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Tokyo Ghoul: Jack Original Video Anime Teased in 1st Promo Video

posted on 2015-06-01 10:45 EDT
Fall spinoff shows how investigators Kishō Arima, Taishi Fura first met

During the "Tokyo Ghoul √A Ghoul Carnival" event on Sunday, the Tokyo Ghoul anime cast presented the first promotional video with animation for the original video anime (OVA) of Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul: Jack prequel spinoff manga. The video announced that the new anime will debut this fall. The anime's official website began streaming the video on Monday:

In Tokyo Ghoul: Jack, an incident involving a human-devouring Ghoul occurs in Tokyo's 13th Ward. To seek the truth behind what happened to his friend, the rebellious high school boy Taishi Fura pursues the Ghoul named Lantern with the young ace investigator Kishō Arima. The story follows how the ace investigator Kishō Arima and the talented 7th Ward investigator Taishi Fura first met.

A commercial for the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack anime and the Tokyo Ghoul stage play aired in March:

Text: News flash
Text: Tokyo Ghoul OVA's release green-lit
Text: I admired him, always...
Text: Don't put a hand on my friend!
Text: I really should have continued playing baseball
Text: I can't be satisfied with this
Text: I love the flesh in cheeks.
Text: I wonder if this is my punishment
Text: OVA Tokyo Ghoul: Jack. Coming soon...
Text: Tokyo Ghoul stage play adaptation green-lit!! July 2015 Tokyo & Kyoto

Tokyo Ghoul's original manga creator Sui Ishida serialized the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack manga in Shueisha's digital service Jump Live in 2013. The Tokyo Ghoul √A sequel television anime ended in March, and Funimation streamed the series as it aired.

Source: Comic Natalie


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