Anime Vice News

ATTACK ON TITAN #15 - - Watch & Learn

I have a crazy theory about where this dude came from...

Well I was just so pleased with myself today, realizing that the actor behind Levi, Hiroshi Kamiya, is also voicing Trafalgar Law. (There’s no added significance to that, of course).

As I mentioned on the Vice Pit yesterday, this is my favorite episode out of the latest batch. In contrast to, say, the neurosis of the gal in DOG & SCISSORS, Miss Hange has a much more convincing kind of creepy eccentricity that really appeals to me. Watching her more-or-less just play around with ‘Sawney’ and ‘Bean’ during her ‘experiments,' she had exactly the sort of morbid giddiness you’d see in some girl who keeps a live bug collection under her dresser. The scene where Levi and the Spec Ops just quietly leave while she gets riled up about her discoveries was just perfect. Office politics, even among Titan fighters!

Regarding what she learns, though? Well, if the Titans are made of some unnaturally light material, and if they subsist on photosynthesis (right?), then those do seem to be clues pointing to them being homunculi of some kind. Nobody should be expecting a FMA crossover here that puts Father behind all of this misery, so we’re instead left with the question of who could be creating these monstrosities.

Thinking about it, I might take Sam’s theory a little further. I'll posit that the upper echelons of this kingdom might actually be creating the Titans to maintain a power hierarchy with those reliable lubes of fear and dependency. At this point, seeing as how layers of deception have already been unveiled to us, and seeing as how we’ve already seen some very contentious factions clashing in this kingdom, such a surprise wouldn’t be really be that shocking, would it?

Watch this episode, "Special Ops Squad - Night Before the Counteroffensive" here and decide for yourself, then read my write-up on the previous episode here.

About the Author

Tom Pinchuk’s a writer and personality with a large number of comics, videos and features like this to his credit. Visit his website - - tompinchuk.com - - and follow his Twitter: @tompinchuk
Marshal Victoryon Aug. 3, 2013 at 12:42 a.m.

So we learn night recon best ? Titans are super light weight an depend on light.would guess plant like then.Dot Pixis already put forth they were made to bring mankind together.

takashichea moderator is online on Aug. 7, 2013 at 9:15 p.m.

Never thought about humans creating Titans to instill fear in society. It's a bit counterproductive when there is not enough food and land for the people.

Dig Deeper into Attack on Titan

Humanity fights for the survival of their very race against the gigantic humanoid Titans

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (40 Posts)
Add/View Images (230 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

How Is NARUTO Like DOCTOR WHO? Catching Up with SHIPPUDEN #371 - 373

Both of these franchises have been around a long time. How do they keep fans engaged?

Were All of Goku's Pals in DRAGON BALL Once his Enemies?

Episode #16 -- Retro Review. Look, it's Launch!

Checking Back on SPACE DANDY and... He's Cleaned Up His Act?

Episode #19. Special review. It's turned upside-down!

ONE PIECE :: Catching Up On Episode #657-659

How does ONE PIECE balance almost a dozen main characters? Careful plotting.

ONE PIECE Ch. 757 Review

Stand back there, lil' lady. The men folk will be take things from here.

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE :: STARDUST CRUSADERS #22

This is just what bros do to other bros, all right?

BLEACH Ch. 593 Review

If you've ever had that feeling as if you're running in circles, Hitsugaya knows exactly how you feel.

Anime Inspires Comics :: the THANATOS DIVER Interview

Former staff writers Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn are OTAKU COMING HOME again, telling us all about their new, manga-esque adventure comic -- which Anime Vice actually inspired!

How Is NARUTO Like DOCTOR WHO? Catching Up with SHIPPUDEN #371 - 373

Both of these franchises have been around a long time. How do they keep fans engaged?

Were All of Goku's Pals in DRAGON BALL Once his Enemies?

Episode #16 -- Retro Review. Look, it's Launch!

BLEACH Ch. 593 Review

If you've ever had that feeling as if you're running in circles, Hitsugaya knows exactly how you feel.

Anime Inspires Comics :: the THANATOS DIVER Interview

Former staff writers Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn are OTAKU COMING HOME again, telling us all about their new, manga-esque adventure comic -- which Anime Vice actually inspired!

Checking Back on SPACE DANDY and... He's Cleaned Up His Act?

Episode #19. Special review. It's turned upside-down!

ONE PIECE Ch. 757 Review

Stand back there, lil' lady. The men folk will be take things from here.

ONE PIECE :: Catching Up On Episode #657-659

How does ONE PIECE balance almost a dozen main characters? Careful plotting.

ONE PIECE Ch. 758 Review

When Usopp gets to be this heroic, I can forgive almost anything.

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel