25 Facts about Tokyo Ghoul – Anime and Manga

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Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種) is a series of seinen manga written by Sui Ishida and published on Yong Jump in 2011. The success resulted in a Light Novel and several anime seasons. In today's article we will try to share approximately 25 curiosities about Tokyo Ghoul (I will not number).

The story revolves around Kaneki, a normal young man who ends up finding a deadly romance that turns him into a monster that feels like eating humans. You should know this, as this article contains several spoilers, and we recommend that you have watched the anime or read manga before.

Curiosities about the work of Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul was based on a novel called metamorphosis written in 1915 by Franz Kafka. Ghouls were originally monsters from Arab mythology associated with cemeteries and who ate human flesh. Tokyo Ghoul characters are believed to refer to Tarot cards.

Tokyo Ghoul was a hit in 2014, both in manga and animation. The manga became the 4th best seller of the year, while the anime had a disappointing second season that displeased most fans.

25 fun facts about tokyo ghoul - anime and manga

Manga author Sui Ishida never appeared in public, nor did he even post photos on his social networks. He's a complete stranger, even his sex is dubious. They only believe he is a man because he missed something in a publication. The mangaka claims to have read each chapter of the works of Drabon Ball and Bleach.

  • Anteiku Cafe is based on a real life cafe, close to the author's home;
  • In Tokyo there are really districts that are like neighborhoods, there are only 23 of them while in the anime there are 24;
  • Touka was going to take Rize's place until she was implemented;
  • Kaneki's surname is a reference to the famous writer Osamu Dazai, who was born in Kanagi famous for his novel “There are no more humans”;
  • December 20 is the same birthday as Kaneki and Arima Kishou. Kaneki was tortured on his birthday;
  • The only living members known to Kaneki's family are her uncles and a cousin;

Curiosities about the characters of Tokyo Ghoul

About Kaneki - Its name is derived from the golden and tree kanji (金木), which are also days of the week Thursday and Friday. (金曜日 / 木曜日). Your surname ken (研) derives from the word study, which indicates your intellect. Kaneki has a habit of twisting his chin with his left hand every time he lies or feels uncomfortable, pulled from mom.

25 fun facts about tokyo ghoul - anime and manga

Tsukiyama was destined for another work, until the author decided to add it to Tokyo Ghoul. There is speculation that Tsukiyama is bisexual, until confirmed in an interview. After Kaneki lost his memory, Tsukiyama went on a hunger strike for 3 years.

Amon, the CCG investigator has the same name as the Egyptian god "Amon Ra", which translates to "God of all gods". The tattoo on the neck of Uta it is written in Greek and means: “I cannot live with you, or without you”. Uta was raped by Mutsuki.

Touka suffers from ornithophobia (bird phobia) due to a bird that hurt her right eye (the eye she covers with her bangs. Touka likes school and rabbits. She hates classical literature, and in reality she wants to study biology of Ghoul and don't set up a cafe as the anime says.

25 fun facts about tokyo ghoul - anime and manga

Juuzou he does not feel any physical or emotional pain due to his childhood suffering at the hands of the Big Breast Female Ghoul. That's why she keeps cutting and sewing herself, to feel alive.

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