For the manga, see Tokyo Ghoul (manga).

For the sequel film, see Tokyo Ghoul 2 (film).

"Human and ghoul. The one and only existence who knows the two worlds."

— Official film tagline, first film poster

Film "Tokyo Ghoul" (映画『東京喰種トーキョーグール』, Eiga 『Tōkyō Gūru』) is a live-action film produced by Shochiku based on the manga of the same name.

The film was announced on June 17th, 2016.[1] Principal photography began on July 9th, 2016,[2] and ended in September.

The world premiere took place on the third of July and has been distributed to over twenty-three countries worldwide after its release in Japan on July 29, 2017.[3]

The film adapts the Introduction Arc, Nishiki Arc and Doves' Emergence Arc of the original series.

A sequel was officially announced on September 21st, 2018.


  • Director: Kentarō Hagiwara
  • Writer: Ichirō Kusuno
  • Distributor: Shochiku
  • Costume Designer: Masanori Morikawa
  • Action Director: Makoto Yokoyama
  • Producer: Tomohiro Nagae
  • Character Design &
    Special Makeup Effects: Tomo Hyakutake
  • Music: Don Davis
  • Special Sound Effects: Nicolas Becker
  • Executive Producer: Tadashi Ōsumi
  • Photographing: Satoru Karasawa
  • Lighting: Masahiro Kimura
  • Art: Yasuaki Harada
  • Decoration: Shinichi Miura
  • Assistant Director: Masaya Takahashi
  • Supervisor: Taiichi Sugiyama
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Masashi Kuwabara
  • Music Producer: Hideoki Mogi & Yōsuke Miyaji
  • Sound Design: Naoko Asari
  • Sound Effects: Tomoko Ōtsuka
  • Audio Recording: Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Editing: Yasuyuki Ōzeki & Akira Takeda
  • Costumes: Yoshiki Endō
  • Hair & Makeup: Saruni Hashimoto
  • Casting: Toshie Tabata
  • Line Producer: Shinsuke Higuchi & Masato Kosaka
  • Associate Producer: Kaori Ochiai
  • Film Production: Geek Sight (Geek Pictures)









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