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!! CharacterAlignment

* ''LawfulGood'' - Pixis, Jean, Connie, Sasha, Marlo
* ''NeutralGood'' - Mikasa, Krista (later becoming LawfulGood), Reiner, Bertolt, Marco, Hitch, [[spoiler: Porco Galliard, Pieck]]
* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral and later [[spoiler: ChaoticEvil]]), Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange, [[spoiler: Falco Grice]]
* ''LawfulNeutral'' - Nile
* ''TrueNeutral'' - Annie, Ymir, [[spoiler: Ymir Fritz]]
* ''ChaoticNeutral'' - Farlan, Isabel, [[spoiler: Yelena]]
* ''LawfulEvil'' - Central Military Police, Rod Reiss, [[spoiler: The Kingdom of Marley]], [[spoiler: Floch Forster]]
* ''NeutralEvil'' - Kenny
* ''ChaoticEvil'' - Beast Titan (though he becomes TrueNeutral), [[spoiler: The First King of Eldia]]


* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral and later [[spoiler: LawfulEvil]]), Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange, [[spoiler: Falco Grice]]

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* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral and later [[spoiler: LawfulEvil]]), ChaoticEvil]]), Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange, [[spoiler: Falco Grice]]

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!!Warning: Administrivia/SpoilersOff applies to these pages. Please proceed at your own risk.


!!Theme (Spoilers)

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!!Theme (Spoilers)



* XX Judgment: An angel awakens the dead to be judged. Conclusion, moment of truth, absolution. - ''[[spoiler: The First King]]''

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* XX Judgment: An angel awakens the dead to be judged. Conclusion, moment of truth, absolution. - ''[[spoiler: The First King]]''King of Paradis]]''



* ''NeutralGood'' - Mikasa, Krista, Reiner, Bertolt, Marco, Hitch
* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral) , Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange

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* ''NeutralGood'' - Mikasa, Krista, Krista (later becoming LawfulGood), Reiner, Bertolt, Marco, Hitch
Hitch, [[spoiler: Porco Galliard, Pieck]]
* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral) , ChaoticNeutral and later [[spoiler: LawfulEvil]]), Armin, Levi, Erwin, HangeHange, [[spoiler: Falco Grice]]



* ''TrueNeutral'' - Annie, Ymir
* ''ChaoticNeutral'' - Farlan, Isabel
* ''LawfulEvil'' - Central Military Police, Rod Reiss

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* ''TrueNeutral'' - Annie, Ymir
Ymir, [[spoiler: Ymir Fritz]]
* ''ChaoticNeutral'' - Farlan, Isabel
Isabel, [[spoiler: Yelena]]
* ''LawfulEvil'' - Central Military Police, Rod ReissReiss, [[spoiler: The Kingdom of Marley]], [[spoiler: Floch Forster]]



* ''ChaoticEvil'' - Beast Titan

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* ''ChaoticEvil'' - Beast Titan
Titan (though he becomes TrueNeutral), [[spoiler: The First King of Eldia]]


!! ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' as an Anti-Fascist Work
While initially criticized as having strong fascist leanings in ideology and aesthetic, it has become clear during the final arc of the series that ''Attack On Titan'' is not a celebration of fascism but a whole-hearted criticism of it. This is mostly due to the existence of Marley, which provides an excellent foil to Paradis in that while Paradis is fascist out of a need for survival, Marley is fascist of it's own willingness. Even when arguing that Marley could be justified in keeping the Eldian population oppressed out of fear of their Titan Shifter abilities, it is shown that many Eldians actually ''agree'' with the Marleyans that the Nine Titan Powers are dangerous and should be kept in containment. This, combined with the years of socio-political oppression and xenophobic hatred towards the Eldians is actually re-igniting the race war that apparently almost destroyed the world, and many Eldians simply want to be equal to their fellow Marleyan citizens. It is also made clear many times in the narrative that the fascist tactics of both nations are only working because of their respective situations- Paradis ''needs'' to have a strong military force otherwise it will be overrun by the Titan threat, and it is shown at the end of the ''Uprising'' arc that the average populace would much prefer a monarchy or democracy rather than a fascist autocracy. Marley on the other hand is said to use the Warriors as a weapon to oppress other nations despite being oppressed more than any other by the Titan threat, repeating the mistakes of their past in a vain attempt to keep a fascist stranglehold on their nation and the surrounding ones. This, combined with how critical of warfare ''Attack on Titan'' is, shows that Isayama intends to criticize fascist ideology by showing what a permanent modern total war state would actually look like- political unrest, xenophobic segregation, and utter devastation.

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!! ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' as is an Anti-Fascist Work
While initially criticized as having strong fascist leanings in ideology and aesthetic, it has become clear during the final arc of the series that ''Attack On on Titan'' is not a celebration of fascism but a whole-hearted criticism of it. This is mostly due to the existence of Marley, which provides an excellent foil to Paradis in that while Paradis is fascist out of a need for survival, Marley is fascist of it's own willingness. Even when arguing that Marley could be justified in keeping the Eldian population oppressed out of fear of their Titan Shifter abilities, it is shown that many Eldians actually ''agree'' with the Marleyans that the Nine Titan Powers are dangerous and should be kept in containment. This, combined with the years of socio-political oppression and xenophobic hatred towards the Eldians is actually re-igniting the race war that apparently almost destroyed the world, and many Eldians simply want to be equal to their fellow Marleyan citizens. It is also made clear many times in the narrative that the fascist tactics of both nations are only working because of their respective situations- Paradis ''needs'' to have a strong military force otherwise it will be overrun by the Titan threat, and it is shown at the end of the ''Uprising'' arc that the average populace would much prefer a monarchy or democracy rather than a fascist autocracy. Marley on the other hand is said to use the Warriors as a weapon to oppress other nations despite being oppressed more than any other by the Titan threat, repeating the mistakes of their past in a vain attempt to keep a fascist stranglehold on their nation and the surrounding ones. This, combined with how critical of warfare ''Attack on Titan'' is, shows that Isayama intends to criticize fascist ideology by showing what a permanent modern total war state would actually look like- political unrest, xenophobic segregation, and utter devastation.


So there's a real neat thematic point that's made with Eren and the King Fritz who created the walls.
Both of them have been enforcing their will onto the other users of their Titans' power.
In King Fritz's case, it's him enforcing his ideology onto his descendants and overriding their free will to bend to his fatalistic view of the world. He overrides all of their own thoughts and desires to enforce the notion that Eldian's should be killed off for their sins. In Eren's case, it's him using his ability to speak to previous users of the Attack Titan and show them his memories of the future to make them do whatever he wants to get the outcome that he desires.
The parallel between these two is clearly meant as a means of comparing and contrasting their methods and see where they're similar and where they differ.
King Fritz decided long in the past that the Eldian race deserved nothing more than to be killed by the rest of the world in a bid for peace that would apparently come from their extinction.
Eren has seen what kind of world has been created out of that ideology and used his knowledge of the future to influence the past users of the Titan Power to get them to do exactly what they needed to do to get him the power when he needed it to accomplish his goal, up to and including influencing Grisha to kill the royal family within the wall.
The question then becomes; are these two really all that different from each other? Or is there something that sets them apart? Is either one of them really right in their ideals or the extent they're willing to go to to fulfill their goals and bring their ideals to fruition?

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So there's a real neat thematic point that's made with Eren and the King Fritz who created the walls.
walls. Both of them have been enforcing their will onto the other users of their Titans' power.
power. In King Fritz's case, it's him enforcing his ideology onto his descendants and overriding their free will to bend to his fatalistic view of the world. He overrides all of their own thoughts and desires to enforce the notion that Eldian's should be killed off for their sins. In Eren's case, it's him using his ability to speak to previous users of the Attack Titan and show them his memories of the future to make them do whatever he wants to get the outcome that he desires. \n The parallel between these two is clearly meant as a means of comparing and contrasting their methods and see where they're similar and where they differ.
differ. King Fritz decided long in the past that the Eldian race deserved nothing more than to be killed by the rest of the world in a bid for peace that would apparently come from their extinction.
extinction. Eren has seen what kind of world has been created out of that ideology and used his knowledge of the future to influence the past users of the Titan Power to get them to do exactly what they needed to do to get him the power when he needed it to accomplish his goal, up to and including influencing Grisha to kill the royal family within the wall.
wall. The question then becomes; are these two really all that different from each other? Or is there something that sets them apart? Is either one of them really right in their ideals or the extent they're willing to go to to fulfill their goals and bring their ideals to fruition?


!! ''AoT'' as an Anti-Fascist Work

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!! ''AoT'' ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' as an Anti-Fascist Work


* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren, Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange

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* ''ChaoticGood'' - Eren, Eren (though he becomes ChaoticNeutral) , Armin, Levi, Erwin, Hange

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!! Thematic Parallel Between King who created the walls and Eren (Spoilers for chapter 121 and beyond)
So there's a real neat thematic point that's made with Eren and the King Fritz who created the walls.
Both of them have been enforcing their will onto the other users of their Titans' power.
In King Fritz's case, it's him enforcing his ideology onto his descendants and overriding their free will to bend to his fatalistic view of the world. He overrides all of their own thoughts and desires to enforce the notion that Eldian's should be killed off for their sins. In Eren's case, it's him using his ability to speak to previous users of the Attack Titan and show them his memories of the future to make them do whatever he wants to get the outcome that he desires.
The parallel between these two is clearly meant as a means of comparing and contrasting their methods and see where they're similar and where they differ.
King Fritz decided long in the past that the Eldian race deserved nothing more than to be killed by the rest of the world in a bid for peace that would apparently come from their extinction.
Eren has seen what kind of world has been created out of that ideology and used his knowledge of the future to influence the past users of the Titan Power to get them to do exactly what they needed to do to get him the power when he needed it to accomplish his goal, up to and including influencing Grisha to kill the royal family within the wall.
The question then becomes; are these two really all that different from each other? Or is there something that sets them apart? Is either one of them really right in their ideals or the extent they're willing to go to to fulfill their goals and bring their ideals to fruition?

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!! ''AoT'' as an Anti-Fascist Work
While initially criticized as having strong fascist leanings in ideology and aesthetic, it has become clear during the final arc of the series that ''Attack On Titan'' is not a celebration of fascism but a whole-hearted criticism of it. This is mostly due to the existence of Marley, which provides an excellent foil to Paradis in that while Paradis is fascist out of a need for survival, Marley is fascist of it's own willingness. Even when arguing that Marley could be justified in keeping the Eldian population oppressed out of fear of their Titan Shifter abilities, it is shown that many Eldians actually ''agree'' with the Marleyans that the Nine Titan Powers are dangerous and should be kept in containment. This, combined with the years of socio-political oppression and xenophobic hatred towards the Eldians is actually re-igniting the race war that apparently almost destroyed the world, and many Eldians simply want to be equal to their fellow Marleyan citizens. It is also made clear many times in the narrative that the fascist tactics of both nations are only working because of their respective situations- Paradis ''needs'' to have a strong military force otherwise it will be overrun by the Titan threat, and it is shown at the end of the ''Uprising'' arc that the average populace would much prefer a monarchy or democracy rather than a fascist autocracy. Marley on the other hand is said to use the Warriors as a weapon to oppress other nations despite being oppressed more than any other by the Titan threat, repeating the mistakes of their past in a vain attempt to keep a fascist stranglehold on their nation and the surrounding ones. This, combined with how critical of warfare ''Attack on Titan'' is, shows that Isayama intends to criticize fascist ideology by showing what a permanent modern total war state would actually look like- political unrest, xenophobic segregation, and utter devastation.


Theme-wise. Note, that while "normal" Titans are grotesque, they look like stereotypical modern-day Earth [[YouSuck humans]]: overweight, mindless consumers with no real purpose. The survivors die in droves, other than the heroes (and a lot of them too) breakdown in the face of the horror, and go mad or turn on each other.

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Theme-wise. Note, that while "normal" Titans are grotesque, they look like stereotypical modern-day Earth [[YouSuck [[HumansAreMorons humans]]: overweight, mindless consumers with no real purpose. The survivors die in droves, other than the heroes (and a lot of them too) breakdown in the face of the horror, and go mad or turn on each other.


* ''NeutralGood'' - Mikasa, Krista, Reiner, Bertolt, Marco

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* ''NeutralGood'' - Mikasa, Krista, Reiner, Bertolt, MarcoMarco, Hitch


* XX Judgment: An angel awakens the dead to be judged. Conclusion, moment of truth, absolution. - ''???''

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* XX Judgment: An angel awakens the dead to be judged. Conclusion, moment of truth, absolution. - ''???''''[[spoiler: The First King]]''


Theme-wise. Note, that while "normal" Titans are grotesque, they look like modern-day Earth [[YouSuck humans]] Overweight, no purpose, mindless consumers. The survivors die in droves, other than the heroes (and a lot of them too) breakdown in the face of the horror, and go mad or turn on each other.

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Theme-wise. Note, that while "normal" Titans are grotesque, they look like stereotypical modern-day Earth [[YouSuck humans]] Overweight, no purpose, humans]]: overweight, mindless consumers.consumers with no real purpose. The survivors die in droves, other than the heroes (and a lot of them too) breakdown in the face of the horror, and go mad or turn on each other.

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!!Titan Shifter Names, Bodies and Faces
This is a genius part of Isayama's design, because it shows ideas and motivations with the Titan Shifters beyond their physical resemblances. Reiner's is the clearest, as stated elsewhere with the fact that he is BecomingTheMask. But moreover, Reiner's name means warrior, and given he's the armored titan, the faceplate and armor gives him the look of a knight. We know Reiner's greatest motivation, or at least one of them, is Bertholdt's safety, meaning Reiner is the knight fighting for the royalty, with Bertholdt's name meaning "bright ruler" and Bertholdt's Titan being the biggest. Annie's Titan has the strange flesh gaps running from the sides of her mouth, up her cheeks, and to her ears, that looks alarmingly like a smile. This can be said to be a representation of Annie's true nature, as in her Titan form Annie shows a distinctly sadistic personality and seems to even enjoy it at points. Her Titan's face also has deeply sunken eyes with strange rings around them, looking much like circles under a person's eyes from lack of sleep, which may be both physical and mental, as it seems Annie's sleep schedule is not the best. Bertholdt's Titan has a SlasherSmile set into its face, but covered with muscles making it frown. Bertholdt later would cry out that nobody could enjoy what he has to do. The mouth in question is also locked closed by those muscles, in a manner representing Bertholdt's very quiet nature. Lastly there is the steam produced, mimicking how Bertholdt is often seen sweating. Ymir's Titan has no lips and has sharp fangs, representing how Ymir speaks to and regards others--without a filter.

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