Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action Movie Acquisition Announcement

Tokyo Ghoul is back and this time it’s more real than ever. We’re excited to announce that Funimation will have the license for the Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action movie and that it will be coming to theaters soon!


This will be a brand new Japanese live-action film based on the hit manga that inspired the anime coming to theaters in Japanese audio with English subtitles. See the all-star cast below:


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Character Actor
Ken Kaneki Masataka Kubota Light Yagami in Death Note TV Series, 2015
Toka Kirishima Fumika Shimizu Yuki Jojima in Kamen Rider Fourze, 2011-2012
Rize Kamishiro Yu Aoi Megumi in Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Movies, 2012-2014
Kotaro Amon Nobuyuki Suzuki Member of EXILE
Kureo Mado Yo Oizumi Tatara (voice) in The Boy and the Beast, 2015



Also American fans, grab a cup of coffee because there will be a YouTube livestream about the film in Japanese with English subtitles, featuring director Kentaro Hagiwara, actor Masataka Kubota AND a special internet appearance by the original author of Tokyo Ghoul, Sui Ishida!


The livestream will take place on Friday at 5:30 AM ET/2:30 AM PT—so be sure to be the first to get the news (and a special announcement) about the new movie. Set a reminder to watch at


Tokyo Ghoul Live Action Live Stream Event