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Shingeki no Kyojin - Before the Fall  
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Description
From Kodansha:

Humanity has learned to live in complacency behind its high walls, protected from the giant Titans. But when a Titan-worshipping cult opens one of the gates, a Titan wreaks havoc, consuming the cultists. After the rampage is over, two young Survey Corps members are shocked to discover a pregnant woman's partially digested corpse - with her baby still alive inside it! What will the fate of this "child of the Titans" be? And how will humanity learn to cope with the Titan threat?

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
ผ่าพิภพไททัน Before the fall (Thai)
進撃の巨人 Before the fall
Attack on Titan - Before the Fall

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Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (116 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.43 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 20th 2015, 10:00am PST

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Year
2013

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Sirius (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Kodansha USA (4 volumes - ongoing)

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Weekly Pos #678 increased(+12)
Monthly Pos #892 increased(+36)
3 Month Pos #1028 increased(+17)
6 Month Pos #977 increased(+49)

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On 1149 reading lists
On 255 wish lists
On 19 unfinished lists
On 103 custom lists

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The best version of the mythos   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
February 19th, 2015, 6:55am
The Attack on Titan franchise is a runaway train by now and why not as it is a breath of fresh borderline seinen air in the dead waste of modern shonen Action but i fear that it is the wrong version of the tale that is getting all of the attention. Before the Fall has the better art even if the main manga (8/10) has established it´s style after a bit of stumbling. There is no Levi to be had here (why was his short prequel so forgettable?) as he is the best part of the entire franchise after all but Kuklo is borderline the same character so i am cool.
Isn´t it awesome that his love interest Sharle actually get´s to do stuff and show strength even if she doesn´t joining the battlefield. Why can´t more high born future girlfriends be more like her in the field of shonen?
I also like that the story keeps the Titan´s danger very real as they lost their mystic a bit too fast in the "sequel" as sudden death became less of an obstacle too fast.The straightforward nature of the tale is also welcomed and i feel that i am reading something that is moving along all the necessary steps without missing a beat or overstaying it´s well come. The human danger is very real too and this Version has frank depiction of torture too.
I look forward to it´s unenviable ova adaptation but animating Sharle´s elaborate hair will be a real challenge and can i have a Claymore season 2 in my future too as (the comparable) manga stayed strong till the end and a worthy Berserk adaptation is obviously a must.

... Last updated on February 19th, 2015, 7:05am
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Fun little side story   
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by chaechaeboi
May 22nd, 2014, 10:34am
This manga aims at establshing origins to different weopons and terminology in the main story. It is fun becuase it gives trivial information and may answer potential questions that you might get while reading the main story.
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