However, the island is also home to the remnants of the former empire of Eldia, ruled by the Fritz family which possessed the Founding Titan. Marley's policy of segregating Eldians into ghetto parallels the Nazi anti-Jewish policy. The Marley government has a vast knowledge of the Titans to the extent that they are able to make use of Titan-related technology, as they possess insight into the origin of the Titans. "[45] On the other hand, average continental Eldians, such as Mr. Yeager and Gabi Braun, became convinced that they were genuinely indebted to their "merciful" Marleyan overlords, and that the only ways to redeem themselves would be through loyal service to the Marley Motherland and the extermination of "bad" Eldians on Paradis Island. Not taking too kindly to being usurped by a bunch of naked giants, Marley and Eldia eventually found themselves at war, although nothing could overcome the ferocity of Eldia's nine Titans. Over an unspecified amount of time, Marley gradually gained control of the continental mainland that once was ruled by Eldia until only Paradis Island remained as King Fritz's undisputed territory. [31], In the aftermath of the battle, Marley and the major nations come together to form a global military alliance to conduct a scorched-earth operation on Paradis. Ymir made a deal with the devil who gave her powers (or a curse) which enabled her to transform into a Titan at her will. Four of its Titans were sent to the island in order to infiltrate the Eldian kingdom and retrieve the Founding Titan from the king of the Walls. By the year 850, after it had become known that Marley lost two Titans in its operation against Paradis Island, the Allies finally declared war against Marley. The episode ends with Jean reading the newspaper about the war. In Marley's operation to take the Founding Titan from the royal family of Paradis Island, their mission was met with failure. [51] There are some Marleyans, such as Theo Magath or the guards that Gabi Braun befriended, that genuinely care about the well-being of the Eldians under their care. With this, the Great Titan War ended. By 1700, the Rwandan populace coalesced into around eight kingdoms, of which the Tutsi Kingdom of Rwanda became dominant and oppressed the Hutu, fueling a hard relationship between the two races that lasted for centuries. According to Yelena, in the year 851, the Marleyan army boosted a total strength of one million men organized into 50 divisions of 20,000 strong. The Eastern Country and the Middle Eastern countries … By 1700, the Rwandan populace coalesced into around eight kingdoms, of which the Tutsi Kingdom of Rwanda became dominant and oppressed the Hutu, fueling a hard relationship between the two races that lasted for centuries. [52][53] Additionally, the Marleyans in the Panzer Unit have a friendly relationship with Pieck. It depends on what this question is asking. Recent Comments. Before Ymir Fritz first inherited the power of the Titans, Marley was the world's most influential nation. Over an unspecified … The operation resulted in a failure: the Colossus and Female Titans were lost, Marcel Galliard was killed on the first day of the operation, and the Founding Titan still remained in the hands of the enemy. [58], The Marleyan military acts as the main force of order within Marley's borders as well as the key to their global conquest. For example, the Marley government are known to create Titan serums to transform the Warriors and Eldian criminals into Titans. [49], The Marleyan government determines the ethnicity of its citizens with blood tests, and the result of which affects their eligibility to get into privileged professions. However, the general populace has since lost touch with the reality of war, both due to the abolition of the conscription system in the past and the extensive use of Eldians as rank-and-file troopers. While technological development on Paradis Island had been stagnant for a century due to King Reiss's isolation policies, the other nations of the world have already progressed far beyond it. Attack on Titan season 3 part 2 just aired what is, without a doubt, the most pivotal episode of the series, complete with an origin story that redefines the entire series as we know it. I loved the first half of AOT. The battle is won when The fort finally falls with the efforts of … [37] Out of patriotic sentiments, the Marleyans and the Eldians loyal to Marley refer to their country as the "Motherland. After the war, Eldians are not only hated in Marley but also all around the world, due to the usage of Titans by Marley in wars of expansion, much like during the age of the Eldian Empire. [57], Willy Tybur mentions that Marley currently has many enemies, some of which could be allying with Paradis Island from the shadows against them. Marley was a powerful nation in ancient times; however, this changed over 1,800 years ago when Ymir Fritz gained the power of the Titans. Without having watched the show since s3, I'd even go as far to say it's as good as the old animation, just in a different way. [1], In 832, Marley Public Security managed to capture and dissolve the Restorationists with the assistance of a young Zeke Jaeger, who informed on his parents.[1]. [30] In addition, the Tybur's War Hammer Titan is taken by Eren Yeager. As its only knowledge of war comes from newspaper stories, Marleyan citizens have little concern about the true cost of war. [22], In 832, the Public Security Authorities managed to capture and dissolve the Eldian Restorationists with the assistance of a young Zeke Yeager, who informed on his parents.[23]. The history of Marleyans and Eldians is also comparable with that of the Rwandan populations of Hutu and Tutsi. [59] Within this Eldian Unit is the infamous Warrior Unit, the volunteer Eldian soldiers who strive to inherit the power of the Titans.[60]. Marley's placement in an alternate Africa also coincides with the Rwanda parallelism, as Rwanda is a country within the mainland of Africa some distance northwest of Madagascar. First volume of Attack on Titan, released in Japan by Kodansha on March 17, 2010. This and RTS is what made AOT my second favourite anime for me after Hunter X … The landmass size difference between Marley and Paradis Island is also reminiscent of China and Japan. AOT Season 4 Episode 1 was full of references to the old seasons. If mirrored vertically, the territory of Marley matches the real-world regions of, If the sizes of the continents shown in the. At the time, Eren Kruger noted that once Marley secures the Founding Titan, the debate would end in favor of those opinions and seal the doom of all Eldians. The following events contain heavy spoilers from AoT manga. Attack on Titan Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City, Attack on Titan Choose Your Path Adventure, Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death, Pages using DynamicPageList dplreplace parser function, The emblem of Marley appears to be a seashell motif and is found on several structures located in, The shell has seven sections, which coincidentally is the number of. Marley arc(マーレ編 Māre-hen? A Helos statue is erected in front of the Warrior unit headquarters in Liberio. [4][5], Marley serves as the main antagonist to the Eldians inside the Walls and filled Paradis Island with Titans to keep them inside. [56], Marley has a historically poor relationship with the Mid-East Allied Forces. Since Isayama is Japanese, the Marleyan government's exploitation of ancient grudges for expansionist purposes might have been inspired by the anti-Japanese sentiment in China and Korea, where the memory of the Second Sino-Japanese War between 1937 and 1945 and the period under Japanese rule between 1910 and 1945 is kept alive by the government for nationalistic purposes. Attack on Titan’s current plot is about how Jews are oppressing white Germans and the secret masterminds behind everything. In order to force peace between Eldia and Marley, King Fritz gave the ultimatum that any further act of war against Eldia would be met with the releasing of the countless Titans within the Walls. [24] During the last battle of the war, the Marleyan forces, with the help of its infamous Warrior Unit, was able to conquer Fort Slava and destroy the Mid-Eastern fleet. The navy had a total of 21 battleships among three fleets as well as an unknown amount of destroyers. Recent Comments. Due to Marley losing female titan and colossus titan, the allied forces attacked Marley. Eren Kruger was a Subject of Ymir, who founded the Eldian Restorationists and infiltrated the Marley Government as a spy to aid the restorationists. Marley: I don’t need to explain much. To justify its exploitation, Marley indoctrinated both its citizens and Eldians with a revised history which demonized the latter group. This loss of power was notic… Its entire population is unknown, but the main ethnic group are the Marleyans, leading the nation politics, economy, diplomacy and military. Using the Titans, the Eldians waged war against Marley and many other nations, utterly destroying them and obtaining complete rule over the continental mainland. With every reaction the AAOG crew gives a review, and their insight on the episode. )1 is the eighth story arc of the Attack on Titan manga. This is considered to be the start of the Dark Ages. All episodes of AOT season 4 will be covered! Marley draws on Latin and Italian inspiration for much of its naming and culture. Marley serves as the main antagonist to the Eldians inside the Walls and were the ones that filled Paradis Island with Titans. Well actually it doesn’t, but just go with me for a sec. Be sure to catch All Ages of Geek’s reaction on Youtube. To join the Public Security Authorities, for example, one has to prove that they are not of Eldian ancestry by passing the test. Tatiana Stec. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. A few Eldians were awarded "honorary Marleyan" titles for services to the Marley Motherland, such as the Warrior Unit and their families. When Reiner was talking about how tired of walls he was as he was falling, i felt that That was such a great line, I love Reiner. [36], Marley is notorious for its adherence to militarism and colonial expansion. [54] There exist several organizations in Marley who fight for the Eldian people's human rights, but they face hostile critics from the general population for taking defense of the Eldians. Similarly, many named Marleyans and Eldians have Germanic names. is a nation located beyond the Walls and across the sea from Paradis Island. However, their reliance on Titan has made their military obsolete as their enemies develop technology that could easily defeat Marley's Titans. Mikasa is an Oriental. Marley is a gigantic empire, stretching over one large continent to the west of Paradis Island, a smaller continent to the south, an entire peninsula to the south east. Marley, oppressed more than any other by those devils...then used them to oppress other nations...only repeating the tragedies of the past.Willy Tybur points out modern Marley's hypocrisy, Marley (マーレ Māre?) However, none of them managed to return. [34] In the following days, these Titans are able to reach the mainland and destroy numerous cities within northeastern Marley.[35]. What I call the fast titan. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After Marley took the fight to Paradis Island, it was clear that even if they did manage to repel this initial attack, the rest of the world would lead a global assault that would overwhelm the Eldians. Despite that, agents of the Eldian Restorationists were able to get around it by using falsified medical records and having their tests done by doctors sympathetic to their cause.[50]. Marley (マーレ Māre?) Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City, Attack on Titan Choose Your Path Adventure, Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death, The original Japanese name for Marley (マーレÂ. Pleased with the progress that his people were maki… [47] With this status, Reiner Braun claimed he could live outside of the internment zones if he wanted to and asked for permission. "[38], The Marleyans built statues to honor Helos, a folk hero who was renowned for slaying the Devil of All Earth during the Great Titan War. I actually sometimes wonder what woul... [More»] 3 minutes ago Miro @Miro Christmas Hat (Detailed Smart Stretch Series) yes on the x axis (90°, node 1, length ~100) [More»] 13 minutes ago; Nubs (Mod) @Nubs My Dishwasher Pack Just the name will make you think that you have to download this [More»] 18 … Before the year 854, the family did not actively exercise its power and was content to observe events in the shadows, allowing the Marleyan persecution of Eldians and the nation's drive to militarism to go unchecked, a stance that Willy regrets. Marleyan cuisine includes pasta, pizza, and seafood. With the loss of two Titans, Marley's military capabilities were greatly reduced. Something must’ve happened to Ymir, that Titan Gillian was using was her model. [32] Marley indeed launches a major attack against Shiganshina District on Paradis in a desperate but determined bid to recapture the Founding Titan from Eren Yeager,[33] but this course of action only leads to the awakening of the Wall Titans. ... Reiner mentioned training with the squad to his family I HAD to go back to the start lol. (My first and second favourite characters.) It was known that Pure Titans are inherently uncontrollable and pose as much a risk to the enemy as to itself. But, from what we see, Marley has been struggling against the opponent even with the power of Titans. 1 Introduction 2 Chapters 3 References 4 Navigation Across the sea, the nation of Marley finishes its fight with the Mid-East Allied Forces using the power of the Titans. As a result, the Marleyan populace saw the Subjects of Ymir as evil due to their ancestor Ymir Fritz's deal with the "Devil of All Earth". To justify its exploitation, Marley indoctrinated both its citizens and Eldians with a revised history that demonized the latter group. Despite being supposedly independent, Marley is in fact secretly controlled by the Tybur family. is a nation located beyond the Walls and across the ocean from Paradis Island. It also has territories in a western continent, as well as various small islands. When mirrored vertically, Rwanda is at the southwest, and it is said that Titans primarily target the southern regions of the Walls. Im interested to see if it's just nostalgia of that original scouts team or was the first half and in totality that first season still magical even now. He was known under the pseudonym of the Owl. A significant portion of the war took place on the sea, with Marley gaining the upper hand over the course of the four years, at the cost of half of its navy. The memory alterations to people on Paradis Island to make them forget the past might have been inspired by the Japanese government's own attempts to downplay and deny Imperial Japan's war crimes. Attack on Titan Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Aside from Marley and Eldia, the "Middle Eastern Allied Countries" (中東連合国), a certain "Eastern Country" (東の国), and a part of the world called the "Orient" (東洋) are mentioned. There were opinions for the extermination of all Eldians in Marley. Karl Fritz wanted to ensure his vow would be followed by the future generation, so he made it so that his descendants—the only people who can use the Founding Titan's absolute power—will also inherit his ideology alongside his memories. By the year 854, Marley and other nations reached the modern age and possessed technologies such as photographs, blimps, electricity, steam & diesel-powered transports in civil society. Marley doesn't know anything about the King's pacifism, why would they? … After the Great Titan War, Marley uses Titans as their main military force along with their army, navy and airborne to become a dominant military force. [3] In the present, Marley sustains its global power using the power of the Titans possessed by the Warrior Unit, but it is losing its status due to lagging behind other nations in technological progress. Seeing her potential, the leader of the Eldian tribe, Fritz, used her to build bridges across mountains, cultivate barren lands and build roads. Marley was once conquered by Eldia in ancient times,[2] but during the Great Titan War, the Marleyans rose up and subjugated all of Eldia's territory with the exception of Paradis Island. First up, to get it out of the way so this doesn’t wind up a clickbait, Eren is an Eldian regardless of the points stated in this answer. Members Edit None yet because this nation isn't in the game yet, but that most likely might change when Season 4 releases. However, it is unclear whether these number still hold true after the Marley Mid-East War given that Marley has suffered heavy casualties in that war with over half their naval fleet being de… But as worrisome news surfaced from Paradis Island, he decides to step in and make public his true nature in a festival in Liberio. The ultimatum was never meant to be enforced. As a result, the Marleyan populace saw the Subjects of Ymir as evil due to their ancestor Ymir Fritz's deal with the "Devil of All Earth. [8], At that time, the king also took a vow renouncing war, forbidding the Eldian people from hurting the world again, as well as renouncing the right to defend themselves if Marley or other external powers grew strong enough to invade Paradis Island. 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