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Attack on Titan is a manga created by Hajime Isayama. It's serialized in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine.

Overview

Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人 Shingeki no Kyojin, lit. "Advancing Giants") is a manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. It began serialization in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine on September 9, 2009.

Publishers

Publication History

Kodansha started publishing tankōbon volumes of the series on March 17, 2010 and have released 12 volumes as of December 9, 2013.

Kodansha USA releases the COLOSSAL edition on May 27, 2014. The special edition includes 5 volumes with 15 color pages, and it's in 7 x 10.5 inch format.

Plot

The human race was once the dominant species on the planet... before the Titans emerged. Giant humanoid creatures, their only goal is seemingly to devour humans on sight, but they don't take in nourishment from food. Regurgitating the corpses when they are full, Titans appear to crave humans simply out of urge or instinct. After being pushed to the brink of extinction, humanity enjoyed 100 years of peace safely protected within enormous walls until one day, a Colossal Titan appears and breaches the wall in the Shiganshina District.

Characters

Major Characters are listed below. Note: voice actors for the anime adaptation are included.

Eren Jaeger (エレン・イェーガー Eren Yēgā)
Voiced by: Yuki Kaji
Affiliation: Survey Corps
Gender: Male, Age: 15
Eren dreams of venturing outside the walls to be free. When his mother is killed by a Titan, he is bent on revenge and joins the Survey Corps to wipe out all Titans.
Mikasa Ackerman (ミカサ・アッカーマン Mikasa Akkāman)
Voiced by: Yui Ishikawa
Affiliation: Survey Corps
Gender: Female, Age: 15
After a tragic loss in her childhood, she is adopted into Eren's family. When Shiganshina District is invaded by Titans, she joins Eren in the military to stay with him and protect him.
Armin Arelet (アルミン・アルレルト Arumin Arureruto)
Voiced by: Marina Inoue
Affiliation: Survey Corps
Gender: Male, Age: 15
A close friend of Mikasa and Eren. He joins the Survey Corp to fight alongside them.
General Information Edit
English Name Attack on Titan
Japanese Name: 进击的巨人
Romaji: Shingeki no Kyojin
Publisher Kodansha
Start Year 2009
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