According to the latest 35th issue of 2017 of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump released today, Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul has printed 30 million copies in Japan and other countries in the world since 2012.
The original Tokyo Ghoul manga was serialized in the magazine for 143 chapters from September 2011 to September 2014, then compiled in 14 tankobon volumes. Its sequel Tokyo Ghoul:re started serialization in the same magazine in October 2014. The latest 12th volume of Tokyo Ghoul:re was released in Japan on July 19 and sold 408,322 copies in its first week, ranking 2nd in the Oricon weekly manga sales chart.
Tokyo Ghoul has been adapted into two TV anime, two OVAs, one Playstation VITA game, and two stage plays so far. As reported, its live-action film adaptation starring Masataka Kubota (Death Note
TV drama) is set to open this Saturday, July 29.
Weekly Young Jump 35th issue cover
【本日7/27発売‼︎】— 東京喰種トーキョーグール:re (@tkg_official) 2017年7月27日
"Tokyo Ghoul:re" 12th volume cover
The story in the 12th volume directly continues to the chapter in the Weekly Young Jump 34th issue.
Live-action film's English-subtitled special trailer
© Sui Ishida/Shueisha
© "Tokyo Ghoul" Production Committee