A Show That Pits Japan Against the World Brings a Dark Past to Life

Rewriting History with Anime

In “Attack on Titan,” Marley wants to eradicate the Eldians inside the walls before they have a chance to avenge the persecution and enslavement of their brethren abroad, just like some supporters of Article 9 modification believe Japan needs to be able to defend itself in case China, South Korea or North Korea decides to take revenge for the suffering endured under Japanese rule.