Mikasa is physically fit and has chin-length black hair. She has an average height, pale skin and calm, black eyes. Mikasa also has a small scar below her right eye. She is often seen wearing the uniform consisting of a short, light-brown jacket with the badge of the Survey Corps on both shoulders, on the front left pocket, and on the center of the back, a white shirt, a dark brown sash around the waist covering the hips, white pants and dark brown knee-high leather boots. A unique part of her attire is a black scarf. She is also seen wearing a green cape.
Armin is rather short for his age with a small build. Armin has a round face, framed by his blond hair, with large, expressive blue-eyes and a pudgy nose. Armin wore the standard 104th Trainees Squad uniform. Underneath his short brown jacket, he wears a white and collared button up shirt. He is also seen wearing a green cape especially in fighting.