What Is Karl Fritz’s ‘Vow Of Renouncing War’ In Attack On Titan?

The "vow of renouncement" is one of the defining points of conflict in the story of Attack on Titan. It is essentially a limiter placed on the Founding Titan's powers. Regardless, it makes for some interesting discussions on morals in the anime and manga itself. Therefore, it's only fitting that it is explored in-depth once again! How did the vow renouncing war come to be? The 145th Fritz King was tired of the violence that his ancestors had brought upon the world. The Great Titan War was the final straw, and he

The Highs & Lows Of Attack On Titan Chapter 139

All good things must come to an end, and Attack on Titan is no exception. With the last chapter now out and the story finally concluded, there is an uproar of opinions across social media. However, the ending has both its highs and lows. Here is an opinion of an avid Attack on Titan fan who has tried to find meaning in quite literally, everything. To put it simply, it's okay, but at the same time its not. Here are some things that I personally found good about Chapter 139. The irony of the Attack Titan The

The Great Titan War In Attack On Titan Explained!

The Great Titan War is the sole event that triggers the onset of Attack on Titan. The climax of a conflict of centuries; this war is the reason why we see all characters do what they do today. However, due to the works of Karl Fritz, the outcome of the war differed on both sides of the ocean. It is not until Willy Tybur finally reveals the truth that the true events of the war are made public. Hence, it's only fitting that we go over the Great Titan War again! The prelude When the Eldian empire was at its peak, eight

An Interesting Take On Sasha’s Last Words In Attack On Titan

With Episode 8, one of the most painful scenes in Attack on Titan has been animated. Sasha Blouse succumbed to bullet injuries after being shot by Gabi Braun. While her last words were a perfect farewell to this courageous and bright character, a very popular theory has made its round which portrays them in a different way. What's more, is that the OST vouches for this theory as well. Manga spoilers ahead, read ahead at your own discretion! Sasha's last words: was it really meat she was calling for? We all know

Looking At Isayama’s Subtle Foreshadowing Before Reiner & Bertholdt’s Reveal

Reiner and Bertholdt's transformation into the Armoured and Colossal Titan respectively shook us to the core. Personally, the Armoured Titan's hair was a dead giveaway for Reiner. But I was hung up until the end on the Colossal Titan! In fact, I thought that Dot Pyxis might be the Colossal Titan because, you know, they're both bald. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3v_561hRxs4 After a few re-watches of the anime, you come to realise the subtle beauty of hints that are hidden in episodes. When you take Armin's

Attack On Titan: Why Did Zeke Want To “Save” Eren?

When Zeke is about to take his leave from Wall Maria, he comes face to face with Eren for the first time. Looking at him, he tells him that he will be back to "save" him and undo his father's work on him. It raised questions, until we finally got to know about Grisha's life beyond the walls. Zeke is Eren's half brother. So, despite being on the opposite ends of conflict, why did Zeke want to save Eren? Why did he almost sound sorry for Eren and his behaviour? Let's first understand Zeke's childhood, and how it shaped

Attack On Titan Season 4 Episode 5 Review: A Declaration Of War Indeed!

Was there any better way to kick off the New Year? Despite a two week break, Attack on Titan: The Final Season's Episode 5 "Declaration of War" was the best gift we could've asked for. That's it, thanks for reading (: . All jokes aside, Studio MAPPA did a fantastic job in adapting the most crucial scene of the Marley Arc into a mere 20 minutes. Moreover, the voice acting was insanely good! It won't be an exaggeration if I say that this is one of the most iconic episodes in anime history. Two men, desperate for

Attack On Titan: Why Did Zeke Betray Marley & Team Up With Paradis?

When Jean leads Falco and Gabi to the "ringleader" of the Liberio raid, no one expects to see Zeke Jeager. He is not a prisoner of war. Instead, it turns out that Zeke "dying" at the hands of Levi and Eren attacking Liberio was all a precalculated move, which he had masterminded. But why did Zeke betray Marley and work with Survey corps and Eren? The following article contains major spoilers from the Attack on Titan manga, read ahead at your own discretion! Zeke rendezvouz with Survey Corps: Firstly, let's

Understanding Willy Tybur’s Speech In Attack On Titan

Willy Tyubr's speech will go down in history as one of the most iconic scenes in anime/manga history. The frantic tone and carefully chosen words of Willy kickstarted one of the most important events in the story of Attack on Titan. While it may sound like he was vouching for Marley's cause, the true message of the speech remains veiled. Confused? Don't worry, we'll break it down for you! Why is Willy Tybur's speech so vital? Willy Tybur's speech is vital for a simple reason- the story is on a completely new

Attack On Titan: How Much Time Does Each Titan Shifter Have Left?

Ymir's Curse dictates that each titan shifter can only live up to 13 years after inheriting one of the nine titan powers. Since Attack on Titan: The Final Season takes place after a four-year time skip, it's only fitting that we go over the current time the shifters have! Note: this list only covers titan shifters that have been shown in the anime so far. Eren Jeager: The Founding Titan, The Attack Titan Eren inherited both the Founding and Attack Titan from his father in the year 845. By the time he realised

Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 4 Review: Reiner Gets A Rude Surprise!

Guess who's back to make Mondays a little better? Episode 4 of Attack on Titan: The Final Season has set the stage for the climax for this arc. Titled "From One Hand to Another", this episode introduces us to the Tybur Family and gives an insight to the festival. Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 4 was a great improvement from the last one in terms of manga adaption. The episode manages to cover lots of content with no specific cuts that hamper the story. Best thing? We got "that" iconic Pieck scene. Meet Willy Tybur!

Attack On Titan: What Was Willy Tybur’s Motive?

The Tybur Family is an Eldian noble family in Marley that possesses the War Hammer Titan. Willy Tybur, the head of the family, was revealed during the Marley arc (Episode 4 for Attack of Titan Final Season). He is someone who has great influence over Marleyan politics. So, when he drops in unannounced to meet commander Theo Magath it raises a lot of questions in our minds. Unlike many characters that are shown in the series, Willy seems to be wanting the best for both Marley and Eldians. (Strange?) Why? He does reveal

What Was Zeke’s Secret Plan For Eldia In Attack On Titan?

The following article contains major spoilers from Attack on Titan's Marley arc. Read ahead at your own discretion! Zeke Yeager, arguably the Scouts' most horrifying enemy, turned out to be an ally. He claimed to be a true restorationist with a will to save Eldia, just like his father. Not only did he manage to climb up the ranks to become the War Chief with his great abilities as the Beast Titan, but managed to convince a few people into believing his plan. The volunteers were a group of soldiers who wanted

Attack On Titan: Why Did Eren Attack Liberio?

While seeing Eren in Marley was a huge surprise, it was an even bigger surprise when he proceeded to wreak havoc in the internment zone, killing innocent civilians and military personnel alike. This definitely was food for thought: why would Eren repeat an action that caused him and so many innocent people pain? When Eren met Reiner Braun on the day of the festival by tricking Falco, it was obvious that he was going to pull something. But it most probably wouldn't have been this violent, if it weren't for Willy Tybur's

Attack on Titan Season 4 Episode 3 Review: The Door Of Hope!

Attack on Titan: The Final Season's third episode, titled "The Door of Hope", released this Sunday. While the previous episode revolved around the plans of Marley, this episode focuses more on Reiner, and his story. Additionally, it tells us more about Reiner, Annie and Bertholdt and their bleak situation in Paradis. Despite having some great animation, the episode falls short of expectations as it fails to establish connection between a few crucial events. Reiner's backstory The episode starts with Reiner's

Attack On Titan: Why Did Eren Go To Marley? How Did He Get There?

But, seriously! How did Eren end up on the other side of the ocean, and for what? If you managed to decode the hobo-soldier as Eren Jeager, I'm sure these questions must be running through your head. Firstly, we see Eren as someone who is overlooking Reiner and the young cadets walk off. Next, we see Falco Grice helping a soldier who wore the armband on the wrong arm. However, the four year time skip with no preface has raised many questions on the intentions of Eren. What is Eren doing in Marley? How did he get there?