Tokyo Ghoul (Japanese: 東京喰種トーキョーグール, Hepburn: Tōkyō Gūru) is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. It was serialized in Shueisha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014, and it has been collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August 2014. A sequel titled Tokyo Ghoul:re was serialized in the same magazine between October 2014 and July 2018, and was later collected into sixteen tankōbon volumes. A prequel titled Tokyo Ghoul [Jack] ran online on Jump Live.
A Tokyo college student is attacked by a ghoul, a superpowered human who feeds on human flesh. He survives, but has become part ghoul and becomes a fugitive on the run.
Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種トーキョーグール, Tōkyō Gūru) is a TV anime produced by Studio Pierrot based on the manga of the same name.
The second season, titled Tokyo Ghoul √A (東京喰種トーキョーグール√A, Tōkyō Gūru √A), began airing on January 9, 2015. Unlike the first season, which followed the original manga, the second season was advertised as an alternate story spun by Sui Ishida for the anime.
A third season, titled Tokyo Ghoul:re (東京喰種トーキョーグール:re, Tōkyō Gūru:re) and based on the manga of the same name, began airing on April 3, 2018. It takes place two years after the events of Tokyo Ghoul √A. It was followed by a fourth season on October 9, 2018, which concludes the series as a whole.