A summary of Shingeki no Kyojin’s plot, as well as the first episode.
Story | TV Anime “Shingeki no Kyojin” Official Site
A world where everything is ruled by Titans. Mankind, which had become the Titan’s prey, built a 50-meter tall wall, and halted the invasion in exchange for the freedom to go outside the wall.
A 10 year-old boy who dreams of the yet-unseen world outside the wall, Eren Jaeger. Eren feels out of place among the people who are satisfied with the transient peace and have given up on going to the outside world. Eren calls them “cattle”. They, on the other hand, feel Eren is “alien” to them.
However, with the appearance of a colossal titan that surpasses the wall, both Eren’s “dream” and the people’s “peace” suddenly crumble away…
Episode 1 “To You in Two Thousand Years”
Script: Kobayashi Yasuko / Storyboard: Araki Tetsurou / Director: Araki Tetsurou, Tanaka Hiroyuki / Animation Director: Chiba Takaaki, Kikuchi Satonobu, Ebara Yasuyuki
A town surrounded by walls surpassing 50 meters in all directions, the Shiganshina area. In order to protect themselves from the Titans outside the wall, the people had built giant walls. Eren, a boy who wants to go outside the walls, and Mikasa, who he talks to about his ambitions, were passing their days peacefully within the wall. But one day, they discover that the Scouting Legion, which had gone scouting outside the wall, would be returning through their town. What Eren, who considered the Scouting Legion “heroes”, saw was…