Attack on titan archives


*

Anime fans are already well aware of this, but Attack on Titan is one of the best shows on television right now, and perhaps even ever. I’ve already talked about the best episodes of Attack on Titan, and I even ranked every main titan based on how terrifying they are, but I honestly feel like I’m preaching lớn the choir now.

Bạn đang xem: Attack on titan archives


Not only that, but I also feel lượt thích I already need lớn revise those articles since we are now in Season 4, which is the final season, và the show has changed so dramatically since the first episode that it’s like a completely different series now. & even though I’m already a fan of anime like Demon Slayer to begin with, I still genuinely feel lượt thích Attack on Titan is still worth your time, even if you don’t watch anime. In all truths, it’s probably the best under-the-radar show on television for non-anime watchers right now, & I have five reasons why. Release the colossal titan!

Oh, and I’m going to try khổng lồ keep this as light on spoilers as possible.



(Image credit: Funimation)

It Has One Of The Most Compelling and Complex Characters In Television History With Eren Yeager

Before Attack on Titan, I genuinely had a difficult time wondering whether Breaking Bad or The Wire was the best show ever. But now, I think Attack on Titan needs lớn enter that conversation, and it’s mainly because of its protagonist, Eren Yeager, as he swerves just as hard (If not harder) into villain territory as Walter white from Breaking Bad.


I’m not going to get too deep into it since I genuinely want you lớn watch the show for yourself, but our “hero,” Eren, starts off with a tragic backstory, and you root for him. But like Breaking Bad, you start khổng lồ wonder where everything starts lớn go wrong. Eren Yeager grows throughout the story in many fascinating, and even disturbing ways, & it really says a great khuyến mãi about the viewer when they ultimately decide when exactly Eren turns lớn the dark side, or whether he even does turn to lớn the dark side at all. I can tell you this—I’ve debated with the “Eren has done nothing wrong” crowd for days upon days. It’s seriously that deep.



(Image credit: Funimation)

It Tells A Surprisingly Adult Story About Religious and Racial Tension

Shout out khổng lồ the Ghost in the Shell, Evangelion, & Akira fans, but honestly, a lot of other anime is really kind of childish. Sure, a lot gets lost in translation when it comes overseas from Japan, but there is a great deal of anime that I definitely wouldn’t recommend lớn other adults. Here’s some perspective, most of my Seventh Grade students love anime, & they are very far from being adults.

But, while they love shows like My hero Academia and One Piece, much fewer of them regularly watch Attack on Titan, as some of them find it too scary, while others find it too adult. & it is adult. The story behind why the titans even exist falls heavily into religious territory, with the story even pulling heavily from Norse mythology. But it’s not just that. It’s also about how religion can make us enemies, và how xenophobia creates tension, sometimes even of a racial nature. It’s a surprisingly deep show for what initially seemed lượt thích your typical hero-type anime. Dragonball Z and Sailor Moon, it’s not.



(Image credit: Funimation)

It Rewards You For Paying Close Attention

You know what show I kind of hate? Lost. Và do you know why? It’s because Lost had one of the greatest first seasons I’ve ever seen, only to kết thúc in a way where you could tell the writers were figuring out the story while they were still writing it, which usually doesn’t bear great fruit (Just see the last seasons of Game of Thrones where the writers didn’t have the books to fall back on).

But Attack on Titan, from the very first episode, REWARDS you if you’ve been paying attention from the very beginning. Things that seemed strange or awkward early on, make COMPLETE sense later in the story. In fact, events from the very first episode not only play a part in these final episodes, but are even essential khổng lồ fully understanding the entire story. Trust me, if you want a show that really rewards you for staying off your cell phone và paying close attention, then Attack on Titan is the show for you.



(Image credit: Funimation)

The Lore and Mythology Is trò chơi Of Thrones-Worthy

I mentioned Game of Throne just a moment ago & how it kind of fell apart toward the end, but one of the reasons a great giảm giá of people loved the show was because of the various Houses, like House Stark & House Targaryen. Even though it’s a fictional world, it’s nice khổng lồ feel lượt thích a part of something and to choose sides, and Attack on Titan has something similar with Paradis Island with its three walls, and the Marleyans outside the walls.

But what makes this really sick is the mythology and deep lore behind the titans, and how both the Eldians who live within the walls, and the outside forces that live outside of them, have their own mix of belief systems và royalty. It’s a show that’s so deep that you could seriously sink into all the text and lore beyond what is on the screen, which is phenomenal.


(Image credit: Funimation)

It Is Unlike Any Other Show On Television

Lastly, Attack on Titan is lượt thích no other show on television. There is a lot of fantasy, like The Witcher, and the Syfy network has a glut of science fiction shows. There are also plenty of dramas, và procedurals, và reality TV that you can enjoy. Hell, there’s even tons of anime out there that you can kiểm tra out, but there is only one Attack on Titan. & it would be one thing if it was just about people fighting titans, or just about one side versus another, but combine all of those things together, and it’s one of the most quality shows to lớn ever be on television.

And the best part is that it got better the longer it went on. The show has been compelling throughout, and I’m kind of jealous of the people who will soon just be able khổng lồ binge the entire series và won’t have to lớn wait week-by-week (or years lượt thích I had lớn wait from the first season to lớn the second), as you’ll get to go through the entire saga within the next few months. Seriously, I envy some of you. You don’t know how hooked you’ll soon be if you take my word for it.

So, that’s it. You can currently watch the first season of Attack on Titan on Netflix, but you’ll have to catch the rest of the series on Hulu if you don"t have other anime services. For more news on Attack on Titan or other great shows that may be under-the-radar, make sure khổng lồ stop by here often.

Xem thêm: Combo 10 Bảng Con Vật Cho Bé Về Hàng Sll, Bảng Ghép Con Vật Giá Tốt Tháng 10, 2021


Lover of Avatar (The Last Airbender, not the xanh people), clip games, and anything 90s, he will talk your ear off about Godzilla, so don"t get him started.