Saturday, 24 August 2019

Book Reviews: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 5-9 by Sui Ishida (Manga/Fantasy)

Title: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 5
Author: Sui Ishida
Publisher:
Viz Media

Publication Date: 2016 (2012)
Pages:
200
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy
Source:
Borrowed from the Library

 


Kaneki, Nishio, and Touka struggle to work together to rescue their human friend Kimi while Ghoul Investigator deaths skyrocket in Wards 9 through 12. When reinforcements are called in on both sides, the stakes are suddenly higher than ever. 


Title: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 6
Author: Sui Ishida
Publisher:
Viz Media

Publication Date: 2016 (2013)
Pages:
200
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy
Source:
Borrowed from the Library

 


Things heat up in the Ward Eleven as the CCG investigates the high rate of Investigator deaths. Kaneki has an explosive run-in with Aogiri Tree, the Ghoul Gang, run by a Ghoul known only as the Sekigan King.


  
Title: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 7
Author: Sui Ishida
Publisher:
Viz Media

Publication Date: 2016 (2013)
Pages:
200
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy
Source:
Borrowed from the Library

 


Kaneki is captured and then tortured by Yamori, one of Aogiri Tree organization's most sadistic members. To survive the interrogation, Kaneki will have to finally surrender to the Ghoul inside him, but if he does, it will change him permanently and push him even further away from being human.



Title: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 8
Author: Sui Ishida
Publisher:
Viz Media

Publication Date: 2016 (2013)
Pages:
192
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy
Source:
Borrowed from the Library

 


The newly awakened Kaneki unleashes his monstrous strength to protect his friend Touka and finds himself irrevocably changed. Kaneki sets out on his own, determined to find out the truth behind what's happening to him--and what the Aogiri Tree organization actually is.



Title: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 9
Author: Sui Ishida
Publisher:
Viz Media

Publication Date: 2016 (2013)
Pages:
192
Format:
Paperback
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy
Source:
Borrowed from the Library

 


Six months after their Aogiri Tree Operation, the CCG continues their investigation of the Gourmet and the Binge Eater. Meanwhile, Kaneki and his colleagues search for Rize’s true identity brings them face-to-face with the mysterious Madame A.


Rather than trying to comment on each individual book, I thought today I'd group these five together and share my thoughts up to this point. I read these five books over three days. I am still enjoying the story. Up to about book seven, the anime followed the manga pretty closely. However, there are some variations as we head into books eight and nine, which is interesting. I have requested the final five books in the series from the library, so I look forward to finishing it soon and finding out if the manga also ends differently from the anime.

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