Tokyo Ghoul S opens September 16 in 400 theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The film will have a three-day limited theatrical run (September 16, 18, and 20) and will screen in Japanese with English subtitles.
You can watch our video review for Tokyo Ghoul S in the player above.
Before you get into Tokyo Ghoul S you should probably know that it’s a sequel to the 2017 film Tokyo Ghoul and both are based on the 14-volume manga of the same name that was originally published in the weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
The story centers on a world where mortals live alongside so-called ghouls who need to eat human flesh to survive and our hero is a college student, Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota), who has to live his life as a half-ghoul after being attacked by one of the malicious monsters. This context is important as the surreal and often silly sequel doesn’t offer any real backstory or world-building as it throws you straight into the supernatural world of the murderous flesh-eating ghouls.