Hisashi Ogura

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Name Hisashi Ogura
Japanese Name 小倉 久志 (おぐら ひさし)
Romaji Ogura Hisashi
Species Human
Status Alive
Gender Male
Affiliations Teihou University (Formerly)
Great Wheel Act - Vice Secretary
Occupation College Student (Formerly)
Ghoul Researcher
Ward 5th Ward (Formerly)
Manga Debut Chapter 1
Anime Debut Episode 1
Novel Debut Days: Chapter 1 (Mentioned)
Seiyuu Teruyuki Tanzawa
English VA Ed Blaylock (anime)
Brian Mathis (film)
Bill Jenkins (:re (anime))
Film Actor Dankan
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Hisashi Ogura (小倉 久志, Ogura Hisashi) is a ghoul researcher. He often goes on TV programs to speak about them.

According to Yukinori Shinohara, Ogura is not an expert researcher but a minor one who takes advantages of any information from other sources to shine in the media.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Hisashi is a middle-aged man with short dark hair and a mustache. During interviews he wears a formal suit.

Manga Depiction[edit | edit source]

Personality[edit | edit source]

Ogura is a publicity hound who pretends to be an erudite when it comes to ghouls so he can get media attention. He can be very boastful and egotistic as well. During one of his interviews he sarcastically remarks about a news staff's qualification publicly.

After reading Sen Takatsuki's latest book, King Bileygr, Ogura joined many ghoul sympathizers who advocated for "ghoul rights" as he began calling them interesting and very intelligent creatures while wearing a headband that reads "ghoul lover."

Plot[edit | edit source]

Past[edit | edit source]

Ogura studied at Teihou University, at the Ghoul Research Society. Akihiro Kanou was introduced to him and his classmates. Ogura mentally noted that Kanou looked at them as if they were bugs.[1] At an unspecified point of time, he learns about Kanou's past through an associate.[2]

Prologue[edit | edit source]

Ogura was on TV to share information on ghouls due to the recent killings caused by the "Binge Eater."[3]

Doves' Emergence[edit | edit source]

Hideyoshi Nagachika mentioned to Ken Kaneki that Ogura was making TV appearances after the bureau investigator of the 20th ward, Ippei Kusaba, was killed.[4]

Post-Rose Extermination[edit | edit source]

After Eto Yoshimura's revelation to the public that she was a ghoul, Ogura was asked for his opinion on her new book King Bileygr. He had no comment as he was instructed by the "higher-ups" to not talk about it.[5]

Post-Third Cochlea Raid[edit | edit source]

To get help for Akira Mado, Kaneki and other member of Goat decided to meet with the Great Wheel Act, the human introducing himself to them was Ogura.[6]

Dragon Arc[edit | edit source]

Itsuki Marude summoned Ogura for a meeting. Marude affirms that he would've criticized Ogura for his falsifications, but decided to let bygones be bygones. Ogura assumed that he was convened for information about Dragon, but suddenly Hide arrives into the discussion to ask about Kanou. He then reveals the origins and motivations of the doctor. Ogura questions Marude sending an forage for Kanou, who then responds that he was a specialist.[2]

Relationships[edit | edit source]

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Ken Kaneki[edit | edit source]

Akihiro Kanou[edit | edit source]

Works[edit | edit source]

  • Hisashi Ogura's New Book of Ghoul Dismantling (小倉久志の喰種解体新書, Ogura Hisashi no Gūru Kaitai Shinsho)[4]
  • How to Spot a Ghoul[7]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the Tokyo Ghoul oneshot, Hisashi's entrance at the series' beginning was replaced with Sakuyama, who was also featured on TV as a "ghoul elimination activist."

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • To Ken Kaneki: "We're behind you all. Both Goat, and the One-Eyed King."[citation needed]

References[edit | edit source]

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