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Tokyo Ghoul, Volume 1
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Tokyo Ghoul, Volume 1

Shy Ken Kaneki is thrilled to go on a date with the beautiful Rize. But it turns out that she's only interested in his body—eating it, that is. When a morally questionable rescue transforms him into the first half-human half-Ghoul hybrid, Ken is drawn into the dark and violent world of Ghouls, which exists alongside our own.

Rated: T+

Shy Ken Kaneki is thrilled to go on a date with the beautiful Rize. But it turns out that she's only interested in his body—eating it, that is. When a morally questionable rescue transforms him into the first half-human half-Ghoul hybrid, Ken is drawn into the dark and violent world of Ghouls, which exists alongside our own.

Rated: T+

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  • Sui Ishida was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is the author of Tokyo Ghoul and several Tokyo Ghoul one-shots, including one that won him second place in the Weekly Young Jump 113th Grand Prix award in 2010. Tokyo Ghoul began serialization in Weekly Young Jump in 2011 and was adapted into an anime series in 2014.

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  • Publisher's Weekly

    June 22, 2015
    When Kaneki ends up getting an organ transplant from a ghoul—basically a vampire with bug attributes—things in his world slowly but surely change for the worse. As he starts to crave human flesh to feast on, he becomes ever more deeply involved in the savage ghoul world that exists behind the scenes in his neighborhood. Kaneki struggles with being someone who’s both human and demon, trying to retain his humanity while not going crazy with hunger. By the book’s end, he’s reached a delicate emotional truce between the two, though not without heavy sacrifice (and body horror). The book is a complex one; camera angles and allusions to Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” blend Western literature and Japanese horror cinema in a light novel–esque treatment. Ishida’s debut manga series has sold millions of copies in Japan, and he’s crafted a first volume that solidly delivers with much potential.

  • DOGO Books animex - this seems really intresting i whatch the show so i whant to read the books
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