– Токийский гуль
– Tōkyō Gūru
– غول توکیو
– Токийски гул
– Токийско чудовище
Tokyo Ghoul is the first live-action film adaptation of the anime and manga of the same name.
The filmography is pretty good and the special effect is passable. It is obvious where the CGI was added. I was hoping the CGI was more on Ajin live action quality but alas it is still decent.
There were some overacting, but overall most of the actor tone it down well enough. Masataka Kubota played Ken Kaneki pretty well, at least he portrayed a whiny awkward nerdy boy well enough.
For a film loaded with potential for a philosophical question like what does it mean to be human or a ghoul, it isn’t very deep. We see a lot of whining at the beginning as Ken come to term with what he had become.
The action is entertaining, if not a bit too reliant on CGI. There aren’t a lot of the action set either.
I recommend the live-action film to the fan of the series. A newcomer may still find enjoyment in this movie, but the pacing may feel slow. Tokyo Ghoul contains graphic violence and suggestive themes/dialogs and is intended for mature audiences.
Similar Title Recommendations
Tokyo Ghoul Live Action Movie (2017)
A collection of notable music and song from this series.
All images are copyright to their respective owners.
Photo by Nicolas LB, Jon Flobrant, and Yvette de Wit on Unsplash.