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Title : Attack on Titan Vol. 1
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ISBN : 9786020217512
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Attack on Titan Vol. 1 Reviews

  • Raeleen Lemay
    2019-04-22 13:00

    WHOA. LOTS OF STUFF. I just watched the first few episodes of the anime recently, and this volume had so much action all packed into it! (around 6 or 7 episodes' worth). I think I'm going to take my time reading these, as I really enjoy being surprised by the show.

  • Anesha †Curious & Obsessive Bookworm†
    2019-04-17 11:19

    Honestly speaking?I didn't think I'd love this manga SO MUCHI dived in because I wanted to watch the anime, but felt the need to read it first... Then it just blew me away. I loved everything about this manga... the rawness, the gore... the action...the mystery... omg am just in awe and am eager continue it~~!!!I havent had a manga hold my attention for a while to such an extent (apart from usual obsession of those I keep up with xD)Ah~!!

  • Shannon
    2019-04-18 14:06

    2nd reading: You know what, I liked this a little bit more after reading it again. It's possible that the crap I read before this made this seem better overall ... but, meh. Not bad.~Original review:I don't know man ... I finished this and started on the second volume and I feel like this might be one of those instances where I just don't get the hype. I also don't understand how this is already up to 11 volumes when (some spoilers for volume 2 as well) (view spoiler)[the main character "dies" in the first volume, (though I'm guessing, since I've read a bit of volume 2, that he somehow inhabits one of the Titans, so he's not really dead.) (hide spoiler)]I don't think the art is particularly good, and while the story is pretty unique, I was kind of bored, honestly. Everyone is going nuts for the anime and I even started the first episode though got distracted halfway through and stopped watching for some reason and never went back. What I watched though was pretty much scene-by-scene for what happened in the manga, though I'm not sure how long the anime stays like that.I found the main character brash, whiny, and annoying, and the fact that he's prone to shouting and going nuts didn't endear him to me at all. The other characters were practically faceless/nameless to me and completely forgettable, except for Mikasa (thanks, FREEBIRD.) She's a badass and should be the real main character, (view spoiler)[and I suspect this will be the case with the way things end up, and I'm completely ok with that. (hide spoiler)]I guess a part of me wasn't really paying attention that this is dystopia, because I'm not a big fan of the genre at all and would normally just steer clear of it. The fact that this isn't clicking with me could be my own fault, since dystopia almost never entertains me. So many people were talking about the manga and the anime though that I wanted to see what all the fuss was about, and that's not always the greatest idea.I don't know, I might give this through volume 3 before I drop it, just because it's so popular and I'd hate to miss out on something that turns out to be spectacular. No way am I reading all of it though if I just end up feeling the same way after three books. I'm glad it has its fans though and that a series that breaks the mold is doing so well, but I have a feeling this might not be for me.

  • Jan Philipzig
    2019-04-12 10:24

    Trash That WorksFormulaic? Crude? Amateurish? Appalling? Yes, definitely, all of the above. Make no mistake, this series falls squarely into the trash category. Not tongue-in-cheek-I-am-actually-so-above-this pseudo trash, but just plain trash. I mean, this guy tries hard but simply isn't the most gifted of artists. And yet - somehow - he has been able to capture the imagination of millions around the world with this story centered around an eerie mystery: Who are those "titans" that have nearly wiped out humanity? Where do they come from? What do they want? Apart from eating human beings, that is.People have known for more than a hundred years that the titans are out there, but they have buried their own heads in the sand, barricaded themselves behind high walls. Out of sight, out of mind. Now those walls are crumbling, and the threat can no longer be ignored! Thankfully, our young heroes finally take action - and as it turns out, countless young readers around the world can relate to the desire to restore human dignity and, yes, save the world: "Finally we can be useful," as Krista puts it just before the battle starts.A key element that makes Attack on Titan so popular is its openness, I think: a wide range of meanings can be attached to those all-devouring "titans" that threaten the survival of the human species. Do they represent the processes of globalization? Corporate power? The mass media? The government? Or yet another oppressive development or institution? Once you have made up your mind, you'll probably find yourself cheering for our young heroes.

  • Magdalen
    2019-03-29 18:07

    This is my second time reading the entire series 'cause season 2 is coming to an end and the waiting for new chapters has become unbearable. Although i know exactly what happens next I can't help the shivers and the tearing up especially when I see characters whom I love and are no longer alive. (view spoiler)[ I am talking about you Marco :'((hide spoiler)]The artwork is amazing and the plot is phenomenal I mean could I ever say something bad about shingeki? Hell no. The cliffhanger in the end brings back so many memories. Can a main character die so quickly??? Arghhh the feels <3Shingeki no kyojin is a manga for those who love to be amazed and shocked and fancy being bombarded with a million twists! The characters are so well written and interesting. Some even steal the show from the supposedly "main characters" One thing I can tell you. Isayama doesn't disappoint. He likes to make us suffer though and to break our hearts I suppose? Plus now I can focus more on different details.5 stars on goodreads a billion in my heart (yes I' ll be saying that a lot)

  • Mario
    2019-04-16 17:04

    I didn't think that this would be as good as anime (because anime is bloody fantastic), but it was. I loved the art style, characters and above all amazing and brutal story.My first manga, but it definitely won't be my last.

  • Sam Quixote
    2019-04-07 12:21

    In the future overly simplistic stories exploring the Japanese xenophobic mindset will bore you with their complete lack of imagination! The evil Titans (or, “foreigners”) threaten the tiny human population (or, “Japanese”) by eating them (or, “consuming their culture”). The humans live in medieval-type castle structures with multiple layers of walls that don’t work to attempt to protect themselves from the Titans who want to eat them for some reason. Our hero is the perpetually constipated Some Guy who wants to join the ineffectual Something Corps who go out and get eaten by the Titans sooner rather than live as well as they can inside the large walls before getting eaten later. To combat the Titans, the humans have developed grappling hooks and spears that don’t work - this is set in the future! Snore as Some Guy and his sister Some Girl fight to become part of the elite Something Corps so they can fail to defeat the TItans first while swinging from hooks like a fairground attraction! Attack on Titan Volume 1 sucks ostrich balls! Do ostriches have balls? Well, Attack on Titan Volume 1 is sure sucking something! Stop molesting those sexy ostriches, Attack on Titan Volume 1! Marvel as you feel your brain actually punching the inside of your head for subjecting it to this drek and then attempt to escape through your ears! So long, Attack on Titan Volume 1, you were a total waste of time!

  • Lottie Eve
    2019-03-29 14:03

    4.5 Stars!I have always felt that the giants in fiction today are starting to become bumbling, stupid fools that just happen to be oversized and love destroying things, stripped of the fear they held around them a long time ago. So whenever I see this wildly popular manga series online or in the bookstore, I think nothing of it and pass by it. That is, until the anime adaption started airing this year and I saw the opening. And that opening was just so glorious that I just had to at least try out the first volume of Attack on Titan.After reading the first volume, I couldn’t help but think of myself as an idiot for ignoring this title. Hajime Isayama has completely went above my expectations with his portrayal of the giants, or titans in this manga. These monsters aren’t intelligent but they actually make that up with their extreme brute force and numbers, causing humans to go down in the food chain and become prey. The humans are constantly losing battles against the titans, losing hope, and losing dignity, later retreating inside a wall that is no more than a cage in humiliation, only to have it be broken down one hundred years later, right when the people inside it are starting to feel safe and peaceful . Hopefully the mangaka keeps writing the titans in this way.There are always people who don’t like gore and nudity, so I feel the need to talk about how those things come into play in this manga… There isn’t much gore in this manga so far as I’ve seen in other manga, but there is definitely a lot of dead bodies shown and the necessary gushing of blood whenever a titan slaughters and eats a human. Although, manga is in black and white so I don’t think that this should take away someone’s enjoyment of the series. Also, while the giants are naked, they can’t reproduce sexually, meaning they don’t have sex organs (thank God). So for the people like me who don’t like excessive nudity don’t have to worry… Unless Isayama spontaneously decides to change that…As of this first volume, my favorite aspect is the wonderfully realistic depiction of emotion that Isayama write and draw. Screaming and crying isn’t just inserted, but is executed in a powerful way that made me want to cry also. Like that scene when the only surviving members of the scouting legion that come back from a mission outside the wall and a mother finds out that only her son’s hand is with them, or that scene when Eren finds his mother stuck under a pile of rumble that was their house before the titans broke through the wall, is carried away from her, and watches as she is killed by a titan. Both those scenes and others were beautifully executed in a way that only made it more terribly emotional.The characters are great and I am really invested in their story of fighting back and survival. One of two male leads, Eren, does have the common motive of trying to avenge his mother’s death by crushing and killing all of the enemy and also has a desire to escape from the confines he is currently under, but it doesn’t matter if the motive is common in fiction if it is done well, and it is in this manga. Armin, the other male lead, is very weak and hates himself for that, ignoring all his other good qualities. Again, it has been done before but is written well. I’m really looking forward to reading about his growth. And like Eren, he also has a desire to escape from inside the wall. Mikasa isn’t at all like many other females in the shounen genre. She hasn’t had much page-time yet, but she is clearly a person who is tough and won’t be a damsel in distress.Attack of Titan‘s current side characters are not exactly memorable and really only serve as characters to help out the main three and to get eaten. I’m not exactly a fan of this but it is kind of required as this manga is all about titans and humans battling. But this is the first volume, and If the side characters do get a more important role than their current one, my love for this manga is only going to increase.Isayama also includes a couple of lovely pages that give information on how the wall was constructed and how the equipment the characters use to fight the titans work. It’s all very thought out and I appreciate that a lot.The art is hand-drawn and it shows quite a bit. Not that that is a bad thing. The backgrounds are wonderfully detailed, as well as the characters. I do think that the body proportions are a little off sometimes, especially in the beginning, which is when the characters are children. But the flawed drawings of the humans are immediately made up for with how the titans are drawn. They are incredibly unsettling, many of them having mouths that are set into huge grins, never turning into anything else. The colossal titan is the most remarkable as it is literally only muscle, bones, and teeth.Attack of Titan‘s first volume is an extremely good beginning and introduction to what the mangaka is able to do. If the utter brilliance of this manga continues, well, I dare say that it might be able to tie with Pandora Hearts as my favorite manga and might even beat it. I know that this might be too early to start assuming things, but I am seriously impressed. Also, that cliffhanger is freaking genius.

  • Bradley
    2019-04-08 11:01

    So I'm finally using my three-dimensional gear to jump on this bandwagon, at long last, and what a wild ride it is!After what seems a slow start but still an interesting world-build, the emotional impact is still severe and bone-crunchingly immediate. There's usually never a warning before someone you love dies, but it's doubly so here.The manga has a very serious tone and it wears its heart on its sleeve. The ending of this volume is very strong, but honestly, I am not entirely certain I like the artwork that much.In full honesty, I already know a lot of the story because I just did a marathon of the Anime, but because of how it left off, I'm now in a tear to know what happens. :) So, just to be clear, the Anime is a top-notch production and deserves tons of accolades. I'm pretty sure this manga will step-up, too, so I'm remaining patient.I might not have continued this manga under other circumstances. :)

  • Ivan
    2019-04-18 13:00

    This is very hyped but so far I'm unimpressed. I really hope it gets better because volume 1 was just ok-ish.

  • Sesana
    2019-03-26 17:06

    There's a lot of hype surrounding Attack on Titan, though a lot of that is for the anime version. I've never seen it, and after reading the first volume of the manga, I don't know if I'll bother. Attack on Titan is based on a solid premise: a century ago, man-eating giants, called titans, suddenly appeared and attacked humanity en masse. Now, the remaining survivors live inside high, thick walls, and have generally given up on defeating the titans. So far, so good. And what the manga does best is to give you a very real sense of the panic and desperate fear that goes with a titan attack on the city. When the titans were actually attacking, it was a riveting read.But the book doesn't spend all its time detailing attacks. That's probably a good thing, in general, because I just would have gotten tension fatigue. But this is where the problems come in. The characters aren't particularly compelling or likeable, and the dialog isn't convincing. It's possible that the latter could be due to the translation, but Kodansha translations are usually pretty good.And I hate the art. It looks amateurish to me. There are a few panels that are effective, and the titans' designs are chilling, but in general it just looks clumsy. It seems like the anime has a different, and much better, art style.So I don't like the writing, and I don't like the art. The premise is good, but is that enough to keep me reading? Nope.

  • Sarah
    2019-03-27 15:15

    “Channel the anger swelling inside youFighting the boundary 'till you break throughDeep in your soul there's no hesitationSo make yourself the one they all fearThere is a wild fire inside youBurning desire you can't extinguishYour crimson arrowRips through the twilightThis is the moment for war!” I am obsessed. Please send help.

  • Hassan
    2019-03-27 18:24

    BEST. MANGA. EVER.if you're hesitant to pick this up because you think the anime is better, don't be, this is as good as the anime.I LOVE THE HECK OUTTA OF THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jennymort ~The Dark Lord, House of Slytheread~
    2019-04-03 10:23

    Y'all know I love me some Attack on Titan. I just couldn't help myself.Don't look at me like that. One thing I really like about this book was that it pretty much was in line with the show. (I saw the show before reading this.) So that could be why I read this so fast. Might have skipped a bit. #sorrynotsorryThis first book was the only one that was free, so I think I will just wait till I have the fucking Colossal Edition before I read more. Cause DAYUMN. Look at those fuckers. They HUGGGGE!And they finally went down in price so I can get the first one for like 30 bucks!Like a fucking lottory winner!Oh ... look at this movie adaptation. *lmao*

  • Rob
    2019-04-20 13:10

    StoryI knew I'd enjoy the story coming into it, because I watched this anime already. I decided to check out the manga because the series ended in a terrible place and there is currently no plans for another series/second season.There wasn't really anything I didn't know from this book. The first two stories or line up with the first few episodes of the show. The manga skips over most/all of the training however. I'm not sure if the people who did the show added all that in to give the characters more backstory, or if they pulled that stuff in from flashbacks in later volumes of the manga.As someone who watched the show first, I might be filling in blanks and details in my head that someone who hasn't watched won't have. In a way it's almost like a re-read for me, even though I haven't done the manga before.This volume ends in a terrible spot, and I'd be dying for the next book if I didn't already know what happens next.Despite no real surprises I enjoyed the manga almost as much as I did the anime and plan to continue reading it as I can get copies from my library.ArtworkI haven't read much manga, and what I did was back in college. It's hard for me to give a real good opinion on the art as someone who is better read in the stuff. I thought it was pretty good until the action sequences.Those just appear to be a blur of lines that make it difficult to know what's going on. Coming from the anime which I think has absolutely fantastic animation, seeing the action in this way was hard to follow and not very impressive. You don't get a feel for how cool the 3d maneuvering gear really is from.The titans themselves look good when captured in a pose, but again not so much when he's trying portray them in rapid motion.I thought the artwork for the dialogue parts was fine though, making it rather uneven.

  • Mizuki
    2019-03-28 11:18

    I had heard a lot of good things about this series, I also agree that the concepts are refreshing and exciting. I even read *part* of the first few volumes.But I just don't think this series has successfully held my interest. I read one volume...then... I stopped.So it's one of those Read only when it's for free books.

  • Elena
    2019-04-23 18:22

    I'm currently OBSESSED with the Anime and I NEED to get my hands on this!

  • Kristijan
    2019-03-30 14:06

    Nije loše za početak - intrigantna distopijska priča, dobra grafika, interesantni likovi.Na nekim mestima je pomalo zbrzana radnja, ali sve u svemu jedva čekam nastavak :D

  • David Schaafsma
    2019-04-21 18:16

    Since one of the Goodreads Graphic Novel nominees this year was Attack on Titan, Vol. 16 (I think), I thought I would check this out. Fans of this, does it get better, because I would have to say it is not worth my time. A post-apocalyptic story about the remaining human race, confined to a walled area for a century to protect itself from Titans that once devastated the planet. 50 meter walls that the Titans cannot reach, but there's a larger one out there, and folks are going to have to do something about this. So a group of able young warriors who are sick of being cooped up organize to DO something about it all. What are the Titans? What do they have against humans? Everything at this point is vague and boring and simplistic. But if it gets nominated for awards at volume 16, does it get better and clearer and more interesting? Or is that just a commentary on the typical Goodread nominations and awards?

  • Foad
    2019-04-23 15:08

    صحنۀ خراب شدن دیوار یه وحشت عجیبی داشت. کل داستان، مقدمه چینی بود برای اون صحنه. یعنی منِ خواننده تا اون موقع، دیگه کاملاً می دونستم که چقدر آرامش توی شهر مهم و در عین حال متزلزله، و چه موجودات مهیبی هستن تایتان ها، و وقتی واقعه اتفاق افتاد، اهمیت و وحشتش رو کاملاً درک کردم.فکر کنم این طور حساب شده مقدمه چینی کردن و آماده کردن منِ خواننده، نیاز به مهارت زیادی داره.

  • Yasiru (reviews will soon be removed and linked to blog)
    2019-03-29 12:07

    Below is my original review, but having caught up I wanted to add that I finally realised why I was drawn to this in such an apprehensive way- it's because the series taps directly into the Evangelion centres of the brain. That may not make much sense if you haven't seen Neon Genesis Evangelion (something of a badge of honour and a trope/trauma codifier series when it comes to subconscious-tapping secrets being uncovered in the course of a desperate struggle against a powerful but to initial appearances mindless foe), but this might give you a bit of an idea (still sends a chill down my spine)-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kFhPV...Disturbing, but also a fascinating turn for shounen manga- the anime, if successful, might (hopefully- given other recent successes like the new Hunter x Hunter) encourage studios to return to more serious manga-based work rather than continue to indulge in the largely light novel based 'moe' craze.In Shingeki no Kyojin it's as though the author combined the lately very popular zombie genre with giants from Norse mythology (despite the rendering 'Titans'). There's a vividness to the rather Middle Ages Germanic-looking villages reminiscent of Berserk, and the tone so far at least is dark and oppressive enough to belong firmly in the seinen category. With people getting picked up and eaten by these giants very graphically, being crushed, broken and losing limbs whilst trying to buy time for others to evacuate, a hell-like vista opens up whenever the giants appear, often overwhelming these very soldiers as though the scenario were unreal (very Gantz-like this). The variety of size and the silence of these giants, combined with how little humanity knows about them save that they appear to hunt humans for pleasure and how complacent humanity has grown behind their walls make for hopeless situations where even when an objective is achieved it's at too great a cost (sometimes for logistical reasons the cost is borne by the administration, deliberately consigning to death those it can no longer support after losing territory).You also can't help but think there's some sort of Freudian metaphor being worked at here when it comes to the Titans. We shall have to see in later volumes, though a 'folktale' referred to in the story of an outside threat being used to unite humanity (as familiar from science fiction) does suggest other, in-narrative possibilities.Gustav Doré's depiction of the Titans in Dante's Inferno does seem apt here...

  • Chantal
    2019-04-17 10:26

    Io lo amo troppo!

  • Berfin Kanat
    2019-04-08 10:57

    Manga animesi kadar güzel gelmedi. Aksiyon sahnelerini izlemek okumaktan daha keyifli. Yine de izlerken spoiler yememek için animenin önüne geçene kadar okuyacağım. .d.d

  • juliana
    2019-04-09 15:58

    What did I just read??? I don’t know what to say about it! This manga was entertaining but extremely weird.

  • Nərmin
    2019-04-20 18:16

    First volume review So, the idea wasn't interesting for me first, but when I gave it a go, I got invested in the story. Now I am wondering that why and from where did the titans come and if only a bunch of people remains. I have seen first episodes of anime and I quite liked calm and clever Armin. Eren shouts a lot and have impulsive and impatient character but I liked his determination and courage. Mikasa has no emotion in her face though she is more rational than Eren. I liked her too.The artwork reminds me of Tokyo Ghoul style. I'm going to continue the manga, but I hope the manga finishes before I reach the last volume. I hate waiting. Final review4.36 stars Phew! Finally finished. Personally, I prefer anime with this one, as anime has gorgeous art. So, let's discuss the positive and negative aspects of "Attack on Titan" manga: Positives:1. Epicness.The story and world-building is vast, heroic and exciting! Not to mention, suspenseful. I had too little patience to wait for revelations about titans' origins and "what is on that goddamn basement".2. Enjoyment:It was action-packet and exciting. Apart from some boring parts, overall, I enjoyed it very much.3. Underlying themes:Human flaws, behaviors at the very stressful situations, what is it to be a hero, saving humanity, friendship and love. 4. Surprise plot-twists!5. Characters:My favorites wereArmin Arlert, Hanji Zoe, Jean Kirschtein, Eren Yeager, Mikasa Ackerman , Levi Ackerman. Other characters were also interesting: Reiner Braun, Berthold Huber, Annie Leonhart, Connie Springer, Sasha Braus, Krista Reiss, Ymir, Erwin Smith and of courseGrisha Yeager. They were all useful at some point in the story, some played major part despite being side characters (Reiner, Berthold, Grisha and Krista), some were so complex and with flaws (Erwin, Grisha, Ymir) and even antagonists were a bit likeable.Negatives: 1. Some characters:Actually, I didn't hate Eren like most of people do, even though he is a bit annoying with his anger issues and reckless behaviors. I, on the other hand, found Mikasa a bit boring, despite being badass soldier, she seemed to have lack of personality. Not to mention her obsessive love and protectiveness for Eren, however, Eren seems to be blind to that love. I think, Eren is incapable to form a romantic relationship with anybody, including his childhood friend. Which is, well, a disappointment for romance fans. I also didn't love Levi as much as many people do. He was like Mikasa-badass but boring personality-wise. 2. Artit was mediocre most of the time, but action and battle scenes were hard to distinct. That's why, I loved anime more. Overall, it was a thrilling series to read and there is still more to be published, so the story hasn't ended yet. The final volume was emotional as Armin's childhood dream came true! I am so happy for that, but for a particular reason, also a bit sad. I'll put this manga down for a few months till new volumes come out. In the end, I recommend it to action shounen manga fans. But beware, it is brutal

  • Annie
    2019-04-11 12:18

    That was sooo good! I knew I would enjoy it but HOLY SHIT!!

  • Nicole
    2019-04-16 17:14

    RTC. Might drop my rating to 2 stars.

  • Amber Hetchler (アンバーちゃん)
    2019-04-15 15:20

    Revising my review because originally I was saying how Attack on Titan wasn't that special and it was boring and blah blah blahObviously I was having issues that day or something, because it's freaking amazing.

  • Veronica Morfi
    2019-03-26 14:14

    I am not a huge fan of the art, but this story is so compelling and cruel. I think they will run out of people to kill very soon...

  • Sercan Vatansever
    2019-04-10 10:09

    manga okumaya death note'la başlangıç yapmıştım ve hiç sevmemiştim. buysa mangalara karşı death note'un oluşturduğu yargıyı yıktı. kitapçıda çalışıyorum ve ikide bir müşteri girdiğinden kitap okumak gibi bir olayım olamıyor, ayaküstü bir şeyler okuyabilecek olmanın verdiği bir sevinçle beraber gaza gelip beğenmiş de olabilirim jfljk bilemiyorum ama kesinlikle çok hoşuma gitti.