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Attack on Titan: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know

Sasha’s death
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The Attack on Titan manga created by Hajime Isayama started back in 2009. It’s anime adaptions, OVAs and not to mention the manga itself caused a major uproar in the anime fandom.

Attack on titan went on to be referred to as the G.O.A.T (Greatest of All times) by some fans. Still, there are a lot of things that many fans don’t know about. Of course, you might know a few or perhaps all of them, let’s see:

1-Sasha’s death

In volume 9 of the manga, Sasha Braus was supposed to die and she was supposed to die an incredibly gruesome death. Hajime Isayama wanted to dedicate an entire chapter to her in order to give her a proper send-off. However, when Hajime’s editor read that draft, he was so emotionally moved that he had to convince Hajime to go with a different approach. It is also said that the editor went to the bathroom in order to cry we don’t know how much of it is true though.

2-Real life Attack on titan theme park

Real life Attack on titan theme park
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There is a theme park in Japan where you can experience the titans’ size and structure first hand. The main attractions include Eren titan and the female titan locked in combat. Another attraction includes a titan with his mouth open and the guests can stand in his hand to enjoy the feeling of getting eaten by a titan, furthermore, they have also included the titans drool in order to make it seem as real as possible.

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3-Attack on Avengers

Attack on Avengers
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An eight-page crossover where titans try to invade the avengers was also done by the creator of Attack on titan himself. How would Spiderman and Captain America counter the titans?

4-Female titan’s …?

Female titan's ...?
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As it was revealed that titans don’t have any biologically reproductive organs. They look like an average man and there are all kinds of them. But the female titan seems to have Oppai but we don’t really know if there is that thing between her legs or is she even a female at all in her titan form.

5-A commercial had a titan featured in it

A commercial had a titan featured in it
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A thirty-second commercial of Subaru forester featured a titan. In the advertisement, somebody is trying to escape from the titans in the Subaru car. Guess, there are no limits to what you can do with marketing.

6-Attack on Titan light novels

Because of its overwhelmingly large popularity Attack on titan got a few prequel light novels and side stories. There are about six of them in total. Since they were not written by the creator himself, they are not considered canon. The OVA Attack on Titan: Lost girls that features stories about Annie Leonhart and Mikasa Ackerman was also originally done in one of those light novels. That light novel was later adapted into a manga and then came the OVA.

7-Brock Lesnar is the Armored titan?

Brock Lesnar is the Armored titan?
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There are several kinds of titans, and of course, some of them are very strong like the Armored Titan, Colossal Titan, and the Beast titan … It has been confirmed by Hajime himself that the design of Armored titan is actually based on a WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar. It appears that Hajime is a huge fan of WWE as well as Lesnar.

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8-Attack on titan body pillows and perfumes

Attack on titan body pillows and perfumes
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With popularity comes the merchandise,Full body sized Attack on titan body pillows of Levi, Jean, Colossal and Armored titan… are available for fans to do whatever they want with them. Of course, this one is for girls unless you are …
In addition to that, you can also smell like your favorite characters by using the Attack on titan perfumes.

9-Guess who is the narrator

Guess who is the narrator
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The narration of Attack on titan for both Japanese and English dub is done by the same voice actors who voice Armin Arlert.
It also seems that Armin is more likely to survive until the ending compared to Eren and Mikasa. Who knows, maybe we get an ending where everyone is dead and Armin is explaining everything through his voice.

10-Isayama’s favorite

Isayama's favorite
Attack on Titan Pic credit: Production I.G

Guess who is Hajimme’s favorite character. Well, it’s Jean Kirstein, maybe because he thinks that Jean is a very honest dude who always speaks his mind off. But it is up to him to decide what a character does.

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