One of the biggest names in seinen anime right now is Attack on Titan , based on the ongoing manga series of the same name. This is like a hybrid mecha-zombie action show, where towering humanoids threaten to devour the last city on earth or so it seemed. The anime is three seasons in, and a fourth and final season is in the works. This anime is about action and gore, but even then, there is room for a Best Girl! Men and women alike are fearsome warriors in this show, and Mikasa Ackerman and Annie Leonhart are two standout ladies in the bunch. Mikasa is a Scout and an expert with the blade, while Annie is the fearsome Female Titan.
The Female Titan: Attack on Titan's Annie Leonhart, Explained
In the medieval steampunk world of Attack on Titan , humanity faces extinction from the rise of carnivorous, towering humanoids known as Titans. Now, CBR is taking a close look at the Female Titan, from her history and her battles with her former comrades to her abilities and her ultimate defeat. Trained by her father from an early age to join the Marley military, Annie often keeps to herself rather than engage socially with her fellow comrades-in-arms. Because of her superior tactical training and combat skills, Annie is selected to become one of seven secret candidates to be given the ability to transform into a Titan and further Marley's national interests. Upon arrival, Maria leads an army of Titans to demolish the Wall Mariam which defends Paradis Island's capital city and enters in her human form. Trained all her life in martial arts and other self-defense techniques, Annie is a formidable fighter even in her human form and ranked fourth among her entire training class while posing as a recruit on Paradis Island's city defenses.
Annie Leonhart (Anime)
But, the recent chapter also hints the potential come back of the Female Titan with only one thing in mind, completer her mission. It is worth noting that Annie was held deep underground by the Survey Corps after she failed to attempt to recover the Founding Titan. Annie , however, chose to crystallize herself and stay in a comatose state instead of allowing the Survey Corps to interrogate and examine her. Initially, only Annie could undo the hardening since no other weapon could destroy the crystal.
Annie Leonhart is a graduate of the th Cadet Corps, ranking 4th in the final classification. She later joined the Military Police Regiment. Her exceptional skill with swords and unarmed combat earned her the 4th rank, but she is noted to be a lone wolf that struggles to work with others.