New Director Helms “Tokyo Ghoul:re” TV Anime

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This year’s 49th issue of Weekly Young Jump magazine will be revealing the main staff for the television anime adaptation of Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul:re manga on Thursday. The anime is scheduled to air in 2018.

The revealed cast consist of:

  • Director: Odahiro Watanabe (Soul Buster)
  • Series Composition: Chuuji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A)
  • Character Designer: Atsuko Nakajima (Ranma ½, Sakamoto desu ga?)
  • Animation Production: Studio Pierrot (Bleach, Great Teacher Onizuka)

It was also revealed that Natsuki Hanae will return to star in the series as Ken Kaneki.

Announcement video for the upcoming series:

The website also revealed a visual for the upcoming anime:

New Director Helms
New Director Helms “Tokyo Ghoul:re” TV Anime

Tokyo Ghoul:re synopsis:

Two years have passed since the CCG’s raid on Anteiku. Although the atmosphere in Tokyo has changed drastically due to the increased influence of the CCG, ghouls continue to pose a problem as they have begun taking caution, especially the terrorist organization Aogiri Tree, who acknowledge the CCG’s growing threat to their existence.

The creation of a special team, known as the Quinx Squad, may provide the CCG with the push they need to exterminate Tokyo’s unwanted residents. As humans who have undergone surgery in order to make use of the special abilities of ghouls, they participate in operations to eradicate the dangerous creatures. The leader of this group, Haise Sasaki, is a half-ghoul, half-human who has been trained by famed special class investigator, Kishou Arima. However, there’s more to this young man than meets the eye, as unknown memories claw at his mind, slowly reminding him of the person he used to be.

Tokyo Ghoul:re is a sequel to the Japanese manga series Tokyo Ghoul written and illustrated by Sui Ishida, it has been published since October 2014.

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