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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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What does Ghoul mean in japanese?

I know what a Ghoul is in the context of the Tokyo Ghoul series, but I was wondering what does Ghoul mean in japanese. Is it a made up word or it is the same "Ghoul" from Arabic? What do the kanji ...
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Song from Tokyo Ghoul, Season 3, Episode 4

The soundtrack starts when Juzu enters the Auction, attacks the ghouls and then looks up at the Madam (duration 09:44-10:52)
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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 song plays during the episode preview after ending in Tokyo Ghoul:re episode 6?

There's a music in Tokyo Ghoul:re episode 6 at the end, after the ending music (the next episode preview). What is that song?
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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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What was the soundtrack with Juuzou looking at Big Madam during the auction raid in Tokyo Ghoul Re:?

So there's a soundtrack on episode 4 of Tokyo Ghoul Re: at around 10:07, during the auction raid, Juuzou looks at Big Madame and this OST plays. Could someone identify and show me a link to the music ...
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What's the song when Kaneki wakes up after fighting against Nishio in episode 2?

In Tokyo Ghoul episode 2, there's a music playing when Kaneki wakes up after fighting against Nishio. It's playing from 7:54-8:03 on this YouTube video. What's that song?
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What song is playing in episode 22 (s2ep10) of Tokyo Ghoul?

It's playing between 6:36 and 7:46. I've heard it multiple times in TG itself but couldn't find it on soundtrack, and many times elsewhere. I have a feeling it's somewhat popular
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Is Yamori's change of hair color caused by torture?

Yamori (Yakumo Oomori) has undergone torture before. Did the torture really cause Yamori to change his hair color?
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Thrilling music played in Tokyo Ghoul :re season 2 episode 11

What is name or link of background music played at 14:50 in Tokyo Ghoul : Re 2nd season episode 11? It is a kind of battle music with trumpets and drums. I'd really be thankful if I could get its link....
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Why are Ghouls worried all people from Tokyo become Ghouls?

In Tokyo Ghoul:re 2 , episode 11, Ghouls from the group of Kaneki like Nishiki were worried all people from Tokyo becomes Ghoul. Why is this so? Why if you are a Ghoul are you going to be worried ...
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Title and singer of that english-sounding song in Tokyo Ghoul Root of Aogiri anime?

I loved the sound of the song that sounds like English (I can't understand the words but I know most of it are not nihongo) that is usually being played on dramatic scenes in Tokyo Ghoul RA. Can ...
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Name or link to the instrumental that plays at 11:47 - 14:58 in Tokyo Ghoul season 2 episode 11?

Beautiful melody that starts of soft then raises in intensity and balances out. Perfect fit for the scenes
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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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Why was it so easy for Kichimura to tear the one-eyed owl kakuja apart?

In Tokyo Ghoul:Re 2, episode 2, Kichimura tears the one-eyed owl kakuja apart easily, when she was supposed to be the strongest Ghoul until that point in the anime series. Why was it so easy for ...
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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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What song is Tsukiyama playing on piano in the chapel?

In Tokyo Ghoul episode 5 around 10:08 - 10:20, there's a song Tsukiyama is playing on piano in the chapel. What is that song?
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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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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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In Root A, did Hide feed himself to Kaneki so that he would heal?

Hide started bleeding shortly after Kaneki woke up, however, Kaneki had passed out from blood loss and was having difficulty healing. Then there's the weird dream Kaneki had that makes me believe ...
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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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Did Yoshimura cannibalize after becoming "a good guy"?

Yoshimura is supposed to be this wise good old man, who was evil in the past. But he has a kakuja and it's mentioned in the Tokyo Ghoul wikia he had to cannibalize to obtain it. If I recall correctly, ...
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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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Where should I start the Tokyo Ghoul manga from?

I've finished the 1st and 2nd (√A) seasons and I wanted to start with the manga. So I want to continue it from the part where the anime left off, since I don't want to waste time reading what has been ...
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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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What is the meaning behind the titles of Tokyo Ghoul OVAs JACK & PINTO?

For reference, the dictionary definition of the word "pinto" is Marked with spots of white and other colors; mottled; spotted. It can also be used to refer to a piebald horse which has irregular ...
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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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How did Seido Takizawa become a Ghoul?

At the end of the second season of the anime, Seido Takizawa was almost killed. And in the begining of the third season, he appears as a powerful half Ghoul. What happened to him? How did Seido ...
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Does a Ghoul need to cannibalize to reach SSS level?

Apparently all the Ghouls which are classified as SSS have a kakuja obtained by cannibalization. Does a ghoul need to cannibalize to reach SSS level? is this mentioned in the manga, some OVA or ...
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Are there classes of Kagune or they are all differents?

I've just watched the first season of Tokyo Ghoul anime, and in one episode the subtitle translation made a note where it said some Ghoul had a Kagune related with speed or something like that, which ...
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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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At the end of Tokyo Ghoul: Root A, is Yoshimura still alive?

In Tokyo Ghoul: Root A, Yoshimura ―the old leader of the Antiteiku― was defeated. After that, his daughter, after fighting with Arima, "ate" him. Normally, ghouls would eat someone to gain energy, but ...
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What are the differences between a half Ghoul and a Ghoul other than having one human eye and a Ghoul eye?

What are the differences between a half Ghoul and a Ghoul other than having one human eye and a Ghoul eye? It would seem half Ghouls have all the habilities of regular Ghouls, super strenght, ...
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Could a koukaku ghoul be fast?

I know that Koukaku ghouls are generally slow due to their kagune being heavy hitting armor protruding from below their shoulder blade, but there are other things that factor into how fast a ghoul is, ...
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What happened with Iwao Kuroiwa and Yukinori Shinohara after the battle against Yoshimura?

After the battle with Yoshimura at the end of the 2nd season of the anime, Iwao Kuroiwa and Yukinori Shinohara were baddly injured. One of the characters said one of the two was in a critical state. ...
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What are these kind of beam weapons used by Ghoul Investigators?

What are these kind of beam weapons used by Ghoul Investigators like Kishou Arima, or Mougan Tanakamaru? Are they based on Ghouls like Quinques or are they something completely different?
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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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Which are the classes of Ghouls?

In season 2 of Tokyo Ghoul at least a couple of times is mentioned classes of Ghouls. In one chapter one person talks about "Ghouls from class C to SS" IIRC. Which are all the classes of Ghouls?
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Can Ghouls be killed with bullets?

In the last episode of the first season a lot of special forces with machine guns attacked the Aogiri Tree. My question is, given the regenerative abilities Ghouls have, can they be killed with ...
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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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Tokyo Ghoul Re Episode 1 song when Kaneki saves his teammates

what song is playing 5 mins in Tokyo Ghoul Re Episode 1 when Kaneki first appears to save his teammates from the cab driver ghoul?
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What song/theme is playing in episode 10 of season 2 in Tokyo Ghoul?

It's playing between 6:46 and 7:46. I've heard it multiple times in TG itself but couldn't find it on soundtrack, and many times elsewhere. I have a feeling it's somewhat popular
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Is the anime of "Tokyo Ghoul:re" (season 3) canon?

Can anyone confirm or deny if Tokyo Ghoul:re, the 3rd season of the anime is canon or not? It seems like a major step after the events of the first and second seasons so I'm pretty darn bewildered by ...
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Is the anime adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul:re faithful to the manga?

I've seen the first 2 episodes of Tokyo Ghoul:re and got confused when Kaneki meets Touka. I dropped the manga a while ago though, so I might be wrong thinking that they have not met this early. 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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Could Haise Sasaki regain his memories if he accepted his ghoul side?

Haise Sasaki is an amnesiac and remembers nothing of his true identity, but if he accepted his ghoul side, wouldn't he regain his memories, his original identity, and his full power? That would make ...
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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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Song from Tokyo Ghoul episode 10

What is the song that plays in Tokyo Ghoul episode 10 at 15:25 when Juuzou is on the screen? Thank you!
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What happened to the one-eyed twins after they escaped?

Last we saw them, the one-eyed twins who seemed to be against Aogiri and the CCG were terribly wounded and struggling to escape Cochlea prison, while the CCG and Aogiri battled during a prison break ...
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OST from Tokyo Ghoul:re Episode 3

What's the name of the soundtrack being played near the ending of this episode while Kaneki is training the Quinx squad and they show the ghouls preparing for the Auction (between 21:10 - 22:00 to be ...