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Tokyo Ghoul: Jack Casts Saori Hayami, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Rumi Ookubo

posted on 2015-07-23 10:35 EDT

The official website for the Tokyo Ghoul anime franchise announced additional cast members for the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack original video anime on Thursday. Saori Hayami will play Uruka Minami, Tatsuhisa Suzuki will play Ryō, and Rumi Ookubo will play Aki. In addition, Yuji Ueda (Itsuki Marude) and Rintarou Nishi (Yamori) reprise their roles and join Daisuke Namikawa (Kishō Arima) and Ryohei Kimura (Taishi Fura) in the cast.

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Tokyo Ghoul: Jack OVA will receive a limited engagement in select theaters in Japan from September 5 to September 18, ahead of its September 30 retail release.

The theaters showing Tokyo Ghoul: Jack include:

  • Shinjuku Piccadilly (Tokyo)
  • Yokohama Burg 13 (Kanagawa)
  • MOVIX Saitama (Saitama)
  • Midland Square Cinema (Nagoya)
  • Namba Parks Cinema (Osaka)
  • MOVIX Amagazaki (Hyōgo)
  • Nakasu Taiyo Cinema (Fukuoka)

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.

Video of interviews with the two voice actors Namikawa and Kimura (during their dialogue recording sessions) and "making-of" videos will play during the Tokyo Ghoul: Jack screenings in theaters.

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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