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The Actual Size Of Attack On Titan's Rumbling According To Science

Contains spoilers for "Attack on Titan" — "The Final Chapters: Special 1"

Though the medium of anime is known for massive, cataclysmic threats, few shows have dared to go as far as "Attack on Titan" has with its devastating final arc. Eren Jaeger (Yuki Kaji/Bryce Papenbrook), tired of the endless fighting and conflict, has decided that the only way that the Eldians of Paradis will ever be truly free is if there's no one left in the world to persecute them.

Thus, Eren has started The Rumbling, and while the event was originally meant to be only a show of strength to scare the rest of the world off, Eren went one shocking step further, shattering all three of the walls and sending the Colossal Titans within off on a brutal, genocidal war march.

While the latest episode of "Attack on Titan" has gone a long way to show how big The Rumbling is and how much damage it can do in even a short time period, some viewers might wonder what the logistics of the event would actually look like in real life. Luckily, a YouTube content creator has taken the guesswork out of this question for us.

The Rumbling featured more than 500,000 titans

YouTube user Baji Estacado went to great lengths to scientifically and mathematically analyze every piece of data we have about the size of The Rumbling in "Attack on Titan." Using the height of the walls for scale and breaking down the size of the Colossal Titans from there, the user figured out that each Colossal Titan is roughly 50 meters tall and 13 meters wide.

From there, Estacado used the length of the sections between the pillars of each of the three walls to measure where each Colossal Titan would be held in the walls. Finally, the user multiplied his calculations by the circumference of each of the walls to determine the tally of how many titans are actually involved in The Rumbling. His count: 645,569.

While that may not be the "tens of millions" that the show originally promised would participate in The Rumbling, it's still more than enough to get the job done. Of course, some credit must also go to "Attack on Titan" creator Hajime Isayama for offering so many tangential facts about the fictional world in the cards that show up in between the commercial breaks through each episode.

Either way, with only one more episode of "Attack on Titan" left, fans will have to wait until this fall to see how much more wanton destruction The Rumbling achieves and whether it can be stopped at all by the surviving members of the alliance.