Since its inception in 2009, Attack On Titan has delighted audiences with its dark world and exciting story. This success has spawned many spin-offs. From manga to anime, and even live-action entries, it can often be hard to know where to begin with it all. And while some spin-offs are fantastic additions to the franchise, others are a bit weak and feel like more of the same. But fear not, here’s a Titan-esque ranking of the spin-offs of Attack On Titan , from those that can be skipped to those that cannot be missed.
7. Attack on Titan: Junior High
A parody manga that became a short anime series, Attack On Titan: Junior High , as the title suggests, it takes the characters to a chaotic high school, presented in a chibi style. Attack Junior High is located next to a school campus specifically for Titans. The mischievous lunch-stealing Titans cause a lot of trouble for the students, setting some on a quest for revenge.
The jokes are decent, but when compared to all the other school comedy series out there, this one is pretty generic and only for die-hard fans of Attack On Titan They have exhausted everything else. The anime version has the same issues, but the animation works slightly better for comedy, making it a fun casual watch.
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6. Attack on Titan: High School
Secuela de Attack on Titan: Junior High, Attack On Titan: High School transfers the characters to a high school and sets the stage for plenty of comedy and mayhem. In this story, Eren Yeager and his friends head to a new school called Marley Academy, which welcomes both humans and titans, to save their friends Ymir, Bertolt, Reiner, and Annie. Marley Academy strangely regards transfer students as demons, causing them to be bullied. Although it is very similar to Attack On Titan: Junior High, this series tries to develop a more cohesive story, but it feels a bit lacking. However, its short duration means that it does not last too long.
5. Attack on Titan: Counter Rockets
Attack On Titan is a short three-episode web series designed to promote upcoming live-action movies and set in the very different continuity of live-action movies. : Counter Rockets follow the daily life of the explorers and see how the secrets they keep affect them. Viewers can see Hange researching the Titans and how the Vertical Maneuver Team was created in this continuity, while also seeing how relationships are made and broken in the stress of combat.
The everyday life aspect is handled quite well, and the slower pace of this series allows you to admire how good the live-action set design is. This is an essential series for those who want to enjoy the movies to the fullest, as it covers some details of the plot that are not found in them. For everyone else, it’s an interesting curiosity.
4. Ataque a los Titanes: Before the Fall
Set 70 years before the main series, Before The Fall is a series of light novels that were later adapted into a manga series. The story is divided into two parts: the first follows Angel Aaltonen, the creator of the Vertical Maneuvering Team, while the second focuses on Kuklo, a boy who is found in a puddle of Titan vomit. Kuklo is despised and feared as the son of a Titan and faces his past and the hatred of others as he grows up.
The first half is unique in that it seems more like historical fiction, rather than the usual Attack On Titan . But the second half, while enjoyable, doesn’t stand out among other parts of the franchise. It gives the feeling that a lot of ground is repeated that is already well covered by the larger story.
3. Attack on Titan and Attack on Titan: The End of the World
The live action movie Attack On Titan was divided into two parts, both released in 2015. Although it was proposed to follow the manga, Hajime Isayama, the creator from Attack On Titan suggested many changes. Hajime moved the story to Japan and changed some of the characters. Hajime said that he wanted the films to stand alone and that he felt that the manga and anime had already told the main story. Also, the movies were made before the manga ended, forcing them to create their own controversial ending.
However, if this can be overlooked, the movies are fun in their own right. They are ambitious and try to incorporate elements from several different genres, all at a breakneck pace. While not perfect, they do make a nice double-duty for movie night.
2. Attack on Titan: No Regrets
Based on the visual novel A Choice with No Regrets, this manga is a prequel to the main story and follows the fan-favorite character Levi Ackerman. It was adapted into a two-part OVA that was included in the special edition of the 18th and 19th volumes of the manga and follows Levi through his early life as a criminal and racketeer, until he meets Erwin Smith and is recruited into the Survey Corps.
This prequel does a lot of world building, but the main draw is learning more about Levi and his early years. This series gives the ever-popular character a lot of new depth and explains his actions in the main story. No Regrets offers a whole new perspective on the main series.
1. Attack on Titan: Lost Girls
Lost Girls It started out as a light novel containing three different stories. This novel was later adapted into a manga and later became a three-episode anime in 2017. As the title suggests, these stories focus on the female characters in the series. One part focuses on Annie Leonhart as she searches for a missing girl, another features Mikasa Ackerman dreaming of a world where her parents are still alive, and in the final story, Mikasa and Annie discuss why they joined the army during a hiatus. in your training.
The last two stories are fantastic. They are very different from the rest of the franchise, and the fact that Mikasa and Annie are the leads is a refreshing change. The anime version is also worth watching as it adds a lot of depth to Mikasa and Annie and features beautiful animation.