The manga was written and unveiled on the official portal for the exhibition "Sui Ishida Exhibition [Tokyo Ghoul → JACKJEANNE]" which will be held between February 6 and March 7 this year in the Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo illustrated by Sui ishida, Tokyo Ghoulhas exceeded 47 million accumulated copies in circulation. The count includes digital copies and spin-off manga.

For his part, Ishida began to publish the manga in the magazine Weekly young jump from the publisher Shueisha in September 2011 and completed in September 2014 with a total of 14 volumes. He then published a direct sequel called Tokyo Ghoul: right in the same journal between October 2014 and July 2018 with 16 volumes.

The franchise inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Pierrot, Headed by Shuhei Morita and scripts from Chuuji Mikasano, released in July 2014. A second season with twelve episodes premiered in January 2015, followed by a third season with twelve episodes in April 2018 and a second season with twelve episodes of this third season in October 2018. The adaptation included until the end of the original work, although many events in the process were changed or cut off.

Tokyo Ghoul Synopsis

Tokyo has become a cruel and ruthless city, a place where wild creatures known as "ghouls" coexist with humans. The citizens of this once great metropolis live in constant fear of these bloodthirsty savages who hunger for human flesh. However, the greatest threat to these ghouls is their dangerous ability to impersonate human beings and blend in with society.

The story then follows Ken Kaneki, a shy college student who immediately became interested in Rize Kamishiro, an avid reader like him. Rize is not quite what it seems, however, and this unfortunate encounter plunges Kaneki into the dark depths of the inhuman world of ghouls. In a twist of fate, Kaneki is rescued by the enigmatic waitress Touka Kirishima and so begins his new secret life as a half ghoul / half human who has to integrate into both societies.


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