I think the Attack on Titan fandom has a love/hate relationship with Reiner Braun. I know I do. And I’ve been on the latter side of that recently since, ya know, betrayal, but I’ve since moved back to the other end. I caught up with the manga for the series upon hearing of a major… Read More Reiner Braun and Knowing the Whole Story
In the midst of all the fighting in episode 36 (and other than those terrible, off-speed horses, the actions was amazing), we’re inching closer to the central question: what are the titans? There are many pieces that once put together, will present that answer, and one has to do with Reiner and Bertholdt. We know… Read More Attack on Titan, Episode 36: Theirs Not to Reason Why
Reiner is so very confused. At one point in episode 34, after joining with his partner, Bertholdt, to kidnap Ymir and Eren, he complains about how he needs a break and promotion from the military. The problem is that Reiner isn’t a soldier; he’s the enemy, but he’s lived as a soldier for so long… Read More Attack on Titan, Episode 34: Who is the Enemy?
A number of of us on Beneath the Tangles have a passion for fan art, those wonderful pieces that fans like you and me (but with amazing talent and honed skill) create. I’ll be posting illustrations, mostly developed by artists who have accounts on Pixiv, from time and time. Today, I’m introducing some wonderful tarot… Read More Anime Fan Art: Attack on Tarot
Traitors. Traitors! How could could Reiner and Bartholdt betray mankind? How could they start all this destruction that led to so many deaths, including those close to the cadets? Episode 32 starts with a bang (and the animation and CGI stay awesome throughout) as the titan shifters collide. Eren Jaeger is of course especially angry… Read More Attack on Titan, Episode 32: A Titanic Perspective
Attack on Titan has been brutal and non-stop this season. I’ve been mostly keeping up to date with the manga, but I admit I’ve forgotten much of the flow of what happens, so even in this episode I was surprised that this big revelation happened so early. SPOILERS ahead! It’s good timing, though, because Reiner… Read More Attack on Titan Episode 31: Who We Really Are