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Action-packed Full Trailer for ‘Tokyo Ghoul’

18 August 2017 12:19 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Funimation Films recently announced its acquisition of the live action Tokyo Ghoul movie, directed by Kentarō Hagiwara and starring Masataka Kubota. Funimation will release the film in North American theatres in Japanese with English subtitles, with dates for the theatrical release coming in the near future. A September 21st date is teased at the end of the trailer. Viz […] »

- Brad Miska

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Film Review: ‘Tokyo Ghoul’

27 July 2017 6:21 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A nerdy college boy is transformed into a half-human, half-monster hybrid in “Tokyo Ghoul,” an uneven live-action adaptation of Sui Ishida’s hit manga about flesh-eating creatures running amok in an alternate contemporary Japan. Stylishly decorated and generating all-important sympathy for a character living precariously in two worlds, director Kentaro Hagiwara’s feature debut gets the drama right but is let down by visual effects that are sometimes unconvincing. Given the massive global popularity of the manga and its spinoff anime series, “Tokyo Ghoul” should get off to a flying start when it opens domestically on July 29, followed by an international rollout in August (which could help build interest for a U.S. release tentatively planned later this fall by Funimation).

Before entering the dark domain of creatures that are indistinguishable from humans — until it’s too late — the images are bright and the tone is bouncy. Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a shy university student who »

- Richard Kuipers

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‘Tokyo Ghoul,’ Based on Bestselling Japanese Manga, Set for World Premiere in L.A.

15 June 2017 2:05 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Japanese horror-action film “Tokyo Ghoul,” based on a bestselling manga, is set to premiere in Los Angeles next month at Anime Expo 2017 and is slated for release in 23 countries.

The film is the debut feature of director Kentaro Hagiwara, who won the Sundance/Nhk International Filmmaker Award in 2013. “Tokyo Ghoul” tells the story of human-eating creatures called “ghouls” that are spreading throughout the Japanese capital. The main character, Kaneki, is a boy who, after an accident, is half-human, half-ghoul.

The original manga has sold 23 million copies since 2011 and been adapted for animation and gaming versions.

The film stars Masataka Kubota as Kaneki. Yu Aoi plays Rise. Newly announced cast members include Shunya Shiraishi as Nishiki Nishio, Seika Furuhata as Yoriko Kosaka, Tomoya Maeno as detective Ippei Kusaba, Dankan as ghoul expert Hisashi Ogura, and Ryo Iwamatsu as Dr. Akihiro Kano.

Don Davis, who worked on the “Matrix” films, is the composer. »

- Variety Japan

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