Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 1 by Sui IshidaTokyo Ghoul, Vol. 1 by Sui Ishida

Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 1

bySui Ishida

Paperback | June 16, 2015

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Ghouls live among us, the same as normal people in every way—except their craving for human flesh. Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student until a violent encounter turns him into the first half-human half-ghoul hybrid. Trapped between two worlds, he must survive Ghoul turf wars, learn more about Ghoul society and master his new powers.

Shy Ken Kaneki is thrilled to go on a date with the beautiful Rize. But it turns out that she’s only interested in his body—eating it, that is. When a morally questionable rescue transforms him into the first half-human half-Ghoul hybrid, Ken is drawn into the dark and violent world of Ghouls, which exists alongside our own.
Sui Ishida was born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, and is a Japanese manga artist. In the year 2010 he won the Young Jump 113th Grand Prix award with Tokyo Ghoul.
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Title:Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 1Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.75 × 0.7 inPublished:June 16, 2015Publisher:VIZ Media LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1421580365

ISBN - 13:9781421580364

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from must have on your shelf if you love manga, you'll love this. Its really nice, the art is better than a lot of mangas I see. The covers are also amazing, better than the picture, I'd say grab a paperback.
Date published: 2018-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best! First manga book I ever read, won't be the last one! Really great storyline!
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Storytelling Probably the best aspect of this manga is the characters. You can feel sympathetic to characters from both sides, and there is no black and white "evil vs good guys" scenario which makes the series feel like it has more weight. Overall good art as well, and there is some excellent use of symbolism throughout (some of it more hidden than others, such as hidden roman numerals in some of the panels which relate to tarot cards). So if you are someone who enjoys just looking at the art in manga, there is extra depth added to some of the more key moments thanks to the visuals. It has its problems (especially near the end) but if you are looking for a more mature, darker manga series to read Tokyo Ghoul is one of the better ones to come out in recent years (and perhaps one of the hottest in terms of the community as a whole).
Date published: 2018-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! I bought this awhile ago! It was not too expensive and was in perfect condition at the store! The art is amazing and the story is addicting.
Date published: 2018-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easily one of the best mangas ive read A lovely but dark story that will get you hooked very easily. Its a shame the second season of the anime didnt follow the manga more closely. I highly recommend this if your into darker storylines or like your manga with a little blood and gore. The art/drawings are also fantastic.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 1 A fantastic series that just gets better as it goes on. Amazing artwork throughout the book.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great series really good story also the first manga i ever read
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good story This was the first manga I read and I really enjoyed it! The story is interesting and captivating. I am starting to collect the whole series so I can re-read them.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book love this series. been reading it over and over.
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nail Biter Its dark and gets you hooked in the first chapter
Date published: 2017-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME This is one of my favorite mangas ever!
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kaneki Ken I made the mistake of watching the series before reading the manga and I think I definitely enjoy this series even more than the show.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KEN KANEKI omg! if you love attack on titan, you must give this one a try!
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal! This series is absolutely amazing. By far one of best mangas I've ever read
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Series!! This has become one of my favourite series!! Great story, amazing characters (and there are lots lol) & beautiful artwork that just gets better as it progresses. Definitely worth checking out!
Date published: 2017-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from interesting story, cool design interesting story, cool design
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Book one got me hooked! From just reading the first couple pages I was totally hooked and couldn't wait to buy more! This is a must read for gore lovers!
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite Tokyo ghoul is so far my favorite manga. I loved it so much, I want to collect all of the volumes.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I AM SHOOK This manga is amazing!! Theres so much depth and the characters are amazing! I loved the plot (the manga was wayy better than the anime :P)
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I prefer this than the anime More details and the ending of chapter one made me want to own a physical copy of this book #plumreview
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING TOKYO GHOUL IS FUCKING AMAZING!!! KANEKI & ALL THE OTHER CHARACTERS GO THROUGH SO MUCH & THE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT REALLY IS SO RICH!!
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Tokyo ghoul is an amazing series! The anime was great, but the manga is 10x better! A lot more information about ghouls in the manga, and more details about the characters!
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than anime I just read watched the anime, and I didn't know what to expect from the manga but it's even better than the anime. Can't wait to read the rest of the series.
Date published: 2017-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Manga Great artwork and story. Can't wait to read vol. 2!
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!!! This is a great manga that keeps you on the edge of your seat. The art is fantastic, but the action scenes are sometimes hard to follow. Regardless, it is a must read. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ah yes... If you want to cry and feel real sorrow, this series is definitely for you. Also if you like gore, suspense, action and some angst. But seriously this series will rip your heart out and tear it up. It's wonderful.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Most interesting read in awhile The art style can be a little rough making some panels hard to read at times, but other than that it is a fantastic story. I would say it is easily comparable to Deathnote's level. The story has a darker tone, well fleshed characters and really drives it's point across about the subjectability of morality
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read it and then re-read it This was such an amazing manga! Would recommend to literally anyone!!
Date published: 2017-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Series! In my opinion the manga is better than the anime. The anime is missing many important events that happen in the manga.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Loved the books and the show too <3
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT!!! This is my favorite manga by far. Love the characters, love the plot, love the author, love the plot twists... even though they will make you like the author less. Highly recommend it to manga lovers who enjoy some good artwork and well planned story. P.S. just please don't watch Root A.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm a sucker The cover art was enough to draw me in. Just look at it! So beautiful! But besides that, really interesting story. Off to buy the second volume!
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read! I watched the anime, but found plot holes I was unsatisfied with. I've read up to volume 9 in the manga, LOVE IT! So much better than the anime. Recommend for anyone who reads manga and watched the anime.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best manga of the decade Tokyo Ghoul's story may seem like every other horror/seinen/fantasy manga out there but it is a lot deeper than it appears. It makes you think about society, makes you take one side and then switch to another. You will find yourself being thrown off (in a good way) with all the plot twists and there is absolutely not way that you can tell what will come next. It is unique, complex, deep and masterly put together. Ishida definitely had to complete story thought out before writing Tokyo Ghoul which is rare for manga writers nowadays. Please give it a try and I guarantee that you won't regret it. A MUST READ
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dark and fascinating story Not your typical zombie tale. The characters in this are very strong and the story is intriguing. You'll get sucked in.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow..... just..... WOW Holy crap, was this ever good! Tokyo Ghoul's story starts off gritty, and doesn't let that go.... EVER. I got it recommended to me by an employee, and I'm glad I picked it up. This emotional roller coaster starts at the drop, and never comes back up for air. Amazing series!
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Compelling Tragedy A dark story with a relatable main character. It might get slow at some points but the final payoff is worth it.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome I have watched the anime and loved the story and the characters. I have heard that the manga is a lot better than the anime so, I can't wait to read this.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Its an awesome book and loved the anime !
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must buy! For fans of the anime and for readers of the manga before it was localized, this is a must buy. I love the covers of the Tokyo Ghoul manga as they are so pretty and colourful. The story is really good too. Action packed and very character driven. There's no cons that I can think about when it comes to the Tokyo Ghoul series.
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! I bought it because i liked the anime, and i liked the manga just as much!
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Screams of Happiness This manga is so good that I feel like wirds alonge won't be enough to describe it! It have some really string character development and some really deep themes! Love it so much!
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome manga! Great read, definitely going to collect this series in the future. I am in love with the covers and the story
Date published: 2016-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST Great manga one of the more better one's I have read. Definitely worth reading if you need something to read. Also has a great anime, just saying.
Date published: 2016-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OH MY GOD READING THIS MANGA CHANGES YOU. ITS LIKE IF SOMEONE DIES A PART OF YOU GOES AWAY TOO. HALF THE TIME YOU'RE JUST THINKING "KANEKI WHAT ARE YOU DOING WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU SOMEONE HELP THIS BOY OH GOD" P.S. THERES ALSO AN ANIME SO YOU GET DOUBLE THE HEART ACHE
Date published: 2016-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heart Rending It should be mentioned that this is a seinen series, unlike Naruto or Attack on Titan, meaning it uses complex language and appeals to an older audience. It can handle some pretty heavy stuff. I personally find it much more fulling than the average manga, and I look forward to having my heart ripped to shreds with each chapter! I am in love with this series it is just so good.
Date published: 2015-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The modern day tragedy Book one of the adventure with many well-developed characters and a interesting story line that makes you sympathizes with the main character in this cruel world he is forced into.
Date published: 2015-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice The real tragedy involving Tokyo Ghoul is the awful anime. Great manga
Date published: 2015-07-09