- 3 Seasons
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.