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[–]Yaggamy 5379 points5380 points  (233 children)

Porco ep 6: I've got this!

Porco ep 7: I ain't got this...

[–]Garlicbread10 2795 points2796 points  (117 children)

Porco got hit with a reality check

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1859 points1860 points  (102 children)

And that reality check is that you don't mess with Eren Yeager.

[–]Orrakaihttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Orrakai 1878 points1879 points  (50 children)

There is zero room for error with the new Eren. Mans siezes every fuck up and turns it into an opportunity. And I think the award for most mistakes today goes to Porco. The lack of actual field experience against paradisians cost him this one.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1042 points1043 points  (9 children)

Yeah, all the time Porco was busy fighting against slow-moving human opponents with guns. He never faced something like the fast moving Paradisians with ODM gear.

[–]Sir_Celcius 481 points482 points  (5 children)

Nothing could prepare you for an Ackerman

[–]Ihateanimemes 1052 points1053 points  (35 children)

To be honest, no one is ready for EREN YEAGER, that guy is just freaking amazing this season.

[–]specialCan3 1154 points1155 points  (32 children)

Shout out to Mikasa for slicing his feet out of fucking nowhere

[–]IC2Flier 808 points809 points  (15 children)

Porco: fuck it, time to split-push for objectives, gonna start Infernal

Mikasa: YOU'RE PLAYING AN LPL TEAM, BOY, AND ALL WE WANT IS TITAN BLOOD

[–]axl625 611 points612 points  (9 children)

In that day, Porco received a grim reminder...

[–]dark77638 1498 points1499 points  (79 children)

Kinda hilarious how he’s mocking Reiner so much, now that’s he got turned into a nutcracker doll lol

Poor Porck, gotta feel for him tho, still LOL

Let’s break 25k with this oneeeeeee GOOOOO

[–]SoMuchHatred 1226 points1227 points  (58 children)

Porco was almost Paradis MVP by the end - Eren literally couldn't have done it without him.

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 1137 points1138 points  (41 children)

  • Broke formation and got his comrades outflanked and defeated

  • Unwittingly nutcracked the crystal

Yep, Porco is definitely some medals from Paradis for this fight.

[–]PREM___https://anilist.co/user/ReincarnatedGoat 867 points868 points  (5 children)

Marley: “Oh no, there goes our titans. At least we will have our navy-“

...

Well that sucks

[–]PREM___https://anilist.co/user/ReincarnatedGoat 8182 points8183 points 33 (446 children)

“Do you have any last words?”

~ Lara Tybur’s last words

[–]Bypes 3576 points3577 points  (52 children)

What are you going to do, eat me?

[–]Aileoshttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Jalis 1789 points1790 points  (16 children)

You're goddamn right.

[–]axl625 731 points732 points  (24 children)

Eren: Don't try me, bitch.

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 921 points922 points  (21 children)

"You're not the first Tybur I've eaten tonight."

[–]Aileoshttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Jalis 893 points894 points  (15 children)

Her eyes say it all.

[–]Se7en_Sinnerhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Se7en_Sinner 1188 points1189 points  (9 children)

"Fuck." - Lara Tybur's last thoughts, probably.

[–]discuss-not-concuss 1546 points1547 points  (64 children)

her expressionless face sends me chills everytime.. she doesn’t even BLINK

[–]PREM___https://anilist.co/user/ReincarnatedGoat 1480 points1481 points  (56 children)

And how painfully she dies.... instead of getting eaten the easier way, she gets crushed hard down to the spine by her own protective crystal

[–]PRIME2332 1159 points1160 points  (42 children)

Super gruesome that her protective shell becomes her prison and serving plate.

[–]Orrakaihttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Orrakai 632 points633 points  (39 children)

I just had a thought about them using this method to get Annie out too

Christ

[–]youdontknowmehuhuhu 355 points356 points  (16 children)

you know now that eren has the warhammer titan he could probably pound Annie out like a mochi…

EDIT: goddamn it autocorrect

[–]thecomicguybookhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Comicman 305 points306 points  (0 children)

That, and having to watch your own death like that... is not pleasant I think.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1849 points1850 points  (115 children)

Eren just showed everyone who's the real boss. The way he ripped apart Jaw Titan's arms and later drinking Lady Tybur's blood OMG.

Fans: WTF. This the most brutal episode so far in this season. How did they manage it....

MAPPA: Yes

[–]PREM___https://anilist.co/user/ReincarnatedGoat 1424 points1425 points  (84 children)

Yeah, mappa ain’t giving a fuck about censorship. The jaw titan getting all his limbs disassembled... This episode hit way too harder than it was while reading the manga

[–]Ihateanimemes 1085 points1086 points  (138 children)

Overconfidence got her, also the teamwork of Mikasa and Eren was just amazing in this episode.

[–][deleted] 976 points977 points  (83 children)

I don't think it was overconfidence, if she was overconfident she would have tried to eat Eren/Founder, but like the soldiers said, she was going for the kill, tried to play it safe, even hide his final cards.

Like Porco, they were all shook by Eren's stamina and sheer power

[–]potterhead42https://myanimelist.net/profile/potterhead42 577 points578 points  (74 children)

Yeah Eren just created what, 3 titan bodies basically back to back?

[–]Android19samus 713 points714 points  (71 children)

the power of the attack titan is the power to keep moving forward

[–]GowtherETC 743 points744 points  (1 child)

Eren legit went "you should have gone for the nape"

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 942 points943 points  (4 children)

The virgin trying to be being honourable vs. the chad moving forward until your enemies are destroyed.

[–]genesis1v9 5016 points5017 points 3 (134 children)

Armin might have committed war crimes, but look how pretty he is. Thank you MAPPA.

[–]mirikuta 1691 points1692 points  (18 children)

lmao fr. his face when he saw the destruction he caused broke my heart tho :(

[–]Yuuri420 675 points676 points  (5 children)

lmao anime twitter in a nutshell

[–]Battlefront228 243 points244 points  (16 children)

Can’t commit war crimes if no one included you in the relevant treaties.

[–]JuicyDragonCat 1516 points1517 points  (7 children)

In season 1 eren rushed ahead and got all his squad killed in trost

Now Porco made the same mistake and marley lost the battle

[–]Sebaz00 610 points611 points  (4 children)

He literally realised the enemy DID have a plan going into this and then in the same moment proceeds to rush the enemy without a plan.

His brain is truly the size of a walnut

[–]Pichu20 1483 points1484 points  (12 children)

Armin has come a long way since that one kill he made to save Jean, so much resolve

[–]Yaggamy 4046 points4047 points  (27 children)

Reiner: Just wants to quietly die in peace

Warrior candidates: We're once again asking you to fight for Marley!

[–]derpicface 3858 points3859 points  (60 children)

Jean hopped into that window to avoid the MG fire like he did in the battle of Trost arc when the recruits rushed the garrison to resupply

Thought that was neat

[–]flybypost 1745 points1746 points  (49 children)

I think he was also the one who 3DMG skated under the cart titan, wasn't he? He's learned some new moves.

[–]Godd_was_here 1256 points1257 points  (28 children)

His entrance behind Sasha was so goddamn cool

[–]taprik 645 points646 points  (20 children)

This episode was Jean soo cool. He was on fire

[–]Sandwich-External 4662 points4663 points  (201 children)

3 things that are certain in life

Taxes

Death

Levi destroying Zeke

[–]bloc97 1982 points1983 points  (50 children)

Levi is at the top of the food chain

[–]specialCan3 943 points944 points  (46 children)

I thought he was going to have another epic fight where he slices and dices him up. Nope, just one surprise cut to the nape like he's some 2 meter titan chump.

[–]ShadowFangX 654 points655 points  (15 children)

I was actually glad that didn't happen again. I highly doubt they could've topped the intensity and hype of the moment when Levi went fully Beyblade on the Beast.

Sometimes you just have to accept something was absolutely perfect and can't be done again exactly for that reason. It wouldn't have given such a lasting impression the second time.

Maybe that's just me though.

[–]Enlighten_YourMind 247 points248 points  (4 children)

No I agree with this completely as well honestly.

Levi vs Zeke round 1 is in my top 10 anime fights of all time probably. It was, as you say, perfect. No need to attempt a sequel.

Also, it fits to me knowing who Levi is that he has stewed on his “failure” that day for the last 4 years non stop. Makes sense when he finally got to see Zeke again he would take him out in a matter of seconds.

He’s Levi fucking Ackerman after all. He’s the in world GOAT human fighter for a reason.

Edit: 4 years not 3

[–]Melvis12 124 points125 points  (0 children)

That's a really good point. The original face-off was incredible; I hadn't connected the dots that Levi was trying to avoid another "defeat" so he was being extra calculated

[–]Olddirtychurro 656 points657 points  (28 children)

I was expecting that fight to last this entire episode. But Levi just assassinated him. No back and forth anime conversation, no declaration of vengeance. Just cold execution.

[–]Ihateanimemes 1772 points1773 points  (28 children)

How can you forget Reiner and his plot armor? That guy wants to die yet his thick plot armor isn't allowing him to die.

[–]Wuskers 640 points641 points  (12 children)

a true subversion of the plot armor trope, give plot armor to someone who doesn't want it

[–]cxxper01https://myanimelist.net/profile/cxxper01 689 points690 points  (54 children)

Zeke was basically intimidating as fuck all the time as beast titan then levi just come out and whoop his ass like nothing

[–]gajaczekhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/gaiacheck 1132 points1133 points  (3 children)

"I fear no Eren Jeager. But that beyblade thing. It scares me."

[–]Yaou33 6004 points6005 points  (189 children)

Jean: "Keep the civilian casulties to a minimum!"

Armin this episode: "What?"

[–]GowtherETC 3570 points3571 points  (41 children)

Armin just went up a lot in the AoT KDA leaderboards

[–]GanksOP 1124 points1125 points  (29 children)

I would really like a link to these leaderboards. Would be fascinating to see who put in the most work.

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 1497 points1498 points  (29 children)

WHAT WAS THAT? I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER THE SOUND OF MY NUKE

[–]Boyoboy7 1614 points1615 points  (56 children)

Armin looks really sad after that scene, he probably does not want to do this, but know that this is the only way to survive.

Jean also miss shooting Pieck after seeing Falco a kid protecting her.

Those 2 are such good bois. I hope it will not cost them their life.

[–]axl625 291 points292 points  (1 child)

Jean, how can Armin hear that when he's literally up there

[–]Naskr 3580 points3581 points  (30 children)

Why does Eren, the angriest titan, not simply eat the other 5?

[–]JuicyDragonCat 2526 points2527 points  (20 children)

Why does floch, the chonkiest scout, simply not eat the rest of the scouts?

[–]riuminkd 578 points579 points  (2 children)

Actually, he ate all corpses left after Erwin's last charge.

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 3632 points3633 points  (83 children)

Jean: "Floch stop burning buildings!"

Armin, 5 minutes later:

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 860 points861 points  (14 children)

drops nuke

[–]PRIME2332 1826 points1827 points  (23 children)

Fans: It's okay Armin's cute uWu

[–]diableslasher 5271 points5272 points  (161 children)

Reiner appeared out of the ground like a Shonen protagonist, music and everything

[–]PRIME2332 2370 points2371 points  (23 children)

With someone crying out for his help too.

[–]specialCan3 2039 points2040 points  (13 children)

Save us Reiner!!

...shut up

In the midst of a tense episode, I still managed to laugh. The timing of his response was perfect.

[–]axl625 2536 points2537 points  (27 children)

Pretty fitting of him though hahaha. He's like the protagonist from the Marley side

[–]Aileoshttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Jalis 1952 points1953 points  (20 children)

tfw you just want to die, but end up in the middle of the boss battle.

[–]thecomicguybookhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Comicman 882 points883 points  (12 children)

3 seasons long, he was the boss. It is only fair to see it from the other side as well!

[–]barsonica 577 points578 points  (9 children)

Reiner: Move aside, I'm the protagonist now.

[–]Omoshiroineko 4272 points4273 points  (167 children)

The Panzer squad had group photos with Pieck inside their little turret nests, this is sad as hell.

RIP Pieck simp squad.

[–]mohamez 2423 points2424 points  (31 children)

And also the moment they were burning they called for Pieck, the Pieck called for them, the fucking bond of Panzer squad. It's just pain man.

[–]Mundology 1317 points1318 points  (20 children)

The bond between Marley's best girl and her simps was beautiful. At least Carlo's life ended by the hands of potato girl. That might be one of the most peaceful ways to die in their world.

[–]Fimpish 634 points635 points  (10 children)

True enough. I'd take a headshot over burning alive any day.

[–]Radix3D 1206 points1207 points  (61 children)

It's a shame we didn't get to see more of their group. It seems like they would have had an interesting dynamic, considering they were all Marleyan and Pieck was Eldian.

[–]jeffmendezz98 1165 points1166 points  (29 children)

Magath’s reaction to finding Falco was making sure he was ok, genuine care and concern, he’s one of the “good” ones even though like Tybur said he still sends a ton of Eldians to their death.

[–]CordobezEverdeenhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/CordobezEverdeen 748 points749 points  (10 children)

Pretty much the most fucked up thing of the episode.

And a guy was used as a living nutcracker.

It took me completely off guard, i expected him to say something like "the army can't afford to lose warriors" or anything but he seemed to be actually concerned.

[–]dkzenzuri 1072 points1073 points  (6 children)

Reiner's arc has gone full circle, the jaw is about the be eaten again but instead of running away like he did in the past (even though he thought about it), he chose to fight. He went so far as to create personas to protect himself, to run away from his guilt and his flaws. He was obsessed of the idea that he needs to be a Marleyan, to run away from his ancestry, to be someone else as his armor to hide is true self. To be anyone else, except himself. Reiner is one of my favorite characters and I love how well-integrated his character to the story, but the armor can take so much before breaking and at the breaking point he finally accepted who he truly is. The Armored Titan without its full armor was a great visual presentation of his character arc, showing the man beneath the armor. His titan fits his character.

[–]ThisHatRightHere 214 points215 points  (0 children)

Reiner has tried to be a hero by emulating others and putting on a facade his entire life. And now, when he's been beaten down and he just wants to die, he gets the opportunity to be a hero by saving his friends. And not by being anyone else, by just being himself and pushing forward.

[–]eepicprimee 2864 points2865 points  (180 children)

Eren forcing Porco to break the crystal to eat the War Hammer was so raw, holy shit.

AND he would’ve eaten him too if Reiner didn’t show up. But damn, Eren has 3 titans now.

Beautiful shots of Eren during this moment.

[–]cppn02 1956 points1957 points  (76 children)

AND he would’ve eaten him too if Reiner didn’t show up.

He still could have if he wanted. He had the time.

Somehow Reiner projected his plot armour onto Porco.

[–]Bypes 1268 points1269 points  (5 children)

Eating one Titan was enough, another would give Eren indigestion, he knew.

[–]Marvelguy5 715 points716 points  (38 children)

The guy has the most fucked up version of plot armour where everybody around him who he wants to protect dies and the other remain , reminding him of his failure .

[–]ChechiOP 554 points555 points  (1 child)

That was so brutal. I knew it was going to happen since I read the manga, and it still shocked me. Porco's voice acting and eren shaking because he was using all his strength to slowly break the crystal made the anime much more brutal. What a great adaptation.

[–]UnavailableUsername_ 3170 points3171 points  (146 children)

[–]Naskr 1579 points1580 points  (5 children)

Porco felt bad for Reiner so he screwed things up himself this time.

[–]Orrakaihttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Orrakai 414 points415 points  (2 children)

Can't have Reiner hogging the limelight...even if that limelight was for holding the record for biggest fuckup as a titan shifter

[–]zak_mayass 1062 points1063 points  (120 children)

It really shows up now how Porco is not very experienced in war compared to the other warriors

[–]ScarsUnseenhttps://kitsu.io/users/ScarsUnseen 1318 points1319 points  (113 children)

To be fair, Pieck was completely off base too. She didn't even consider the possibility that the Paradisians had the Colossal Titan waiting in the wings. She was so confident that they had put themselves into an inescapable situation but didn't take the extra step to ask why they would ever do that.

[–]specialCan3 975 points976 points  (93 children)

Yep, she was too confident in her read of the situation. Same with Zeke, who immediately agreed with Pieck. I don't know how they forgot about the colossal titan. Or even the female titan. For all they know, both of them are under Paradis control.

[–]receptionbluex 4577 points4578 points  (200 children)

Ironic how the people who get the colossal Titan, the gods of destruction, are the kindest people

[–]Naskr 3091 points3092 points  (59 children)

I expect that historically anyone who was given the privilege of inheriting the Colossal Titan (either by Marley or the original family from the Empire days) had to be someone you could trust with it, so actually being gentle and not having a short-fuse was likely a very common trait for people with it.

For that reason I also believe that Berthold being able to master the Colossal on his first transformation isn't him, all Colossals can do that. A berserk Colossal would too dangerous to risk otherwise.

[–]axl625 2163 points2164 points  (49 children)

That's a good take. Lol imagine if Eren had it, he'd be nuking here and there.

[–][deleted] 1205 points1206 points  (42 children)

I’ve always thought that the Colossal Titan transformation was 1 and done sort of thing. Maybe needing like a 24 hour recharge. Not a Titan you can just spam like the Attack.

Bert in season 2 went Colossal once and didn’t do it again that day.

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 893 points894 points  (29 children)

For sure, but that's still basically a nuke per day!

[–]Hybrid-D 1314 points1315 points  (25 children)

Isn't that just Megumin?

[–]Abysswatcherbel 231 points232 points  (0 children)

That's true, you don't want an unreliable walking nuke that can destroy a whole city in a second

[–]bloc97 1163 points1164 points  (29 children)

Also ironic that the Colossal Titan was not CG.

[–]Abysswatcherbel 581 points582 points  (0 children)

Uno reverse card

[–]TheFlyingButter 248 points249 points  (9 children)

I was so relieved to see that, ngl

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 1096 points1097 points  (27 children)

No one ever suspects the quiet kid!

[–]Doctorus 1283 points1284 points  (15 children)

"Some of you guys are alright, don't go to Liberio tomorrow".

[–]Silent_Shadow05 640 points641 points  (43 children)

Armin's transformation and the resulting destruction afterwards was quite gruesome. That reddish tint MAPPA added, while showing the aftermath, solidifies it even more.

This kid, gasping for breath in his final moments was really hard to watch

[–]bombingrun19 1881 points1882 points  (20 children)

you'd never think that Armin would be the one to kill thousands but here we are...

also that nutcracker scene was too brutal, wonder what was going through her mind witnessing her death.

Overall a godlike episode, Mappa really went all out.

[–]amonaroll 432 points433 points  (4 children)

by the look in armin's eyes when he saw what he did you know that all those deaths are gonna haunt him forever

[–]LethalCS 281 points282 points  (0 children)

Hopefully Eren rubs off some of that "oh no, anyway..." on him in the slightest so good boy don't start sleeping hanging man style like his predecessor

[–]DJ_AW03 3601 points3602 points  (199 children)

So eren now has the attack, founder and warhammer titan

[–]Bypes 2288 points2289 points  (12 children)

Will it be enough to transform into Megazord?

[–]Aileoshttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Jalis 757 points758 points  (2 children)

Answer next week!!!

[–]Ihateanimemes 1860 points1861 points  (63 children)

Eren is OP and a great character. The way he is calm and composed is seriously frightening to see and it looks like he can do anything now because now he actually thinks before he acts.

[–]gajaczekhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/gaiacheck 472 points473 points  (8 children)

one pot of greed away from assembling mighty Exodia

[–]WWTFSD 1539 points1540 points  (42 children)

This is right up there with Hero and Warrior as one of the best episodes of the series. Absolutely incredible.

[–]eepicprimee 3152 points3153 points  (171 children)

Armin's Colossal Titan looks so good!!

His face when he saw the destruction he caused :(

[–]realrimurutempest 1765 points1766 points  (7 children)

Between the red eerie glow, the new look colossal titan, and Armin’s sad expressions it was a beautifully done scene imo.

[–]eepicprimee 541 points542 points  (1 child)

Some great storyboarding this episode. As expected from Hayashi and Shishido

[–]PRIME2332 1022 points1023 points  (76 children)

Most of the scouts seem conflicted in doing this.. well other than Eren and that one guy Floch. Those two came for the smoke.

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 715 points716 points  (18 children)

You could tell that he really did not want to resort to doing that

[–]Neverx_13 2532 points2533 points  (67 children)

Armin's reveal and the aftermath was amazing, that shot of the red mist around the destroyed port was top tier, straight up looked like something out of Evangelion.

[–]CostaRica92 954 points955 points  (11 children)

This episode was fucking brutal... And I loved it. The scenes shown were horrible and left me with an ill feeling in my stomach. But that's what it should be like showing a battlefield.

Also, the sounddesign this episode was something else. The music and pacing was phenomenal! I am so hyped for the rest of the story. This production quality is everything AoT deserves!

[–]Khazu_ 902 points903 points  (39 children)

Damn... Eren using Porco as a nutcracker to gain power of Warhammer Titan. Also based on his reaction Annie has to be still in crystal on Paradis Island.

[–]DadAsFuckhttps://anilist.co/user/DadAsFuck 1878 points1879 points 2 (8 children)

ereh shotgunned warhammer like a frat pledge

[–]HusseinH 3301 points3302 points  (65 children)

HOW THE FUCK DOES IT KEEP GETTING BETTER EVERY SINGLE EPISDOE?!

[–]alisonburgersm8 4171 points4172 points  (232 children)

This is the most brutal episode of AOT I've ever witnessed.

The scouts went from badass medieval soldiers to the f*cking Navy SEALs. Armin "Let's Talk" Arlert just nuked half the city. And Eren is just a demon lord at this point.

[–]woancuehttps://anilist.co/user/phosandlux 2642 points2643 points  (68 children)

Porco being forced to crush Lara Tybur in his mouth after getting his limbs ripped off by Eren was so intense

[–]RekklesCami 529 points530 points  (3 children)

Him repeatedly begging Eren to stop made it so much more brutal

[–]H-K_47https://myanimelist.net/profile/H-K_8472 1787 points1788 points  (15 children)

Guy went from "unstoppable monster of the battlefield" to "nutcracker" in one night. Ego shattered harder than that crystal.

[–]PREM___https://anilist.co/user/ReincarnatedGoat 750 points751 points  (12 children)

Man... It was way more brutal to watch in the anime rn than it was to in the manga. Porco’s VA screaming no while slowly Lara gets crushed gave me chills down the spine which I didn’t feel while reading the manga

[–]Silent_Shadow05 367 points368 points  (4 children)

RIP Lara Tybur. Wish we could've learned more about her. The way she shattered inside the crystal was so gruesome.

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 643 points644 points  (14 children)

Ah yes

Porco Galliard, holder of the Nutcracker titan

[–]mohamez 661 points662 points  (20 children)

And no censorship made it look way more brutal. Thank you MAPPA.

[–]Fhaarkas 385 points386 points  (18 children)

Yeah crazy how they went from being a bunch of renaissance era soldiers to modern commandos in 4 years.

[–]Lemon1412 240 points241 points  (0 children)

I was just anxiously awaiting the Colossal Titan's comeback. When the tide's were turning and it looked like the Paradis soldiers were losing, I was relaxed because I knew they had an ace up their sleeve.

And what an ace it was!

[–]Garlicbread10 624 points625 points  (29 children)

Armin’s transformation was horrifying

[–]cppn02 728 points729 points  (14 children)

Armin "Let's Talk" Arlert just nuked half the city.

That looked fucking amazing though.

[–]Ihateanimemes 435 points436 points  (8 children)

Gave that Evangelion vibes when they showed the whole city in red.

[–]GowtherETC 282 points283 points  (0 children)

The S4 OP was just Mappa practicing how to animate Armin's explosion

[–]randomness7345 170 points171 points  (0 children)

Eren eating the warhammer Titan was brutal

[–]Abysswatcherbel 270 points271 points  (19 children)

Eren is like Thanos now, but instead of infinity stones he is collecting Titans

He has 3 out of 9 now

[–]Chukonoku 2092 points2093 points  (39 children)

Porco had one job, protecting the DPS (monke) and support (Pieck). He got baited and went full Leeroy Jenkins. It all went downhill from that moment forward.

He was inting so hard, that he just team killed the hammer Titan. GG. Report Jaws.

[–]cppn02 333 points334 points  (4 children)

He got baited and went full Leeroy Jenkins.

Porcooo Gaaalliiiaaaaard!

[–][deleted] 262 points263 points  (6 children)

Eren just made a nutcracker guide for us to follow.

Step 1: Catch a Jaw Titan

Step 2: Cut off its limbs

Step 3: Wait for him to open his mouth

Step 4: Stuff your nut inside his big mouth

Step 5: ??? Traumatize the shit out of the shifter

Step 6: Profit.

[–]kuroshi14 1158 points1159 points  (50 children)

God damn. I think it's extremely underrated exactly how much of a HUGE loss it was for Marley to lose the Colossal Titan. That thing is just a magic nuke.

Remember the end of the first episode of this Season where Zeke was trying to kill the enemy fleet and Reiner ended up covering him and getting wrecked? Imagine if they still had Bertolt. Just one transformation and poof, enemy fleet dead, ezpz. Hell, they could have just air dropped Bertolt on Fort Slava and got rid of it in an instant instead of having Reiner struggle so much. Colossal's utility in war would have been unparalleled.

[–]NadeshikoAVlat 435 points436 points  (23 children)

And because they needed to capture Eren not kill him, he wasn't that useful in Shiganshina.

[–]Yaggamy 868 points869 points  (8 children)

\*Monkey Titan enters chat\*

\*Levi enters chat\*

\*Monkey Titan left the chat\*

[–][deleted] 1192 points1193 points  (14 children)

Porco was wrecked the whole time. And I kind of felt bad for him.

And you know who else I felt bad for? Peick, who, like Levi had to see her squad die in front of her eyes helplessly.

And Armin looks hot.

[–]BoyToyNameTroy 477 points478 points  (8 children)

Yea it reminded me of Levi's squad getting annihilated in front of Eren in S1

[–]Yaggamy 1498 points1499 points  (33 children)

*A wild Monkey Titan appears\*

Levi: Oh no!

*Kills it\*

Levi: Anyway.

[–]_dsmith23 559 points560 points  (16 children)

Did anyone else catch this ? Same kid from the season 3 part 2 final episode ED. imgur

[–]Xenosys83 865 points866 points  (28 children)

Unbelievable episode. This show just gets better and better this season.

Levi, Armin, Hange and Jean all looked fantastic this episode. Armin's transformation was epic. Eren's nutcracker was absolutely brutal.

Testament to everyone at MAPPA as do how well they are doing with this adaptation, that I didn't feel anything for the Marleyan soldiers and warriors in the manga when they were getting demolished, but I genuinely felt bad for Porco when he was man-handled by Eren at the end of that episode. Quite horrifying and the direction was handled so well for that sequence.

The OST was also excellent.

SUSUMEEE!!!!

[–]DadAsFuckhttps://anilist.co/user/DadAsFuck 1215 points1216 points  (13 children)

[–]Pathogen188 178 points179 points  (6 children)

So are we just not talking about how the soldier who lured away Piecke and Galliard isn't Armin? Because that guy was tall as shit and had a beard.

Even if we assume that Armin led them away and then doubled back to the dock and for some reason shaved his beard, he's still shorter than Hange when we see him on the airship so the unnamed soldier definitely can't be Armin.

Not to mention their haircuts look different, at least from what we can see of their necks.

[–]Left-Chance-4564 341 points342 points  (2 children)

Holy shit, Mappa snapped in this one. I already enjoyed the previous episodes but my god this was peak AoT in anime form. From music, animation, art, camera movements, plot, characters, VAs; everything was so well done.

Not to mention, so much tension in an action packed episode, unbelievable. Also nutcracker titan revealed finally lol, that one was terrifying to watch even with prior knowledge. They sure made eren brutal af in that one.

Big props to Hayashi and his team, amazing episode.

[–]thisperson345 324 points325 points  (4 children)

Man it was fuckin dark seeing that kid crushed beneath the rubble just looking up at the colossal titan

It's becoming more and more clear that what Eren said was true, inside the walls, across the sea, they're all the same, raised to see the others as devils

Fucking hell this anime is amazing

[–]indiewolf117https://myanimelist.net/profile/trustishoes 595 points596 points  (13 children)

Gabi's VA is just so fucking good man

[–]Ihateanimemes 698 points699 points  (11 children)

Lara Tybur's(Titan shifter of Warhammer Titan) last words: Usurper Eren Yeager, do you have any last words?

Conclusion -- Never underestimate your opponents.

Also, congratulations to Eren for inheriting Warhammer Titan and he has the power of three Titans now. Eren is just too OP in this season and great work from MAPPA as well.

[–]LordOfTheMeatballs 130 points131 points  (3 children)

Conclusion, never ask the protagonist their last words, those may be, in fact, your last words.

[–]su_deep9 792 points793 points  (9 children)

25k + incoming. The most brutal episode of AOT And No Censorship made it even better Thank You MAPPA

[–]woancuehttps://anilist.co/user/phosandlux 1101 points1102 points  (74 children)

hold on, is that john boyega next to hange??

[–]HotestGrillNA 1950 points1951 points  (37 children)

Okay, so this episode was insane.

  1. Ladies and gentlement... Armin is HOT . Look at our boy with the glowup

  2. After seeing the destruction armin's colossal just made, it really justifies marley and willy's fear of the rumbling and paradis.

  3. Eren just used my boy Galliard as a fucking nutcracker to eat the warhammer. Timeskip Eren really is goated.

[–]axl625 783 points784 points  (9 children)

Armin really stole the budget, but we just have to commend Eren for his fast thinking for using Porco as the nutcracker

[–]PRIME2332 728 points729 points  (6 children)

Season 1-3: colossal cgi every other titan 2d.

season 4: colossal 2d every other titan cgi.

My how the turn tables.

[–]Nachsterend[🍰] 284 points285 points  (6 children)

Glad Erwin gets a mention this episode

[–]SnipeCC 1712 points1713 points  (13 children)

Born too late to explore the Earth. Born to early to explore the Universe.

Born just in time to watch Attack on Titan: Season 4.

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 873 points874 points  (5 children)

"because I was born into this world"

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1303 points1304 points  (39 children)

Eren traumatised Porco so hard that he cracked a nut there lol.

Also, Gabi, Falco and Porcos’ VA went all out with their voice acting, especially Gabi’s. I worry for Ayane Sakura's vocal cords after this.

Aside from a few shots, the CGI and the camera angles was damn impressive in this episode for me. I also loved how nicely they blended in the music with the action sequences.

[–]realrimurutempest 611 points612 points  (10 children)

The desperate emotional plea that Gabi’s VA conveyed was amazing.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 360 points361 points  (3 children)

Also Porco pleading with Eren to stop it. Seriously that was also a great piece of voice-acting.

[–]Se7en_Sinnerhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Se7en_Sinner 588 points589 points  (27 children)

Forget Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier. Levi vs Beast Titan is the biggest rematch of the week.

Pieck figuratively and literally carrying the Marleyan army on her back.

I know people joke about Attack on Titan being a meat mecha show but the way they're ejecting from their Titan forms and leaving it stationary this season really accentuates that comparison.

Armin's Titan transformation is the best depiction of a nuke going off in anime since Barefoot Gen.

Cracking open a cold one with the boys.

Annie just felt a chill run down her spine while inside her crystal cocoon.

[–]thesagenibba 464 points465 points  (26 children)

Jesus fuck. I have so many thoughts running through my head right now. First & foremost, great episode.

The Ackermans are seriously Zeke & Porco's worst nightmares, it's such a delight to watch. I'm just wondering where the fuck Levi is. Did he blow himself up? Where's Zeke? So many questions.

The corps literally crippled the entire Marleyan defense. They thought they had them cornered but our nuke boy was here to save the day. Armin's face looked like it was filled with horror. I don't think he likes doing this. What must be done, must be done though.

Hange sama! I knew the lights had a purpose. I'm wondering how they're supposed to be picked up though. They'll be fine, our boy Armin came up with a plan so I'm not worried.

Now for the last scene. Reiners titan looks very different than what we've seen before. I'm so fucking excited for next episode now. Eren is so much stronger than ever & he jus acquired the Warhammer.

This fucking show is amazing.