Shingeki no Kyojin Creator: “Armin is a Girl!”


A recent interview with Shingeki no Kyojin creator Hajime Isayama has made a rather surprising revelation to the series overwhelming mass of devoted fans – the fact that Eren’s clever blonde friend Armin is apparently female.

The shocking development was made when Isayama was asked as to which of the title’s “female characters” is closest to the sexy and capable Mikasa Ackerman – to which Isayama had briefly responded with “Armin”.

While Isayama’s statement was clearly made in jest, there is also a lack of evidence supporting Armin’s female gender – yet some fans still seem to have determinedly taken Isayama’s words for fact, making various speculations and theories in hopes of “revealing the truth” behind his remark.

The brief interview was conducted by Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine:



Aside from conspiracy theories and a possible doujinshi sub-genre, there does not however seem to be much danger of the comments being taken seriously – although stranger things have happened.

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    Avatar of Rya
    Comment by Rya
    06:32 13/10/2014 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    I knew it. My penis could not have been wrong.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:46 13/10/2014 # ! Good (+0.7)

    Reread, he was joking, your penis is gay

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:31 16/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's okay so long as it's cute

    -Japanese law

    Comment by Anonymous
    Comment by Anonymous
    03:38 13/10/2014 # ! Good (+0.8)

    Anyone else vaguely annoyed when fan art completely changes the body type of a character? Armin with a D cup? areyouserious.jpg

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:48 13/10/2014 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Huh? Too busy masturbating right now

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:45 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Trap lovers are gonna be butthurt about this. Then again, I will laugh at them.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:08 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Trap lovers are gonna be buttdevastated about this.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:46 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    I can't wait to taste the tears of trap lovers.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:47 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Trapphags are gonna be buttdevastated about this revelation.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:25 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    She obviously had them tied down to avoid flapping during maneuvering.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:51 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Where would she be tying those down exactly?

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:10 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    3-D maneuver oppai. that's why whenever armin comes into the scene, it'll stay flat.

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    Comment by dukemagus
    10:13 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    These aren't boobies, Armin is just holding 2 potatoes

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:57 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    It's exactly because its FANart that they have the creative freedom to revision characters however they want?

    It shouldn't bother you in the least.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    No, because fan art is almost always "off" from the originals anyway. It isn't official art.. it's fan art.

    Getting annoyed by somebody changing something for their own fun is completely stupid.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:58 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, actually, it isn't. Some people ruin things with their shitty taste.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:47 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Trapphags are gonna be buttdevastated about this.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:54 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Those pretentious bastards

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    Comment by Conduit
    03:54 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yep, that annoys me too. Nothing worse then picking up a doujin of one of my favorite characters to fap to, only to find that the artist gave them quadruple Ds, monster hips, and a ghetto booty.

    Whats the point in even drawing a certain character if you're just going to completely change the way they look?

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:49 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Why would any girl want breast that big? They wouldn't even be able to walk around.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:52 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Bigger breast = more milk capacity?

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:25 13/10/2014 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Bigger breast = senpai will notice you

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:28 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Bigger breast = Hospital will notice you

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:32 14/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bigger breast = mom nature approved that.
    Smaller breast = bad genes.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:44 16/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bigger breast = All like
    Smaller breast = Only otakus like.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:11 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Smaller breast = Ono-chan, senpai, and oji-san will notice you.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:02 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bigger breast = more back problemss

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:53 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bigger breast = onii-chan will notice you

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:30 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Actually Bigger breast = less milk capacity
    Search for it if you don't believe me.

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    Comment by TsuKuYoMi
    07:05 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bigger breast = otakus and perverts will notice you A LOT

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:47 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    fuk onii-chan

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:01 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    That's like asking why a guy would want a bigger penis. I'd expect having a massive cock would make walking a little more uncomfortable.

    Protip: it's because humans are simple creatures who measure worth by apparent size. It's especially prevalent in certain countries who often say that "bigger = better".

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:15 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Having large breasts SUCKS! They're the first things that get elbowed in a crowded hall way, there's no way to keep them from drooping (no matter what the bra companies tell you), and walking while they feel sore is like walking with broken toes. It's just a pain in the ass.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:12 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @06:00 what about oppai loli? you won't touch them?

    heh. what a shallow love, shallow life.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:24 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's all about proportions, you Neanderthal!

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:30 14/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    pics please.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:27 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    @anon 06:00

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:19 14/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Is a double D cup considered large or medium?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:00 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck all you lolicon perverts.
    Big breasts are the cornerstone of feminine beauty.
    Oppai is love.
    Oppai is life.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:43 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ahhh memories, i can't remember the times in highschool that my roaming elbow got to touch heaven.

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    Comment by TsuKuYoMi
    07:03 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    This man ^ is a god.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:16 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Who the hell said anything about lolicons?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:25 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Because some women think having A/B/C cup boobs isn't enough and feel 'low' in confidence. So they get someone to add some silicon and suddenly they feel confident with basketballs on their chest, when in reality some small petite women look ridiculous with massive boobs irl.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:23 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Then why in SnK is the petite Krista the Corp Idol?

    Comment by Anonymous

    its not enough, u flat c cups and below can go to the reject closet.. no one wants ur undesired body.

    Comment by Anonymous

    No one wants my body? So they few guys that hit on my in college doest want my body, right? You maan YOU don't want a 3D girls body because your too busy masturbating over 2D girls.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:59 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Pretty sure it's a certain other gender that wants it that big.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:03 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Except the majority of women that get breast implants, are actually the ones that wanted them, only a small portion did it for their boyfriends or husbands.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:13 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    and half of those implants pop anyway

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:02 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Who wouldn't want to be able to say with confidence "my body is very desired by the opposite gender"?

    (Also, that made me think, lesbians probably also like big breasts sometimes).

    I do think however that personality is key.

    Comment by Anonymous

    Not this particular part of that gender. Massive bewbs are rather hidious in RL. I'll take nicely formed B-cups over gravity supressed D-cups any day of the week.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:56 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Some want, some don't. Everyone has their reasons, as does artists who create the images. : )

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:23 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    If you think about it a big dick could be troublesome for guys too.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:26 13/10/2014 # ! Good (+0.6)

    said no one ever.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:55 15/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    All I can picture is someone pole vaulting into some swiss cheese. A huge pecker seems better in theory then in practice.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:08 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Im pretty sure thy would pass out when they get an erection... and the only thing they would be able to have sex with is an elephant

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:29 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's all about controlling the size at the right time lol!

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:10 13/10/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No because I don't take fanart that seriously, nor do I take these characters seriously enough to think they're real people with feelings. Do you?

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