Tokyo Ghoul (Japanese: 東京喰種トーキョーグール Hepburn: Tōkyō Gūru) is a manga series by Sui Ishida. It was serialized inShueisha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014 and has been collected in fourteentankōbon volumes as of August 2014. A sequel titled Tokyo Ghoul:re began serialization in the same magazine in October 2014 and a prequel titled Tokyo Ghoul: JACK ran online on Jump Live.
A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by studio Pierrot aired on Tokyo MX between July and September 2014. A 12-episode second season, Tokyo Ghoul √A, which follows an original story, began airing on January 8, 2015 and concluded on March 26, 2015.Funimation has licensed the anime series for streaming and home video distribution in North America. The series was obtained byMadman Entertainment for digital distribution in Australia and New Zealand.