It's spoiler week, and it's evident that we're hyped.
Let's try to keep it civil, no matter how hard it might be.
Isayama said that he's rethinking the ending he had originally planned, but I don't really think he'll make any big changes.
See the picture. There is a body count in the back cover of every volume, and the number keeps going down.
This must mean only one thing. In the end, only one person will be left, and that should be Eren, since he conveniently came 5th in ranking, so he's placed in the middle.
No matter how much the ending changes, this will still happen, since Isayama must have put it there for some reason.
So, which shingeki will make it until the end? Will best shingeki survive?
your speculation is baseless and idiotic
What body count?
... can't we just shitpost like usually?
As much as I would like to, I doubt it.
They're created with the purpose of dying.
Well that makes me glad that Ymir doesn't appear on that back cover.
>Eren, Jean and Mikasa are the last ones standing
>Eren sacrifices himself to save the other two, taking down the Big Bad with him
>Mikasa promises him to live on no matter what in order to remember him
>Jean and Mikasa are the last ones in the world
>Jean continuously proposes to Mikasa to re-build the human race by procreating with each other
>Mikasa kills herself just to escape Jean
OP here, you can.
>Jean is the last one left
I am okay with this.
Armin doesn't either.
Also, OP, sorry but that back cover just symbolises which shingekis are on Eren's side, not which ones are alive.
who is best shingeki and why it's bertcat?
Marco is alive?
>implying she'll survive
>anyone but pic related
>Eren in the middle
Nigga' Eren and Jean are in the middle, they're even cleanly outlined by what look like two Titans.
What we're gonna' get is Mikasa's death, :_;, followed by ultimate revenge from both Jean and Eren.
I suspect Eren will hate himself for failing Mikasa and Jean will motivate him by reminding him that she died so that he, Eren, could live and he would dishonor her memory by dying like a bitch
Fullmetal did a bodycount as well. Doesn't mean the mc's gonna be the last one standing
I still have faith.
>you will never have your own fuba
Can you just.... not.
I'd like a Jean/Eren ending.
Poor Jean would be the only person alive, along with the reckless faggot, and he would have to live with that every day.
bertcat is love
Is the perfection creeping you out?
You realize you've just guaranteed
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With nothing but bertcat, right?
Nice going OP, but if you go by that, Armin and Ymir never even existed to begin with.
Don't look too much into what people put in the back of the covers, Isayama doesn't have a say in it, so it's not meant to symbolise anything, let alone foreshadowing.
So, which shingeki will die next week? Are you already getting prepared for Erwin's inevitable death?
I still hope that they will survive.
Maybe only Annie, who will stay in the crystal for 2000 years, and live to tell the story to the future generations.
Bert won't die until he confesses to Annie. I think that only Reiner will die out of BRA, it's just a feeling I have.
Molester-kun not very popular.
Let's see how he dies, /a/, shall we?
What's wrong with the Bertcat anon?
Is that Reiner/Mikasa yuri?
I want the best shingeki to die fast and painless.
He does not deserve happiness, but neither does he deserve suffering.
I hope he changes the direction this is going.
This got really boring, and I expected little.
I'm not into dykes, but that Reina has an interesting vibe.
I am surprisingly okay with this.
After 3 chapters of ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, we're gonna have them get the Wall Cult.
Hopefully, it's a run for Wall Maria after that, and then the fight with MT and his friends.
I didn't mean it like that. Let's not get deluded shipping involved.
Looked like it was just random
Who else thinks Connie is going to die in Sasha's arms after being struck/kicked/tossed by a Titan?
can't you handle the perfection?
I agree, this arc is the most boring of all, even more boring than Trost.
Probably the other way around.
I personally think Sasha is going to die before Connie.
Connie will probably live through until they finally meet MT, so Connie will be able to blindly charge at it because MUH PARENTS and then be swiftly crushed by MT.
Why in Sasha's arms? Why not pathetically after MT throws a rock at him and crushes him?
I want to see more Armin molestation, although I can just tell that Isayama most likely won't deliver.
Aren't they from roughly the same area?
That's probably closer to what will happen, forgot about MT when I posted
and then I Am Legend starring Jean happens
>Aren't they from roughly the same area?
Yeah but it's not like they're that close.
>I Am Legend starring Jean
I remember some of their interactions being pretty sweet. sweet as in cute
That wasn't my pic moot, but your pic ended better than mine.
Except Woll Smoth wasn't the last human alive.
Jean will really be it.
I want to fondle Reiner's tits.
>vampire-zombie Mikasa shows up on his titan-wall made shelter's door and asks him to let her in
yeah I agree that they would make a cute pairing but sadly I don't think that's what Isayama's planning to do with them.
Not trying to spoil the fun, but haven't they only interacted about two times throughout the story?
In the book the MC is the last human on the planet if memory serves right. Never saw the movie actually.
Why is everyone going crazy for this show? I thought it was good until I realized, EVERYTHING ALWAYS GOES BAD. I mean seriously any character development is crushed due to them being complete and total pussies half the time. Even know everyone thinks they're all going to die...so...why bother getting attached at all!? Why bother even watching it!? Does it matter if the Titans destroy everything or not I mean...I don't really care.
>yfw he blushes and says 'Y-you too' while letting her in.
Because people like suffering?
>Why bother even watching it
>asking that on /a/
>implying we have something better to do with our time and lives
A-anon, you're overestimating us and anons in general.
>EVERYTHING ALWAYS GOES BAD
No not really. Things go good, but there's always a price.
>Even know everyone thinks they're all going to die
That's because they're retards, none of the main characters will have the kinds of deaths we've seen happen to secondary characters, if any, though there surely will be a couple people fro the main cast ending up dead.
Personally I never asked for this, I never wanted to get attached to a character with such a huge deathflag.
I remember them being friends during their training and goofing around, I assumed they kept that repertoire going. But yeah, they may be total strangers to each other and I'm reading to much hope into a very bleak world.
1. this is /a/
2. We have nothing better to do, and it's nice to vicariously live through people with relationships
>Even know everyone thinks they're all going to die...so...why bother getting attached at all!?
Have you ever had a pet?
Like a dog, a cat or a fish?
When you get them, you know their lifespan is going to be much shorter than yours, that within a few years they will be gone.
You're aware of it.
But that doesn't stops you from loving them from the bottom of your heart for the time that you do have them, and continue to remember them long after their passing.
It's human nature, anon.
Also, not everyone dies, just the 'bad guys' and the red shirts.
I'd read it.
They were acting like retards during the training, and the specials make it look like they're friends.
>why do you like drama if it's dramatic?
Obviously they were friends, but the question here is if they really were THAT close, like EMA, Like Ymir and Christa, like Jean and Marco. Sasha seems to be friends with everybody, as is Connie.
I tought about getting a pet but then I got a favourite character. Pros: It doesn't poop.
Were Jean and Marco really as close as Krista and Ymir?
Look at Krista's long-term response to Ymir going far away vs. Jean's response to Marco dying.
No, I don't think they were too close.
I believe they were, but boy to boy relationships aren't really as close as girl to girl relationships are they? And the way Jean dealt with Marco's loss wasn't given much attention, it probably also has to do with the fact that Jean didn't suffer as much in his life as Historia has.
Marco was one of the few people that tolerated Jean.
They were friends, but not as much as Historia with Ymir or Bert with Reiner.
Jean just got sad because it was unexpected and not fair.
Realistically speaking, bromances are better than female relationships.
Men care about their bros, while women try to backstab each other.
This is a manga though, and it doesn't work like that.
Or boys don't go being all emotional about it, they're better at hiding it.
Jean with Marco's death was given plenty of attention. And that's exactly what he did. He dealt with it and moved on.
It wasn't a crippling loss like when Eren died. He didn't sit around with laser eyes like Historia, attempt suicide like Mikasa, or become shell-shocked and hysterical like Armin.
He more wanted to know how and why.
When that didn't happen he shrugged it off and took whatever lessons he could learn from it.
>Humanity on the brink of extinction
>Face death every day
>No idea if you will be alive in the next few hours
>Still get flustered when trying to talk to a girl/guy you like
NO! This does not fit!
Yes sure you could probably argue that he got over it quickly, but I meant more like in the way he dealt with it in the long-term. He probably still wonders how he died, or maybe he already has an idea that Annie killed him since she had his 3DMG.
>while women try to backstab each other.
We're talking about true friendship here. This shit isn't friendship and it can happen with boys too.
Bromance > Romance
because they don't have problem with the friendzone
They're teenagers, they can't help it.
Or what you meant to say is that you want them to have sex on the spot if they spot someone whom they're attracted to?
It actually fits more than usual.
Adrenaline does that.
Isayama said explicitly that he will change the ending the one where he kills everyone. The implication only there is that it was caused by the fucktarded anime fans
those silhouette people on the back will disappear by the last volume If he has balls. But by judging his older interviews and this photo. It's obvious he doesn't
Will Eren and Mikasa ever have their happy end?
>attempt suicide like Mikasa
What are you talking about, she did the exact opposite.
She said that she would live on because she wanted to remember Eren and she couldn't remember him if she was dead.
She even tried attacking a titan with a small blade and no 3DMG because she wanted to live.
>He probably still wonders
Probably being operative. Unlike Historia who's sitting around not giving a fuck about anything else, Jean's preoccupied with keeping himself and others alive. Of course you could say it falls down to their nature instead of how close each person was.
This is obviously your first SnK thread.
I can explain to you why you're wrong, but if you prefer misinterpreting interviews and using old images, then it's your choice.
Not that anon but the first thing she did was attempt suicide, she couldn't care anymore.
But she was running off to die before she had that sudden realization.
Stop bullying Isayama anon. Besides, there was that leaked ending too.
Ebin anon, you seemingly put a lot of thought and research into that.
Sure great whatever, but everyone kicks it, is like the weakest ending as well, woo nothing happens the manga, no conclusion nothing. This is next to worst.
Maybe you're right. Jean and Marco saw each other more like brothers, while it was quite different in Ymir and Christa's case, it's more like they mean the world to each other.
But that ending wasn't even legit.
It didn't even make any sense according to the plot at that point, don't be an idiot.
Yeah we already know that he'll only spare the manlet who he had originally planned to die because of the big fujoshit following. I already got over my butthurt, why don't you start doing the same?
Not to that extreme but yes. They are attracted to someone, they should flat out say it. Not like they will have long to pine over the rejection before becoming Titan food. Also using the classic, you don't wanna die a virgin do you, line
Fight 5m+ killing machine vs asking your husbando/wifu out...tough call.
When you're about to die anytime, you just want to live your life to the fullest.
Didn't Jean confess upon seeing Mikasa for the very first time?
Just finished chapter 53. Is there more or is that it at the moment?
why not spare Erwin?
I like Levi, I really do, but I'd sacrifice thim in 0.2 seconds to save the based hero of mankind.
No. He proceeded to stammer on about her hair and then release beefaroni all over Connie's back.
Because maybe Erwin needs to die for the sake of the plot. Levi wasn't that expendable.
There are the bonus pages for chapter 50, did you read them?
Oh? no, I'll go do that. Thanks. Also looking into the Before the Fall arc. Weirdly enough I am called Aaltonen so this is relevant to my interests.
Can you even handle this suaveness?
>The ending involves Eren Yeager, Mikasa Ackerman, allied shape shifters, and the remaining human military destroying Dr. Trouble and his followers.
Why does that not make sense? Although some angry scientist would be a shit explanation for everything.
I wonder if Mikasa even got the message, or is she so blinded by her love for Eren that she remains unaware of other people's emotions.
Like covering yourself in butter and sliding down a bowling lane.
It's not like there was any message to get other than, "This guy is a shallow faggot with yellow fever" anyway.
Oh she got the message, she just don't give a shit.
Well, there are the spinoffs...
Yeah, I don't think that any reasonable human being might care for this one in particular.
Considering she whacks her "beautiful black hair" off that night, I doubt she thought anything of it.
It's like Chapter 50.
>It's like Chapter 50.
With being completely unaware of the love confession you mean?
Remember when Isayama said Jean would "become Mikasa's prince" in chapter 50, with the note added right afterwards that she won't think anything of it?
So... Levi is kill soon, right?
Being Jean sure is suffering.
Levi is never gonna die.
Telling someone they have nice hair is hardly a love confession. I say that to men sometimes and I'm not even gay. And I've had people tell me that as well and I certainly don't take it as a confession.
If Mikasa can handle going into combat with a crushed ribcage, Levi can handle an almost healed broken ankle.
Do you stammer and fumble your words when you do it?
It sure is. At least Armin has his back.
No way, we still don't know his real name.
Shinegeki no Kyojin is basically a Narutofied version of Muv Luv
Only Marco is dead out of them though.
And it's possible that even he is still alive.
But.. he was bitten lengthways in half by a titan. It wasn't Annie directly. I guess she might have been able to lead one to him though, as she did apologize when it was all over to his corpse.
No it is not brother. He's as dead as Annie's heart.
When Reiner said all that shit about wanting to marry Historia, was he just yanking Ymir's chain? Because I thought he already confessed to only liking dudes.
Annie did not apologize to his corpse, it was some random chick, whose name can't remember, but was mentioned in VN.
Jean is my favorite Shingeki because he is actually realistic, and knows when he's being bullshitted.
Reiner never said it out loud.
No, Reiner did not confess to liking dudes at all.
Wasn't it Mina's headless corpse she apologized to?
I honestly think Annie just looted Marco's gear off of his corpse. Not that it matters much anymore. He's ashes and she's a boulder.
I hope he dies, i'm tired of him
>I never thought I was the kind of guy who looks like he goes for chicks
Sure, it's obscure, but that's the meaning I took from it.
Too bad he's fonder of complaining than actually doing something about it.
No that's not him confessing he likes dudes. And it was Ymir who said that, not him.
Yeah, you're right. Plus Jean hypothesized that he really did just get fucked offscreen in a really irrelevant way.
But Annie's heart isn't dead.
I can't wait for the end when manlet accepts Erwin into his anus heart.
Yeah, he reminds me of myself.
Still looks the same to me. Doesn't he agree?
Oho. Thank you for clearing that up.
Ha. Her heart's as dead as she is by the end of the manga.
It's nice that they can joke around after she ate his friend
No, she snipes him and he snipes back, he doesn't bother denying but does not confirm either.
They weren't aware of anything yet.
Man, fuck that fan translation. It caused all kinds of misunderstandings that just won't go away.
She didn't even remember that, and Reiner wasn't aware of her secret yet. Have you even read the manga?
Sounds more like they just call each other names basically. Ymir calls Reiner a fag, and he just says "you're the one talking, dyke"
Yeah, I even fell for that bullshit myself. It's really annoying and makes me wonder what other crap I think is in the manga when it's actually just poor translation.
It was before learning that she is a titan.
They didn't take it too well anyway.
No, more like
>You look like a fag
>Yes, and you look like a dyke
>Can't deny that
Isayama and WIT doesn't let it go either.
>that just won't go away
I agree, this shit stuck with me, and I consider Reiner a fag until now.
Then doesn't this basically prove it?
So who or what is Monkey Time? Are there even any solid theories?
Me too, I can't look at Reiner as anything but a fag.
The whole story is actually about a war between Titan factions. The walled cities are actually human breeding grounds to build up a large enough concentration of humans to transform into Titan grunts to go after the other factions. The attack by BRA was to lower the amount of troops that the faction that created that city would have because it was getting close to critical mass and releasing the Wall Titans.
Isayama drew this before the mistranslation, didn't he?
No it doesn't. It just means they like making fun of it just as much as fans do. Yank the chain a bit.
Good enough, I would gladly read.
Why would he care about mistranslations of gaijin version of his work?
Yep this is true at least in some percentage. The cattle references are just too obvious.
Yeah I wouldn't be surprised. That might be why Monkey Time was so condescending, has control over some titans that look different, and was interested in 3DMG - because he never thought his cattle would produce anything so complex.
Do the writers even know about the mistranslation?
Even the fucking japs think he's a fag.
I don't know who drew that. I can't into moon. What month/year did chapter 38 come out?
I'm not one to ship, and I don't even care who ends up with who. But it seems to me, Mikasa/Eren has been the most pushed (if any has been pushed at all). Mikasa is always blushing in both the Manga/Anime. It's actually weird, given how cold/serious she is. But anytime she blushes, it has to do with Eren. Then you had that sappy as fuck moment in Chapter 50, where she basically confesses to Eren before her death. It looks like she goes in for a kiss, but being the faggot Eren is, he turns away and talks about wrapping her muffler as many times as it takes.
At this point I just assumed that Mikasa likes Eren, but Eren doesn't really like her (given how he's always treating her, and freaking out about her being close with him).
The japs think everyone's a fag.
>Even the fucking japs think he's a fag
Oh yeah, I forgot about that, they believed the Soldier/Warrior thing too.
Doesn't this basically prove that the castle scene was misleading anyway and it's not just about the translation?
Isayama drew it.
MT is most likely a high commander of the other factions. Came to see what was going on with the mission, that he assigned BRA to do. As BR were saying that they were going back to their village, and that village must be past Wall Maria.
Isayama even made a hentai comic about them didn't he?
AND HE HAS ARMIN'S, IF YOU UNDERSTAND WHERE I AM HEADED
The magazine pic said that Isayama drew it, though I would like a rough translation of your pic.
Itself is pretty ambiguous. It's not just about the translation. In spinoffs and extras and such Reiner's sexuality is questioned a lot too, hence the soldier/warrior thing.
No, they don't think he is a fag. There is some confusion because he didn't explicitly deny it. But how defensive would he come off if Reiner started off "No way. I'm totally not homo, but you're a dyke, Ymir."
yeah, I don't even read the manga and I'm barely trudging through the anime, but I pop into these threads every now and then just to see if they ever end up together. it feels like they aren't writing it any other way, unless they pull a Dexter and drop it completely
Mikasa likes Eren
Eren likes Rage
I want Eren to get over his fucking trigger word and look at her as more than an overprotective sister.
What I'd give for a ripped Eurasian chick that wants the D
Anything, I'd give anything
Isn't it sad, Reiner?
That was a pixiv artist imitating his style.
Yeah Eren is a faggot. Puberty doesn't work like that, when you have a literal 10/10 chasing after you like her life depended on it you don't waste that as a randy 15 year old.
However as far as canon goes it may be the case that mikasa is just fucked up romantically and sexually
Warrior Reiner is a fag. Soldier Reiner is straight. There, mystery solved.
Oh, okay. Carry on then.
Isayama's "style" is so bad no one but the man himself could imitate it.
You only read this for a pairing that might never happen?
>But how defensive would he come off if Reiner started off "No way. I'm totally not homo, but you're a dyke, Ymir."
You have a point, no matter how you reply to that, it's going to look suspicious, so it's not really his fault.
I don't think BRA are under Monkey Time's wing. The way they were looking at him around Utgard... it was like Lee Harvey Oswald looking at JFK or something, at least in my mind. I reckon he's a superior or even the leader of whatever faction is opposing BRA's group of shifters.
Speaking of, how old are BRA? Because I was just thinking, wouldn't they have been shifting since they were like 12, given the current timeline?
But how bad would it be to look suspicious in front of Ymir who's perfectly aware of his crush on Historia.
Ymir is over 60years old.
That and wanting to see if SnK is ever worth picking up for the long haul
Warrior and soldier are the same thing, only difference is memories - soldier does not remember the mass murder, the titan powers, he thinks he really ran away from titans in mountain village of Wall Maria with Bert and perhaps Annie and Marcel too. Why would he forget what he's attracted to?
>imitating Isayama's style
Drawfag here, It's not as easy as you may think.
Clean artstyles are easy to imitate, but in Isayama's case, it's exactly as >>101293047 said.
It's really distinctive in a way I can't describe.
He was warrior mode back then. Warrior Reiner doesn't have a crush on Christa, knows of his mission, is a shipperfag and a fag in general.
Soldier Reiner is delusional and thinks that he will will the Christabowl and get promoted by Erwin for keeping everyone alive in Utgrad.
From Ymir's flash back they seemed pretty awestruck to see him, in her mind. Sorta like Eren seeing Levi.
That's pretty sad.
Read it, it's only going to take you a day at most anyway.
I'm also a drawfag. While it is hard to completely imitate an artist's artstyle to 100%, it is actually feasible.
In many fandoms there are various artists who blatanly copy the original artist' artstyles in order to make it look more "authentic."
Because Soldier Reiner dreams of becoming the perfect soldier who gets married to the perfect housewife and mother to their Aryan kids. Historia fulfills that role perfectly so he makes himself believe that he's got a crush on her and that she returns those feelings.
That's what I said, but Isayama's style isn't like that. He makes mistakes that most drawfags just can't make on purpose.
Hm, maybe. We might get some more info in 54.
Warrior Reiner also wants to save Christa and thinks she is cute. Not once has he shown attraction to a guy, yet we constantly see him fawning over Christa and well, Annie's ass.
Reiner cosplays his waifu.
Does Historia have a grandma fetish?
He might as well have come out to her since they're both fags.
>thinks that he will will the Christabowl and get promoted by Erwin for keeping everyone alive in Utgrad
Poor guy, I really feel bad for him.
Stop making fun of Reiner
Did photoshopfag ever do Titan Reiner?
Nope. That was in the anime only, secondary canon. Bertholdt is the one who's out for Annie's tush.
Six months later and
>Reiner is homo/not homo
Not canon, as far as I can remember.
Thanks, Judgmental Judy. I can't be curious what the hype's all about? But yeah, will consider catching up depending on how I feel after I finish the last 3 episodes.
Warrior Reiner never said he wanted to save Christa, just that they also needed her and a fag can admit that some girls are cute besides he was also making fun of his own delusions at the time he said that.
Eh. It's a bit like cryostasis or something, her biological age is different from her actual, she's still a teenager in the simplest terms.
I do recommend reading it, the anime leaves out a lot of little details that help the story make more sense.
And this is why on the Eremika doujin pages the anatomy is really solid, and their torsos aren't lined out in such a way that it seems flat, which is a thing Isayama often does.
I remember that the artists themselves said that they imitated in such a way to copy Isayama's style.
Funny you should mention that anon.
If you truly love him, you wouldn't be afraid to make fun of him.
Yes, they did.
I didn't say that at all.
But there's no point in lurking threads and getting partially spoiled if you can just read it and get done with it.
I thought Reiner was in love with Bert all along. Was I wrong?
Oh god, perfect
Reiner said if there is just one person they can save from this conflict it would certainly be Christa and they will certainly come back for her.
Nah, they are pretty homo but Reiner is not gay for Bert.
Bert has a crush on Annie and Reiner ships them together.
ITT: Maximum homolust for Reiner
>Still makes fun of him.
Why? He actually was.
He is fully aware of his problem and he mentioned even to Connie.
Tragic characters are the best to make fun of
Yeah then he explained to Bert that they needed her to make it easier to find the coordinate. And he said that to Ymir to calm her down since she was freaking out on them.
>I remember that the artists themselves said that they imitated in such a way to copy Isayama's style.
Oh, they actually said that it was fake?
Reiner is love
Don't worry anon. You're not the only one who doesn't like it.
some anon said it a while ago. And then the pages got deleted...
If you reverse search the pages, can you still find their pixiv?
I thought the same, but I'm afraid people will attack me if I mention it, so I act like the official translation proved me wrong, even though it didn't.
Yeah, he is so in love with Bert that he much more prefers to sit with anyone but him - includes dining tables at training camp, fireplace at castle Utgard, he even sits on a different branch after escaping with Ymir and Eren.
>Bert's vacant stare.
Yes, it's still there.
Don't believe posts without any citation.
Bert is so in love with him. When will thy start making out?
That was too cruel.
There, they said it. They just copied the style.
For fuck's sake, we have moonfags.
Why don't they just spam Isayama's blog so we can get an answer?
>Is Reiner a fucking homo?
It's so simple.
Oh, then it's true.
>It's so simple.
You're forgetting that Isayama is a troll.
He won't answer. Just like with Hanji's gender thing.
But we don't need official confirmation to be able to tell that he isn't. His crush on Christa is canon thing.
Better than not asking at all.
He answered for the Annie/Eren thing, why not for this too?
What's wrong with Reiner being a homo?
No he just cleared up a damn misunderstanding that needed to be cleared up.
Nothing, but we should only believe it if it's canon, not because of misunderstandings and weird assumptions.
I feel like Reiner would go much better with anyone other than Christa. I don't think they've spoken to each other much before, but I'm certain he would have more chemistry with, say, Sasha for instance.
I have nothing against it, in fact, I'd rather him being a homo than straight, delusional and into Christa.
There's nothing wrong with him being homo, but he isn't. There's already very obvious homo character - Ymir.
>implying there can't be more than 2 homos in this world
Isn't this a misunderstanding too though?
But Ymir is female, it's not the same.
I do agree with you. Though I think he'd go better with Bert or even Ymir.
2 homos who happen to be both titans and part of the main cast. Way too unlikely.
We do have lots of evidences supporting that he may be a homo though coming from official sources.
So it isn't just about misunderstandings and assumptions, Isayama deliberately keeps it in the mud and is fucking around with us by telling something but not enough.
More like something that happened in one of the Guidebooks. Some shipperfag editor included that Eren had feelings for Annie without asking for Isayama's approval first.
>way too statistically unlikely
And there are simply too many idiots and asexuals and losers amongst the top 10. Way too unlikely as well, don't you think?
Nah, that's pretty common.
That was the editor? I thought it was just written in such a way to be easily interpreted as Eren has a "special feeling" for Annie, so Isayama has to clear it up eventually.
It's perfectionxperfection and innocent. inb4 domHistoria
And delusional since Christa doesn't give a shit about him.
>implying homos aren't pretty common
Yeah the Guidebooks aren't written by Isayama himself.
They aren't. It's already surprising that there's one in the main cast.
But anon, two positives make a negative.
You can't be taking all these gag specials seriously?
They are, I didn't say the opposite.
>Homos aren't common
But there seems to be tons of homos in this thread right now
Not that I'm taking them seriously, but they gotta have some basis in there.
I mean, they don't joke about things they aren't certain of - remember how everyone thought that Bert having a crush on Annie was out of the blue? No where was it foreshadowed until Isayama pointed it out, and then that's when all the Bert->Annie gags come in.
Yeah they would make an awkward couple. Too perfect, too flawless, too similar.
See me after class.
Only another short-lived mass-murderer would understand Reiner's feelings, sadly he's the third wheel.
If 1 out of 6 people in this planet is chink, how come there is no chink in this mango?
Why aren't there niggers in this mango either?
There are probably a few homos and a few grills, so that would be around 1/4 or 1/3 of the people here.
It doesn't seem too outrageous.
What a surprise! You do realize you're on /a/ right. Everyone here is a bit of a fag.
Trap Armin happened in the gags before it happened in canon though.
But everyone on /a/ is a little grill.
But all the jokes about Reiner are that everyone THINKS he is gay, when only readers and Ymir know his actual feelings.
Can't argue with that
You have Mikasa who could count as a chink.
And the niggers and other races have probably been wiped out.
and it was made canon.
They won't joke about things they aren't certain of.
Didn't all the asians get extinct?
Might as well be the same for niggers, and that makes more sense if the story takes place in Europe anyway.
Homos aren't a race though.
>Homos aren't a race
Implying the superior race isn't a race.
>Only another short-lived mass-murderer would understand Reiner's feelings
That's not true.
But Hisoria can empathize with anyone.
you offend me.
He said so himself.
Are you saying that isn't all the same shit.
You mean "Christa", the good girl who pretended to be kind so that people could like her.
That's just what he thinks. Plenty of readers can understand his feelings. Isayama can understand them too.
Christa and Historia are the same person with the same personality though. Historia would still feel pity for the mass-murderers if she heard their story.
Historia will become a mass murderer soon
Has Isayama ever talked about BRAY?
The interviews always seem to be about EMA, Erwin, and Levi.
Will Historia avenge Rosa and murder her father in cold blood?
I like this plot progression.
>avenging her whorish mom
He has, in the guidebook if I remember well there is a Bert/Reiner section.
Also, it's not like he can talk a lot about BRAY because they are walking spoilers.
He only revealed that Ymir has feelings for Historia
Armin was already dead in the alternative universe.
She's just now showing that she has another side to her.
Captcha: marry bacon
What alternatieve universe? The prototype?
Eren was raging so hard and he said "FUCK THE COMRADE I WILL DO IT MYSELF" and went on transforming, his teammate were all fine here because of this.
Japs suggest that the covers of tankobon are a set of event in alternative universe.
>Japs suggest that the covers of tankobon are a set of event in alternative universe.
No Armin again.
Yeah, why would Armin even be there?
Stop with these shitty theories.
That fucking MT. I hope they do him justice in the anime.
You're reading too much into this.
I bet you can find him here
What about Jean?
You got me. Go on.
Armin didn't fight in Utgard.
Why is everyone looking down except for Ymir and Reiner?
These are all from Armin's point of view. What now?
That's because they know
Japs didn't say anything about it.
I don't fully believe the theory myself, but it is fun so I post it here.
But Bert is.
It's not like anyone expected Armin to be in it anyway.
Volume 13 cover page will have trap Armin on it
Here is Armin!...wait
I do kind of think it's strange how he doesn't appear on this one. He had as big of a role as Mikasa for example.
Stop, I don't want arumino to die.
He's being replaced by Levi now.
I lied actually, they did mention about Jean.
He joined MP, so you never see him in the mission.
The theory is deeper than "HUH ARMIN IS DEAD". Japs suggest that there was not much "trust" at all among 104th. Annie didn't care about Armin so she killed him without hesitation, and Jean joined MP because "Fuck you Eren". Look at this one for the clues.
I hope Armin dies in the main universe too
Notice that too Ymir didn't transform at all. The tower was intact.
Wait, what do they mean by "alternate universe"? The universe Eren was before chapter 1?
New coverpage will have Levi's face covering 2/3 of it while his new squad appears in the background with their backs turned to him so all the focus remains on him.
I never thought too much into it, he just drew a tower and some people, was it supposed to mean something?
I like this theory.
So Marco didn't die there?
Maybe it means that in that universe EM arrived on time to save them from the titans and Ymir never transformed.
Is this why Ymir is with the 104th in the last image that came out? Although I'm sure Armin is there too. And it might just be the chapter image.
If Jean joined the MP, then why is he here?
Here is the original article in jap.
I don't know what exactly "alternate universe" is. They said that the critical difference between different universes lies in whether Eren's 3DMG was intentionally damaged by someone.
What's the point of it?
The story progression stays the same, judging from the next covers.
LEL You caught me, apparently I was mistaken and mixed up some other theories here. He was not in MP then.
>They said that the critical difference between different universes lies in whether Eren's 3DMG was intentionally damaged by someone
Keep going please, I can't moon, and google translate never delivers.
I can't wait. Now that Ymir is gone, Historia has something to live for (the hope to see Ymir again) instead of putting herself in suicidal situations/wanting to die.
So now that Historia is dead on the inside, and has shared her messed up childhood with the group, she's sort of 'exposed' and doesn't have to pretend to be goddess christa to be liked/loved by people (cus mummy never loved me).
SO she just better go batshit and become ruthless. Anything to see Ymir again/harm wall cult and papa who made her life shit/revenge this cruel world. I hope she goes nuts. Yandere Historia PLEASE.
>Eren is angry because she killed Armin
Can't tell when did that happen, so he could still be dead.
My English is not good so forgive me for weird grammar.
1. Because 3DMG was never broken so Eren didn't ask for advice from Reiner and Bert. And they never become close to each other in this sense.
2. Because of not being friend with Reiner, Eren was never introduced to Annie in the combat training.
3. Eren didn't give a fuck to his comrade so he carried on his own way.
4. Annie killed Armin without hesitation.
5. Capturing mission carried inside the city never happened in this universe because....you know, Armin wasn't there to suggest it. Eren and Mikasa tried to kill Annie without any mean to capture here. Annie was probably dead in this point.
6. Couldn't capture Annie, so MP was still trying to get Eren's ass to capital. Eren escaped with Mikasa, this happened earlier than what we saw in the original universe. So they actually caught Monkey Titan before he run away >>101296435.
7. Because Eren early arrival, everyone were safe and Ymir didn't have to transform. Not sure at the point what made RB transform. They tried to capture Eren like what happened in the original universe.
8. Here >>101296854 Ymir cooperated with Eren, not RB.
That's all I believe.
And did they really base all this theory on nothing?
It has just as much basis as that old as fuck "Satoshi is in a coma" theory.
Not that I wouldn't like it if it was true, it would be an interesting way to tell a side story, but is there any basis at all?
nice read, but I can't see how timetravel/alternate universes could work in a steampunk low fantasy universe like SnK's.
The only evidence seems to be those cover pages.
Though they did say something more about it, things like SnK anime 2nd OP was related with alternative universe.
>2nd OP was related with alternative universe
And they still based it on nothing?
Or just the fact that Armin was covered in blood?
that theory has been denied by Isayama himself hasn't it?
Not as far as I know, why?
I was so disappointed we never saw Armin drenched in blood like that. I hate misleading OPs
well it's more about MUH SYMBOLISM than anything else.
What do you think OP3 would be like?
Shit Armin like covered in blood or shot trail with Hanji.
Probably as you said those are based on nothing solid, I couldn't find anymore. Fun read nonetheless.
>What do you think OP3 would be like?
Bullet trail I meant
So is hardening something only female titans can do or is it just Annie's special ability?
So far all the shifters seem to have a unique ability except Ymir.
Fun read, I agree. Thank you anon.
If Armin doesn't appear in the next three or so covers either, I might consider this one.
In any case, I think that the damaged gear was important too.
>lots of BR homolust
>lots of YH homolust
>Sasha with bow
>Conne is sad
>Mike's squad makes an appearance
>Ymir titan climbing down the tower, 60fps action scene
>MT howling into the distance
>Lots of delicious BRAY tears
>Eren with his key again
>Eren going rageboner
>Mikasa grabs tight onto her scarf
The question is (if that theory is true) who damaged Eren's 3DMG and how did he/she know about the concequences that action would bring?
So, just as I said, perfect.
I always thought Mikasa did it, just to make Eren think that he wasn't suitable for the army.
Then they could leave and be happy together.
Mikasa because she didn't want Eren to be in the SL.
Jean because he hated Eren.
But according to that theory, "this person" probably knows that by damaging Eren's maneuver gear he'll get close to BRA (therefore changing future events)
I don't know if that was the purpose, and I don't take alternate universes in mind.
It might have just been a coincidence.
Then it was Levi Ackermann-Jaegar-Reiss-Kirschtein, time-travelling extraordinaire.
But anon, that's the best part.
Aside from the official website, is there a source for this elsewhere?
Okay, first of all, I believe that the theory has no basis at all, as another anon said.
But if we suppose that the covers say an alternative story, it makes sense.
Let's suppose that the gear wasn't broken, Eren didn't become friends with BRA etc.
Armin dies here, as the cover shows, since Annie didn't hesitate on killing him.
The rest of the volumes don't show Armin (since he's dead) and the story progresses as usual, but Annie gets killed and not captured.
That makes Eren buy some time to run to BR earlier.
Pic related never happened in the manga though. Eren didn't face MT with Mikasa before Utgard, he didn't even see him.
So, Eren finds MT and captures him, so he never manages to get to the castle.
So, as it would make sense, titans don't attack the castle, and Ymir doesn't have to transform to protect it.
The castle remains intact, and BR don't get to see Ymir's titan form, so they don't even think about kidnapping her.
Well, you guys just blew my mind. I wasn't reading the Manga live, so I never saw the actual volume covers until now. WTF, so Volume 6 actually shows Armin dying? Da fuck. This story is just getting to fuckin ridiculous. First episode title + Eren seeing the future...and now this. Shit seems more convoluted than LOST.
Reiner still goes nuts and tries to kidnap Eren, since they already suspected that he's the coordinate.
The SL arrives with Ymir to get him back, and Ymir doesn't protect Bert, since she doesn't even know him. This is probably the first time BR see her form too.
She is depicted on Eren's side here, as the nips said according to that anon.
Why she transformed, we don't know.
These are just theories, calm down.
Not even close to canon yet.
inb4 Volume 13 shows Armin and all the trouble the nips went in goes to waste.
I liked that part about MT though, the cover is indeed pretty irrelevant.
So is he a jew?
>a Jew name
This theory is quite popular among japanese and chinese community. Not sure why I never see any westerner talks about it, probably because people don't buy tankobon as often as asian.
>everyone dies but eren
>suddenly new faggots show up and shit starts almost all over again
Only the people in the buyfag threads actually buy anything, and they're not a big portion of the board.
>nobody dies but Eren
>suddenly new faggots show up and shit starts almost all over again
When are we all gonna agree that titans are made of nanomachines?
We dont even know his last name yet to even count him as a Jew every one can have a Jew first but its the last name that counts
The theory we are just discussing here.
"Cover pages of Tankobon as a set of event in an alternative universe, which may or may not interfere with the universe that we are watching."
I think it's kinda weird that Mikasa doesn't have her scar on this cover.
I guess it is because Tankobon is quite expansive in US or Euro, shit costs like 4 us dollar for one volume in asian.
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Just checked a huge resolution of the 12th cover, she has it there.
So this explains Eren's 'time travel' in the beginning and Female eren?
Yeah true. But there is a lot of these weird things. I can't tell if the author is just fucking with people or what. I still can't get my head around the first episode title being what it is + Eren seeing his mom die before she dies (or in the Manga, seeing Mikasa grown up).
I just wonder if the story is ever going to tie into these things, or if they are complete bait.
The beginning yes, the female one no, he is still a boy in the cover pages, probably.
Don't take anime events as canon. The dream sequence in the anime doesn't have any meanings.
Use the manga for speculations. Also, the girl Eren saw in his dream may not be mikasa at all.
The author likes to troll the fans in general, but we can't know for sure until it ends, and that will take some years.
Oh, I see. Maybe Isayama just forgot to draw it, then.
Or in this alternate universe she got her scar later in the series.
>tfw Bert will never braid your hair
I like the theory, but I'd go with the first one.
But they look so cute together
The Niggers all died when they had to build the walls
The humans didn't build any walls at all.
If this is true and it's going to be canon, then obviously Isayama is keeping the TRUE SUFFERING END for last.
I wouldn't complain.
The clues and foreshadowing the author has left throughout the series are pretty precise.
No, I didn't mean that, I was talking about his interviews mostly.
Until now, the series is solid on the foreshadowing, and really well written.
Still, never trust what the fucker says outside of the manga.
Ah. Good advice.
Then they are the Titans in the wall
I could agree with that.
When will Mikasa see the error of her ways?
>MFW The fandom uses "Rivaille" as Levi's surname.
Why doesnt Jean just give up already? He isnt going to win the Mikasa so why even bother? Does he even know what happened to them in the past? I would think he would ask Armin about their relationship
Yeah, he should give up on Mikasa already.
It's not like he's actively pursuing it either.
That's just stupid
Yea he still is
I wouldn't call yelling at Eren for watching her do situps active. He's been interacting more with Sasha and Eren than anyone else.
W-what is it under her skirt?
He saved her from being eaten
Will Reiner make it through the year?
I hope so
>saving your comrade is chasing tail
Anyone else could of saved her you know
That kind of mentality gets people killed anon.
Unless this is out of pity for Jean, I don't see what you're whining about.
Eren can't be assed to take care of her until her ribs are broken, and even then she was the one trying to shield him. He takes the fact that Mikasa is strong for granted.
It's not like Jean's expecting any special treatment from her. He's just trying to protect the people he cares about.
If someone would be nice and link to a quality version of the manga
So, who's ready for Shingeki Rebuild 3.33?
They all just felt really guilty about tricking a dumb girl so they could look up her skirt.
The version I've found is just awful.
>Annie still on the back cover
Annie confirmed for returning
But she isn' there. From left to right you see Mikasa, Reiner (missing), Bertholdt (missing), Annie (missing), Eren, Jean, Marco (missing), Connie, Sasha and Christa.
Just check the previous volumes back covers
Moments like these just make me feel dead inside, knowing that these guys stand no chance with their goddesses.
Oh shit so this explains why that cover page has Ymir facking away on it.
Everyone is looking in different directions. Actually, I think Ymir and Mikasa are looking in the same direction.
Well literally everyone in the top ten is in there because they're fucking broken inside, except Connie who clearly wasn't even that good in real situations anyway.
Rivaille in general is fucking stupid. His name's Levi for christ's sake, he is not a french dance teacher.
No but Ymir is clearly facing away from them. The others are either sitting around the campfire or just like Connie looking to the side.
Oh, you meant this cover. I thought you were talking about that cover from vol. 12.
I don't know. I still interpret this as her being on humanitys side, because of Historia and Eren. She is just not with them at the moment, that's why she is facing away. but still looking at their direction.
Tumblrshits are subconsciously racist and can't stand the thought of him being a kike. Ergo, "Rivaille".
Race is completely irrelevant in this story anyway
seeing as we're not even sure it's our world yet.
Our best clue is Sawny Bean but even that is probably just a cool little reference Isayama put in, it might not mean anything.
I also used to interpret it that way but with this new theory I'm starting to look at it differently.
I think Ymir will turn out to be on the 'good' side, whichever side that ends up being. However we just don't fucking know if BRA alliance is the good group yet or if they actually are evil and are just deluded.
That's a good thing. Everyone needs to be wary of Jews.
Recon corps confirmed for having lower salaries.
Also you can go to the toilet in 3DMG.
Holy shit. So Scouting Legion also doesn't even pay that well? Why the fuck would anyone choose them over Garrison or Military Police? I always thought they must have had pretty good pay.
It explains why the SL is only composed of 300 people.
Has mangastream dropped this?
...Yeah. That sucks.
It would draw in quite a few shallow people if the scouting legion at least paid better than the garrison, if not the MPs.
Ideological reasons of course. That whole
>Born in this world
>Seeing the outside
>Taking back humanity's rightful place
The government doesn't want people to join the SL. They do whatever they can to make it seem like the SL are a bunch of insane weirdos who just make them pay taxes for nothing.
Goverment doesn't want people to go outside the walls, so it makes sense that they give the SL the worst pay to keep its numbers as low as possible.
Though I can't think of a good reason to no just outrigh disband it. Even the normal people seem to dislike it more and more as the manga develops.
This thread is going to sink, anyone have the time to make a picture for the theory we've just discussed here?
Is there really a good or a bad side? I think they should all unite forces against their common enemy, which is the government and the wall cult, and maybe even the Reiss family.
Well there's still the issue of the neutral brainless titans. I agree that the government and wall cult are clearly evil but there's more than one enemy here.
Also, MT is clearly supposed to be a 100% rock-solid villain who is toying with humanity for whatever reason, posssibly growing them like they were livestock, as supported by all those quotes from Eren about being trapped like cattle.
Why is my precious shingeki always abused in fanart?
And didn't Ymir say that MT was testing out humanity's capacities? MT could have destroyed humanity right there and then but he didn't, he was just testing out how much they'd advanced.
Yes Pixisu is best shingeki.
Connie has great instinctive reflexes. Like in that supply base he was dodging automatically iirc
>more expendable to the plot than Levi
Unless Isayama pulls some bullshit out of his ass, fuck no. Erwin's the mover, Levi is just a glorified yes-man.
Do you think Annie hated Reiner?
I mean Bert & Reiner were always together, so there was no particular reason for her not to be too.
Are you implying that she was jealous of his proximity to Bert?
I wouldn't call it as strong as hate, but she clearly dislikes him. Probably dismissive and disgusted by the way he acts with the rest of the soldiers, remember how she tried to distance herself from them, and the way she was shit talking about 'pretending to play soldiers'? She snapped that she was nothing like Bertolt as well.
Probably just a clash of personalities, since Annie admires the strong believers. While BR are a guilt-ridden crazyass and a loathsome betafag.
Them meaning the rest of the cadets. Not that she succeeded in the end, but she tried.
Because her father said he's the only one she can believe in/trust or something like that, she probably remained closed to them.
>She snapped that she was nothing like Bertolt as well.
Not this shit again. She was talking to fucking Jean.
idk man i think it could go either way, the perspective wasn't very clear. personally i think both.
man i really want erwin backstory now
Levi isn't important at all, he's just there to fuck shit up when an operation needs a killer. This is why he's got a relatively low rank despite his experience and skill. However I don't think either of them are dead just yet.
Only ones who could die REALLY soon are Jean and Connie. Jean is also very unlikely as it seems there's a plan for him to develop further and become a badass.
She's clearly looking at Jean, he even laugh at her after her comment
>Everyone else, Eren included, is shit scared of Annie
>Jean laughs in her face and taunts her
Based Jean. Best Shingeki.
I wonder if Annie hates him
But Erwin backstory would ruin the mystery. He's the best part of Levi's spinoff though. Dude barely even flinched when he was about to get his head cut off.
no fuck man i don't want connie to die, poor guy deserves a break
still looks ambiguous to me sorry. gotta agree to disagree
Holy shit, I never realized Bertholdt was so tall.
And yes, everyone hates Jean in the beginning except Marco, Christa and Eren.
Then everyone warms up to him when he sorts his shit out.
But Bert only said he'll apply to the police, he didn't even said why like Jean, why would she tell him that?
I think she was talking to Bert there, honestly.
Me neither. However I have this nasty feeling that the next time Monkey Time shows up, Connie's going to bite the dust trying to kill him recklessly. Sasha's also in the sights, forgot her, but she overcame her fear recently so maybe she'll outlive a couple of other jobbers.
Even Eren hated Jean though.
It's even more blatant when Annie or Christa are around
This. She's aware that Bert is head over heels for her and wants to clarify to him that she doesn't give a shit.
That aside. Why did Reiner and Bert join the Scouting Legion? Was it to keep closer to Eren? If so, why did Annie join the MPs still?
She's talking to both.
>Anglos and you being both singular and plural
Nah, they had a rivalry but I like to think that they respected each other quite a lot.
If you go back to chapter 3ish, there's that point where they start beating the shit out of each other but they seem to understand that they both need to vent.
>This. She's aware that Bert is head over heels for her and wants to clarify to him that she doesn't give a shit.
She was shocked when Armin said she was nice and yet you think she would believe that someone can even like her? Stop pulling shit out of your ass.
maybe they could just offer some peeks and background while keeping things vague. like this shit about marie
i dont wanna whole spinoff manga, just more info.
Isn't that the same in Japanese? You contains singular and plural?
Maybe. If she ever wakes up we'll see. Also Armin isn't a shifter, you're right that I forgot that important moment, but it is very different.
Npt really. they say omae and omaetachi for example.
What are you testing?
>Anglos, Tojos and you being both singular and plural
Yeah but Armin is there too.
I think the japs meant just the volume covers.
So we can all agree that Erwin/Annie is canon?
Missed this one >>101265766
don't you think it would be weird that they don't have a force that deals with the titans?
I'd say that it's just there so that the population wouldn't start to have ideas.
Annie joined the MP because they still needed an insider there. Also wouldn't it be highly suspicious if she was in SL and then disappeared during the expedition in order to become female titan, too noticeble, too obvious. It's best if it was someone the SL weren't thinking of, e.g. someone in MP. Also I like to think only one of them was gonna keep an eye on Eren, but they noticed Reiner was going nuts so Bert was left to keep an eye on him whilst in SL.
I'm really interested of the Maria reconquer plan- how Keith left and how did he take over, as well as the impact it has on people.
she already knows why he's going. i thought it was extra layer foreshadowing. isayama likes doing that shit. on the surface she was talking about jean, but on hindsight it was about bert too
dunno man i think it's just a cool interpretation and i'm sticking to it
I think the only one to deviate was Bert to be honest. In the original chapter 1 of SnK rough, Reiner said that he'd join SL, which makes sense, since he was determined to go home no matter what. Bert and Annie still stated that they wanted to go to MP.
Considering that Bert didn't seem to do anything in FT arc for their mission to kidnap Eren, it's strange that he joined SL.
Reiner was going crazy. He would have gone into permanent soldier mode if they had left him alone.
>Considering that Bert didn't seem to do anything in FT arc for their mission to kidnap Eren, it's strange that he joined SL.
B-but MUH REINER you're a warrior
>She's aware that Bert is head over heels for her and wants to clarify to him that she doesn't give a shit.
dunno bout that
>Why did Reiner and Bert join the Scouting Legion?
yeah it was eren
and Bert had to babysit Reiner
Good thing Levi's spinoff stops before all that interesting shit goes down huh?
Make it yourself.
Why the fuck not? Annie/everyone is basically canon at this point.
It just sounds too important to be brought up in a spinoff.
Same thing with the plague Grisha cured, Maria plan has been brought up casually early in the manga and never mentioned again.
Hopefully they'll go there soon.
Yeah his personality was splitting under the stress of living a dual life.
maria reconquer plan probably broke keith if he was still commander at that point. it was so obviously a culling
impact on people was shit. anyone with half a brain knew the truth of it. bleeding hearts bled some more, selfish asshats were just glad to be rid of the food drain, most were like to be feeling both.