First Glance: Tokyo Ghoul


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Beginning of Tokyo Ghoul first episode makes you tremble with excitement. You think, “What a good atmospheric horror!” Indeed, dark alleys of the megalopolis, mysterious “ghouls” who terrorize millions of people, glowing red eyes in the darkness of the night…

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Further everything is pretty nice too. Abrupt transition from the creepy night creatures to the usual chatter of schoolboys in the light-filled cafe not only relaxes you, but makes you expect something even more exciting. Maybe it’s just a “Blood-C effect”, the show was really good in contrasting scenes.

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And so, here’s our hero, who met a pretty girl (unusually fast and easy). He enjoys his first date with her. And then…

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And then it turns out that his new girlfriend is a ghoul. And that cute waitress from the cafe is also a ghoul. And a friend of his friend is a ghoul too. And some guy in the street is also a ghoul. And even our protagonist is a ghoul, but, however, only half-ghoul. In general, they all are classmates ghouls.

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And what should we do about it?

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I honestly will try to watch the next two episodes, but I don’t expect too much from the show now. I can safely recommend Tokyo Ghoul only to big fans of ghouls. However, I will be happy to hear your impressions of the episode in the comments below.



  • buuhhu

    I really liked it, don’t give up, it seems it’s gonna be very good… :)

  • Kon

    it was freaking scary, it woulda been fun to watch. if it didn’t had the psychology genre in it

  • chaos

    i like this type of animes

    would like to see more awesome action scenes , like the graphic and camera << these are an impotent factors to me

  • Kiriha

    This show is awesome…