Why Is Eren A Bird

139 of Attack on Titan, "Toward the Tree on That Hill," by Hajime Isayama, Dezy Sienty and Alex Ko Ransom, available in English now from Kodansha. Of all the more puzzling aspects of Attack on Titan's manga ending, the fate of Eren Jeager has been interpreted as simultaneously one of the most clear-cut and undefined. While Eren's life, as we know it, certainly comes to an end by Mikasa's hand in the penultimate chapter, the last pages of the series give some readers pause as to its true finality. And it's all thanks to one mysterious bird. 139, three years after the end of the Battle of Heaven and Earth that stopped Eren's Rumbling, claimed his life and wiped out the Titan curse, we discover Mikasa has buried what was left of him under the tree he often napped under on Paradis Island. Out at sea, a boat carries Armin, Reiner, Annie, Jean, Connie and Pieck towards the Island to begin peace talks with Queen Historia, and visit Eren's grave. As Armin looks out over the bow, he notes a bird passing him by, headed in the same direction. On the Island, as a fresh wave of grief hits Mikasa over Eren's loss, that same bird (we can assume) suddenly arrives in front of her, wraps her scarf around her neck, as Eren did when they first met, and continues on its way.

39;t expect everything to adhere to natural law.

INSECRET Manga - Anime-Planet Tearfully, Mikasa smiles up it and thanks Eren for doing so. The interaction obviously reminds her of this memory, which is probably why she acknowledges it, but some may take it as a verbal admission that there's a real piece of Eren present in the scene. Fans have even speculated that the type of bird it could be is confirmation: the Parasitic jaeger, an arctic seabird. It's certainly unusual that an animal, especially a bird, would randomly get this close to a human if it weren't in search of food or wanted to attack them, let alone perform that specific gesture. Then again, we're not talking about a real bird -- Attack on Titan is a work of high fiction, so we shouldn't expect everything to adhere to natural law. As such, there are two ways to interpret this odd ending detail: either Eren is the bird, or the bird merely represents Eren, and the series' wider themes. If we were to entertain the first option, that Eren really did become a bird after he died, the only plausible explanation we can draw from the series' lore is that Ymir Fritz, the Founder, remade him as one before she was wiped from existence, perhaps grateful for the life-ending part he played in her liberation. We know that she had the power to prolong the lives of her subjects, in a supernatural sense, and fashioned Titans out of sand and earth at the Coordinate point -- the place where (the other) Ymir, Zeke and Eren awoke once they' d been killed. Many Titans also took on animalistic forms, from Zeke's Beast Titan to Falco's Jaw Titan, and others long before them.

The problem with this theory is that Ymir never demonstrated the ability to reshape her fallen descents into anything other than their original, humanoid bodies, or seemed capable of resurrecting them back in the physical world as they once were. The closest she came was returning Eren (in a sense) back to Shiganshina following Gabi shooting his head off, but that return was dependant on him existing in the Founding Titan's body, while his consciousness remained locked in the Titan's collapsed mindscape of space and time. Even the strongest evidence we have to support the idea -- Ymir's original resurrection after gaining the power of the Titans for the first time -- is undermined when applying it to Eren's potential reincarnation because it is on Ymir's continued existence. As we saw when the Titan curse was lifted, "curing" those affected by it for good, that power ceases to be once Ymir is gone. That leaves us with the second and more likely option, that the bird embodies Eren, but isn't his actual body. A bird is an obvious metaphor for freedom, which Eren sought above all for himself and those he loved, so much so that he martyred himself as the most horrific villain the world had ever seen in order to achieve it. To make the link even simpler, the Survey Corps logo also used wings, representing the Islanders' desire to escape the confines of the walls.

39; getting closer to the truth, resolving the Titan threat and the war with Marley.

In fact, birds frequently appeared throughout the series whenever Eren, or other characters, yearned to travel beyond the edges of their known world or escape a cruel fate. More generally, the concept of flight itself played a huge part in the struggle for liberation -- first, the ODM gear, then the airships and eventually, Falco's flying Jaw Titan. All of these elements repeatedly played a key role in the heroes' getting closer to the truth, resolving the Titan threat and the war with Marley. In that vein, birds also have specific significance in Norse mythology, from which Attack on Titan draws plenty of inspiration. Odin's ravens, Hugin and Munin, were his 'eyes' throughout Midgard, mirroring the literal birds-eye view Hajime Isayama provides at multiple, important points throughout the series. Hugin means "thought" while Munin means "memory," two concepts that became Eren's only ties to reality as the Attack and Founding Titan powers separated him further and further from land, body, time and space. In The Poetic Edda's "Grímnismál," Odin frets that his ravens may one day not come back from their daily migration, particularly Munin: "For Hugin I fear, lest he come not home, But for Munin my care is more. " Allegorically, this could resonate deeply with Attack on Titan's perpetual themes of thought and memory being caged -- by the Eldian King's bloodline, the nation of Marley and the false King in Paradis -- only to eventually be liberated, allowing more people to make choices for themselves. 139 acts towards Mikasa, it's not hard to point to a little creative license on Isayama's part. People often 'see' loved ones that have passed away in the world around them. The manga could simply be providing some grain of closure for both its characters and readers by suggesting that while Eren's life may be over, his sacrifices, ideas and, most importantly for his friends, his love, remains.

Don't get me wrong, Sailor Moon did a lot of great things for anime, especially the magical girl genre. It did show us that being feminine wasn't a bad thing and that you can save the world and still like pink. And it was many fans' first anime. This series did not age well. That being said, the series isn't very good, considering how many people praise it. It's cheesy, over the top, and the plot is a bit confusing. It is one of those shows that didn't age very well over time. Eden of the East is a combination of a political anime and a survival anime. People are part of this big competition to save the world and become the next leader. This series is short but intense and gives us an interesting look at society and just how much money means to the world. This series may not be for everyone, but if you like political thrillers with some mystery thrown in, this is a good show to check out. It also has three movies that tie up all the loose ends, so watch those too!

Scott Shelly ( Hangul:셸리 ) is one of the female protagonists in the webtoon. She begins a one-sided relationship with Jay at the start of the series but as the story progress they have a mutual crush on each other and as of chapter 378 they are in a relationship. Shelly is the only female member of the Humming Bird Crew. Because she stayed at England before coming to Korea her personality is perceived as very headstrong. She does not like it when people talk badly about her friends, especially Jay. Shelly also has a lot of stamina and strength, she can keep up with the group's pace when racing and can actually send people flying with her punch (Although that may be for comedic reasons) but never got into the street fights with the guys of the crew. When she was hit on in her first appearance on the series she refused with a lot of sass. Mia described her as someone who can confidently express her thoughts and feelings. Although her words are harsh, it is because she never sugar coated her words with her friends. And with Jay, Shelly is very clingy and flirtatious. She has very foreign features: pale skin, her eyes actually look more mint green in color than blue, blond wavy hair. It is known later in the series that she has a tattoo in the side of her arm near the wrist that reads out "temet nosce" or "Know Thyself". At school she wears her uniform usually without the red vest and both wears the skirt and pants.

She is often seen wearing high-end brand clothing, but also occasionally wearing street wear and tomboyish clothes. When riding her bike, she usually wears a jacket and helmet with the same color as her eyes or the Hummingbird crew's hood. She is tall, with long thin legs, a small waist and a bigger bust. Not much is known about Shelly, but it is established that she is from England and she requested to transfer to Sunny High School because of Jay. It was told in an early episode (Ep. 27) that she will be in Korea for one semester. Shelly is the granddaughter of Sunny High School's principal, Nick. When Shelly was a kid, she didn't want to get married and promised Nick that she will just live with him forever, which caused Nick to think that Shelly is not interested to guys until she got interested in Jay. That also caused the over protectiveness of her grandfather. Jay saw what happened and chased the thieves to get her purse back. She refused on taking him to the hospital but Jay refused. She picked up his student ID that had fallen to the ground and, motivated by her encounter with Jay, called her grandfather, asking him to let her attend Sunny High School. Her second meeting with Jay was in their classroom. She kissed him out of the blue and the gossip that Shelly and Jay were in a relationship quickly spread around the school.

39;ll forgive him if he became her boyfriend for a week and Jay agreed.

When Jay, Dom and Minu got suspended, Shelly visited them and scolded Dom and Minu badly about how Jay got caught with their actions. Jay got pissed and told her to screw off, she ended up crying and running away. When Jay was about to say sorry, he got a pink rose from Minu, saying that he should give it to her. He couldn't and Shelly went on saying that she'll forgive him if he became her boyfriend for a week and Jay agreed. She joined Hummingbird as the only female on the team, she continued to flirt with Jay and when Jay was teaching Mia how to ride a bike, she kept on intervening and wanting him to teach her even though she knows how. On a special episode, Shelly was seen riding a bike in Jay's neighborhood. Minu and Kay noticed her, Kay was thinking of who might Shelly go out with and ended up being shocked that it was his brother. In the last scene, Jay and Shelly are resting after riding their bike together, and she comments that Jay suits biking more than studying. The Preliminaries for the League of Street has started, only Dom and Jay were able to race at the first two rounds. After that, they found out that Jay's birthday was near and planned to celebrate it. She didn't showed up at school on his birthday because she was the one who prepared the gift that they got for him.

When the boys with the worried June except Jay planned to give Jay a strong alcoholic drink, they didn't expect Shelly to drink it, thinking it was juice. They are dumb-founded and later on, a drunk Shelly came closer to Jay and told her how she was hurt by his actions and proceeding to kiss him the second time. They pulled Shelly of Jay who was already littered with kiss marks. Mia was the one who brought Shelly home, when she was sober enough, Mia asked her if she liked Jay which she answered yes. Mia told her how she envied her for being able to confidently express her thoughts and feelings. Shelly answered that she doesn't understand Mia's concern and told her an advice to start believing in herself more and learning to love herself. This pushed Mia to contact the modeling agency that reached out to her. Before the race, Shelly was being hit on by a member of the Bullet Crew who will be racing against them. The glasses guy kept on hitting on her even when she's denying him. Vinny came to her rescue and punched the guy when he didn't stop.

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