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Why did Kaneki's hair change color?

You should read the manga. His hair turned white because of the stress of being tortured 2 or 3 times everyday for 10+ days. The anime is wrong. Why? Because Kaneki's hair didn't change in a moment, ...
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Why is Tokyo Ghoul's second season called √A?

√A ("root A") is a reference to and pun on the Aogiri Tree organization, which is the focus of the second season. "A" is simply the first letter of the organization, and the root is a pun on tree root ...
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Manga image of two girls with unusual eyes

It looks like it's from Tokyo Ghoul. They've all got eyes like that: It looks like the characters from your screenshot are Kurona Yasuhisa and Nashiro Yasuhisa: More info: My Anime List Anime News ...
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Is there a uncensored version of Tokyo Ghoul?

The DVDs will be uncensored. They are not fully released yet (Volume 3 is coming out on the 28th of November, Volume 4 December 26th ), nor released in English speaking territories. I expect it may ...
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Is no one looking for Kaneki?

In episode 12 of the anime, it is explained in detail. His dad died before he was old enough to form memories His mom died from "overwork" trying to support Kaneki and her younger sister His aunt (...
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Can a ghoul's skin be pierced by earthly weapons?

First of all, Suzuya did not use just any knives, he used a bikaku quinque in the form of knives, the Scorpion 1/56. Thus, since they are made from kagune, these knives can pierce ghoul skin and thus ...
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Are there classes of Kagune or they are all differents?

There are four different kagune types, which depend on kakuhou position in body: Ukaku - fast kagune, capable of distant attacks, but ukaku ghouls get tired quickly due to RC cells depletion; Koukaku ...
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What does it take to kill a Ghoul?

As you know, ghouls have very strong muscle and high regeneration abilities. A ghoul's body can be damaged by Quinque or Q bullets. The main requirement to kill a ghoul are weapons like those ...
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Did Amon die in Root A?

As for whether or not Amon died in Tokyo Ghoul: Root A is unclear as the events you describe is all we get with regards to Amon's injury. However, in Tokyo Ghoul:re manga:
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Why did Kaneki's hair change color?

It seems that his hair turning white and his nails turning black was both due to the physical and mental stress he was experiencing during the torture and the forced regeneration of his toes. (Sources:...
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What is the name of the theme song at the end of episode 12 of Tokyo Ghoul?

The song that plays at the end of episode 12 is the same as the opening theme song. It is called "Unravel", and is by TK. Lyrics and more information can be found on the Tokyo Ghoul Wiki. The full ...
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Why are ghouls' eyes red?

The kakugan are red due to the activation of RC cells in the ghoul's body. The RC cells are present in their bodies are when they activate them to use their kagune of due to them becoming excited, the ...
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Where should I start the Tokyo Ghoul manga from?

Start from the beginning, they've changed some things in the anime. (Not to mention that the 2nd season deviated from the manga completely) It's weekly, and do note that after Tokyo Ghoul, there's ...
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Why did Kaneki's hair turn back to its original colour?

My interpretation was that it was purely symbolic. I saw the white hair as a change in his personality, a sort of draining of his "color" or original personality. When his hair changes back, we see ...
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What is this anime about a guy with white hair and an infected(?) eye, who often cracks his index finger?

You should make up with your friend (friendship should triumph over quarrels). Then you can enjoy the rest of Tokyo Ghoul together again. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhbS4-W-hpg
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What happened at the end of Tokyo Ghoul?

Sadly, anime sacrifices a lots of plot details from manga in sake of 12ep seasons, so numerous things are just not explained. I've abandoned anime at around half of first season, so I will reference ...
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Do ghouls also live outside Japan?

There are in fact ghouls outside Japan. There's the Chinese terrorist organization, Chi She Lian There's also a group in Germany studying ghouls, Ghoul Forschung Gesellschaft There's also ghouls from ...
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What's the difference between Rank 1 through Rank 3 investigators?

In a nutshell, investigators of different ranks hold different weapons and have more skill in fighting. The rank determines an Investigators' level of responsibility in the CCG, access to high-risk ...
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Is Tooru Mutsuki male or female?

Here's my updated answer, with facts from the manga itself, since the manga has long been over and the answers here might still confuse someone, especially since the anime skipped some of the facts I'...
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Why do some mangaka like Ishida Sui have a mysterious air?

There are plenty of reasons why any figure would hide his identity. Manga is a big deal in Japan and thus many authors try to hide their identity, especially before they are popular. On a side note, ...
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Does "Root A" follow the fact about Takatsuki and the One-Eyed Owl?

Yes, it's shown clearly in the anime that They started giving hints about it in first half of the episodes in Season 2. Season 2 Episode 1 Season 2 Episode 2 Season 2 Episode 3 Season 2 Episode ...
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What does Ghoul mean in japanese?

If you look at the word for ghoul as it's written in the title of Tokyo Ghoul, you can see that there's both kanji and furigana (pronunciation) for it. The furigana is グール, which the katakana word for ...
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What are the differences between the Tokyo Ghoul anime and manga?

Root A (season 2) is a completely different storyline that diverged from the manga and shows Kaneki if he had joined Aogiri instead of going off on his own. Though it does have some big spoilers, Read ...
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What is the reason behind this strange censorship of a specific scene in Tokyo Ghoul?

The whole show was highly censored, as shown in this comparison album (Obviously spoilers): https://imgur.com/a/tvt2r The main reason is Japanese censorship laws, which are very different from laws ...
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Why is Kaneki's fighting ability improved when he put on his mask?

The mask covered Kaneki's nose and mouth. This helps him suppress his urge to eat the opponent by reducing his ability to smell. Remember that Kaneki's ghoul ability is originally Hanazawa Kana's...no ...
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Why did Kaneki's hair change color?

Unlike stated in some of the other answers, it's not Marie Antoinette Syndrome. In the Tokyo Ghoul Re: manga, it is explained in Chapter 131: because the bodies cells are only able to divide a certain ...
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Why did Tokyo Ghoul √A completely deviate from the manga?

It's inaccurate to say it completely deviated from the manga. I read the manga first until the end as Tokyo Ghoul aired. Spoilers ahead. There are two points to note here. First: Kaneki, both in the ...
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What is "Tokyo Ghoul:re"?

Tokyo Ghoul:re is the sequel manga to Tokyo Ghoul. The Tokyo Ghoul manga ended in September of 2014 and was adapted into the first 2 seasons of the anime, though the second season, Root A, greatly ...
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What is the point of Jason asking Kaneki to count backwards by 1000-7?

2 reasons: First one being so that Kaneki doesn't go insane To keep him mentally aware so that he constantly feels pain instead of trying to ignore it. By keeping him mentally engaged it prevents ...
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Why does Kuzen not have red eyes when wielding his kagune?

Most likely, it's a mistake. If it isn't, it could be a sign of weakness. Eyes manifest on extremely RC dense Kagunes like kakujas, and I believe the kakugan is when RC cells enter the eye and turn ...
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