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Tokyo Ghoul 

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A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a superpowered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.
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Natsuki Hanae ...  Kaneki Ken / ... 12 episodes, 2014
Austin Tindle Austin Tindle ...  Ken Kaneki 12 episodes, 2014
Sora Amamiya ...  Kirishima, Touka / ... 11 episodes, 2014
Brina Palencia ...  Touka Kirishima 11 episodes, 2014
Clifford Chapin Clifford Chapin ...  Hideyoshi Nagachika / ... 9 episodes, 2014
Sean Hennigan ...  Yoshimura 9 episodes, 2014
Mike McFarland ...  Kotaro Amon 8 episodes, 2014
Lara Woodhull Lara Woodhull ...  Hinami Fueguchi 8 episodes, 2014
Kenny Green ...  Kureo Mado 7 episodes, 2014
Phil Parsons ...  Renji Yomo 7 episodes, 2014
Monica Rial ...  Rize Kamishiro / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Christopher Sabat ...  Jason / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Eric Vale ...  Nishiki Nishio 7 episodes, 2014
Shintarô Asanuma Shintarô Asanuma ...  Nishiki Nishio / ... 6 episodes, 2014
Mamoru Miyano ...  Shuu Tsukiyama 6 episodes, 2014
Sumire Morohoshi Sumire Morohoshi ...  Hinami Fueguchi 6 episodes, 2014
Aaron Roberts Aaron Roberts ...  Uta 6 episodes, 2014
J. Michael Tatum ...  Shu Tsukiyama 6 episodes, 2014
Andrew Chandler ...  Additional Voices 5 episodes, 2014
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...  Ryoko Fueguchi 5 episodes, 2014
Aaron Dismuke ...  Sante / ... 5 episodes, 2014
Rachel Robinson ...  Additional Voices / ... 5 episodes, 2014
Michelle Rojas Michelle Rojas ...  Additional Voices 5 episodes, 2014
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The suspense horror/dark fantasy story is set in Tokyo, which is haunted by mysterious "ghouls" who are devouring humans. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are masked in mystery. An ordinary college student named Kaneki encounters Rize, a girl who is an avid reader like him, at the café he frequents. Little does he realize that his fate will change overnight. Written by Anonymous

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Three light novels have been released thus far and all are written by Shin Towada, with illustrations done by series creator Sui Ishida. See more »

Alternate Versions

A U.S. edit of the series includes optical blocking of some gore elements. See more »

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Followed by Tokyo Ghoul: re (2018) See more »

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subject matter: cannibalism...target audience: not kids...haha
19 September 2014 | by joelherroSee all my reviews

OK, so it's not often an anime this dark comes around, and so I just had to check it out. I haven't read the manga (if there is one), so I'm not sure if this follows closely or not. And without dropping any spoilers, it would appear a second season may be coming. Hopefully it will wrap things up.

Tokyo has two types of inhabitants, humans and ghouls. Ghouls look like humans, but can transform into monsters, have special blood-type weapons and other powers and have to feed on human flesh. All other food is repulsive to them. One day, Kaneki, a normal high school boy, has an accident and is given an organ transplant from a ghoul and becomes a half-human, half-ghoul hybrid. He learns that not all ghouls are horrible, man-eating monsters and some just want to live normal lives. He also learns that isn't easy for his kind.

This show had great character depth and animation and was pretty hectic with the violence and despair. But it was also censored to pieces and the ending was vague. The second season may clarify some things. Watch it...without your kids haha.


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3 July 2014 (Japan) See more »

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Tokyo, Japan See more »

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