Ghouls are terrifying creatures which feed on human flesh. When Kaneki is almost killed in an attack, he transforms into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and is forced to adapt to their lifestyle in order to survive.
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Natsuki Hanae ...
 Kaneki Ken (12 episodes, 2014)
Sora Amamiya ...
 Kirishima, Touka (11 episodes, 2014)
Kenny Green ...
 Kureo Mado (7 episodes, 2014)
Shintaro Asanuma ...
 Nishio Nishiki / ... (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Tsukiyama Shuu (6 episodes, 2014)
Sumire Morohoshi ...
 Fueguchi, Hinami (6 episodes, 2014)
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The suspense horror/dark fantasy story is set in Tokyo, which is haunted by mysterious "ghouls" who are devouring humans. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are masked in mystery. An ordinary college student named Kaneki encounters Rize, a girl who is an avid reader like him, at the café he frequents. Little does he realize that his fate will change overnight. Written by Anonymous

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Lead character named after as ken means Ganesh in Tamil. See more »

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it's good but could have been way better
23 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

was it worth the time to watch ? totally worth it and more. the story is good really good it has a lot of metaphoric ideas that will make you think so watch it with an open mind to fully enjoy it.

as for the characters they are develop in nice way but if the stick to the sours the manga it would have been way better especially the side characters and development pacing was the problem.

the pacing in general is the series problem in many moments you get bored of the series i even thought about skipping some episodes.its really worth it in the last 2 episodes and first 2 that it's made me forget how poor the pacing is.

A friend of mine told about the series she said if liked attack on titan you will like this one and she sure is right they are similar in many ways. if this anime was better adaptive it would be even better than attack on titan.


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