Attack on Titan: These anime funfacts you absolutely need to know

In 2013, the very first season of Attack on Titan was broadcast. As the second part of the anime’s fourth (and final) season keeps fans on their toes, here are a few things you should know… because you never know, it’s all good to take to shine a little in society.

20 facts you need to know about SNK

20 FACTS TO KNOW

  • #1. Jean is Hajime Isyama’s favorite character. The reason ? Jean is the most human, the one who is not afraid to say what he thinks.
  • #2. Eren’s titanic form is based on Yushin Okami, a Japanese mixed martial artist. Isayama felt he had the “ideal physique of a middleweight mixed martial artist”.
  • #3. Marnia Inoue, who voices Armin, is also the voice of the narrator.
  • #4. Armin celebrates his birthday on November 3 and the date suits him well: in Japan, November 3 celebrates culture and the arts.
  • #5. In an episode of The Simpsons titled “Treehouse of Horror xxv”, Lisa is dressed as Mikasa. She even uses the 3D Maneuver Gear.
  • #6. On average, Levi only sleeps 2-3 hours a day.
  • #7. Marco’s birthday falls on June 16, exactly halfway through the year. It takes on a whole new meaning when we discover that only half of his body is found.
  • #8. The anime’s official website confirms that Ymir’s feelings towards Krista are romantic. George Wanda (the producer) adds that they are a couple.
  • #9. Yuki Kaji (who voices Eren) cried while reading the final season script.
  • #10. Attack On Titan has seven episodes rated 9.9 or higher. While Breaking Bad and Game Of Thrones have seven together.
  • #11. There is a titled crossover ““Attack On Avenger” – where the Avengers fight against the Titans.
  • #12. Levi loves tea, he collects varieties. He would even have liked to open a shop.
  • #13. Levi’s birthday falls on December 25 (Christmas Day). There is even a Titan who looks like Santa Claus in the series.
  • #14. If Isayama could say one thing to Levi, it would be “go to sleep”. The character suffers from insomnia.
  • #15. In the anime, there is a Titan based on Isayama himself.
  • #16. Initially, Jean and Armin were one and the same person.
  • #17. There was a time when Isayama wanted a tragic ending in which all the characters died. But fortunately, the reception reserved for AOT pushed him to change his mind.
  • #18. Mikasa is the first character imagined by Isayama when he created AOT.
  • #19. According to statistics gathered in the AOT guide book, Hange and Zeke are the two most intelligent characters. #20. Isayama feels that Hange’s gender is completely irrelevant to the story: while the anime would tend to present the character as a woman, the mangaka leaves readers’ imaginations to choose between girl or boy. And then, Hange being one of the smartest characters in anime, who cares ?

And if you ever wondered, we know which AOT character you are, according to your Astro sign. It’s a gift.