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“Tokyo Ghoul” Season 2 Unveils New Cast Members and Character Designs

It was announced not too long ago that a second season for the anime adaptation of Sui Ishida’s “Tokyo Ghoul” manga will premiere on January 8 next year. Its first anime series concluded in Japan last September with a total of 12 episodes. The second season, Tokyo Ghoul √A (Root A), is scheduled to be aired on Tokyo MX which will also run for 12 episodes.

The official website of the anime recently revealed the additional cast members who will join Koji Yusa (Tatara), Maaya Sakamoto (Eto), Kazuhiko Inoue (Donato Porpora), Asami Seto (Akira Mado) and Takayuki Kondou (Take Hirano) who will reprise their roles together with the main cast and staff. Aoi Yūki  and Haruka Tomatsu will play the characters of the Yasuhisa twins, Kurona and Nashiro, respectively. Hiro Shimono, on the other hand, will dub Naki.

The website also updated its character designs for the protagonist in the story, Ken Kaneki.

©Sui Ishida/www.marv.jp/special/tokyoghoul

 

©Sui Ishida/www.marv.jp/special/tokyoghoul

The manga also concluded in September after its three-year run on Weekly Young Jump magazine. Sui Ishida, the creator of Tokyo Ghoul series, published a sequel just a month after the original story ended. Tokyo Ghoul: re began its serialization in October 2014. Another spin-off prequel story entitled Tokyo Ghoul: Jack is currently ongoing. It centers around the story of Kishou Arima, a Special Class Ghoul Investigator known as the CCG’s Reaper. The manga is published digitally by Shueisha in Jump Live magazine.

(via ANN)

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Tokyo Ghoul’s Second Season to Premiere on January 8

It has been confirmed that the second season for Tokyo Ghoul’s anime adaptation series will premiere on January 8, 2015 on Tokyo MX. The first season was aired in Japan from July to September this year with a total of 12 episodes. The manga also concluded in September after its three-year run on Weekly Young Jump magazine. The story revolves around Ken Kaneki, an ordinary college student whose life turns upside down after receiving an organ transplant from a ghoul named Rize Kamishiro. Kaneki becomes a half-human/half-ghoul who must deal with his new life against other ghouls, humans, and ghoul investigators.

Sui Ishida, the creator of Tokyo Ghoul series, published a sequel just a month after the original story ended. Tokyo Ghoul: re began its serialization in October 2014. The series introduces a new set of characters. Another spin-off prequel story entitled Tokyo Ghoul: Jack is currently ongoing. It centers around the story of Kishou Arima, a Special Class Ghoul Investigator known as the CCG’s Reaper. The manga is published digitally by Shueisha in Jump Live magazine.

This year’s 52nd issue of Shueisha’s Young Jump announced the news ©Young Jump

In case you haven’t seen the promotional video yet for the second season, you might want to check this out!

Now who’s excited for the new season of Tokyo Ghoul? 

Source: otakomu.jp

Tokyo Ghoul’s Official Website: marv.jp/special/tokyoghoul