Questions tagged [tokyo-ghoul]

Tokyo Ghoul (Japanese: 東京喰種-トーキョーグール-) is a manga series by Sui Ishida. It follows the story of Kaneki Ken, transformed into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and forced to adapt to their lifestyle in order to survive.

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Why did Kaneki's hair change color?

At the start of the series, Kaneki's hair is dark brown, except in the OP, where it we see an image of him with white hair. In episode 11, we see a final scene of Kaneki, his hair having turned white. ...
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Why is Tokyo Ghoul's second season called √A?

As the title says, why is Tokyo Ghoul's second season called √A?
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Why did Tokyo Ghoul √A completely deviate from the manga?

The first episode of Tokyo Ghoul √A aired today, and at the end (obvious spoiler), Kaneki went with Aogiri (we don't know why yet). However, I read that in the manga, he did the exact opposite. ...
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Does Kaneki pop his knuckles or break them?

Initially, I used to think that he popped his knuckles, but the noise is simply too loud. Also, considering the gruesome origin of his white-haired avatar, I am inclined to think he breaks them ...
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What does it take to kill a Ghoul?

In Tokyo Ghoul, fodder ghouls were getting killed by stabs to the chest and stomach, but then there are people like Nishiki getting impaled repeatedly and destroyed by Shuu, but he still lives. Plus, ...
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Manga image of two girls with unusual eyes [closed]

I found it on tumblr and i would be interested to know from what manga it is
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Is no one looking for Kaneki?

In Tokyo Ghoul, during episode 1, Kaneki turns into a half-ghoul, and he is forced to abandon his old life, sans his good buddy Hide, though they do spend less time together. However, we barely even ...
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Is Tooru Mutsuki male or female?

In the story, some people refer to Mutsuki as him/her. Additionally, in the wiki, it stated that Mutsuki's gender is male, sex is female. Is Tooru Mutsuki male or female?
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Before watching “Tokyo Ghoul:re” anime, is it necessary to read the manga to understand the story?

I've seen the first episode of Tokyo Ghoul:re and I didn't understand anything. Before watching the anime, is it necessary to read the manga to understand the story?
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Can a ghoul's skin be pierced by earthly weapons?

In Tokyo Ghoul, Jason claimed, while torturing Kaneki, that a ghoul's skin can not be pierced by any ordinary metal. If so, then: How could Rei wound Kurona and Nashiro by knives? Why don't the Doves ...
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Did Amon die in Root A?

In Tokyo Ghoul: Root A, they showed Amon collapse and then Kaneki left him. Later when Akira reached him, she started crying. However, they never confirmed whether or not he's really dead and they don'...
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What is the point of Jason asking Kaneki to count backwards by 1000-7?

What is the point of asking Kaneki the question 1000-7 at several points during his torture? Is there some character development behind the reason hid did that? Or is it a known method of torture?
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What is the reason behind this strange censorship of a specific scene in Tokyo Ghoul?

During the scene where Kurona and Nashiro are fighting Juzo in Season 2 Episode 4, I noticed some censorship. Juzo ends up stabbing Kurona a lot with his knives, but it's blurred out like this: I ...
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OST from Tokyo Ghoul:re Episode 2 around 20:40

On Tokyo Ghoul:re episode 2, there's a song around 20:40. I already tried SoundHound but no dice. What is the song title?
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Name of Discordant Piano Music in Beginning of Tokyo Ghoul Season 1 Episode 12?

I have found two previous similar questions (and tons way off), see below, but mine is distinct. What is song played when Ken is being tortured on seaons 1 episode 12? What is the song in ...
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Is there a uncensored version of Tokyo Ghoul?

I couldn't find an uncensored version of Tokyo Ghoul. Was it even released yet? If not, I would like to know when it estimated to be released. (I'm sure it isn't going to stay like this forever.)
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What is this anime about a guy with white hair and an infected(?) eye, who often cracks his index finger? [closed]

Okay, so my friend who I had a falling out with used to watch this anime on her laptop. I'd like to watch it but I don't know the title of the series and I can't ask her for obvious reasons. Here are ...
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Why did Kaneki's hair turn back to its original colour?

At the end of season 2, Kaneki's hair turns back to its original colour. I know his hair turned to white because of the Marie Antoinette (MA) syndrome, but in all the research I've done, I've found ...
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Why does Kuzen not have red eyes when wielding his kagune?

I love Tokyo Ghoul and have the manga, but can someone please explain to me why Kuzen doesn't have red eyes when wielding his kagune in the anime? Is it just a mistake made when animating this ...
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What are the differences between the Tokyo Ghoul anime and manga?

After seeing the first episode of Tokyo Ghoul √A, I noticed a major difference in the anime. Are there any more differences between manga and anime (both seasons)?
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Is it “Aogiri Tree” or “Aogiri Wood”?

I've seen it translate to both in different sources when reading the manga. I think in the Anime it was "Aogiri Tree" but I can't quite remember.
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Does CCG Know that Haise Sasaki is Actually Ken Kaneki?

I just started the 3rd season, but I read the wiki, and I was curious.... Didn't CCG capture Kaneki and got the idea for the Quinx because of him? Then why did they let "Eyepatch" join the CCG as an ...
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Does “Root A” follow the fact about Takatsuki and the One-Eyed Owl?

In Root A, Takatsuki does seem to be fascinated by Kaneki's name, but, I just looked her up on the Wikia and it says that Is this true only in the manga or is it also true in Root A?
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What's the difference between Rank 1 through Rank 3 investigators?

I really don't see a difference between investigators of different ranks, whether it's power, personality, weapon type/weapon shape, or knowledge. Would you please describe the concept of ranks to me?...
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What is the name of the theme song at the end of episode 12 of Tokyo Ghoul?

With the start of the second season of the anime, I've rewatched some of the previous episodes of Tokyo Ghoul. Does anyone know the name of the song that plays at the end of episode 12?
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Why is Kaneki's fighting ability improved when he put on his mask?

In volume 8 chapter 72, Nishio mentions to Kaneki that his abilities will improve if Kaneki puts on his mask. As far as I know it's just a mask (with no special power or anything). So why does it ...
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How do hybrids (half-humans and half-ghouls) rate in strength compared to normal ghouls?

In the anime series, there are several types of hybrids: artificial half-ghouls like Kaneki, biological half-ghouls like Eto and half-humans like Arima. How are they supposed to rate in strength ...
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What is a kakuja?

Okay this is several questions. For one, what exactly is a Kakuja? I mean, I get that they're extra kagune obtained by cannibalism, but what causes that to happen? How come Kaneki's takes the form of ...
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Do they always wear the same mask?

In Tokyo Ghoul, each ghoul is provided a mask to hide their identity from the CCG. And although I've yet to watch the entire series (currently on season 2), it appears that ghouls always wear the same ...
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Does Orochi know Haise Sasaki?

Orochi reacted when he saw Haise Sasaki (Tokyo Ghoul :Re episode 1) and said Hmmm? There's something about him... leading me to believe that he recognized Haise Sasaki from somewhere before. How ...
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Which owl is the source of Arima's quinque?

Considering the confusion between the 2 owls (Yoshimura vs Eto) do we know which one Arima took this quinque from? Has he fought both? I'm not sure if a Tokyo Ghoul: re tag is worthwhile.
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Tokyo Ghoul re: Season 2 - What did Orca notice about Arima in his fight with him?

In the latest Tokyo Ghoul re: Season 2 episode 13. There is a fight scene between ccg investigators and Orca. In that scene what was Orca talking about Kishou Arima's eyes? He said that there is ...
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What happened at the end of Tokyo Ghoul?

I am a bit confused by Tokyo Ghoul season 2's ending. Why was Hide bitten, and by who or what? Was it in that "war"? Or did Kaneki bite him? And why did Yomo stop Touka when she was running to ...
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Do ghouls also live outside Japan?

In the universe of Tokyo Ghoul: Do ghouls exist only in Japan, or do they thrive in large numbers throughout the world? Is there any body such as the CCG in those parts of the world Is there any ...
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Why do some mangaka like Ishida Sui have a mysterious air?

I had googled Ishida Sui after reading Tokyo Ghoul, but I was surprised to find minimal information about him. I couldn't even a find a single photo of him, not even on his Wikipedia page. Why is it ...
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Why does Kaneki's perception of taste change?

In the anime Tokyo Ghoul, Rize's organs are transplanted into Kaneki causing him to become a half-ghoul half-human. However, the organs transplanted are situated in his abdomen region and his tongue ...
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Who caused Rize to die?

In the first episode, someone threw the crane in order to kill Rize, however that also prompted in having to save Kaneki from totally being devoured/killed . That was the point from where everything ...
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Can a person who was converted into half Ghoul by replacing parts of his organs be reverted to human by replacing those organs with human ones?

In Tokyo Ghoul Kaneki was converted into a half Ghoul when he was transplated organs from a female Ghoul into his body. Can a person like him, who was converted into half Ghoul by replacing parts of ...
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Can Ghouls drink water?

I just started watching the series and I'm about 4episodes in. In episode 2 the shopkeeper old guy says: but in episode 4 when Touka got a piece of meat from a friend, she was in the bathroom ...
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Who was the One-Eyed King after all?

In the Tokyo Ghoul:re manga, I just got confused at a most critical point. Takatsuki wanted Kaneki to fulfil her wish to 'kill the One-Eyed', but in the end, as far as I can make out, Arima was the ...
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Is watching the first 2 seasons of the anime enough to understand “Tokyo Ghoul:re” manga without reading prior manga?

I've watched Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul Root A, but I didn't read the manga. Is watching the them enough to understand Tokyo Ghoul:re manga without reading prior manga?
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What is the song name played after Kaneki kills dragon (19:30 - 23:42) in 12th episode of Tokyo Ghoul :Re 2?

There is a song played just after Kaneki destroys dragon and it continues till the end. It starts from 19:30 and ends at 23:42. Can you please tell me its name?
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Can Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul self cannibalize?

Would it be possible for Kaneki to eat himself to prevent starvation? Or to keep himself from dying?
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Do Ghouls gain the kakuho they eat when they cannibalize?

I recently watched episode 14 of Tokyo Ghoul: re and in Kaneki's fight with Arima, he used a Kagune that was really different from his usually Rinkaku. Do Ghouls gain the kakuhou they eat when they ...
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Can someone help me interpret the end of root A?

At the end of root A, all that is shown to us is this at the last scene: Can someone help me understand what is happening here? Or what do you guys think is happening here if we don't have solid ...
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What is the song in Tokyo Ghoul with the discordant piano?

If anyone knows, I would be so grateful. I've been looking for this one song in Tokyo Ghoul Root A that I just cannot find. It has very discordant piano music in the very beginning. It plays in Root ...
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What's the name of the music played during the final battle of Tokyo Ghoul √A episode 9?

What is the name of the music playing from 20.00 to the end of the episode in Tokyo Ghoul √A episode 9?
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Tokyo Ghoul Re: Anime what part in the manga?

I just finished Tokyo Ghoul: Re manga, and I'd like to know what part of the anime is already covered?
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What is the piano song in the very first beginning of Tokyo Ghoul:re season 2 episode 1?

What is the piano cover of the 1st episode of Tokyo ghoul:re season 2's introduction of in the first 8-second of it?
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Why did Furuta leave Kaiko alive?

It seems that Furuta's aim was to kill all members of the V and Wasshu clan members who were controlling CCG. So why does he not eliminate both the V and Washhu clans together? Why does he keep Kaiko ...