The anime series Attack on Titan is BIG on manga-focused plot and small on filler. Currently in its 3rd season, the anime does not yet have a single episode of filler making it a must-watch for fans of the manga series.

Attack on Titan follows the story of a small group of villagers who go on a journey of vengeance to take down the giant hominid Titans who attacked their hometown.

In the series, Humans live within walled cities to guard them from the giant Titans. But as in the case of Eren Yeager and his friends, the walls are sometimes not enough. Can this band of friends take on the gigantic destroyers of their village and survive?

How Much Filler is in Attack on Titan?

Attack on Titan has aired since 2017 and is still currently in production. As of October 2018, a total of 49 episodes have been broadcast. With no anime-only episodes, Attack on Titan is currently 0% filler.

Attack on Titan Filler List & Arcs

Quick Filler & Canon Lists

Canon Episodes

1-49

Complete Filler List

#Episode TitleTypeAired
1To You, in 2000 Years: The Fall of Shiganshina, Part 1Canon04/06/2013
2That Day: The Fall of Shiganshina, Part 2Canon04/13/2013
3A Dim Light Amid Despair: Humanity's Comeback, Part 1Canon04/20/2013
4The Night of the Closing Ceremony: Humanity's Comeback, Part 2Canon04/27/2013
5First Battle: The Struggle for Trost, Part 1Canon05/04/2013
6The World the Girl Saw: The Struggle for Trost, Part 2Canon05/11/2013
7Small Blade: The Struggle for Trost, Part 3Canon05/18/2013
8I Can Hear His Heartbeat: The Struggle for Trost, Part 4Canon05/25/2013
9Whereabouts of His Left Arm: The Struggle for Trost, Part 5Canon06/01/2013
10Response: The Struggle for Trost, Part 6Canon06/08/2013
11Idol: The Struggle for Trost, Part 7Canon06/15/2013
12Wound: The Struggle for Trost, Part 8Canon06/22/2013
13Primal Desire: The Struggle for Trost, Part 9Canon06/29/2013
14Can't Look into His Eyes Yet: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 1Canon07/13/2013
15Special Operations Squad: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 2Canon07/20/2013
16What Needs to be Done Now: Eve of the Counterattack, Part 3Canon07/27/2013
17Female Titan: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 1Canon08/03/2013
18Forest of Giant Trees: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 2Canon08/10/2013
19Bite: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 3Canon08/17/2013
20Erwin Smith: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 4Canon08/24/2013
21Crushing Blow: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 5Canon08/31/2013
22The Defeated: The 57th Exterior Scouting Mission, Part 6Mostly Canon09/07/2013
23Smile: Assault on Stohess, Part 1Canon09/14/2013
24Mercy: Assault on Stohess, Part 2Canon09/21/2013
25Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3Canon09/28/2013
26Beast TitanCanon04/01/2017
27I'm HomeCanon04/08/2017
28SouthwestwardCanon04/15/2017
29SoldierCanon04/22/2017
30HistoriaCanon04/29/2017
31WarriorCanon05/06/2017
32Close CombatCanon05/13/2017
33The HuntersMostly Canon05/20/2017
34OpeningCanon05/27/2017
35ChildrenCanon06/03/2017
36ChargeCanon06/10/2017
37ScreamCanon06/17/2017
38Smoke SignalMostly Canon07/23/2018
39PainMostly Canon07/30/2018
40Old StoryMostly Canon08/06/2018
41TrustMostly Canon08/13/2018
42ReplyCanon08/20/2018
43SinCanon08/27/2018
44WishCanon09/03/2018
45Outside the Walls of Orvud DistrictCanon09/10/2018
46Ruler of the WallsCanon09/17/2018
47FriendsCanon09/24/2018
48BystanderCanon10/08/2018
49Night of the Battle to Retake the WallCanon10/15/2018

Our Guide to Attack on Titan Story Arcs

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As a newer anime series, Attack on Titan’s story arcs are taken directly from the manga books with 0% filler. The following is a run-down of the anime story arcs as well as some arcs from the manga that are still to come in the anime version.

Canon Story Arc List

  • Fall of Shiganshina Arc (Episodes 1 & 2)
  • Battle of Trost District Arc (Episodes 5 through 13)
  • 104th Training Corps Arc (Episodes 3 & 4)
  • The Female Titan Arc (Episodes 14 through 25)
  • Clash of the Titans Arc (Episodes 26 through 37)
  • The Uprising Arc (Episodes 38 through 49)

Manga Arcs Not Yet Aired on Anime

  • Return to Shinganshina Arc
  • Marley Arc
  • Unnamed Final Arc

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