Tokyo Ghoul

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  • TV-MA
  • 2014
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.7  (65,642)

Tokyo Ghoul is a dark and compelling anime series that first aired in 2014 on Tokyo MX. It follows the story of Ken Kaneki, a shy and bookish college student who lives in a version of Tokyo where human flesh-eating ghouls exist in secret. After a chance encounter with a ghoul named Rize, Kaneki finds himself transformed into a half-ghoul and must navigate a world where humans and ghouls are constantly at odds.

At its core, Tokyo Ghoul is a story of survival and identity. Kaneki must learn how to control his newfound powers and struggles to come to terms with the fact that he is no longer fully human. Throughout the series, he encounters a diverse cast of characters, both human and ghoul, who challenge him in different ways and force him to confront the brutal realities of the world he now lives in.

One of the most striking aspects of Tokyo Ghoul is its visual style. The series is animated in a highly stylized and detailed manner, with a focus on bold contrasts between light and dark imagery. This gives the show a visceral and almost visceral quality, heightening the tension and drama in each scene. The character designs are also highly distinctive, with each ghoul having a unique and often monstrous appearance.

In terms of voice acting, the Japanese version of Tokyo Ghoul features Natsuki Hanae in the lead role of Ken Kaneki. Hanae delivers a nuanced and empathetic performance, embodying both the vulnerability and the inner strength of the character. The English dub, which was produced by Funimation, features Austin Tindle as Kaneki and Brina Palencia as the female ghoul Touka Kirishima. Both actors do an excellent job conveying the emotional depth and complexity of their respective characters, making the show accessible to English-speaking audiences.

Tokyo Ghoul is not for the faint of heart. The series is known for its intense and often gruesome violence, as well as its exploration of mature themes such as discrimination, identity, and the nature of humanity. Yet despite its darkness, the show ultimately conveys a message of hope and resilience. Kaneki and his friends may face unimaginable horrors, but they refuse to give up on their quest for survival and understanding.

Overall, Tokyo Ghoul is a must-watch for fans of dark fantasy and horror anime. It is a gripping and emotionally compelling series that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Whether you're watching for the first time or revisiting the show for a repeat viewing, you're sure to find something new and fascinating in this unforgettable tale of survival and self-discovery.

Tokyo Ghoul is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (73 episodes). The series first aired on July 3, 2014.

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The Final Episode
48. The Final Episode
March 1, 2022
Kaneki and Furuta continue their duel below the streets of Tokyo, as CCG and Goat jointly continue fighting the members of V aboveground. Kaneki comes to terms with the events of the last several years.
The End of Tragedy
46. The End of Tragedy
March 1, 2022
While Kaneki's body lies dormant in its giant kagune, he has an inner dialogue with Rize. Urie talks to Mutsuki about the hardships of going it alone. A crisis places the city on alert, forcing CCG and the ghouls to work together.
Recollection
45. Recollection
March 1, 2022
As Dr. Kanou visits his family's gravesite, Kurona confronts him. CCG gains a new ally and expert on ghouls. Hide enlists the help of Akira and Amon to plead his case to CCG.
Brilliance
42. Brilliance
March 1, 2022
The CCG investigators that were close to Haise react to his leaving. Furuta takes over as the head of the CCG, and sets forth a new strategy to deal with the ghouls. The Clowns begin to riot, threatening CCG Headquarters.
Mementos
40. Mementos
October 30, 2018
As the fighting on Rushima reaches its climax, Akira makes a fateful decision. Urie, together with the new members of the Quinx Squad, continue their search for Mutsuki. Arima makes a startling revelation to Kaneki.
And Once More
37. And Once More
October 9, 2018
CCG locates Aogiri Tree's headquarters. Hinami's execution is scheduled. Takatsuki's editor is questioned over whether or not she is a ghoul. Before Takatsuki can be questioned, however, she makes a stunning public announcement.
Dawn
36. Dawn
June 19, 2018
Eto arrives on the rooftop, spurring Kanae to attack Haise, who must also reason with Kaneki. With the other squad members on the ropes, Shirazu goes all-out to stop Noro. Kanae and Tsukiyama reach an understanding.
Failure
35. Failure
June 12, 2018
Matsumae and Mairo try to hold off the investigators long enough for Shu to escape. Haise and Shu face each other on the building's helipad. Quinx Squad has their hands full when a powerful ghoul stands in their way.
Wavering
34. Wavering
June 5, 2018
Eto drops in on a defeated Kanae, offering to help. Shirazu decides he needs to make a fresh start. Ui finally consents to Haise's idea of an undercover fact-finding mission. Haise grows frustrated probing into his past.
Ghost
33. Ghost
March 1, 2022
Having seen a photo of Haise, Tsukiyama bounces back and races to see him. Haise takes the rest of the squad to Uta's shop to be fitted for masks. Kijima releases a shocking video on the CCG website to draw Rose out.
The One That Wriggles
32. The One That Wriggles
May 22, 2018
Tsukiyama's condition worsens. Tatara and Ayato argue about rescuing Hinami. Shirazu finds it difficult to take possession of the Nutcracker quinque. Quinx Squad begins a new joint investigation with S1 Squad.
The Days In My Memories
31. The Days In My Memories
May 15, 2018
Haise asks Arima to allow him to take custody of Hinami, and the remaining ghouls retreat. Following an awards ceremony where many of the investigators are promoted, Haise hosts a celebratory dinner at the Chateau.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
December 25, 2018
Kaneki and Furuta continue their duel below the streets of Tokyo, as CCG and Goat jointly continue fighting the members of V aboveground. Kaneki comes to terms with the events of the last several years.
ACT: Encounters
23. ACT: Encounters
December 18, 2018
Following increasing dragon activity and the discovery of a second core, Kaneki and Ayato volunteer to go and deal with it. When Kaiko and the members of V launch an attack, CCG and the ghouls must fight together to stop them.
Call: The Far Side of Tragedy
22. Call: The Far Side of Tragedy
December 11, 2018
While Kaneki's body lies dormant in its giant kagune, he has an inner dialogue with Rize. Urie talks to Mutsuki about the hardships of going it alone. A crisis places the city on alert, forcing CCG and the ghouls to work together.
Morse: Remembrances
21. Morse: Remembrances
December 4, 2018
As Dr. Kanou visits his family's gravesite, Kurona confronts him. CCG gains a new ally and expert on ghouls. Hide enlists the help of Akira and Amon to plead his case to CCG. A despondent Mutsuki lashes out at Saiko and Urie.
Incarnation: Awakened Child
20. Incarnation: Awakened Child
November 27, 2018
Mutsuki leads the Oggais in a raid on Goat's underground lair. Urie and Kuroiwa confront Furuta in his office over his fitness to lead. Kaneki and Suzuya face each other in combat. Kaneki goes to drastic lengths to protect Touka.
Proof: Bonds
19. Proof: Bonds
November 20, 2018
Under Furuta, CCG cracks down hard on the ghoul community, forcing Goat to go underground. Takeomi and Yoriko set a wedding date. Mutsuki locates Kaneki and invites him back. Touka takes the next step with Kaneki.
FACE: Effulgence
18. FACE: Effulgence
November 13, 2018
The CCG investigators that were close to Haise react to his leaving. Furuta takes over as the head of the CCG, and sets forth a new strategy to deal with the ghouls. The Clowns begin to riot, threatening CCG Headquarters.
MovE: Confluence, Confusion
17. MovE: Confluence, Confusion
November 6, 2018
Kaneki assembles the remaining Aogiri Tree and Anteiku members to announce the creation of a new ghoul organization. Akira's course of treatment takes a surprise turn. Yomo and Touka both try to make peace with their past.
Vive: Those Left Behind
16. Vive: Those Left Behind
October 30, 2018
As the fighting on Rushima reaches its climax, Akira makes a fateful decision. Urie, together with the new members of the Quinx Squad, continue their search for Mutsuki. Arima makes a startling revelation to Kaneki.
Union: Close Game
15. Union: Close Game
October 23, 2018
CCG's assault on Aogiri Tree on Rushima Island continues, and Urie and Saiko are anxious to rescue Mutsuki. Tatara and Kurona both make their stands against the investigators. Akira receives help from a surprise source.
VOLT: White Darkness
14. VOLT: White Darkness
October 16, 2018
Ayato leads a raiding party on Cochlea to rescue Hinami, He is joined by Touka and Yomo. Haise tries to get Hinami to safety, but is confronted by Furuta. As the others flee through the basement, Haise confronts Arima.
Place: And So, Once Again
13. Place: And So, Once Again
October 9, 2018
CCG locates Aogiri Tree's headquarters. Hinami's execution is scheduled. Takatsuki's editor is questioned over whether or not she is a ghoul. Before Takatsuki can be questioned, however, she makes a stunning public announcement.
Beautiful Dream: Daybreak
12. Beautiful Dream: Daybreak
June 19, 2018
Eto arrives on the rooftop, spurring Kanae to attack Haise, who must also reason with Kaneki. With the other squad members on the ropes, Shirazu goes all-out to stop Noro. Kanae and Tsukiyama reach an understanding.
WritE: The Absent One
11. WritE: The Absent One
June 12, 2018
Matsumae and Mairo try to hold off the investigators long enough for Shu to escape. Haise and Shu face each other on the building's helipad. Quinx Squad has their hands full when a powerful ghoul stands in their way.
Think: Sway
10. Think: Sway
June 5, 2018
Eto drops in on a defeated Kanae, offering to help. Shirazu decides he needs to make a fresh start. Ui finally consents to Haise's idea of an undercover fact-finding mission. Haise grows frustrated probing into his past.
Play: Departed Spirit
9. Play: Departed Spirit
May 29, 2018
Having seen a photo of Haise, Tsukiyama bounces back and races to see him. Haise takes the rest of the squad to Uta's shop to be fitted for masks. Kijima releases a shocking video on the CCG website to draw Rose out.
TAKe: One Who Writhes
8. TAKe: One Who Writhes
May 22, 2018
Tsukiyama's condition worsens. Tatara and Ayato argue about rescuing Hinami. Shirazu finds it difficult to take possession of the Nutcracker quinque. Quinx Squad begins a new joint investigation with S1 Squad.
Mind: Days of Recollections
7. Mind: Days of Recollections
May 15, 2018
Haise asks Arima to allow him to take custody of Hinami, and the remaining ghouls retreat. Following an awards ceremony where many of the investigators are promoted, Haise hosts a celebratory dinner at the Chateau.
Turn: In the End
6. Turn: In the End
May 8, 2018
Takizawa continues his offensive against Haise on the main stage. Shirazu tries to get Saiko to help him subdue Nutcracker in the monitor room. Urie pursues Big Madam, and feels the effects of his increased Frame level.
PresS: Night of Scattering
5. PresS: Night of Scattering
May 1, 2018
The Quinx Squad rushes to save Mutsuki from Kanae. The Owl goes on a seemingly unstoppable rampage. Urie is frustrated when he is assigned escort duty. Ato Squad meets resistance trying to secure the monitor room.
Main: Auction
4. Main: Auction
April 24, 2018
The Clowns act as auctioneers for a human auction, in which Mutsuki finds himself embroiled. CCG forces surround the complex in which the auction is being held, with orders to exterminate the ghouls inside--especially Big Madam.
Fresh: Eve
3. Fresh: Eve
April 17, 2018
Urie speaks to Chief Washu about having his Frame level increased. With a mission coming up, the Quinxes try to get Saiko to come to work. Donato asks Haise about his missing memories. The squad goes undercover.
Fragments: member
2. Fragments: member
April 10, 2018
Haise loses control while fighting Orochi, and has to be subdued. Later at the Chateau, Haise berates Urie for not getting the squad to safety, and removes him from his squad captaincy. Urie seeks to increase his power.
Those Who Hunt: START
1. Those Who Hunt: START
April 3, 2018
The members of Quinx Squad, an experimental division of Akira Mado's CCG squad, and composed of investigators who have been surgically made part ghoul, work to track down the A-rated ghoul Torso.
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Where to Watch Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul is available for streaming on the Tokyo MX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tokyo Ghoul on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    July 3, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (65,642)