This article is about the anime arc. For the manga arc, see Fall of Shiganshina arc.

The Fall of Shiganshina arc (シガンシナ陥落弧 Shiganshina Kanraku ko?) is the first story arc in the Attack on Titan anime.


Inside the Walls of humanity, three children, Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackermann and Armin Arlelt live peacefully while dreaming about seeing the outside world someday. However, a mysterious threat known as the Titans lurks outside these Walls and the children soon learn of their terror as the Colossal Titan breaks through the gate to their home, Shiganshina District.


Picture Number Title Air date
1 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
The Colossus Titan outside Shiganshina 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 foster sister do what they can to save their 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.

Picture Number Title Air date
2 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
A Titan grabs a citizen 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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