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Shingeki no Kyojin


Alternative Titles

English: Attack on Titan
Synonyms: AoT
Japanese: 進撃の巨人

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2013 to Sep 29, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2013
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:58 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Wit Studio
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.521 (scored by 783,034 users)
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Ranked: #942
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Popularity: #2
Members: 1,112,324
Favorites: 55,955

Recommendations

Titan or kabane armageddon? Decide while you still can as the wretched world falls into a complete pandemonium state. With extraordinary theme songs/OSTs and animation to accompany these series, one can only hope they get the recognition they deserve. As for the main characters in either series, a male that received the abilities of the devil while showing signs of righteousness and naivety…a female with lethal skills and deadly passion who fights to protect the people she loves. Blatant similarities like these simply can’t be ignored when in front of one’s eyes.

Shingeki no Kyojin demonstrates a species’ right to survive in a world  read more 
report Recommended by ShanaFlame
The remaining humans risks their entire race on a fight for survival or face extinction, the rich and powerful ruled for either the good of everyone or the greed for power. 'Black Bullet' demonstrates that good and bad are not very different depending on how you perceive it.

'Shingeki no Kyojin' has a darker history as the people have lived under fear for a longer period of time and any beings that are different from them have to be destroyed. Kill or be killed is a way to describe the ways of life of the people. Freedom of action is not permitted  read more 
report Recommended by ShanaFlame
A group of humans in seclusion who live in fear of a powerful race of monsters that they have managed to evade for a long time, who are suddenly forced back into combat with these creatures. 
report Recommended by Lindle
Another story about humanity's survival.
Shingeki no Kyojin and Owari no Seraph both share some parallels.
Firstly, they are produced by the same animation studio (Wit Studio) and share the same soundtrack composer, Sawano Hiroyuki.
In terms of story, in both worlds, humanity is at the brink of extinction and is endangered by another species (titans - vampires).
The protagonist is also a young boy who joins a squad to fight that species and to take revenge for losing a family member.
In both anime, the atmosphere is a dark and serious one and the animation style is quite similar.
If you are a  read more 
report Recommended by Lichtspiel
Both are deep, dark and suspensful with amazing character development. Both are brilliant and origional masterpices with excellent animated battles. Other than that, they are quite different. 
report Recommended by Hesteen
Pain and sorrow are felt in both series however they are not on the same caliber. Fighting for a better future, teamwork, sacrifice are all shallow similarities.

'Claymore' has a wide range of characters with dark past which you will feel sorry for whether they are friend or foe, it shows you the hardship of characters who only fight for themselves but in time come to terms with close friendship thus fight for one and another.

'Shingeki no Kyojin' excels in its epic twists and turns where you cannot trust anyone even in your own team. You will constantly be wondering about the  read more 
report Recommended by ShanaFlame
This show starts off a little more slowly compared to Attack on Titan but as it progresses, the pace of the story starts to kick in and it really reels you in and that's how it is similar to Attack on Titan.

The soundtrack is pretty similar as well - fighting scenes, lots of death and twists and turn - humanity fighting against one another - pretty similar to AoT if you ask me.

Both are fast paced, interesting and keeps you on the edge of your seat!  
report Recommended by 27lily
Revenge, Suffering, Agony and Redemption...

Shingeki no Kyojin has a feeling of FMA Brotherhood in which a kid who lived a peaceful life gets thrown into a dark grim life full of tragedy and agony due to losing someone important to them. However, both main characters refused to move on and dedicated their lives for revenge and redemption.

If you enjoy a full packed action dramatic plot you'll love both of these series. 
report Recommended by CEMPUNK
The world of man is coming to an end and the struggles are imminent. In the middle of such disarray, it takes a stronger demon to defeat the ones already present today. 'Shingeki no Kyojin' and 'God Eater' resembles a ying and yang where one dwells in the past while the other resides in the future.

'Shingeki no Kyojin' showcases a masterclass storytelling and unforgettable character interactions where one must work together in order to survive. The action and music stands out as much which is a credit to all the hardwork that has been established into the series. It is hard to  read more 
report Recommended by ShanaFlame
Many have linked Attack on Titan to Evangelion since long before AoT's anime came to be, for highly spoilerific (NOT MECHA) reasons. To be slightly less vague, Eva deconstructed the feel good / manly / heroic mecha genre with a combination of depression and tragedy. And, to a lesser extent, AoT went against the flow of shounen fighting cliches/tropes enough to make it stand out in the same way. So, both series' differences from the norm makes them comparable, in essence.

Unlike in its manga, near the end (ep24) AoT's anime had Eren act very much like Shinji from Eva: needing a peptalk  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
Both are gruesome, horrific and battle driven. Not afraid to push the limits of symbolic television. 
report Recommended by Tataku
The art of brutality at its finest whether it's for a cause or just pure madness. Friendships are hard to find and trust is not easily earned.

'Akame ga Kill!' does not hold back regardless of the importance of a character so no one is safe which leads to an unprecedented sea of death. Justice and the fight for survival are just a few of the mere reflection presented in this cruel world.

'Shingeki no Kyojin' reflects on schemes and deception where a line could not be directly drawn between good and evil. The pursue for power is imminent and whoever got  read more 
report Recommended by ShanaFlame
1. Both have strong character stories
2. both have a sense of moving forward
3. both have great animation

Overall there are a lot of similarities with the story line, being trapped (with giant monsters) striving to achieve something greater for the whole race. Both shows are very uplifting and fun to watch.  
report Recommended by Writtenmuse
Both the main characters are almost very similar, they have the determination to become one of the best and strongest person there is. In both series they possess unbelievable strength and power already or later on. They both are also similar since they have a path of solitude and basically not wanting to rely on others that much. Another aspect about both series is that they both have a lot of Drama since the main characters have at least a lost a loved one. Both are also really good Shounen and this one is mostly Seinen 'cause the characters are more matured  read more 
report Recommended by MysticStrider
The main theme for both anime series is" survival." Their peaceful days are changed forever. The humans face an unstoppable force that causes the world to panic in fear. The Zombie/Titans appear in groups and attack on instinct.
With only a select few of brave humans will humanity survivor or cease to exist.  
report Recommended by AnimeFan500
It's safe to say Berserk anime fans were left shocked & traumatised by its haunting finale. You get that feeling on a regular basis with Shingeki as characters are torn to shreds before your eyes. Not as extreme (or as sexual!) as Berserk at its most (in)famous, no, but you get the point. Images that won't leave will remain imprinted in your brain, after viewing--ye be warned!

In terms of their settings, Berserk and Shingeki are both set during medieval times. Aside from Shingeki's 'Spiderman' way of doing battle with gigantic threats, you're gonna get a STRONG taste of bleak realism from medieval/fantasy epics,  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
If you take away Gantz's fondness of boobs/nudity/twisted humour, the death games between humans and creatures that crush men like insects - not even the respective main characters being safe - makes Gantz & Shingeki one and the same. The despair the cast convey when confronted with the terror of a threat beyond human understanding sticks the two together like glue.

There's very little out there that can make people feel the same sense of dread as its characters do, whether on page or screen. The casts of the two are forced into 'do or die' confrontations with freaky creatures, knowing either it  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
These two anime are depressing to watch. SnK is fully depressing but HxH is like cheerful at first then becoming a psychological kind of anime at the last part. Either way, these two have bad-ass female characters. 
report Recommended by SabrinaRazak
- Some sort of species threatens the human race
- Characters are well developed
- Main character is some how involved with the species he hates
- Main character gets all bad ass after a dramatic death
- Main character seeks revenge 
report Recommended by smiler94ks
(very)Generally speaking...
Both series are about humans against non-human-but-human-like-form of unknown enemies.
Both have special forces.
Both have some kind of rocky development of an atmosphere: from the 'summer vacation' to "all hell breaks loose".
No safety for any character.
 
report Recommended by CrazyCactus
Both include an element of survival and fighting for a belief. Monsters/enemies are a common theme and there is also a slight hint of mystery. 
report Recommended by Jager
The author of Attack on Titan, Hajime Isayama, said the following in an interview: "My earliest inspiration was the adult game Muv-Luv Alternative, in which aliens invade and humankind is on the brink of annihilation."

Total Eclipse is a spin-off of what Isayama is referring to, but the influence was blatantly obvious in episode two: a cast of characters were introduced and then brutally killed off in quick succession; one being eaten in gruesome fashion in front of a despairing friend. HOWEVER, later the series goes 'full harem' and there is very little additional alien bug slaughter. In contrast to Shingeki, it does NOT  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
The animation in both series is nothing less than amazing and the music will without a doubt give you chills. Nothing less than amazing. If you enjoyed Guilty Crown in the slightest, you'll love Shingeki no Kyojin. 
report Recommended by cWarriorM
Both have a dark, gritty atmosphere. The main characters are interesting, and very well-developed. Death lurks behind every corner in both anime, and the Japanese voice acting is professional. Make sure to check them both out, as they both are really good and stay true to the manga. 
report Recommended by Zeeweex
Blue Gender is the largely unknown AND under-appreciated survival gem that came LONG before the fall of Wall Maria. The grim, 'horror' tone so rarely seen in anime as characters are introduced only to be killed off without mercy (initially, in Attack on Titan) is present in both. BG has VERY little pandering, whilst AoT was influenced by shounen tropes.

The most obvious similarity is the heroines of the two: Mikasa from AoT and Marlene from BG are both stoical killing machines that are shown to have softer sides via romantic feelings for the respective male leads. The most striking similarity visually is  read more 
report Recommended by AironicallyHuman
If you saw the Titans, you have seen and Terraformer. The plot is almost identical. People are fighting very strong enemy. Some people have super powers. They built the whole story. 
report Recommended by SOTAR
Both shows have the profoundly important and mightily depressing subject matter of the human race's survival hundreds of years in the future. The future civilisations in each show are very different from one another, but they both face the problem of tensions and/or conflicts between species that have come to exist since our present, not to mention further issues regarding the corruption of human governments and establishments. What's also important to mention is that both shows have an element of scientific mystery; as you watch you'll find out more and more about the new creatures that inhabit the Earth through the characters' own investigations.  
report Recommended by SaraSlurpsCoffee
These two anime have virtually nothing in common in terms of plot. However they both have similar fast paced and impressive action sequences without sacrificing a compelling and coherent plot. Both also have a-typical protagonist personalities. 
report Recommended by Azeal
Very similar in which include dark story lines surrounding two innocent children who quickly have to grow up and seek out revenge for what happens to them.  
report Recommended by Lil_Slugger
The main characters are put in a life and death situation. Betrayal, gore, and survival are an intricate theme for both series. 
report Recommended by AnimeFan500
Both these anime are gory, with a strong sibling relationship between the main characters. Characters want to study and know more about the creatures the other characters can turn into. 
report Recommended by sim0n2170
Both of these anime's have a twisted plot,but both anime's deal with a puzzle almost exactly alike. The puzzle/quistion is how did this happen? Either you are killing titans or your getting killed by classmates, both involve having to work as a team to stop the mystery. These 2 anime's are great to watch and leave you wanting more.
Danganronpa is great for when you want a good mysterey and some horror at the same time 
report Recommended by 0namine1
- Humans live in fear of supernatural beings: Akuma in D.Grayman and Titans in Shingeki no Kyojin.
- Main characters are both young men (around the age sixteen), who try to exterminate these evil beings.
- Main characters are stronger than most of their comrades.
- Both main characters have lost most of their family.
- They both have a special quality no one else has. 
report Recommended by xcAnDy411x
You've got a squad of your own yes... But Not being able to leave your hometown because of aliens is another! 
report Recommended by whomarg
Both are about mankind fighting off giant creatures about which they know next to nothing.
Both are serious animes with no comedy.
However, Freezing is ecchi while Shingeki no Kyojin isn't 
report Recommended by Yamada2
In bleach, when a human dies it either becomes a whole, whole, a person whole goes to the soul society, or they become a wandering spirt, which then turns into a hollow when they are preyed on by a hollow, or stay in the human world for too long. Ichigo, the main character of Bleach had a vendetta with a certain hollow in one of the first few episodes, much akin to the main character of Shingeki no Kyojin. Also both the main characters are very determined, stubborn, and bear a will of steel.  
report Recommended by KuroNoTaiyou
Lets be honest here. Basically World Trigger is like the Sci-Fi version of AoT. In both a Town is constantly threatened by an "titanic" unknown force which they have little knowledge about. Also in both Anime there exist an Military defense force that fight against those enemies with advanced technologies. These defense forces go to away missions to explore the area of the enemy. We have strong MC's and also Trainees. All in all World Trigger is the more child friendly Sci-Fi version of Attack on Titan. 
report Recommended by Rupdedudludu
Both are technical masterpieces--featuring beautifully animated fight sequences, sounds and scores. If you're looking for an amazing action series, look no further than these. Beyond the technical aspects, they are also both quite visceral in nature--raising the question of whether or not we need to abandon our humanity to defeat the enemy, and exploring the consequences of doing so. 
report Recommended by linnaes
Both contain amazing animation, military tactics, political manipulations, and dark supernatural elements. 
report Recommended by maattthhhh
Shingeki no Kyojin and Elfen Lied is kinda similiar in my opinion.
It's about 'creature' which a big threat to human kind.
It have the same gore (Elfen Lied is more gore though), the same tear-jerking, heart-touching story about mankind and the 'creature'. It's very worth to watch :) 
report Recommended by Sakunyan24
Gory anime about otherworldly creatures that eat people.  
report Recommended by BreezeElric
In both shows:
- Characters are surrounded by walls. Either prison walls or city walls.
- They must fight against a bigger, stronger force to be free
- Making plans to fight against the bad
- Teamwork
- Cruel scenes.

If you don't mind cruelty and want to see something deeper meaning - both shows are worth it.  
report Recommended by Lylaaz
Perpetually-pissed protagonists with mommy issues. One of them protects his sister and the other is protected by his sister. If you find one of them compelling then you will find the other compelling. Both also have exceedingly slow paces.  
report Recommended by Polyphemus
-Set in worlds different from our age
-Strong willed main character
-Source of motivation is the same
-Loads of action

Both are worth watching when you look for story with similar get-up. Kingdom's animation is at first really unusual to get used to, but it seemes to get better as story goes on (episode 4+ has better animation).  
report Recommended by Lylaaz
INCREDIBLY similar to this anime. The human race has retreated behind a wall, and are now being attacked by a threat that could wipe humanity out if they allowed. Main protagonist has to figure out how to stop it. Early in the series they are affected by said threat, but not killed. 
report Recommended by sadmicael
Both shows are set in a steampunk world, where the main weapons being used are swords, rifles and canons in both. Both anime feature a fair amount of blood and gore within the battle scenes, and the colour toning and mood feels similar (the use of oranges and sunset colours). Both shows like to go into detail about the strategies used in some of the battles and spends a lot of time on them. Both also feature a short 'training arc' and then goes straight into the action on the front lines. Both shows also have a 'sister-type' figure who is very strong and skilled  read more 
report Recommended by Green
Both shows have people fighting Titans to free themselves from oppression. The only difference is that AoT is human and ZG is mechs. Main chars are different in terms of aspect. 
report Recommended by SlaughterDagger
soundtrack and atmosphere is really similar in both anime 
report Recommended by aralacikalin
Ergo Proxy is Shingeki no Kyojin's moody older brother. Although the setting of Ergo Proxy is an alternate future instead of an alternate past, both stories contain humans struggling in a vastly changed landscape. In both stories, humans have confined themselves - one with walls, the other with domed cities - in order to preserve their survival.

However, what is the cost of living like a caged bird?

Alongside humans live humanoid creatures with superhuman strength: for Shingeki, the giants and for Ergo Proxy, the Proxies. Both creatures are complete mysteries to their human counterparts. In both series, the government strongly discourages  read more 
report Recommended by pikkichi
Both series are gory and revolve around constant threat from mysterious giants that appear out of nowhere with the intention of destroying human race and children fighting for all of mankind. 
report Recommended by HMCMLXXXVII
these have VERY similar storylines, their is a masive enemy that threterns the exsistance of humans and their is 1 human who has the ability (like some others) to turn into one of the ''enemies'' and as the story progresses, some of his former friends turn against him and try to hill him where as others stay faithful.
characters are also very similar, the main characters are hot headed and impulsive and they both have a female companion who is timid but remains on their side throughout.

as i said, very similar and both ust as enjoyable as the other. 
report Recommended by kefkas_big_sis
the similar thing between the two anime , is that the main characters try to rescue Humanity from extintion cause of a strange kind of enemy showed off suddenly.  
report Recommended by mezzo12
"Woah...that's so cool!!!" If you've said this many times in Naruto, you're goona say the same here. Like Naruto, has all you can want in a Shonen anime...action,sadness,coolness,incredibly determined main character just like Naruto, and is similar to Naruto junchuuriki. If you like Naruto, you'll definitely like SnK ;) 
report Recommended by Narutotaku
Both are survival, action anime where:

Shingeki no Kyojin - Titans vs. Humans
Jyu Oh Sei - Plants vs. Humans

And they take place in different worlds. 
report Recommended by Lylaaz
Post apocalyptic setting, Giant life form (Titan/Angel) and a very dark story....that's all folks  
report Recommended by Yandere-lover
Although they take place in different settings, Zetman and Shingeki no Kyojin both deals with monsters who are part of society and are out to kill and exterminate humanity for their purposes. The protagonists must survive in such a world with these monsters living in it through their skills and teamwork.

Among other factors, both series has a lot of violence, action, and also some emotional moments. Both main male protagonists has a rather sad childhood but they do find new hope. Through hope, they hope to kill the monsters that took away their dreams.

Both series has some comedy occasionally but  read more 
report Recommended by Stark700
The both have the same feeling at the beginning because of the fast pace. Also, there similarities like the supernatural powers, the desire to avenge dead parents or the likewise. They also both have beautiful animated fight scenes and can be enjoyed until the last drop. 
report Recommended by 161
The first episode of both these anime start of quietly and uneventful, then suddenly, the characters' lives get turned upside-down and calamity ensues. One caused by titans breaching the wall in Shingeki while in the other, an earthquake tears down the city. 
report Recommended by ninja88880
•Both are familiar in a way that humans are living in terror/despair of "monsters".
•Both contain absolute tragedy and despair, in the most inhumane ways and show the mentality of the humans and how there brain reacts in certain situations about the "monster" beings, as to what will they do, fight back, research, destroy, stay away from them, keep close to others; the list goes on.
•Both are mysterious with their plot as they progress, and leave the viewer on edge, angst, frustration, envious, anger etc. Either way, it will leave the viewer wanting more.
•Both contain action in the most brutal and cliff-hanging  read more 
report Recommended by Lupta
Both take place in a post apocalyptic and dystopian setting and have high moral grounds and philosophy that will bring the viewer to their knees and as well as life lessons that will be unforgettable.  
report Recommended by 99thEmperor
eren in shingeki no kyojin is determined to destroy all titans and aria in hidan no aria is determined to catch the butei killer and prove that her mother is innocent. also in attack on titan eren can transform into a titan and in hidan no aria aria has gained a special ability due to a bullet in her back however this bullet also stunned her growth.  
report Recommended by sehun_505
Both are shonen shows that are considered to be one of the greatest of their time. The main chars in both shows are similar and deal with exterminating monsters. Also Levi and Hiei look alike as well since it was said that Levi was influenced by Hiei. 
report Recommended by 99thEmperor
Both animes are about Humanity building and creating walls to keep out a fear that is killing them. In Attack on Titan they decide to kill the Fear with blades and skill, while in Yuri Kuma Arashi, they use plot-twist and lesbians. 
report Recommended by TobiNexis
If you like the post apocalyptic setting of Freedom where humanity lives within a very constrained existence, you will probably enjoy Shingeki no Kyojin. It's not a space drama, and there really aren't any other similarities with characters or art, but both main characters are on a quest to live freely beyond the tight limits humanity has set because of apocalyptic-like events (think Gurrenn Lagaan). 
report Recommended by aled93
Horror! Insanity! Action! Revenge! Betrayal! These anime have all this plus elements of thriller, psychological horror and adventure and I personally love both shows. 
report Recommended by arthur_the_hero
In both of these animes there are unusual, scary creatures. In shingeki they are titans and in garo they are demons.
Both of them eat humans because of an unknown purpose.
Both of the main characters started their way as fighters because of revenge (their mothers died) and then it turned to be "I want to protect someone/something" 
report Recommended by dadnaya
Both animes follow a very likeable cast of characters whose main goal is to take down their respective enemies (Outlaws in Cowboy Bebop and Titans in Attack on Titan). The characters are each trying to overcome a terrible past and do what they can to support each other through hardships. 
report Recommended by 99thEmperor
The titles being similar is not the only reason why I make this recommendation haha Both have very detailed and unique art styles and take place in medieval times with a hint of new/unique weapons and technology. SnB and SnK have very powerful antagonists and intense battle/action scenes. SnB breaks the tension with some comedy now and then while SnK is dead serious. Both have plots that keep you interested and entertained and both have AWESOME OPs and soundtracks! :D 
report Recommended by MrSideliner
Though it sounds strange, Origin would have been like the original Attack on Titan if it was an anime series. It follows a world ruined by a mistake made by humanity regarding genetics. Some humans share the power with the aggressive force (titan shifters in AoT, enhanced humans in Origin). Humanity has been reduced to a small number and some people are fighting against the force while others are not. Both Origin and Attack on Titan centre on a determined protagonist who wishes to make a change. 
report Recommended by LadyCreepypasta
Both shows have great animation during fight scenes, and have, in my opinion, likable characters, with memorable fights. Shingeki is more for an older audience, but XY&Z definitely has a more mature tone than previous installments. 
report Recommended by 2Mainstream4U
Attack on Titan and Cerberus are anime where there is a colossal threat. Each show's main character had some of his parents killed in episode 1. There is an isolated city with walls around it, and a small group of people exit the city to find and kill the threat. The main character has an intensive to kill the threat, because they killed at least one of his parents. 
report Recommended by 64BitRatchet
Is a very good story, about one of my favorite anime characters, I recommend you watch the first season before, will not regret the anime and very good but with adult content, so watch out. +18 
report Recommended by kanashiIsael
А story like no other. Taking breath from the first moment and keeping you intensive through all the episodes.  
report Recommended by wonder_dellie
Both shows take place in an apocalyptic setting with different themes (Trigun-Western Scifi and Attack on titan-Dark Fantasy). The main chars in both shows have a dark past to deal with while at the same time suffers of what is yet to come. 
report Recommended by 99thEmperor
both about survival
both have a food obsessed character
interesting characters
got a hint of mystery (Why are the titans there, why are they stuck in grimgar?)
both are AMAZING  
report Recommended by emilia1998
-fantasy world
-giant monsters kills humans
-"The fate of human is the death"
 
report Recommended by MJaeger
In attack on titan there is a class of teenagers who are learning how to take down titans and in doing so can save the last of humankind. in assassination classroom Class 3-E are learning about how to become assassins so that they can kill koro-sensei and save the world. however attack on titan is set more in the past and assassination classroom is set in modern day.  
report Recommended by sehun_505
Both anime have humans try to survive against mysterious monsters
Both have an arrogant MC
Both anime makes you feel like a character could die at any moment
Both anime have gore 
report Recommended by Xenocrisi
both are amazing action anime's with amazing protagonists. every episode is action packed and won't let you get bored.  
report Recommended by avatarelena
So ever since I started watching Naruto - I've read the manga, and only recently decided to give the anime a go - I've been, for some reason, unconsciously comparing it to Shingeki no Kyojin - my all-time favourite manga.

After the first episode of Naruto, I gave the show an 8. It was good. I'll give you that. The majority of anime don't get any more than a 6 from me usually. Shingeki no Kyojin, after the first episode, also got an eight. But I only changed that 8 to a 9 after the tenth Naruto episode, while Shingeki no Kyojin's eight turned  read more 
report Recommended by ChrisMuser394
Both of the main characters are bent on saving humanity and have a very strong will in doing so 
report Recommended by melry
In a nutshell, both these anime are about defending against these giant monsters threatening humanity's extinction. However, in mushibugyou these monsters are giant bugs, while in shingeki no kyojin it is giant naked humans.



 
report Recommended by DeviousBlaze
Anima and SnK both capture a certain rawness and horror that the nude human body can hold. SnK does so with its titans, giant, naked monsters that resemble humans. Anima evokes this feeling with frenzied movement and complex dance poses from its nude main character. 
report Recommended by 5hine
in the both series mankind is fighting against giant enemies (titans)

both has fantasy setup  
report Recommended by flanker1997
Apart from Attack on Titan Evangelion comparison, I also find Rahxephon the true child of Evangelion as opposed to Attack On Titan being the mixture of it. Regardless AoT & Rahxephon are a story about the world that would later be invaded by Titans/Dolems with an opposing organization (Wall/Terra). Both Eren and Kamina hold the key to defeating them as well as solving the mysteries behind the creatures. To go into the characters, Eren is more of a brat/shonen character archetype while Kamina is more developed and positive. What stands out to me in both series is that Rahxephon is the reconstruction of Evangelion by  read more 
report Recommended by SlaughterDagger
There are many touching deaths in both anime's although Hakuouki has a little non-fiction in it both have plenty of fighting and many unsolved mysteries. 
report Recommended by _DreamToBe_
These anime can be similar because of the goal of the main characters. Let me explain. Both Emiya (fate) and Eren (Shingeki) developped some kind of power to overcome an extremely powerful opponent. Both of them have to fight for their lives and for the lives of those they care. In the end, both of them make a huge difference in their respective way. I highly recommend both of these anime as mush as the entire Fate series although fate zero can take some time to give us some good figthing scenes. 
report Recommended by fireleaf33
Both shows have a main character with a unique ability that others seek to control. The main characters (Eren and Taito) have very similar personalities; they are both serious and determined but not so much that their motivations prevent them from being relatable , likable characters. The settings are both alternative realities that possess a medieval kind of feel. And they also both contain monsters/demons and express the importance of friendship and teamwork.  
report Recommended by AnimeObsessed98
Both series are very action oriented and have a dark atmosphere. If you like the sad protagonist aspect of Shingeki no Kyojin you will love Hokuto no Ken. I think they are both very similar and I would lump this into one of the big four male power fantasies including Shingeki no Kyojin, Berserk, Claymore and Hokuto no Ken.  
report Recommended by Radiation_
-Both anime are very similar if you look at the plot rather than the art
-Toaru is opposite from Attack on Titan as in the atmosphere, but same plot
-Both involve with war.
-The characters in both anime becomes close with each other as they train together in an academy, but in the end all know they could die anytime, any day because war is happening
-Makes you connect with a lot of characters, but then tragic things happen to them
-Makes you feel as if you are actually there in the war, and show you what it's like/what others go through when they are  read more 
report Recommended by iNinjeek
Watching Arslan Senki I found some similarities with SnK, even when they're very different stories.
Both start with a teller that explains what's happening or happened in the past.
Both have a fantasy place when the story happens, and a fantasy year, and most of the chapters start telling you what date is it.
Both have a lot of strategy and on-horse action and battles.
Both made me feel the same feeling, maybe because of the landscapes, the music, or the style itself.
Battles, blood and people fighting for a best future.
So, even if Shingeki is about titans and Arslan is about recovering  read more 
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Both anime have a town surrounded by a wall, keeping humans from going beyond it. Both anime also have creatures differing from the humans, Haibane Renmei have the Feathers and Shingeki no Kyojin has Titians, the difference being Titians are more of a predator to humans than the Feathers.  
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Both Attack on Titan and Kaiji have a similar style of suspense. That each time a character takes one step forward, something happens and then they took 2 step backs, adding the suspense even more.
Both the stories have a narrator as well, who recaps what happens in the previous episode, or just describe events and stuff.

Also, manly tears. Freakin' manly tears...*sniff 
report Recommended by nighttimewatch
Both anime revolve around giant killing, though one is in the literal sense. The plots involve people who abandoned all hope yet face hardships in order to achieve their goals and bring the giant killing inside of themselves. 
report Recommended by LastChapter
Gargantia and Attack on Titan are two very similar anime theme wise.
Similarity:
-both set in a world where humans are forced to fight and fear the superior beings.
-humans are forced to live within the barriers. Attack on Titan, citizen live in the built Walls, and in Gargantia, people live in ships and in spaceships.
-The purpose of humans is to annihilate their enemies.
-The Hideauze (from Gragantia) and the Titans (from Attack on Titan) are both very strong creatures that invade humans. Their combat ability is monstrous comapred to humans
-The Space Humans (Gargantia) and The citizen in the Walls (Attack on  read more 
report Recommended by Niiyonichii
The two series deal with how mankind deals with 'new' humans. Food shortages, struggle for survival and despair are overarching themes.

Where as Titan tells a gritty shounen tale, Jintai presents a cheerful face that may appear childish but belies a very adult level of cynicism. There are strong parallels to be drawn between the two when homo sapiens no longer become the predominant species. 
report Recommended by Lanf
OK, although you wouldn't associate these two series with each other as the genres are so different, the feelings I get from both series is very similar. A great cast of characters well blended together, and many intense feelings in both. The very well animated tense "action" scenes and excitement of what will happen next. The sense of camaraderie is prevalent, teamwork and strategy is needed in both. Also Hinata reminds me of Eren in that they are both very passionate about their goals, have innate talents, and are being hindered by a wall with "titans" behind it. 
report Recommended by retii
Although both series have very different themes and over all setups and genres, I'm still making this recommendation based solely on my experience and opinion that if you liked the kind of action that leaves you gripping your seat or jaw-dropping excitement in either of these series, then you'll likely enjoy the other. I'm a fan of anime that are very high-paced, spontaneous, and leave my mind completely engaged during the show. Both these anime really fulfilled that need. 
report Recommended by Jagara
Similar themes of human oppression and struggle. Both Lelouch and Eren seek to lead freedom movement in their own way. But unlike Lelouch whose character has elements of negativity, Eren is mostly a positive character.  
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Both of the main characters and their companions are fighting against insurmountable foes for the sake of survival and vengeance. 
report Recommended by DaiOni
Fervent, inspired main character gains life and battle experience. Ruthless battles of epic scale. 
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- Both have man-eating monsters who at first look like ordinary people (man-eaters and titans)
- both have special forces who fight those monsters (kifuuken and survey corps)
- to kill those monsters you've got to cut a sertain body part (hands and necks)
- main heroes have kind of extraordinary relationship with those monsters, both are highly misunderstood by their own kind
- both have characters who are surprised at their own ability to transform into monsters
- and in both you can turn a human into monster with some medicine
- not to mention that both are really bloody and both involve many  read more 
report Recommended by Saijuro
Having seen Shingeki no Kyojin and watching Saint Seiya, even the first few minutes can already give you some similarities:
-Both have good detailed artstyle.
-Characters: There's a blond haired-blue eyed character like Armin (named Alone) and also a character like Mikasa and Eren combined (Tenma).
-Cities give similar feel, a white puppy in both first episodes in both series xD
-Training camp episodes - to be soldiers / saints

Both shows keep their originality, filled with action. If you liked one, you should give the other a try as well. 
report Recommended by Lylaaz
I feel these two anime series are quite similar. They both involve over-sized monsters, people who risk their lives to take out those said monsters, a central town/district that is safer and higher priority to be saved from said monsters that only the elite can live in, and an ambiguously antique European style to their towns. Both of these shows are also aimed at a fairly unisex audience, being of the action/shounen/supernatural genre. 
report Recommended by Pikangie
Both Anime is fighting giant things alive from getting eaten. As to Toriko, Think about the name "
Shingeki no Kyojin Kemono" but can eat beast as Shingeki no Kyojin is about humanoid giant people know as Titans that you can kill. 
report Recommended by ZeroMoon
Both of these anime centers around revenging the protagonist's family with mystery surrounding them. The art is very well drawn for these two anime and portrays the characters and story realistically (except the parts about magic and giants,of course). 
report Recommended by Addicer_xx
If you love the idea of of intense battle sequences, solid character development, and outstanding animation these two anime are extremely similar. You will find an intriguing plot with more than enough fighting and gore to satisfy you. The fighting however is very realistic and emotional as it is in Shingeki no Kyojin  
report Recommended by Nalyubuites
In both series, giant monsters are constantly attacking and only the main characters stand any chance against them. The MC uses a sword and powers up to fight said monsters. Much like Evangelion, the strength of these two series lies in their drama. 
report Recommended by 1231415333
Our protagonists decide to build up their inner and outer strength to overcome those who have attacked them at the start of both series. (Ippo was simply bullied, while Eren's mother was devoured by a Colossal Titan.) The real rise in action is preceded by a training arc. And SnK's titular Titans happen to be champion-level boxers, just like Hajime no Ippo's. 
report Recommended by 1231415333
Quite similar in theme actually, humans appointed by their government to fight against paranormals as if they're the only ones who could do it. Also the feel of both anime are the same. 
report Recommended by o_02g1
> People live under shield because the outside world is ruled by fierce beasts ( Titans in Shingeki No Kyojin )
> The Main characters are goverment soliders with different desires
> Both goes very dramatic in the process
> Medieval themed but in a fantasy world 
report Recommended by LeEliteVy
-Both are very dark, violent, and tragic anime that involves guts, killing and determination.
-The difference is that Madoka is more on magical girls, while SnK is an action fantasy series focused on apocalyptic situations such as slaying Titans.
-Both are very overrated and popular anime that are highly recommended to those who are watching anime for the first time. 
report Recommended by Markdoka
First of all, both animes are mature(Rated 17+), with about the same level of violence and gore. Shingeki no kyoujin prooves to have a little more hostile world though.
secondly, both main characters are treated as monsters for having the power that sometimes they can't control. And both of them are somewhat used as weapons to fight against their nation's ennemy. 
report Recommended by missilegun
In both series, we've got a hot-blooded shonen protagonist who powers up and punches people real hard, though Attack on Titan has more drama. Their openings are both addictive rock songs too. 
report Recommended by 1231415333
If you want to see the voice actors for levi and eren working together again in very different roles, they are the protagonist fighting-duo of noragami! 
report Recommended by toutseul
A city surrounded by walls; a team set to defend the city and it's royalty from the unknown forces outside the wall; GIANT MONSTERS; a plot woven in mystery, surrounding the main powers and people at hand. Also, all is well till all goes to shites lol 
report Recommended by Arukugatari
Shingeki no Kyojin pretty much takes the plot of Devilman and adds an Ultraman garnish. In either show, we have an invasion of a hostile race that was once dormant, which is fought by using a hybrid of mankind and the evil race in question. Both include generous amounts of gore, horror, and action. If you want a really high-budget anime with a beautiful artstyle, check out SnK. If you want something with a lower budget but with better writing and execution, watch the Devilman OVAs. 
report Recommended by xXSlick_JimmyXx
Both shows are about humans fighting giants who outnumber them. Both shows require the humans the enemy abilities against them. This show however takes place in space.  
report Recommended by darkbdlz
Though both have elements that constitute an action series, it's my personal feeling that these two fit into the drama genre as well. Both have strong-willed and idealistic lead protagonists, a grim setting and a lot of dark themes. 
report Recommended by smileyboyrocks
Big and bigger enemies, evil hidden organizations and op main character, typical schounen cliches.

Setting may look very diffrent, but basics are pretty the same. 
report Recommended by Krunchy
Persons with a deep emotional connection (shingeki: survivors | H.no Bara: lovers) in a military setting, fighting for what they believe is right.  
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Action and less direct plot. Many say the manga for both is better, but it's just a coincidence.

The fear of a strange creature (Titans and Tetsuo).
The questioning of whether the creature is evil or not.
And... the well-animated scenes. 
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