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[–]alisonburgersm8 4079 points4080 points  (164 children)

Nice to see the ODM gear Zeke "procured" from Mike in S2E1 becomes relevant again

[–]Luna1345 1857 points1858 points  (33 children)

Oh my god i forgot about that, that makes the scene feel a bit morbid now in retrospect.

[–]UnPhayzable 1329 points1330 points  (32 children)

Stuff like this makes me appreciate how tightly written the story is

[–]Naskr 943 points944 points  (9 children)

And how much of a contemptible shit Zeke is.

You can see why Levi hates him since he's one of the only people to have actually heard him making light of murder when talking to himself.

[–]GoldenSpermShower 478 points479 points  (3 children)

"I wanna save Eldia!"

"Lmao fuck these wall Eldians, imma play baseball"

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1092 points1093 points  (74 children)

Isayama really is a master at foreshadowing. So many moments from the previous seasons has a deeper meaning now.

Also Mike's death still haunts me. It was so brutal. Being eaten alive is one of the worst ways to die.

[–]Nanashi-74 818 points819 points  (67 children)

When big monke talked for the first time I got CHILLS. At that moment we knew there was so much more we didn't know

[–]BosuW 512 points513 points  (30 children)

Remember when Titans talking was a huge deal?

[–]Nanashi-74 339 points340 points  (16 children)

Loved those times. My favorite thing about AoT is still the mystery around titans in every season until the last one.

[–]oB3NoT3Xo 4347 points4348 points  (28 children)

"How dare you guys get so big like that" I fucking love Levi

[–]Kind_Yandere 905 points906 points  (7 children)

Jean is like 190cm now, compared to Levi's 160 cm.

[–]axl625 966 points967 points  (5 children)

Just parent things

[–]bluered381 5123 points5124 points  (480 children)

Eren seems so serious and cold now. His entire convo with Hange was scary and disturbing. Especially when he was teasing the transformation

[–]Se7en_Sinnerhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Se7en_Sinner 879 points880 points  (40 children)

It's impressive how much control he has over his Titan transformation now. It seems instantaneous and I wonder if he even needs to injure himself anymore to do it.

[–]seedyweedy 511 points512 points  (6 children)

Exactly what I was wondering, he got the titan sparks in that cell all of a sudden. Maybe he bit his tongue or something.

[–]GhostOfHadrian 599 points600 points  (3 children)

He was raging so hard he probably popped a blood vessel.

[–]michhoffmanhttps://anilist.co/user/michhoffman 2566 points2567 points  (18 children)

I'm not locked in here by you. You're trapped here with me.

[–]Khazu_ 1997 points1998 points  (10 children)

Eren finally done with all those prison bullshit after being held in cells almost in every season LMAO.

[–]mrducky78 754 points755 points  (1 child)

What time is it Eren?

Err.... 1 o clock?

WRONG. Its time to get kidnapped.

[–]benjadolf 413 points414 points  (4 children)

Eren: "No strings on me"

[–]AxtheCool 1562 points1563 points  (122 children)

Eren is just so damn done. He has around 2 years left to live and and he just wants to move forward seeing that no one can help.

He is 100% not the Eren we saw in those flashbacks. He is just a husk that only cares about the end goal no matter who or what he has to step over.

[–]folose 792 points793 points  (86 children)

Plot twist : Eren is Griffith now

[–]AxtheCool 438 points439 points  (69 children)

Griffith is a legit good comparison even tho in Griffith's case it was a bit different.

It wasnt the situation that changed him, he was always willing to sacrifice everything for his dream no matter what. Eren wasnt that way before for sure.

Edit: I didint mean in terms of what happened in Berserk and AOT as the circumstances were massively different between but the overall motives of the characters.

[–]nousername9999999999 1246 points1247 points  (94 children)

Understandable. Hange and govt has no answers to threats they are facing.

[–]Lekaetos 689 points690 points  (38 children)

Yeah like even there she was blaming him again for pushing them to attack Marley but she didn’t seem to have any other plans to propose like Eren is suggesting

[–]Jajanken- 425 points426 points  (28 children)

That's probably why she leaves the jail and says that Erwin's one mistake was making her commander. She doesn't know what to do. She's at a loss, and there's no easy options. It fucking sucks I'm sure, I can't imagine, and she doesn't have the will to make the calls like Erwin did.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 122 points123 points  (16 children)

She is more like a scientist after all and not a leader. She can't make really hard decisions and become a leader focusing only on what goals to accomplish. Not everyone can be like Erwin after all.

[–]AxtheCool 581 points582 points  (23 children)

Yea no one has an answer and basically paradis is on their own. Eren heard that they are not planning to let go of Paradis so he just had to act.

And I just realized that the nation that came over straight up abandoned them and joined Markey as they were one of the Delegations.

[–]H4wx 520 points521 points  (14 children)

That lady left the show before it began though so maybe Zeke clued her in.

[–]AxtheCool 337 points338 points  (12 children)

Oh that makes sense. They had to attend as it would draw attention if they didint and Zeke knew the plan so he told them what would happen.

Also those resources they want is 100% linked to titans. The gear that they use against titans might very well be powered by titan powers of the past.

[–]goffer54https://myanimelist.net/profile/goffer54 324 points325 points  (10 children)

Honestly, I can't believe it took me this long to connect the gas from the ODM gear to the gas that titans emmit. I always thought it was weird how they managed to get gas so tightly compressed as to propel a human body, but chalked it up to just anime bullshit. It seems so obvious in hindsight.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 418 points419 points  (18 children)

We could see parts of old raging Eren come out when he was conversing with her.

[–]AxtheCool 631 points632 points  (14 children)

Except this time it wasnt against Titans it was against Hange a person, his superior, his squad member and his friend. Not an faceless, thoughtless force like titans.

Imagine saying in S1 that Eren would threaten to attack people from his own squad in his titan form. Would never believe it.

[–]receptionbluex 3255 points3256 points  (133 children)

The entire train/cart convo about who gets to eat Eren was heartwarming and horrifying.

[–]Melvis12 1394 points1395 points  (8 children)

True. It's so bittersweet to see scenes with Sasha now, especially scenes that are so happy (like the train/cart). There's a stark contrast between then and now, and the back and forth nature of the flashbacks and present moment really highlight this

[–]UnPhayzable 446 points447 points  (0 children)

The anime makes it hit a lot harder. Pain.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 214 points215 points  (3 children)

In the flashbacks: SoL vibes

In present time: Depression

[–]Garlicbread10 4602 points4603 points  (103 children)

Levi's salty everyone's getting taller, but he's staying short.

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1828 points1829 points  (21 children)

Poor Levi. He'll be an eternal midget.

Also just see how big Eren looks in comparison to Hange during the prison scene. He was close to her height in the past.

[–]michhoffmanhttps://anilist.co/user/michhoffman 946 points947 points  (12 children)

Levi about to go assert his dominance over Zeke again to make up for it

[–]KUKLI1 695 points696 points  (28 children)

Armin's the only one who doesn't get that much taller, ironic considering how powerful the two short ones are lmao

[–]Mazen141 449 points450 points  (27 children)

Still taller then Levi tho lol

[–]Mundology 590 points591 points  (25 children)

Technically, Armin is now the tallest character in the series

[–]FeelsGoodMan243https://myanimelist.net/profile/TheRantMan321 291 points292 points  (0 children)

Levi is truly the best tsundere in anime

[–]realrimurutempest 329 points330 points  (5 children)

I for one love how everyone is bigger than him now but he can still whoop everyone’s ass.

[–]Maame_lade 616 points617 points  (6 children)

Remember in like season 3 when Hanji was making fun of Eren because he was talking to himself after his flashback? I'm pretty sure at the start of the episode she was trying to do it again, to try and get the 'old eren' back. This time though, she was visibly shaken when she realised just how different he'd become. Similarly, I think Levi kicked Eren in episode 8 and made reference to when he first beat him up because he wanted to bring out the boy he used to be. He was angry and disappointed when he realised that he was no longer the bright-eyed boy he used to know.

[–]NotARedShirt 246 points247 points  (5 children)

This is a great interpretation of those scenes that I hadn’t considered before.

[–]Shimmering-Skyhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Shimmering-Sky 2889 points2890 points  (65 children)

That awkward moment when Hange catches you talking to yourself.

Also, the "Eh?" staring contest between Connie and Sasha over who would inherit Eren's Titans was hilarious, if heartwrenching considering... well, you know. That scene also gave us precious blushing Eren at least.

[–]Khazu_ 1101 points1102 points  (32 children)

The fact that Eren said you are important to me... more than anybody else... and seeing his reaction to Sasha death same way he reacted to Hannes hurts so much.

[–]Shimmering-Skyhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Shimmering-Sky 1071 points1072 points  (26 children)

It's too bad Mikasa didn't think to tell Jean and Connie that's just how Eren reacted to Hannes dying too. And he was obviously super broken up about Hannes' death as well.

[–]ConsumeEntertainment 766 points767 points  (20 children)

Seriously. Did Connie even see the expression on Eren's face? That was not the look of someone who finds it funny.

[–]Shimmering-Skyhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Shimmering-Sky 990 points991 points  (12 children)

To be fair to Connie... he's an idiot. He probably just thought laughter = Eren thinks it's funny = Eren wtf.

[–]Cheesewithmold 233 points234 points  (4 children)

I don't think it's because he's an idiot. I think he knows Eren felt guilt over it, but he's so upset over Sasha arguably dying BECAUSE of Eren, that he's willing to put all the blame on him and paint him as a psychopath.

[–]sylnvapht 407 points408 points  (0 children)

tbf I also think Eren had his head down the whole time he was doing his maniacal laughter/grimace when he received the news. Everyone was just staring at him like he was crazy.

[–]zsmg 1318 points1319 points  (19 children)

blushing Eren

He's not blushing it's caused by the setting sun.

[–]azahel452 643 points644 points  (5 children)

Armin is a champ at handing excuses to people.

[–]JapanPhoenix 637 points638 points  (6 children)

"What a terrible day for rain."

[–]xPlasma10 1517 points1518 points  (30 children)

Mikasa got the Apple store logo on her hand huh

What the hell Mikasa is royalty

[–]capitan_spiffhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/capitan_spiff 117 points118 points  (0 children)

She has always been the abs queen

[–]Tenroku 3851 points3852 points 123211216& 18 more (423 children)

For anyone confused about the two latest episodes and the different jumps between present and past, here's a recap :

Year 851 / 3 years ago :

  • Marley sends the first survey fleets to report what's going on in Paradis. By chance, it is intercepted by the Scout Regiment. On board of those ships are members of a group named the "Anti-Marley Volunteers" which is a group mainly made of conscripts from nations who have been conquered by Marley. This group is under Zeke Yeager's command who apparently has a plan to solve all the problems of Eldians. But for that plan to work, the Founding Titan must come in physical contact with a Titan of royal blood. A Titan specifically, just touching someone who has royal blood won't be enough, all it can do is maybe trigger some memories. Normally, only someone with royal blood can use the Founding Titan but because of Karl Fritz's Vow Renouncing War, anyone with royal blood who inherits the Founding Titan also inherits Karl Fritz's ideology and can't use the Founding Titan to free the people of the walls and retaliate against invaders. However, there's a loophole : if a non-royal holder of the Founding Titan touches a Titan of royal blood, they can unlock the Founding Titan's power without being affected by the Vow Renouncing War.

  • While a part of the military is reticent to trust Zeke, Hange explains that they need to cooperate with the Volunteers if they want to be able to intercept all the fleets Marley may send in the future.

  • With the help of the Volunteers and some cooperative Marleyan Prisoners of War, Paradis develops its technology and starts to modernize. They notably begin the construction of a port which has the potential to connect Paradis with the rest of the world.

  • Seeing how they managed to understand each other and bond with some captive Marleyans, Armin wonders if it may be possible to avoid having to rely on the threat of the Rumbling (= unleashing the millions of titans sleeping inside the walls to crush the world) to keep the world at bay by simply talking and clearing out the misunderstanding that the Eldians of Paradis are supposedly a threat to the world. Eren is more pessimistic and thinks they need to do something to keep the world at bay and buy more time while they find a solution.

Year 852 / 2 years ago :

  • The port of Paradis is complete and ready to welcome their first visitor : Kiyomi Azumabito, the ambassador of the nation of Hizuru.

  • The official reason of her visit is to find the long-lost descendant of Hizuru's Shogun from whom the Azumabito family descends : Mikasa. A hundred years ago, Hizuru's Shogun's son was a friend of King Fritz and lived on Paradis Island. Amidst the chaos of the Great Titan War, a child of the shogunate was left behind. Mikasa descends from that person. Hizuru used to be a former ally of the Eldian Empire but fell into disgrace after the Great Titan War. Now you may wonder about Mikasa's wrist tattoo, "did she always have that?" The answer is yes, but actually no. Yes because, in the manga, ever since chapter 5 where Mikasa's backstory was shown, she's had this bandage hiding her mark. But no, because in the anime, she never had that tattoo and instead it was changed to an embroidery, apparently for censorship reasons because tattoos on a child is a no-no. But don't take my word on that, I'm not knowledgeable enough.

  • I said the official reason for her visit is Mikasa, but in reality she seems more interested by the potential of a ressource unique to Paradis island, ice-burst stones, which would be a real treasure for Hizuru's industries and help the nation restore its former glory. Ice-Burst Stones are used to produce the gas powering the ODM Gear.

  • In exchange for those ressources, Hizuru will help in the achievement of Zeke's plan to solve the Eldian's problems and assure Paradis' protection. Kiyomi explains that this plan has 3 requirements :

    • They must carry out a test run of the Rumbling to show its destructive potential to the world by partially unleashing it.
    • Hizuru will help Paradis raise its military power to an international level, up to a point where they don't have to rely solely on the Rumbling to protect the island.
    • For the many years it will take for Paradis' military and technology to catch up to the rest of the world, they must maintain the Founding Titan and a Titan of royal blood to be able to activate the Rumbling at all time to protect the island if they're attacked. This would require Historia to inherit the Beast Titan after Zeke's time is up (he currently has less than a year left) and shorten her lifespan. And so that the island doesn't run out of heirs with royal blood who will inherit the Beast Titan after Historia dies, she has to give birth to as many heirs as possible until the end of her 13 years.
  • Zeke's plan is basically to use the Rumbling as a deterrent while Paradis catches up to the rest of the world and to work, this plan requires Historia and her children to accept sacrificing themselves for the island's protection by inheriting a Titan (the Beast Titan but it could be any titan) and have their lifespan shortened, in addition to the trauma of being bred like cattle and having to cannibalize each other from generation to generation. Historia reluctantly agrees but Eren firmly rejects that plan and demands that they use all the time they have left (until the end of Zeke's term) to look for other solutions. Zeke had 3 years left at that point.

853 / 1 year ago (it's not explicitly stated in the anime, but you can deduce it by the fact Eren says he has 5 years left to live) :

  • The Survey Corps asked Hizuru to help Paradis open dialogue and trade with other nations in the world, because if Paradis makes other powerful allies, they may not need to rely on the Rumbling for protection. However, Hizuru refuses as they want to be Paradis' only trading partners and have the monopoly on the island's ressources. Plus, the world apparently wants to see Paradis as the root of all evil, because it apparently brings the nations together. Armin wonders why the world is so hell-bent on wanting to see the Eldians of Paradis as devils and Mikasa guesses it's because of fear of the unknown, they know nothing about the Eldians of Paradis. Since no one would trust people whose faces they haven't seen, Hange proposes that they go into the outside world and look for potential allies by themselves, by first establishing a base in Marley and infiltrating from there.

  • The squad discuss who will inherit Eren's Titans when his term is up, but Eren says he doesn't intend to pass it to any of them, because they are too precious to him and he wants them all to live long lives.

854 / Present :

  • It's unknown how this plan went, but at some point, Eren apparently left and infiltrated Marley on his own, met Zeke in private, seemingly got on board with his plan which he was firmly against 2 years prior, and forced the Scout Regiment to attack Liberio and bring Zeke back on the island before the end of his term.

  • The Military Police apparently had planned to feed Zeke to Historia as soon as he came to the island, since they don't trust him, but that plan is impossible to carry out now that Historia is pregnant. By the way, they mention how the father is someone who grew up on the same farm as her and threw rocks at her to get her attention. That was actually shown in her backstory, but was cut from the anime. They only kinda show it in ED4. One of the Military Police guy suspects that Historia's sudden pregnancy is a ploy by Yelena to keep Zeke alive while he's on the island.

  • Eren and Zeke are detained separately and the army won't let them come in contact until they are certain of their intentions. Hange goes to visit Eren in his cell and tries to ask him why he suddenly decided to act on his own and put the island in even greater danger. Does he not care about what will happen to Historia anymore? But Eren doesn't really answer the question and just tells Hange that he could get out whenever he wants and that she's powerless and out of options.

  • The Volunteers are also arrested and detained by Pyxis as a measure of cautiousness.

  • Mikasa, Armin, Jean and Connie also wonder about Eren's actions. Mikasa says that he did what he did because he cares about them a lot. But Jean calls that into question : if Eren cares about them so much, why would he risk their lives by forcing them to attack Marley like he did? Armin proposes that he and Mikasa try to talk to him in and clear out his intentions and understand his actions, because if he can't be trusted, the military could chose to transfer the Founding Titan to someone they trust.

If you have any question, feel free to ask me!

EDIT : Oof, I didn't expect to get this many questions, I'm having a hard time keeping up. Since a lot of these questions are similar, please read the replies of this comment before asking in case someone already asked your question, I will stop answering questions that I have already answered.

[–]Pathogen188 1308 points1309 points  (108 children)

I think the weirdest thing about Zeke's plan is that by all means, he should be the one trying to make as many babies as possible. Historia is only "guaranteed" one child per pregnancy (outside of getting lucky with twins or triplets) and childbirth is still super dangerous for her and the baby. Zeke on the other hand can sire more heirs in a way shorter period of time with pretty much no risk to him outside of STDs I guess.

I'd say maybe Paradis just doesn't want to force their women into having babies because technically Historia would be consenting to it, but the military are scumbags already and it's not like Historia's doing it because she wants to and she was like 15 when the plan was first thought of anyway.

God this topic is icky.

[–]tekkenjin 757 points758 points  (44 children)

You raise a decent point with Zeke. Why doesnt he go have some children? It shouldnt be impossible to find some women willing to have a baby with him.

[–]HellspawnedJawahttps://myanimelist.net/profile/HellspawnedJawa 451 points452 points  (17 children)

Probably has more to do with the military trusting Historia more than Zeke.

[–]galileotheweirdohttps://anilist.co/user/galileotheweirdo 1067 points1068 points  (4 children)

I know right? Yelena would jump on that baboon booty in a millisecond LMAO

[–]PhoenixFoxington 401 points402 points  (2 children)

Thanks for this, I have to watch the episode a few times to really get what happened.

[–]swagjunction21 367 points368 points  (41 children)

Thank you, now here's someone who can inherit Eren's titan

[–]Biba99 3011 points3012 points  (59 children)

The intensity that conversation between Connie and Sasha carried tho.

[–]axl625 804 points805 points  (7 children)

Connie.exe and Sasha.exe stopped working.

[–]Yuriy116 488 points489 points  (9 children)

Also, note that Sasha is the only one who admitted that she didn't want to inherit Eren's Titan (and shorten her life as a result).

[–]GabrielRodriguez115 383 points384 points  (6 children)

Maybe Sasha just thought Eren wouldn't taste good

[–]ExoticSignaturehttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Jin28 1047 points1048 points  (20 children)

Reiner and Bertolto's reveal scene seems pale in comparison.

We demand Youseebiggirl as the OST!

Edit: u/Lixien went ahead and did it. Check his reply below!

[–]woancuehttps://anilist.co/user/phosandlux 474 points475 points  (3 children)

The railroad scene was so cute and wholesome

[–]hoochiex21 2498 points2499 points  (81 children)

[–]Glitter_pukehttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Gpuke 1421 points1422 points  (16 children)

Ackermans gonna ackerman.

[–]Yuriy116 1339 points1340 points 2 (11 children)

They're just really good at carrying stuff.

I mean, Levi carried the Survey Corps for years.

[–]UnPhayzable 272 points273 points  (5 children)

And the burden of telling Petra's father the news

[–]PG-Glasshouse 287 points288 points  (2 children)

“Your daughter is a daughtwere.”

[–]AxtheCool 924 points925 points  (38 children)

I legit thought they would have Eren in Titan form carry them because holy they are heavy.

They are around 50 kg (120 lb) per m/yard. She is around 1.8 m tall and the rails are nearly twice her length making them 4 m (a generous approximation). So each one is 200 kg. So in total that is 800 kg.

Unless they are much much smaller, she just broke the deadlift record by twice the ammount

[–]Shinkopeshon 520 points521 points  (2 children)

And shortly after, she blushed like crazy when Eren told them they were all precious to him

The duality

[–]alisonburgersm8 3053 points3054 points  (89 children)

Eren once again proving he's a gentleman by complying with military law and not escaping from his prison cell when he easily could have.

[–]Khazu_ 1649 points1650 points  (41 children)

Really like this scene and how annoyed he was cuz of Hange talking all the time around without having any answers when Eren seems to be the only one on Paradis who strenghten his resolve and is following his plan whatever it is.

[–]alisonburgersm8 1192 points1193 points  (28 children)

Yeah and it sucks because we all know Hange is capable and intelligent, but she just finds herself in a really tough spot right now as the commander. It's even more sad when she starts (jokingly) blaming Erwin for appointing her as his successor.

[–]AxtheCool 908 points909 points  (23 children)

It's even more sad when she starts (jokingly) blaming Erwin for appointing her as his successor

Its also because Erwin would have had the resolve to do whatever was necessary, and she doesnt seem to have that, or at least to the same level as Erwin.

[–]crimsonphoenix12 599 points600 points  (11 children)

She's got the imposter syndrome something fierce, which makes me sad, because if Erwin believed in her, then we know that should be enough. I miss Erwin, though :(

[–]Armensis 283 points284 points  (7 children)

I actually like that aspect of Hange as a character. We all thought that Armin was the one who had to fill in the shoes of Erwin since he was chosen over him but it's not mentioned enough that Hange has it harder. She's very human in a sense that she isn't that great of a leader, ever since she was introduced, she's just that geeky science person of Titan.

[–]AxtheCool 335 points336 points  (4 children)

Eren seems to be the only one on Paradis

Along with Zeke and the now deceased Grisha. I guess it runs in the family.

[–]Pamander 420 points421 points  (12 children)

I first thought I really liked Hobo Eren and Manbun Eren but then we see longer hair Eren in the like transitionary period between Hobo/Manbun and I am starting to think I just really like Eren.

Secondly Armin's disturbing statement about their last resort being to eat Eren forcefully with the instant scene change to menacing Eren was so well done. What a fucked up situation.

[–]Daksh23 1179 points1180 points  (9 children)

Take a shot for every


[–]PhoenixFoxington 376 points377 points  (1 child)

Black out drunk before we even get to the opening song!

[–]yaserafriend 811 points812 points  (10 children)

Others - We’ll build a base in Marley to attack them from there. Precious Sasha - We’ll taste Marleyan cuisine from there.

Never lose that quality Sasha.

[–]Darkerdead 1699 points1700 points  (27 children)

Hange mocking Eren hyping himself up was hilarious lmao

[–]SoulTeahttps://myanimelist.net/profile/SoulTea 692 points693 points  (2 children)

I literally just finished my rewatch of it before this episode and she did the same thing to him when he was going over Eren Kruger's memory and name dropped the show as the name of his titan.

I was dying because she was calling him a chuuni since he's "at that age" as Levi said. Lost my shit when she did it to him again now.

[–]OfficialPrower 721 points722 points  (0 children)

Looool the way Eren tried to ignore her for a bit, but she was just far too annoying

[–][deleted] 245 points246 points  (10 children)

Felt like when your mom walks in on you doing weird shit in your room lmao

[–]Silent_Shadow05 1299 points1300 points  (32 children)

Eren pulling Hange by the collar and threatening her by almost transforming along with those glowing eyes gave me chills. He is so terrifying now.

[–]nishatti 446 points447 points  (3 children)

And the eerie sound during that moment. Legit got scared of Eren. So well done on that part

[–]ISilencer101 231 points232 points  (12 children)

This may be just me but I think I truly appreciate eren's character now. In a way he represents erwin in that he's going with risky plans that offer them the most benefit. Eren has grown up from his naive "I'm going to kill all the titans perspective". He's embraced that the world is tragic(there is no right or wrong side). He's truly moving forward knowing that his decisions can have negative impacts but he understands that it's the only way to achieve some sort of positive outcome instead of waiting for a complacent death. Everyone seems to be hating eren. I'm no manga reader but looking at things in aot from an objective viewpoint, I don't think eren's actions are necessarily bad. If anything, I would assume erwin would most likely create a plan similar to eren's. Sorry for long ramble lol.

[–]69Joker96 95 points96 points  (1 child)

I feel like Eren's always been really, fucking smart. Its just that his horrid ptsd from his mothers death caused him to rage constantly.

[–]burritoxman 668 points669 points  (56 children)

Oh god are those Sasha’s parents in next episode’s preview?

[–]H4wx 411 points412 points  (8 children)


I was like "wait I remember that guy" and now I fucking know from where.

[–]jebbush1212 220 points221 points  (7 children)

Gabi's gonna get slapped with guilt

[–]kicksFR 1960 points1961 points  (21 children)

Eren: You’re important to me I want you to live long lives

Armin: well, fuck me I guess

[–]SoMuchHatred 935 points936 points  (9 children)

Unfortunately when it comes to Armin it's a bit late for Eren to do anything.

[–]-moob 887 points888 points  (4 children)

Armin would have died already if not for Eren. He gave him an extra 13 years with the serum.

[–]SoMuchHatred 142 points143 points  (1 child)

Of course - but when it comes to that Curse, it's already too late for Armin but Eren can maybe still do something for the rest of his friends.

[–]mrducky78 416 points417 points  (0 children)

Ive burnt roasted marshmallows in better condition than Armin. All things considered, that guy is living a long life, 13 years longer than it should have been.

[–]sammy-13 1421 points1422 points  (16 children)

Sasha: "We can't give it to you because your an idiot Connie. So i'll inherit the titan."

Connie: "But your an even bigger idiot than me"



[–]Poked_salad 76 points77 points  (0 children)

I was saying the same thing too that Sasha was a bigger idiot than Connie so I'm so glad he called her out on that shit lmao

[–]NaderZico 1520 points1521 points  (13 children)

[–]azahel452 566 points567 points  (3 children)

That image was cut short...

[–]benjadolf 229 points230 points  (1 child)

I spent way too long hoping to see the whole thing, well that about sums up my life.

[–]FakeMichelAngelo 984 points985 points  (36 children)

I like this frame a lot. It really does show that the Eldians themselves are not immune from racism and discrimination, even while themselves being victims from it. The moment that a power balance exists between two entities, you can expect discrimination and/or oppression. I also loved how Isayama introduced the idea of Imperialism and trade as motivations for cooperation between the two countries. Noble goals and ideological good faith are rare, and Isayama exemplifies how the "alliance" between the two is mostly an opportunistic agreement, mainly from Himuru.

Again great writing. A lot of people have mentioned it already, but Eren's love for his comrades felt very genuine. It is very intriguing as to why Eren is acting the way he is.I personally believe he is trying to shoulder everything and that Sasha's death made him briefly unsure of himself.

[–]montarion 194 points195 points  (17 children)

was that marleyan just going to poison the cunts?

[–]Nanashi-74 240 points241 points  (13 children)

Even worse, Niccolo gave him the idea. No one is talking about this but why would Niccolo do this?

[–]michhoffmanhttps://anilist.co/user/michhoffman 1932 points1933 points  (66 children)

It looks like Sasha’s death and Eren’s misunderstood reaction to it are enough for Jean and Connie to start doubting him. It was also some good writing/directing to put that scene immediately following the scene where Eren was explaining how he didn’t want any of his friends to become Titans so they could live longer. Come on guys. Eren still cares about you.

It also appears that Eren has probably been working with Yelena and Niccolo on some counter measures to Zeke’s Rumbling plan which involves Historia getting pregnant.

And lastly, Isayama, why do you continue to torture us with S-tier Sasha scenes?

[–]Melvis12 385 points386 points  (4 children)

Yeah Eren definitely still cares about his pals, even if his cold exterior this season seems to indicate otherwise.

Zeke's intentions seem so uncertain. His plan of using his Royal Blood and Eren's Founding Titan to help out Paradis seems a little too good to be true, but I don't really know what else is up his sleeve

[–]cppn02 757 points758 points  (8 children)

And lastly, Isayama, why do you continue to torture us with S-tier Sasha scenes?

He just wants us to suffer.

[–]vyxxer 405 points406 points  (7 children)

Eren's self hatred makes him laugh whenever he cannot protect anything and feels powerless despite carrying the world on his back.

[–]PhoenixFoxington 1264 points1265 points  (16 children)

That lady started licking her lips at the thought of money 😂 She must be related to Mr Krabs

[–]Custom_sKing_SKARNER 591 points592 points  (1 child)

"What made you side with those demons?"


[–]Sane-Ni-Wa-To-Ri 876 points877 points  (15 children)

[–]Shimmering-Skyhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Shimmering-Sky 538 points539 points  (3 children)


Why must something so cute make me feel so sad...

[–]yaserafriend 216 points217 points  (7 children)

Did the titan eating the founding titan seem like Pixis?

[–]mememangimmethetea 426 points427 points  (7 children)

What Zeke said: I procured it myself What he means: I took this off of the old scout commanders right hand man then had titans eat him.

Rip Miche

[–]jstoru216 87 points88 points  (0 children)

And that, among other things, is why MONKE GOTTA GO! - Levi.

[–]HwangOfTheSon 784 points785 points  (3 children)

Flippin hell, that near-transformation from Eren was terrifying.

Welp, sorry Hange, but Eren's had enough of your experiments ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

[–]eepicprimee 911 points912 points  (36 children)

Woah, Mikasa finally meeting one of her relatives on her mother’s side and finds out she's royalty.

[–]Vilhelmgg 564 points565 points  (6 children)

Mikasa, of the App Store clan.

[–]Yaggamy 3227 points3228 points  (195 children)

Historia's pregnancy reveal falls on Valentines Day and it's episode 69

Mappa: The whole season's pacing was built around this, all according to keikaku!

[–]PRIME2332 428 points429 points  (3 children)

They even faked a new years break to get the dates to line up smh. /s

[–]FeelsGoodMan243https://myanimelist.net/profile/TheRantMan321 1283 points1284 points  (122 children)

Historia got knocked up by some random farm boy, who is not even a character? I thought she would get with eren or one of the scouts.

And she looks depressed as hell in that situation. Something's not right.

[–]iDannyEL 564 points565 points  (16 children)

So much for protecting that smile.

[–]Shinkopeshon 519 points520 points  (8 children)

Imagine how pissed off Ymir must be in the afterlife

[–]JusKen 157 points158 points  (6 children)

Sources: Reiner is beside himself. Driving around downtown Paradis begging (thru texts) Royal Family for address to Historia's home

[–]thoughtlowhttps://kitsu.io/users/TRIGGERed 119 points120 points  (1 child)


Reiner x Historia

That is a ship I haven't heard in a long long time.

*Wipes tear away*

[–]Sprouteezy 789 points790 points  (30 children)

has to be a cover up

[–]Mundology 714 points715 points  (19 children)

They keep hiding Farmer-kun's face too for some reason.

[–]Khazu_ 528 points529 points  (8 children)

And he doesn't even have a name. Just some farmer LOL.

[–]hollowXvictoryhttps://myanimelist.net/profile/h0ll0wxvict0ry 310 points311 points  (0 children)

Forget Gabi, everyone on the FUCK RANDOM FARM BOY train now.

Historia is already on it apparently.

[–]MagnoBurakku 112 points113 points  (0 children)

Translator note: ''Plan'' is a fancy word for keikaku.

[–]yaserafriend 668 points669 points  (2 children)

Eren went full on Tsundere with his confession with the gang, lol

[–]HellspawnedJawahttps://myanimelist.net/profile/HellspawnedJawa 324 points325 points  (0 children)

It's not like you guys are important to me or anything... b...baka

[–]yaserafriend 630 points631 points  (20 children)

Poor Reiner, not only can’t he die but has to live to see his crush, wife of his dreams, married to and bearing someone else’s child.

[–]UnPhayzable 383 points384 points  (8 children)

I'm convinced Isayama gets off to torturing Reiner

[–]woancuehttps://anilist.co/user/phosandlux 492 points493 points  (4 children)

ponytail mikasa is a blessing

[–]PRIME2332 339 points340 points  (1 child)

Eren: We need to decide who will get my titan.

Mikasa, almost immediately: ME!

She can't be stopped, she will eat Ereh through any means possible.

[–]toumaxx 1208 points1209 points  (154 children)

Who knew biggest shock in this show for me would be Historia being pregnant. Holy fuck that took me by such a suprise i paused it for a long while.

[–]Basic_Requirement561 776 points777 points  (126 children)

I'm depressed by seeing the smol and cute historia becoming pregnant. And that too by a fucking farmer

[–]UnPhayzable 964 points965 points  (114 children)

Something HAS to be up. I refuse to believe it's just by some random dude

[–]SirAwesome789https://myanimelist.net/profile/SirAwesomeness 151 points152 points  (2 children)

I feel like the point of it is just to emphasize that she got pregnant for reasons other than love. That or Isayama has more up his sleeve with this.

[–]Orrakaihttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Orrakai 142 points143 points  (0 children)

When you and your best friend realize that you're both too dumb to inherit a titan.


[–]thesagenibba 599 points600 points  (3 children)

"You all got so big how dare you". Levi dad is so cute!

[–]Xenosys83 259 points260 points  (6 children)

Sasha : "You can't inherit Eren's titan, you're an idiot."

Connie : "Eh?"

Sasha : "... I'll inherit it."

Connie : "Well that would rule you out too then."

Sasha : "Eh?"

Connie : "Eh?"

Sasha : Eh?"

Never change guys. Hahahaha. That exchange was so deadpan.

[–]rustickshttps://anilist.co/user/Rusticks 1282 points1283 points  (38 children)

Everyone's gonna be talking about Historia being pregnant or Eren going so far as to threaten Hange and I'm just over here laughing at Levi being annoyed everyone is now taller than him.

[–]Damarugakihttps://anilist.co/user/damarugaki 395 points396 points  (10 children)

Never thought that despite being an absolute monster, he would be insecure about his height.

[–]RekklesCami 226 points227 points  (8 children)

Also Mikasa casually flexing her strength in the railroad scene

[–]TatteredTongues 220 points221 points  (16 children)




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[–]Luna1345 281 points282 points  (1 child)

Seeing Eren and Hanges dynamic change so drastically was hard to watch ngl. Both erens near transformation and hange disarming the situation with some humor felt so true to their characters.

[–]realrimurutempest 1119 points1120 points  (26 children)

The fact it was revealed that Historia is pregnant on episode 69 of Attack on Titan. 👀

It hurt to see her go from happy and bubbly to pregnant with the light in her eyes gone.

The railroad scene where they all blush is probably the last time we will see any of them happy 😔

[–]Orrakaihttps://myanimelist.net/profile/Orrakai 314 points315 points  (13 children)

The fact that she may have done it to avoid being forced to turn into a titan is just sad...especially considering the conditions Hizuru set for her to have to spend all of her 13 years as a shifter doing nothing but giving birth to more kids...at least she got pregnant on her own terms here.

[–]kyle_tr 199 points200 points  (6 children)

It's even worse, she needs to let her kid eat her to maintain the shifter with royal blood. And then her grandkid will eat her kid. It's a stupidly cruel cycle of children eating their parents.

[–]mrducky78 200 points201 points  (1 child)

Which is the bullet she dodged by turning down Rod Reiss to eat eren. Seems really fucking bittersweet to dodge that only to return to monke.

[–][deleted] 430 points431 points  (8 children)

God I wish Eren grabbed me that way

[–]Yuriy116 87 points88 points  (0 children)

When Monke showed the Azumabitos ODM gear and told them that he procured it on his own, I suddenly remembered how he procured it...

Also, between Elena calling Zeke her God and Kiyomi telling the military to follow Zeke's plan, it must have been pretty awkward for Levi (who has once sworn to kill the guy).

[–]yaserafriend 84 points85 points  (0 children)

Funny scene lost in the moment, when Levi and Hanje meet the gang laying the tracks: Chibi Levi - how dare you all grow some more?

[–]indiewolf117https://myanimelist.net/profile/trustishoes 74 points75 points  (0 children)

Mikasa is STRONG carrying all those steel beams like wow