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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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Series cast summary:
Natsuki Hanae 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 Sean Hennigan ...  Yoshimura 9 episodes, 2014
Mike McFarland ...  Kotaro Amon 8 episodes, 2014
Lara Woodhull Lara Woodhull ...  Hinami Fueguchi 8 episodes, 2014
Kenny Green 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 ...  Shu 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
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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Japan

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Japanese | English

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3 July 2014 (Japan) See more »

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Lead character named after as ken means Ganesh in Tamil. See more »

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Followed by Tokyo Ghoul: Root A (2015) See more »

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Okay
28 June 2015 | by chachamSee all my reviews

It's an okay anime, with a lot of gore. Main character is super powerful but has inner dilemmas (Gohan Moments) which restrict him from fighting. Character backgrounds are revealed slowly to keep you interested. Small story arcs extend the anime.

It is mainly about fighting, with some time spent for people to get along. Basically, each character is a jerk to the main character, fighting or insulting him. For some reason the character has to take sides with him. They then become uneasy friends. Rinse, wash, repeat.

Once a supporting character has been dealt with, that character's story only comes up when convenient. Some main "bad guys" get a back story at some point to explain that how they are really good guys who were abused, etc. (It's not really their fault, and the like.) Those stories are mildly interesting for the few minutes they last. Overall, the story writing is mediocre.

If you like Gohan, Naruto, etc, with bad guys picking fights, you might like this show. If you don't, this show is painful.


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