki no Kyojin

Alternative Titles

English: Attack on Titan
Japanese: 進撃の巨人


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2013 to Sep 29, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 8.651 (scored by 437,179 users)
Ranked: #532
Popularity: #3
Members: 618,769
Favorites: 36,397
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Centuries ago, mankind was slaughtered to near extinction by monstrous humanoid creatures called titans, forcing humans to hide in fear behind enormous concentric walls. What makes these giants truly terrifying is that their taste for human flesh is not born out of hunger but what appears to be out of pleasure. To ensure their survival, the remnants of humanity began living within defensive barriers, resulting in one hundred years without a single titan encounter. However, that fragile calm is soon shattered when a colossal titan manages to breach the supposedly impregnable outer wall, reigniting the fight for survival against the man-eating abominations.

After witnessing a horrific personal loss at the hands of the invading creatures, Eren Yeager dedicates his life to their eradication by enlisting into the Survey Corps, an elite military unit that combats the merciless humanoids outside the protection of the walls. Based on Hajime Isayama's award-winning manga, Shingeki no Kyojin follows Eren, along with his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and his childhood friend Armin Arlert, as they join the brutal war against the titans and race to discover a way of defeating them before the last walls are breached.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ackerman, Mikasa
Ackerman, Mikasa
Ishikawa, Yui
Ishikawa, Yui
Yeager, Eren
Yeager, Eren
Kaji, Yuuki
Kaji, Yuuki
Arlert, Armin
Arlert, Armin
Inoue, Marina
Inoue, Marina
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Kamiya, Hiroshi


Araki, Tetsurou
Araki, Tetsurou
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Yamamoto, Sayo
Yamamoto, Sayo
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(25/25)

# Episode Title Aired
1 To You Two Thousand Years Later
Ni Sen-Nen-Go no Kimi e (二千年後の君へ)
Apr 7, 2013
2 That Day
Sono Hi (その日)
Apr 14, 2013
3 Shining Dimly in the Midst of Despair
Zetsubou no Naka de Nibuku Hikaru (絶望の中で鈍く光る)
Apr 21, 2013
4 Night of the Disbanding
Kaisan Shiki no Yoru (解散式の夜)
Apr 28, 2013
5 First Battle
Uijin (初陣)
May 5, 2013

Opening Theme

#1: "Guren no Yumiya (紅蓮の弓矢)" by Linked Horizon (eps 1-13)
#2: "Jiyuu no Tsubasa (自由の翼)" by Linked Horizon (eps 14-25)

Ending Theme

#1: "Utsukushiki Zankoku na Sekai (美しき残酷な世界)" by Yoko Hikasa (eps 1-13)
#2: "great escape" by Cinema Staff (eps 14-25)

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Yesterday, 5:36 AM
I feel like writing this review can go down in two ways. I either end up castrated by AOT's loyal but crazy fans for not giving it a 10 or People try to listen to some helpful criticism that the show can improve upon. I don't think that this show is the greatest show ever made but I also disagree with the people who think it's absolute garbage. It definitely ain't no Fairy Tail that's for sure. This is an depth analysis of what AOT does particularly well in and where some of it's faults lie.

What the show does exceedingly well in is it's read more
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Nov 22, 2015
This is the 1st anime i ever watched so it will always have a special place in my heart. I 1st learned about it from a cousin of mine who suggested me to watch it. I was 1 of those who believed that all the anime are like Pokemon and YuGiOh so i didn't pay attention. One day i watched without noticing a music video that had Giant naked creatures eating humans. I thought that if that was what my cousin was talking about it was worth a try. And here i am reviewing my favourite anime ever.

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Nov 19, 2015
I've been hearing a lot about this anime and how popular it was, but I never really wanted to watch it because I am really reluctant when it comes to shounen anime. Pretty much the only shounen anime I've ever enjoyed was Hunter x Hunter (2011) and Death Note (I'm also starting to get a little bit into Assassination Classroom), but considering the huge fanbase that this anime built, I decided to take a crack at it, and in my conclusive overall review, Shingeki no Kyojin is one of the coolest and most creative anime I've ever watched.

Story: 10/10

I've seen so many anime with read more
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Oct 2, 2014
Oh dear Shingeki no Kyojin, where do I even begin. If you've talked with your friends about anime, then the couple anime that everyone talks about are Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, Dragon Ball, and... Shingeki no Kyojin. What's the difference between Shingeki and the rest? Shingeki only has 25 episodes so far yet it's on par in popularity with the other super long, Americanized anime. Why is it popular? Well that's simply because it's stunningly amazing. Those people that call Shingeki no Kyojin "overrated" may not have the same taste as me, and that's perfectly fine, but in my honest opinion, Shingeki no Kyojin is read more
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