Saturday, December 5, 2015

Manga Review: Attack on Titan Volume 14

Title - Attack on Titan Vol 14
Author - Hajime Isayama 
Series - Attack on Titan #14
Genre - Manga horror
Published - 
Format - Kindle 


Commander Erwin has finally come to a decision: Putting their own wealth and position ahead of the survival of humanity, the royal government is no longer fit to lead. To execute their leader's most audacious plan yet, Eren and Krista will have to put themselves in peril yet again, and Armin, Mikasa, and the rest of the Survey Corps will have to turn from humanity's guardians into traitors. If they fail this time, they'll face not a Titan's gaping mouth, but the gallows... 

I watched the first few episodes on nextflix but it’s not in English so I opted to go with the manga to check it out because the complete series exists instead of just season one. This is my first manga so I don’t really have any prior experience to base it off when it comes to the art or story. I like the art it’s not over complex when it comes to telling the story it seems to work for the gritty horror story. So far the story while is well developed it’s easy to get lost turning the pages.

The fourteenth installment continues on with the survey corps keeping Historia and Eren’s location a secret so that the MP don’t get their hands on them. Levi has worked a deal with the local merchant in hopes that they can take back the wall in doing so he needs their help with the hunt for Historia and Eren. However things turn ugly forcing the survey corps to give up the commander when one of the merchant turns up dead. Historia (Krista) and Eren will have to risk being captured if they are going to save humanity. 

I really enjoy the series it’s smart giving a little bit of story tossed in with the action as they encounter the titans. In each installment we are given just a little more info in finding out what is really causing the titans and how to stop them. I admit I wish they had been in color but I’ve gotten used to the black and white of the books. It’s really a well-crafted series a perfect mix of story to art, blending so easily into a captivating story. The characters I feel I have been able to connect with even though it’s little snippets we are given glimpses into their pasts revealing more than they share. As my first manga it’s created a quick love for them and after I catch up with the series I can’t wait to start a new one it’s a perfect way to relax if you have about 20 minutes. I can’t wait to see what will happen next. 

1 comment:

  1. I agree color would be nice. I am glad you are enjoying the series though.