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Tokyo Ghoul

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Tokyo Ghoul 0, Tokyo Ghoul Pilot, Toukyou Kuushu
Japanese: 東京喰種-トーキョーグール-


Type: One-shot
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 1
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 15, 2011
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Horror Horror
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Miracle Jump
Authors: Ishida, Sui (Story & Art)


Score: 7.021 (scored by 88938,893 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #73992
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #912
Members: 16,295
Favorites: 3,434
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The prototype of the series prior to its serialization.


Tokyo Ghoul won the Excellence Award in the 113th Manga Grand Prix.

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Nov 24, 2021
MrCattyWolf (All reviews)

Well, it is indeed interesting to see where Tokyo Ghoul's roots came from I suppose. As a standalone, I probably wouldn't recommend this to anyone. The art style isn't really anything special, the story is barely developed, and the characters are pretty one-note. However, functioning as a BETA Tokyo Ghoul, it holds up pretty well. I would recommend this for anyone who's a fan of the "better" Tokyo Ghoul to see where the parent comes from. It's interesting to observe the changes Sui Ishida has taken in developing his story. This oneshot offers a very different perspective of the elements he develops in Tokyo Ghoul, read more
Dec 10, 2021
AkaRekami (All reviews)
Tokyo Ghoul is amazing in my opinion. The mood the art style sets, the interactions between characters, and the overall plot are outstanding.

Kaneki is a sweet and caring character. Even though later on he somewhat looses this aspect of his character, he still maintains his baseline humanity. The story really is portrayed well. If you watched the anime first and are deciding whether or not reading it would be a waste of time, I can assure you it's not. The anime sucked. The manga is amazing. I like seeing all the character development and epic battle scenes and especially the times when a protagonist goes read more


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