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The Final Season

This is a list of all the episodes from the Attack on Titan anime's first season.


These episodes were aired during the original run of the anime series from April 7, 2013 to September 29, 2013 on Mainichi Broadcasting System in Japan.

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To You, in 2000 Years: The Fall of Shiganshina, Part 1
 (二千年後の君へ ―シガンシナ陥落①― Ni-sen Nen-go no Kimi e -Shiganshina Kanraku (1)-?)
April 7, 2013
One hundred years after the appearance of the Titans, humanity receives a grim reminder of the threat that the Titans pose. Under the belief that they were safe behind the Walls, a Colossal Titan peers over the Walls and breaks the Wall. A young boy and his friend do what they can to save the boy's mother, trapped below the debris of their fallen house, but they are forced to flee when a disturbing Titan appears. The boy watches as, before his eyes, the Titan picks her up and eats her.

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That Day: The Fall of Shiganshina, Part 2
 (その日 ―シガンシナ陥落②― Sono Hi -Shiganshina Kanraku (2)-?)
April 14, 2013
Titans continue to kill the citizens of Shiganshina as Eren, Mikasa, and Armin escape with their lives. After an Armored Titan breaks through the inner gate, Eren vows to kill all the Titans in the world. A year after Armin's grandfather perishes in an operation to retake Wall Maria, the three children join the military as part of the 104th Cadet Corps.

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A Dim Light Amid Despair: Humanity's Comeback, Part 1
 (絶望の中で鈍く光る ―人類の再起①― Zetsubō no Naka de Nibuku Hikaru -Jinrui no Saiki (1)-?)
April 21, 2013
After a brutal introduction to their commandant Keith Sadies, the cadets learn of Eren's past and his dreams. Eren later finds difficulty training with ODM gear, though with some motivation from his new friends he is able to overcome his struggle. The commandant later reveals that his belt was somehow broken, and Eren finds no difficulty training with functional gear.

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The Night of the Closing Ceremony: Humanity's Comeback, Part 2
 (解散式の夜 ―人類の再起②― Kaisan Shiki no Yoru -Jinrui no Saiki (2)-?)
April 28, 2013
In the last days of their training, Eren learns to spar with Annie as she notes the absurd system the military operates by. Eren later uses Annie's technique against Jean during an argument. After graduation, the cadets think about which military regiment they will enlist in, and Eren's speech convinces many to consider the Scouts. However, the day after graduation, the Colossal Titan suddenly appears at Trost.

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First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1
 (初陣 ―トロスト区攻防戦①― Uijin -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (1)-?)
May 5, 2013
Eren's fight with the Colossal Titan comes to an abrupt halt when the creature vanishes without a trace. The cadets are entrusted with the defense of the city, causing many to panic or lose hope, and Mikasa worries for Eren's life. When the battle begins, Eren's squad is quickly decimated by the invading Titans. Armin is saved from the brink of death by Eren, but Eren is eaten in his place.

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The World the Girl Saw: The Struggle for Trost, Part 2
 (少女が見た世界 ―トロスト区攻防戦②― Shōjo ga Mita Sekai -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (2)-?)
May 12, 2013
Eren's death weighs heavily on Armin's mind while Mikasa forcefully persuades a merchant boss to allow the civilians to evacuate the district before his goods. She recalls the day six years ago when Eren saved her from bandits who killed her parents, the day she received her scarf and began considering Eren as family.

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Small Blade: The Struggle for Trost, Part 3
 (小さな刃 ―トロスト区攻防戦③― Chīsana Yaiba -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (3)-?)
May 19, 2013
Things turn bleak for the cadets when headquarters is overrun by Titans, leaving them unable to resupply before evacuation. After Mikasa learns of Eren's death, she leads a reckless charge for HQ but gets separated from the others. She nearly accepts her imminent death until she finds the will to fight, but she is miraculously saved with the arrival of a mysterious Titan that fights other Titans, a manifestation of humanity's rage.

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I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4
 (心臓の鼓動が聞こえる ―トロスト区攻防戦④― Shinzō no Kodō ga Kikoeru -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (4)-?)
May 26, 2013
As Jean leads the cadets to the Trost HQ, the mysterious Titan is lured there by Mikasa, Armin, and Conny. The Titan fights the others outside while the cadets enact a strategy to clear out the Titans from the supply room. After resupplying, some cadets notice the mysterious Titan collapsing from exhaustion after killing the remaining Titans. Miraculously, Eren Jaeger emerges unconscious from the Titan's nape, alive and healed.

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Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5
 (左腕の行方 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑤― Hidariude no Yukue -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (5)-?)
June 2, 2013
The Scouts on a scouting mission beyond Wall Rose receive news of the attack on Trost, and Commander Erwin orders for an immediate retreat. Meanwhile, Eren is brought before the leaders of the Garrison to answer for his sudden Titan powers.

Eren attempts to convince the captain that he is human, but his words fall on deaf ears. When the captain orders the artillery crew to fire upon Eren, he transforms into a partial Titan to shield his friends from the blast.

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Response: The Struggle for Trost, Part 6
 (応える ―トロスト区攻防戦⑥― Kotaeru -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (6)-?)
June 9, 2013
Eren's sudden transformation comes as a shock to both the Garrison and his fellow cadets. Armin decides to put his life on the line and argue for Eren's sake before the captain, but the man is unmoved. However, the confrontation is resolved with the arrival of Commander Pyxis, who desires to follow the plan which Armin has devised to seal the breach in Wall Rose.

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Idol: The Struggle for Trost, Part 7
 (偶像 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑦― Gūzō -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (7)-?)
June 16, 2013
Commander Pyxis announces the plan to seal Wall Rose with a boulder in the city, but the soldiers and cadets are reluctant to follow. Given the dire circumstances, Pyxis convinces the troops to take the risk. Under the command of the Garrison elite squad, Eren approaches the boulder while the other soldiers distract the Titans. However, upon transforming into his Titan form, he immediately attacks Mikasa.

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Wound: The Struggle for Trost, Part 8
 (傷 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑧― Kizu -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (8)-?)
June 23, 2013
Eren's sudden assault causes conflict among the Garrison elite squad, though Ian believes it is best to defend Eren at all costs. Meanwhile, the cadets continue to distract the Titans in the city, though Jean's ODM gear malfunctions and he is cornered.

Seeing flares signalling failure, Armin travels to Eren and speaks to him by cutting into his Titan's nape, reminding him of his dreams to see the outside world. His willpower rekindled, Eren's Titan begins to heal its wounds.

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Primal Desire: The Struggle for Trost, Part 9
 (原初的欲求 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑨― Genshoteki Yokkyū -Torosuto-ku Kōbōsen (9)-?)
June 30, 2013
After the skirmishes between the cadets and the Titans come to a close, the soldiers of Trost see Eren carrying the boulder to the breach and defend him with their lives. Once the breach is sealed, the Scout Regiment arrives to assist in clearing out the remaining Titans.

After the battle, the cadets assist in clearing out the corpses, and Jean finds Marco's body. Some time later, Eren awakens in a cell supervised by Commander Erwin and Captain Levi, who accepts him into the Scouts.

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Since That Day
 (あの日から Ano Hi kara?)
July 7, 2013
This episode recapitulates the events of the previous 13 episodes of the anime.

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Can't Look into His Eyes Yet: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 1
 (まだ目を見れない ―反撃前夜①― Mada Me o Mirenai -Hangeki Zen'ya (1)-?)
July 14, 2013
Eren is brought before a military tribunal that will determine his fate as a soldier for humanity. The Military Police Regiment wishes to thoroughly investigate Eren's Titan nature before killing him to appease the people, whereas the Scout Regiment wishes to investigate and make use of Eren's Titan powers in an upcoming scouting mission. After heated debate from both sides, it is decided that Eren will be handed over to the Scouts.

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Special Operations Squad: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 2
 (特別作戦班 ―反撃前夜②― Tokubetsu Sakusen-han -Hangeki Zen'ya (2)-?)
July 21, 2013
Eren joins the Special Operations Squad of the Scout Regiment and is taken to an old Scout base where they will prepare for the upcoming scouting mission. He meets his squadmates and learns of the Titan research performed by Section Commander Hange.

The next morning, the Scouts learn that Sawney and Beane, Hange's Titan test subjects, have been killed. As the Scouts wonder who is responsible, Commander Erwin asks Eren who the true enemy is.

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What Needs to be Done Now: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 3
 (今、何をすべきか ―反撃前夜③― Ima, Nani o Subeki ka -Hangeki Zen'ya (3)-?)
July 28, 2013
After the 104th cadets are investigated concerning the deaths of Sawney and Beane, they are presented with the choice of which regiment they will join. Commander Erwin, informing the cadets of the Scout Regiment's upcoming mission, urges for them to join their cause, and many cadets become official Scouts.

Eren later reunites with his friends and learns of Marco's death. One month later, the Scouts set out from Calaneth District on the 57th Exterior Scouting Mission.

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Female Titan: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 1
 (女型の巨人 ―第57回壁外調査①― Megata no Kyojin -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (1)-?)
August 4, 2013
Erwin's long distance enemy scouting formation proceeds towards Shiganshina as expected until Armin encounters a Female Titan. Joining Reiner and Jean, the three confront the Titan to buy the commander time.

Reiner comes close to death in the Female's grip, but narrowly escapes with his life. Afterward, the Female Titan changes direction, heading for Eren's position in the formation.

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Forest of Giant Trees: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 2
 (巨大樹の森 ―第57回壁外調査②― Kyodaiju no Mori -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (2)-?)
August 11, 2013
The Female Titan devastates the Scout Regiment in search for Eren, killing any soldier it comes across. Meanwhile, Commander Erwin redirects the formation into the Forest of Giant Trees.

When Squad Levi enters the forest, they soon encounter the Female Titan. The squad begins to panic, asking Captain Levi for orders, though Levi seems level-headed in the dire situation.

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Bite: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 3
 (噛み付く ―第57回壁外調査③― Kamitsuku -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (3)-?)
August 18, 2013
While Squad Levi flees the Female Titan in the forest, Eren thinks back to the days when Hange experimented with his Titan abilities and his squad's trust in him was tested. Placing his faith in his comrades, he agrees to follow Captain Levi's orders to advance without confronting the Titan.

The chase comes to an abrupt halt when the Female Titan runs right into Commander Erwin's trap, where it is caught with weaponized restraints. As the squad recovers, Levi joins the commander to discover the identity of the Female Titan.

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Erwin Smith: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 4
 (エルヴィン・スミス ―第57回壁外調査④― Eruvin Sumisu -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (4)?)
August 25, 2013
The Scouts worry over the thought of Titan spies in their midst as Commander Erwin makes attempts to extract the Female Titan's human form. However, the Female Titan uses a scream to attract nearby Titans which devour its body.

Erwin worries that the human pilot has escaped in the steam. When the Scouts are ordered to retreat, a cloaked figure approaches Squad Levi in the air, killing Gunther.

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Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5
 (鉄槌 ―第57回壁外調査⑤― Tettsui -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (5)-?)
September 1, 2013
Trusting in the abilities of his comrades, Eren retreats as Squad Levi attacks a newly transformed Female Titan. However, its abilities catch the Scouts off-guard before all are killed one by one. In a rage, Eren transforms into his Titan form to battle the monster himself.

Eren relentlessly assaults the Female Titan, but eventually he is defeated as Mikasa comes to his aid. Biting Eren out of his Titan's nape, the Female Titan retreats while Mikasa pursues it. Levi arrives afterward, joining Mikasa to pursue the Titan from a distance.

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The Defeated: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 6
 (敗者達 ―第57回壁外調査⑥― Haisha-tachi -Dai Gojū-Nana Kai Hekigai Chōsa (6)-?)
September 8, 2013
Mikasa and Captain Levi pursue the Female Titan, deciding to rescue Eren and join in the retreat. Levi quickly overpowers the Female and rescues Eren, though he is injured in the process.

The retreating Scouts are pursued by Titans, leading them to reluctantly toss the corpses of their dead from the carriages. Returning to Calaneth in bitter defeat, the Scouts are later ordered to transport Eren to the capital.

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Smile: Assault on Stohess, Part 1
 (微笑み ―ストヘス区急襲①― Hohoemi -Sutohesu-ku Kyūshū (1)-?)
September 15, 2013
In Stohess District on eastern Wall Sina, Annie prepares to join her Military Police in a mission to escort Eren to the capital until she is pulled aside by Armin, who asks for her assistance in sneaking Eren away to safety. Hesitantly agreeing, Annie is led by Eren, Armin, and Mikasa to a tunnel leading underground.

Annie refuses to follow the Scouts below, and their suspicions that Annie is the Female Titan are confirmed. Escaping capture, Annie transforms in the middle of the city.

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Mercy: Assault on Stohess, Part 2
 (慈悲 ―ストヘス区急襲②― Jihi -Sutohesu-ku Kyūshū (2)-?)
September 22, 2013
Recalling the meeting when the Scouts suspect the Female Titan's identity, Eren is too hesitant to transform into his Titan to fight Annie. Devising a plan to distract her, Mikasa and Armin split up to confront Annie, but Eren is crushed under the collapsing tunnel.

The Scout Regiment engages in battle with the Female Titan while Jean and Armin attempt to convince Eren to fight. When Eren finally finds his resolve, he transforms into his Titan form and clashes with the Female Titan.

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Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3
 (壁 ―ストヘス区急襲③― Kabe -Sutohesu-ku Kyūshū (3)-?)
September 29, 2013
The battle between Eren and Annie brings devastation to Stohess, leading up to a final struggle between the Titans near a damaged Wall Sina. Before she can be captured, Annie encases herself in a hardened crystal.

While Eren and the Scouts recover, Commander Erwin answers to the mayor of the city for the chaos which ensued. Despite heavy losses and untold destruction, Erwin believes the capture of Annie Leonhart has brought humanity one step closer to understanding the true nature of the Titans.