Where in the world is Attack On titan set?

Topic started by KingOfAsh on Aug. 16, 2013. Last post by Supreme Marvel 10 months, 3 weeks ago.
Post by KingOfAsh (1,322 posts) See mini bio Level 15

I'm just curious. It's been establised that it's not in Asia, as Mikasa is one of the last Asians. Does it say where it's set in the world in the manga?

Post by Supreme Marvel (5,044 posts) See mini bio Level 12

I would think central Europe. With many of the characters seem to have German or close to German sounding names.

Can't believe how much I've loved this series. Breathe of fresh air for me.

Post by sickVisionz (4,220 posts) See mini bio Level 24
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I thought it was Europe due to the design of the regalia and crests and stuff. It has a Euro look to it. Plus almost all of the characters look like white people, but I guess you could make that argument about any anime. It certainly isn't Africa. I can say that for sure.

Post by takashichea (10,582 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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@KingOfAsh: @Supreme Marvel: @sickVisionz:

I have the answers for you. It's based on a real city called Carcassonne, located in south France in the former province of Languedoc.

Please see Crunchyroll article link.

Post by Supreme Marvel (5,044 posts) See mini bio Level 12

It wouldn't be UK, we don't have them type of fields. We usually just build houses or office buildings where there is land.

Post by Supreme Marvel (5,044 posts) See mini bio Level 12

@takashichea: I was close with Germany. Right next door.

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