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Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul

Alternative Titles

English: Tokyo Ghoul
Synonyms: Tokyo Kushu, Toukyou Kushu, Toukyou Ghoul
Japanese: 東京喰種トーキョーグール

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 14
Chapters: 144
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 8, 2011 to Sep 18, 2014
Authors: Ishida, Sui (Story & Art)
Serialization: Young Jump

Statistics

Score: 8.751 (scored by 53908 users)
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Ranked: #372
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Popularity: #9
Members: 99,269
Favorites: 13,737

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Volumes: /14
Chapters: /144

Synopsis

Strange murders are happening in Tokyo. Due to liquid evidence at the scene, the police conclude the attacks are the results of "eater" type ghouls. College buddies Kaneki and Hide come up with the idea that ghouls are imitating humans, explaining why they haven't ever seen one. Little do they know that their theory may very well become reality.

Background

Tokyo Ghoul ranked 12th in the 2015 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! magazine in the male readers category. The manga was the 27th best-selling manga series in Japan in 2013 with 1,666,348 estimated sales; 4th in 2014 with 6,946,203 copies sold; and 13th in 2015 with an estimated sales of 3,576,177 copies sold.

The series has been published in English by VIZ Media under the VIZ Signature imprint since June 16, 2015, in Spanish by Norma Editorial since March 20, 2015; in German by KAZÉ Manga since May 2, 2014; in Polish by Waneko since April 15, 2015; and in Brazilian Portuguese by Panini Comics and Planet Manga since July 2015.

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Characters

Kaneki, Ken
Kaneki, Ken
Main
Kirishima, Touka
Kirishima, Touka
Main
Suzuya, Juuzou
Suzuya, Juuzou
Supporting
Tsukiyama, Shuu
Tsukiyama, Shuu
Supporting
Uta
Uta
Supporting
Nagachika, Hideyoshi
Nagachika, Hideyoshi
Supporting
Kamishiro, Rize
Kamishiro, Rize
Supporting

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VintageLego
Dec 13, 2014
There is a sequel

Ignore almost every negative review, it's probably someone complaining about the conclusion.

The author ended the manga and started the sequel a month later. He likes to screw with people like that. It is a direct sequel starting 3 years after the ending of TG. Without spoiling anything, there are answers and it will end your anger.

The manga is amazing, the characters are too well written (it could be an actual novel tbh), and the concept is really well played out for something so out there.

The fact that so many people nearly killed the author because he ended the series read more
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chipathy
Jul 14, 2014
Before I start this review please note that this is an ongoing manga with chapter 135 being the most recent one (the translations are not caught up) and i have read all 135 current chapters, opinions may change later on.

Story= 9/10.
It's hard to pin down the specific story if someone where to ask me what tokyo ghoul is about just because of everything is going on. We have our main protagonist being practically forced to live a new and dangerous life (much like Shinji Ikari). But if I were to try to sum up Tokyo Ghoul's plot in one sentence, it would be about the read more
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Crugz
May 26, 2014
Tokyo Ghoul/Toukyou Kushu - A grotesque and melancholic journey into the psychology of "Ghouls": humans that eat other humans. Also contains some excellent fight scenes and characterization. The more recent chapters (60~66) are some of the best manga work I've ever seen and the author's creepy (in a good way) art style compliments the content in a magnificent way; It gives it a strange finesse. Very highly recommended.
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Nowhiteskies
Jun 1, 2014
Story: 9/10
Tokyo Ghoul is about a college freshmen, Ken Kaneki becoming a ghoul due to being the recipient of an organ transplant from the notorious ghoul dubbed "Binge Eater." Becoming a ghoul leads to a series of meeting other ghouls and in some circumstances, getting in difficult situation because of them.

Tokyo Ghoul started out slowly with having short arcs as starters, but quickly began to pick up pace. Bits of information is slowly revealed to you, which is nice compared to when a mass of it is given at once.
The tone of the story is serious and has few comedic moments. It is kept read more
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