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Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese anime based on the manga series of the same name by animator and writer Sui Ishida which was originally published in serialized for in the popular manga collection magazine Weekly Young Jump. The cartoon and animation company, Funimation, currently holds the license to the Tokyo Ghoul anime.

The series revolves around a young man named Ken Kaneki, an eighteen year old freshman attending school and living a relatively normal life. However, after a near fatal accident he receives a organ transplant from a strange creature, a ghoul. Ghouls look much the same as any other person only they devour the flesh of humans.

It is a horrible revelation when Ken realizes that he too is becoming a ghoul and must hide his identity from the rest of human society. As he meets other ghouls and begins integrating into their own secret society he discovers warring, savage factions and a sinister desire beginning to gnaw away at his entire being.

Thursday 11:55 PM et/pt on Tokyo MX
2 Seasons, 24 Episodes
July 3, 2014
Anime
8.1/10
Cast: Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya, Morgan Garrett
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Tokyo Ghoul Full Episode Guide

  • Kaneki and Hide are reunited, and the two of them revisit the times they spent together. Kaneki and Touka separately remember the other members of Anteiku, as both they and CCG cope with their losses.

  • Suzuya is left to face the newly-arrived one-eyed Owl on his own. Aogiri Tree joins the battle against CCG, who find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer number of opponents. Meanwhile, Kaneki confronts Amon, who stands in his way to Anteiku.

  • The battle between CCG and Anteiku continues, and Koma, Irimi, and Yoshimura each engage the special investigators. When a civilian gets caught in the middle, Hachikawa continues to press his attack unabated. Shinohara receives some unexpected advice.

  • Yoshitoki is granted permission to execute the operation to eradicate the Owl. The many CCG officers involved in the mission take time beforehand to write any last words they might have, as the 20th Ward is cordoned off and its civilians evacuated.

  • During Kaneki's visit with Yoshimura, he asks for information about the Owl, and is told the tragic tale of a young ghoul named Kuzen. Touka makes plans to move out of Anteiku. A snowy day brings with it brisk business at the coffee shop.

  • Tsukiyama shows up at Anteiku with news for Yoshimura about Kaneki's attempt to become a kakuja via serial ghoul cannibalism. Concerned over her "Big Brother," Hinami accompanies Tsukiyama to a coffee shop, where she again runs into Takatsuki.

  • Suzuya's hellish boyhood is revisited, and it is revealed how he came to work for CCG. As Touka studies for her entrance exams, Roma, a new waitress, fills in for her at Anteiku. Tempers erupt when Akira joins Amon and Seido for supper.

  • After living together at a CCG children's home years earlier, Kurona, Nashiro, and Suzuya are reunited in combat at Cochlea. Ayato faces an uphill battle against Shinohara, who is equipped with armor created from the remnants of his own father, Arata.

  • Amon and Akira visit Cochlea in order to get information about the Owl from Amon's former foster father, Donato Porpora. However, while they are there, the facility comes under attack by a large number of Aogiri Tree ghouls, led by Kaneki and Ayato!

  • A CCG prison bus is attacked by Aogiri Tree members. At Anteiku, Touka and Hinami find out that Kaneki is involved in the attack, but each react to the news in different ways, prompting Hinami to try to be less of an imposition upon Touka.

  • With Kaneki having left Anteiku, Touka begins studying for college to distract her from everything that is happening. Meanwhile, having incurred so many casualties while fighting Aogiri, CCG gears up to completely wipe out Aogiri Tree, as well as the Owl.

  • As Shinohara and Kuroiwa prepare to take on the Owl, Amon insists on joining the battle. Ayato attacks Touka, and Kaneki comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, Yomo, Tsukiyama, and Uta take on Noro, but find him to be a most unexpected opponent.

  • As Yamori continues to brutally torture Kaneki, Rize once again appears to him, and the two of them explore Kaneki's childhood and relationship with his mother. Kaneki is forced to make a choice that has a profound impact on him.

  • Kaneki is held captive by Yamori, who practices his torturous craft on him. The police and CCG move in to deal with Aogiri Tree, who have made an 11th Ward shopping mall their headquarters. In all the commotion, the Anteiku team tries to rescue Kaneki.

  • The 11th Ward offices of CCG are attacked by ghouls, wiping everyone out. Banjo and company stop in at Anteiku, looking for Rize to warn her to flee from Aogiri Tree, a new group of ghouls bent on taking over-- until Kaneki accidentally knocks him out!

  • Everyone tries to return to their normal lives. Hinami moves in with Touka, and despite her dislike of birds, they nurse an injured cockatiel they name Hetare back to health. Kaneki visits Itori to try to learn more about Rize.

  • Touka sets out to lure the ghoul investigators, but before she can strike, she finds that Hinami has run away. When Touka and Kaneki go out looking for her, they find themselves face to face with Amon and Mado, who has a few surpises of his own for them.

  • The fight against Tsukiyama is resolved, but Touka wants to kill Kimi, now that it's clear she knows that Nishiki and Kaneki are ghouls. Meanwhile, Hinami is eager to see her father again after being apart for so long, and acts out when she is unable.

  • When Touka falls ill, Kaneki pays her a visit that has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, as Nishiki is still recovering from his run-in with Kaneki, he is nearly preyed upon by other ghouls. Tsukiyama remains consumed with the idea of having Kaneki.

  • Kaneki starts receiving self-defense lessons from Yomo. He meets Itori, who runs her own bar, and is friends with Uta and Yomo. Kaneki is befriended by Tsukiyama, a ghoul who knew Rize, who also enjoys reading, and possesses other, more epicurean tastes.

  • Yoshimura teaches Kaneki more about how to blend in with mankind, and takes in a mother and daughter needing protection. Two ghoul investigators, Mado and Amon, are assigned to the 20th Ward. In response, Toka takes Kaneki out to have a mask made for him.

  • Kaneki desperately fights the urge to eat human flesh, the only thing that can satisfy his hunger as a ghoul. He meets up with Hide again, joining him on an errand, and is glad for the companionship. But will his declining condition place Hide at risk?

  • Ken Kaneki points out Rize, a girl he is interested in, to his friends at a local coffee shop. When Kaneki discovers the two share a love for a favorite author, he asks her out. However, their date ends in tragedy!

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