Shut themselves inside the walls as high as 50 meters in order to avoid human-devouring monstrous creatures called Titan. The people are trying to live their life in peace and normal ways, until finally the 60 meters gigantic colossal Titan break down the wall which allowing the Titans freely enter the city and devouring human.
Eren, Mikasa and Armin are one of the survivors who managed to escape from the outer wall into the middle area. The main plot begins when these three main protagonists starting their lives as military members in the hopes of obtaining the skills required to take revenge on the creatures that ruined their peaceful life.
Attack on Titan, or also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japan is the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The series started in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine on September 2009 and has been collected into 21 tankoubon volume as of December 2016.
Wit Studio produced the anime and was aired on MBS starting from April to December 2013. While the second season is set to be aired in 2017 and recently has launched its new trailer. You can read Attack on Titan review on our different page.
Anime Bibly has been collecting data to obtain the result of the 10 most popular Attack on Titan characters on the internet. Data was taken from various sources including forums, Google Trends, social media, and how many times have Attack on Titan characters’ name been searched on the internet. And here is the result:
Seiyuu: Fujita Saki
Ymir is one of the 104th graduating class members and a close friend of Krista. She stays distant from her other fellow trainees and is harsh and critical. At first, Ymir appears selfish, uncooperative, cynical, confrontational, and exploitative, but later reveals kindness, mainly around Krista. She’s a mysterious and complicated character, holding her a lot of secrets close. Very little is known about her past or motives, other than the fact that she chooses to protect Krista whatever it takes.
9. Erwin Smith
Seiyuu: Ono Daisuke
Erwin is the commander of the Survey Corps, who led the last mission before the fall Wall Maria. Erwin has complex character, described as calculating, serious, seeing and planning far for the future. He could accepted all information, good or bad, mockery or praise, with the same attitude. he would sacrifice their own humanity so as to bring change to a world where people cannot sacrifice things important to them will not change anything. Since he is able to make such commitments, he is an expert strategist, proven multiple times through actions.
8. Hange Zoë
Seiyuu: Romi Park
Hange is a squad leader in the Survey Corps and a scientist who studies the Titans. Hange isn’t a character with a solid personality; all of her feelings and emotions are usually show in the most extreme way possible. Originally, to many people she appeared as an enthusiastic and quirky scientist with a really unique way of conducting herself and her work. However, her energetic attitude is only part of her real personality. She often plays the part of an eccentric freethinker, but she truly harbors a dark attitude under her usual self.
7. Jean Kirstein
Seiyuu: Taniyama Kishou
Jean is a hot-headed guy who speaks his mind, he plans to join the Military Police to be able to live safely within Wall Sheena, but ends up in Survey Corps. Jean has a straight-forward personality. He holds no restraint when it comes to speaking his mind, even though he realizes it would never be wise to do so or when it could spark conflict. Jean is also realistic. He has a strong aversion to revealing himself to dangerous circumstances, and has openly admitted his desire to join the Military Police is due to hoping a safe and easy life.
6. Sasha Blouse
Seiyuu: Kobayashi Yuu
Sasha is a hunter from mountain Dauper District. She really loves food and was once nicknamed “Potato Girl” because she was eating one during military routine. Sasha can be a friendly, fun-loving girl with a addictive appetite. Coming from Dauper Village, she has a local accent, but try really hard to hides it out of embarrassment by using formal speech, even when speaking with her fellow trainees. At first, Sasha is shown to be a bit timid and prone to make mistakes when under difficult and stressful circumstances. However, her intuition surprisingly is very sharp, brave, and she has been considered a wise judge of conditions and danger.
5. Armin Arlert
Seiyuu: Inoue Marina
Armin is a childhood friend of Eren and Mikasa who join into military with them in order to make a meaningful difference in the world, and to accomplish his dream of seeing the outside world. Armin is really loyal and selfless. He always worrying for the safety of his friends. He’s always willing to throw himself into dangerous situations to save them. He can also be a very analytical person who likes think deeply about situations and solve problems using his head. Even having such kind of ability, Armin continued to have low self-esteem during his training years and for a short after graduation.
4. Annie Leonhardt
Seiyuu: Shimamura Yuu
Annie is a small-statured girl who appears as skilled in combat, and a realist who tends to be a loner. Annie is regarded as being an isolated, exclusionary type. Friendship don’t come to her easily. She’s apathetic and somnolent, with small desire to put in any endeavor into useless exercises or activities. She’s rarely seen smiling and often has an emotionless. Even though her usual cold and calm demeanor, she has been shown to emote her emotions in numerous ways. She is also considered very dedicated in her mission.
3. Eren Yeager
Seiyuu: Kaji Yuki
Eren is the main character of the series who after witnessing his mother being devoured by a titan, dedicates his life to their eradication. He is best identified as hardheaded, passionate, strong-willed, and energetic, which are both traits of his strong determination to defend mankind and eventually escape the Walls. His personal qualities have become more highly noticeable since his mother’s death. He now focuses his destructive rage on the Titans, keeping a virulent hatred for them, with the purpose to one day rid the world of Titans.
2. Mikasa Ackerman
Seiyuu: Ishikawa Yui
Mikasa is Eren’s adoptive sister after her parents were killed by criminals. She’s a calm and withdrawn girl and holds a stoic expression except when it comes to Eren, and has been seen to go berserk whenever Eren is in danger situation. Mikasa has a strong sense of right and wrong, but she’s also really protective of Eren and does all she can to suggest him to follow what she believes to be the right track. Even though all her blind loyalty, Mikasa is pretty stoic and level-headed. Her will is extremely strong, and she’s almost never seen to give up her cool or confused of what to do, no matter how hopeless a situation seems to be.
Seiyuu: Kamiya Hiroshi
Levi is recognized as humanity’s strongest soldier and head of an elite squad in the Survey Corps. Levi is identified as a “clean freak” by those who know him personally, as he likes his environment and himself to be spotlessly clean. Even though his preoccupation with cleanliness, Levi is aggressive and not really approachable. He almost never shows emotion, giving a cold impression to others. However, Levi’s obedience is just limited to individuals he respects, and he has no problem showing open disdain for authority from anyone outside of this circle.
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