The final season of a colossal hit anime series The attack of the Titans draws to its long-awaited conclusion. Proudly standing not only as one of the highest rated anime series of all time, but as one of the best received television shows, The attack of the Titans certainly provided audiences around the world with stunning moments and unforgettable twists that kept viewers hooked to their screens.
Currently, with an overall rating of 9.0/10 based on nearly 300,000 reviews, the series stands out as a critically acclaimed hit. However, not all episodes are created equal, and some episodes set the bar much higher than others, earning their well-deserved high ratings.
“Savagery” – 9.8 (Season 4, Episode 14)
Originally being cut off halfway through the broadcast due to news footage of an earthquake near Wakayama did not detract from the quality of the episode and subsequently to the ratings it received. Rated 9.8/10 by nearly 17,000 viewers, this episode towards the end of the fourth season of The attack of the Titansprovided audiences with the gripping scene between Eren, Mikasa, and Armin where Eren reveals how Mikasa is not necessarily acting out of his own free will, but genetically engineered to protect Eren at all costs.
Meanwhile, Zeke as the Beast Titan turns the Scouts into Titans, leaving Levi no choice but to eliminate his own comrades, followed later by a brutal scene in which Levi once again shows no mercy to Zeke. The interactions between the characters in this episode are what makes this episode stand out, as well as the shocking brutality of the action, in typical The attack of the Titans style.
“Scream” – 9.8 (Season 2, Episode 12)
With an impressive 9.8/10 based on nearly 18,000 reviews, the Season 2 finale has sunk deep into the hearts of audiences. Facing the Titan who killed his mother for the first time, Eren is forced to watch in horror as it devours Hannes. Finding only momentary solace in Mikasa, and their shared bond over simply wrapping her in her scarf.
At the climax of the battle, Eren unleashes the power of the Founding Titan. This episode is the real beginning of the story which deepens as new revelations raise more questions. There were several tender moments in this episode, especially the emotional scene between Eren and Mikasa, which means the episode unfolds as an intense clash of action and emotion.
“Warrior” – 9.9 (Season 2, Episode 6)
The first of many near-perfect ratings and the first aired episode of the entries, this episode received a 9.9/10 rating based on just over 22,500 reviews. Perhaps the series’ most shocking twist to date was the reveal of Reiner and Bertholdt as traitors and therefore villains, as well as their identities as the Armored and Colossal Titans.
The casual conversation atop Wall Rose still has the incredible impact it had when the episode first aired and the gripping cliffhanger of Eren about to fight Reiner in their Titan forms for the first time. truly makes it one of anime’s most unforgettable episodes.
“That Day” – 9.9 (Season 3, Episode 20)
As of the end of Season 3, as part of the Return To Shiganshina arc, this next entry has earned a 9.9/10 rating from nearly 28,000 fans. Taking audiences inside Marley for the first time, this episode explores Grisha Jaeger’s past and introduces viewers to the restaurateurs. Many questions begin to be answered in this episode, including Zeke’s betrayal and how Eren’s father ended up on Paradis Island.
By effectively setting up the narrative for the upcoming series and finally answering some long-awaited fan questions, this episode delivers an overall satisfying and intriguing new level to the lore of The attack of the Titans.
“Midnight Sun” – 9.9 (Season 3, Episode 18)
Scoring 9.9/10 based on nearly 32,000 reviews, this episode presented audiences with a heartbreaking decision. A serum to save one life but two integral characters who will die without it. Left to choose between saving Erwin’s or Armin’s life, Levi finds himself with the most controversial choice of the entire series.
This episode is a great example of The attack of the Titans doing one of the things he does best, putting viewers in an impossible situation centered on the weight and morality of human lives. Regardless of whether the audience agrees with the end result, there’s no denying that this episode deserves its high rating.
“Perfect Game” – 9.9 (Season 3, Episode 16)
Holding another high rating of 9.9/10 from 37,500 viewers, this episode, while containing plenty of gripping action scenes between the Scouts and the Titans, is best known for Erwin’s emotional and thought-provoking speech followed by the suicide charge against Zeke in Beast Titan form which ultimately led to the Commander’s death.
The rousing final speech was the perfect farewell to the character as he battles on and while it’s not his final moments, which take place two episodes later, he stands tall as the epic send-off that his beloved character was. worthy of.
“The War Hammer Titan” – 9.9 (Season 4, Episode 6)
44,000 fans rated this Season 4 episode 9.9/10 and for good reason. Literally bursting into an attack, this episode is action-packed and thrilling, as viewers finally got to see their favorite characters in action again after the narrative veered off course to follow Falco and the Eldians to Marley.
As the episode’s title suggests, it also introduces audiences to the power of the War Hammer Titan, locked in a fierce battle with Eren in the form of the Attack Titan, in addition to being the first in real time where we see real differences of opinion about war and what should be the right step to take. This episode is an engrossing burst of action, fostering both narrative and viewer excitement.
“Declaration of War” – 9.9 (Season 4, Episode 5)
Once again rated at 9.9/10 based on 45,500 ratings reviews, this episode took the buildup of previous episodes and pulled them out strong to form this highly rated Season 4 episode. Reuniting for the first time in four years, Eren and Reiner clash over a tense conversation, a distraction from the early stages of the invasion and attack on Marley.
Concluding with a truly epic climax as Eren bursts across the stage in front of the assembled Marleyans, in the form of the Attack Titan, eventually catching and killing Willy Tybur, just as he announces a declaration of war on Paradis Island. The escalation in this episode acts as the calm before the storm as the characters prepare for the dawn of war and does a great job of bringing the audience on this journey.
“Assault” – 9.9 (Season 4, Episode 7)
A near-perfect final score of 9.9/10 this time from over 61,000 fans, this episode features Armin’s Colossal Titan form for the first time as he soars above Marley during the attack, at the sides of Levi and Zeke’s reunion as they reunite in battle again, a long-awaited excitement for many fans.
Once again, picking up the series’ most anticipated elements, this episode stands out as a fan favorite due to the extraordinary action scenes that The attack of the Titans does better with the emotional pulls that continually draw viewers in.
“Heroes” – 10 (Season 3, Episode 17)
The attack of the Titans is made up of many amazing episodes, many of which are near perfect, but not quite. This last entry crowns them all and is truly The attack of the Titans to his favorite.
Rated a perfect 10/10 based on over 71,000 incredible reviews, this episode is best known for the iconic fight between Levi and Zeke, as Levi slaughters Zeke, pulling his body from inside the Beast Titan, leaving him unable to regenerate. Partly due to Levi’s status as a fan favorite, this epic battle is truly unforgettable and well-deserving of its spot as the top-rated. The attack of the Titans episode.
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