manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
Try out our new iPhone application!
Manga Poll
If you were an assistant for your favorite mangaka, what would you love most about the job?
Getting paid
Touching the mangaka
Being the first one to see the next chapter
Witnessing the mangaka at work
Seeing the mangaka's face
Breathing in the same air as the mangaka
Having the mangaka's phone number
Talking with the mangaka about his/her manga
Knowing the mangaka on a personal level
Being the mangaka's idea bank
Adding/refining drawing details
Cleaning artwork going out of panels
Being listed in the credits for a series
Gaining experience as an artist
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates

RSS Feed
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Shingeki no Kyojin - Before the Fall  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
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?


Related Series

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

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
c.4 by MangaStream (450d ago)
c.3 by MangaStream (510d ago)
c.2 by MangaStream (544d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
5 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.6 / 10.0 (118 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.42 / 10.0
 21% (25 votes)
 11% (13 votes)
 23% (27 votes)
 24% (28 votes)
 9% (11 votes)
 4% (5 votes)
 4% (5 votes)
 1% (1 votes)
 0% (0 votes)
 3% (3 votes)

Last Updated
April 4th 2015, 2:07pm PST



Category Recommendations





Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Sirius (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Kodansha USA (4 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #814 increased(+92)
Monthly Pos #991 increased(+18)
3 Month Pos #938 increased(+69)
6 Month Pos #951 increased(+75)

List Stats
On 1166 reading lists
On 257 wish lists
On 20 unfinished lists
On 102 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

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
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Fun little side story   
Rating: N/A
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.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Show  entries per page 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search