Attack on Titan - The Show That Became an International Sensation

Updated: Jan 20

Attack on Titan is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The series began in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine on September 9, 2009, and has been collected into 22 tankōbon volumes as of December 2018.

Attack on Titan is set in a world where humanity lives inside cities surrounded by enormous walls as a defense against the Titans, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour humans seemingly without reason. The story centers around Eren Yeager, his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and their childhood friend Armin Arlert, who join the military to fight the Titans after their hometown is invaded and Eren's mother is eaten alive.

The story begins when three young people come across what appears to be an abandoned village while they are out exploring the countryside.


Introduction: What is Attack on Titan?


The manga has been adapted into an anime series, which premiered in April 2013. The anime has been licensed by Funimation for English-language release in North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. A live-action film adaptation was released in Japan on August 1st, 2015, with a second part released on September 30th, 2017.


Why Everybody Loves Attack On Titans

The popular anime's success is clear. Its popularity extends to many areas such as comic books, video games, and card games. Attack on Titans is one of the most popular anime franchises out there and will likely continue to be so in the years to come.