2nd Tokyo Ghoul OVA's Teaser, Staff, Character Images Unveiled

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OVA adapts story of Shū Tsukiyama and Chie Hori meeting in high school

The official Tokyo Ghoul website unveiled details on the upcoming second OVA on Tuesday, including the staff, character designs, and teaser video.

Tadahito Matsubayashi is directing the OVA off a script by Sōichi Shimada (director of the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack (OAV) at Studio Pierrot. Yutaka Yamada and Noboru Haraguchi are returning to as sound director and composer, respectively. Manabu Kurihara and Kazuhiro Miwa are handing character design and Katsuya Yamada is serving as animation director.

The OVA will adapt the third story in Sui Ishida and Shin Towada's Tokyo Ghoul: Hibi light novel, a prequel that follows Shū Tsukiyama as he meets Chie Hori in high school.

Mamoru Miyano will reprise his role as Tsukiyama from the television anime. Hori first appeared in the the Tokyo Ghoul:re sequel manga, and her voice actress will be announced at a later date.

The OVA is slated for release on December 25. The limited edition will include an original CD, booklet, and a case with a special design by Kazuhiro Miwa.

The first OVA, Tokyo Ghoul: Jack, will screen in Japanese theaters for a limited engagement in September before shipping on September 30. 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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