The BEST Episodes of Attack on Titan

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021

Network: NHK

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

The War Hammer Titan

#1 - The War Hammer Titan

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 18, 2021

star 9.40
235 votes
Hero

#2 - Hero

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired May 27, 2019

As Erwin's heroic charge buys Levi time to confront the Beast Titan, Armin comes up with a plan of his own that lays it all on the line.

star 9.25
855 votes
Writers: Akitoshi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi
Declaration of War

#3 - Declaration of War

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 10, 2021

Reiner, who was taken by Falco and set foot in the basement of a certain building. Reiner is stunned to see the face of the person waiting for him. Meanwhile, a speech by Willy Tyber, who has attracted worldwide attention, was about to begin.

star 9.09
338 votes
Midnight Sun

#4 - Midnight Sun

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 3, 2019

While picking up the pieces from the costly battle, tensions rise when deciding which of the wounded Scouts gets to use the single syringe of serum.

star 8.82
725 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi, Yuzo Sato
Scream

#5 - Scream

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

The battle continues as Eren and the Scouts face many hard decisions. Who is the real enemy? What is the war really about? And what will the future hold for mankind?

star 8.76
1,224 votes
Writers: Ryoutarou Mikihara, Yasuko Kobayashi, Yozo Sato
That Day

#6 - That Day

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 17, 2019

A look into Grisha's memories shows Eren the many secrets his father was hiding, including one which led to his mother's demise.

star 8.73
702 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi, Youko Kanemori
Warrior

#7 - Warrior

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2017

Following the battle, the Scouts regroup atop the wall only to find more questions than answers.

star 8.68
1,355 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Yasuko Kobayashi
Close Combat

#8 - Close Combat

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 13, 2017

With a new enemy revealed, Eren and the Scouts fight back using all the techniques at their disposal.

star 8.65
1,269 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Takayuki Hirao, Yasuko Kobayashi
Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5

#9 - Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 1, 2013

After a last act of desperation, the person inside the Female Titan has escaped from the Recon Corps and reverted to their human form. Now, disguised as a member of the Recon Corps and equipped with Maneuver Gear, they finally catch up to their prey — Levi's squad.

star 8.59
1,662 votes
Writers: Noboru Takagi
The Town Where Everything Began

#10 - The Town Where Everything Began

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 29, 2019

The operation to retake Wall Maria commences in Shiganshina, the town where everything began. But when the Scouts arrive, something seems very wrong.

star 8.56
706 votes
Writers: Masayuki Miyaji, Yasuko Kobayashi
Thunder Spears

#11 - Thunder Spears

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired May 6, 2019

Against a rush of enemies, the Scouts scramble to defend their horses. But despite falling into a trap, they have their own surprise for the Armored Titan.

star 8.54
679 votes
Writers: Akitoshi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi
Perfect Game

#12 - Perfect Game

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired May 20, 2019

While one front in the battle is rained on by flames, the other is battered by boulders. With no way out, the Scouts are forced to fight or die trying.

star 8.53
692 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Kazuya Murata, Yasuko Kobayashi
Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3

#13 - Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 29, 2013

Eren, spurred on by his promise to kill every single Titan, unleashes the full power of his Titan form in the fight with the Female Titan. As their bloody battle draws to a close, it seems humanity may finally have a chance at survival. However, with many mysteries still left unsolved, what will await Eren, Mikasa, and Armin?

star 8.45
1,871 votes
Writers: Yasuko Kobayashi
The Attack Titan

#14 - The Attack Titan

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 24, 2019

Eren learns the truth about his Titan powers, his Father and himself. The Survey Corps have a meeting that discusses the future of Eldia with all their new information.

star 8.45
662 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuhiro Akamatsu, Yasuko Kobayashi
First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1

#15 - First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2013

Five years have passed since the fall of Wall Maria and Eren faces off against the Colossal Titan after it appears out of nowhere once again, and knocks a strategic hole in the gate of Wall Rose. As Titans swarm the city, the newly graduated Cadets are called in to fight a brutal battle that won't be without casualties.

star 8.44
1,969 votes
Directors: Shinpei Ezaki
Writers: Hiroshi Seko
I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4

#16 - I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 26, 2013

Armin comes up with a risky plan that pits Titan against Titan as the abandoned cadets attempt to take back their headquarters. Getting into the building might be possible, but getting out alive and refueled will mean facing more of the giants.

star 8.43
1,804 votes
Writers: Noboru Takagi
Charge

#17 - Charge

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 10, 2017

The pursuit begins as the Recon Corps battles their way to Eren. But as the Scouts start to take numerous casualties, Erwin executes a risky strategy.

star 8.43
1,128 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Takayuki Hirao, Yasuko Kobayashi
The Other Side of the Sea

#18 - The Other Side of the Sea

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 7, 2020

As Marley battles the Mid-East Alliance to end a four-year war, a group of Warrior candidates on the front lines compete to be the successor of the Armored Titan.

star 8.42
423 votes
Ruler of the Walls

#19 - Ruler of the Walls

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 17, 2018

The survey corps and the wall garrison must protect the Orvud District from the impending attack of Rod Reiss's titan.

star 8.38
645 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Shinji Higuchi, Yasuhiro Akamatsu, Yasuko Kobayashi
To the Other Side of the Wall

#20 - To the Other Side of the Wall

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 1, 2019

Though it's met with hope and despair, the truth is made public. The Scouts then venture beyond the walls to see if it's everything they dreamed of.

star 8.37
671 votes
Writers: Daizen Komatsuda, Yasuko Kobayashi
Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5

#21 - Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2013

A miraculous return is met with anger and fear. Cannons are fixed on Eren as he struggles to remember what happened to him inside the belly of a Titan and how he ended up as humankind's enemy. One question is all that matters: is Eren human or Titan?

star 8.36
1,767 votes
Writers: Yasuko Kobayashi
Female Titan: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 1

#22 - Female Titan: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 4, 2013

As the Recon Corps begins its push toward Shiganshina, they encounter an intelligent Female Titan unlike any they’ve seen before. When Armin hypothesizes that it’s really a human that’s been turned into a Titan, he, Jean, and Reiner attempt to stop it.

star 8.34
1,683 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko
Mercy: Assault on Stohess, Part 2

#23 - Mercy: Assault on Stohess, Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 22, 2013

With the identity of the Female Titan now revealed, Eren has reservations about fighting her. Mikasa, Armin, and the rest of the Recon Corps try to fight the Female Titan, hoping to distract her long enough to buy Eren time to come to terms with his feelings.

star 8.33
1,599 votes
Writers: Yasuko Kobayashi
Wish

#24 - Wish

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 3, 2018

As battle breaks out, Historia makes a shocking decision which leads to catastrophe.

star 8.32
672 votes
Writers: Hiroshi Seko, Yasuko Kobayashi, Yuzo Sato
Bite: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 3

#25 - Bite: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 18, 2013

With the Female Titan still chasing after Levi's squad, Eren considers turning himself into his Titan form, but Levi tells him to choose to be either a monster or a member of the Recon Corps. As Eren remembers what he has learned from the squad, he realizes that the danger and sacrifice they all share is not what binds them — it is trust. Now it is up to Eren to make the decision of who he will trust.

star 8.32
1,702 votes
Writers: Noboru Takagi