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Attack on Titan's Levi was Actually Inspired by a Classic DC Hero

Attack On Titan creator Hajime Isayama reveals the true inspiration behind popular character Levi Ackerman to a certain DC classic hero.

 

An interview with Attack On Titan creator Hajime Isayama reveals the true inspiration behind popular character Levi Ackerman is actually Watchmen’s own Rorschach. The mangaka was interviewed for men’s magazine Brutus on the success of Attack On Titan and his many inspirations geared toward the fan-favorite character.

The well-renowned manga was first serialized in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in 2009 and only recently concluded with its final chapter 139 on April 9th. The final Volume 34 is currently available for pre-order and releases on October 19. In a world where monsters known as Titans roam the land, Eren Yeager with friends Mikasa Ackerman and Armin Arlet, join the Survey Corps with a goal to exterminate all Titans. Survey Corps squad Captain Levi Ackerman is a character that fits the agenda of the yaoi fandom according to the Attack on Titan creator but his original inspiration came from one of DC’s darkest vigilante heroes.

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