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Manga / Spoof on Titan

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Spoof on Titan, aka Sungeki no Kyojin, is a Yonkoma parody of Attack on Titan made by hounori. Primarily concerned with comedy, Spoof happily exaggerates character traits and references memes to provide a droll look at the world of Attack on Titan.


  • Alternate Universe:
    • Chapter 17 has the main cast reimagined as office employees working for the Survey Corporation.
    • Playing off Mikasa's comment in Attack on Titan that she'd have been happier settling down with Eren and starting a farm, one of the chapters shows them doing exactly that instead of joining the military — with Armin tagging along as a reference to an earlier chapter.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Poor Armin does too good a job impersonating Krista.
  • Big Brother Mentor: Reiner is full of helpful advice to the other recruits, who look up to him.
  • Big Eater: Sasha can't get enough bread and is usually drawn munching on it.
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  • Black Comedy: Mikasa uses Titan blood to redye her scarf when the color fades in the wash.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Mikasa reads in a book that weak is cuter than strong. Soon after, she and Eren come across Krista trying to open a jar of pickles. When Eren can't open it either, Mikasa casually pops the lid off while blushing and thinking to herself that the book was right.
  • Continuity Nod: The first strip has Pixis remark that while Annie's Titan form's T&A are satisfactory, he doesn't want to be eaten by her due to her scary face, referring to when he stated he wouldn't mind being eaten by a female Titan.
  • Counting Sheep: Counting Titans is used by the recruits as a way to get people to go to sleep, since once they hit 8 or so they give up and fall asleep. It backfires spectacularly with Eren, though.
  • Covert Pervert:
    • A sporadic running gag has Pixis use his spyglass for unprofessional purposes, although he isn't very covert about it.
    • Mikasa keeps a pair of Eren's boxers hidden away.
    • Levi comments that the carrots Petra gave him have a "nice shape."
  • Denser and Wackier: Nobody's shown Titan hunting, and just about every part of the series is played for laughs.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Ymir sneers that Armin looks like he doesn't have any balls, and when Krista calls her out even she says he might have them. This is later brought up again where Armin dresses as a girl and the Survey Corps team has a hard time distinguishing between him and Historia.
  • Emo Teen: Reiner's angst and Historia's melancholia are played up for all it's worth and then some.
  • Flanderization: Sasha's appetite, Mikasa's feelings for Eren, and Armin's androgyny are all taken to the maximum extreme.
  • Inexplicably Identical Individuals: When Armin is dressed as a girl, he looks identical to Historia to the point that even their friends have trouble telling them apart, until it's pointed out that Armin is the one acting like Krista.
  • Innocent Innuendo: Hitch misinterprets Annie's request to help her with some "horizontal work" (wrestling) as something sexual.
  • Insane Troll Logic: Reiner manages to trick Connie into studying for a test by encouraging him not to study, but make a cheat sheet inside his head. It backfires spectacularly when Connie does well on the test, but blurts out that Reiner helped him make a cheat sheet with Shardis in earshot, resulting in both of them being buried to the head.
  • I Resemble That Remark!: When Connie calls him a titan for easily lifting him up during training, a spooked Bertolt later reports to Reiner that their mission is compromised.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: The fact that Annie, Bertolt, and and Reiner are secretly Titan Shifters and Krista is actually the princess is the subject of a number of Running Gags.
  • Launcher of a Thousand Ships: invoked Poor Ymir finds out this is the case for Krista.
  • Made a Slave: Mikasa nonchalantly tells Armin that she wants to live a quiet life in the countryside with Eren... and then states that Armin would be their servant in a manner invoking this. When it's portrayed in Chapter 42, it's far more lighthearted.
  • Mistaken for Romance: Chapter 16 has Armin misinterpret Eren and Mikasa's relationship as being far more intimate than in actuality due to Eren's obliviously suggestive terminology and Mikasa deliberately misleading him.
  • Moment Killer: Eren's parents continually disrupt Mikasa's attempts to get Eren to sleep with her, and they all wind up sharing a bed.
  • Mundane Utility:
    • Sasha gets chewed out for using the 3D Maneuver Gear's grapnel as a clothesline.
    • Eren's Titan form is designated for farming duties, to his chagrin.
  • Oblivious to Love: Eren is even more oblivious of Mikasa's and Annie's feelings towards him than he is in the main series.
  • Rule of Funny: The series runs on this, and even the more dramatic moments from the original series are made fun of.
  • Ship Tease: Eren x Mikasa, Eren x Annie, Petra x Levi, Krista x Ymir, and Hitch x Annie are some of the popular ships acknowledged by Spoof.
  • Shout-Out: in chapter 32, Hange is seen making a pose while trying to train a titan. Said pose is reminiscent of another famous monster tamer.
  • Sweetie Graffiti: One of the chapters involves the cast carving aiaigasa on the Wall. Krista ends up with half a dozen crushes crammed into the one Ymir made, while Mikasa shanks Bertolt when he discovers the hidden one she'd made of herself and Eren. The kicker is Sasha and Connie drawing one supporting Jean X Eren.
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Mikasa and Historia both sport perpetually gloomy expressions, to the point where it's suggested that Mikasa impersonate her by wearing a blonde wig.
  • Troll: Jean goes out of his way to antagonize Eren.
  • Troubled, but Cute: Historia's efforts to affect a darker, colder persona come across as this when she can't completely rid herself of her "Krista elements".
  • Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: Even at the age of nine, Mikasa had the hots for Eren and was trying to seduce him.
  • The Un-Favourite: Kalura Yeager makes no secret of the fact that she prefers Mikasa to Eren.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: When Reiner comes across Sasha sneaking bread and she begs him not to tell, he takes a bite so that they'll be "partners in crime". When Shardis catches them, Sasha places all the blame on Reiner.
  • Weakness Turns Her On: Mikasa Ackerman reads in a book that weakness is cuter than strength. After watching Eren Yeager struggle to open a jar of pickles, she casually pops the lid off while thinking to herself that the book was right.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Krista uses a variant to get everyone to bake cookies for her without having to do anything herself.
  • Yaoi Fan: During the Sweetie Graffiti chapter, Connie and Sasha carve Jean x Eren, much to the former's disgust.
  • Yandere: Mikasa's overprotectiveness towards and implied romantic feelings for Eren in Attack are taken to their logical extreme here.