Tokyo Ghoul: re Bites Back with Second Cour on October 09, 2018

New key visual and OP theme performers revealed for ongoing adaptation of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga


Tokyo Ghoul: re, the ongoing TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy manga by Sui Ishida about people who are cursed with supernatural powers and an insatiable craving for human flesh, is returning to Japanese airwaves for a second cour soon, and now the official TV schedule, a new key visual (above), and the new opening theme song performers have been revealed for the show.



The new opening theme for the second cour of Tokyo Ghoul: re, entitled "katharsis", is performed by TK from Ling Tosite Sigure. The second cour of Tokyo Ghoul: re will broadcast in Japan according to the following TV schedule:


  • Tokyo MX: every Tuesday during the 23:00 time slot beginning on October 09, 2018.
  • Sun TV: every Tuesday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on October 09, 2018.
  • TV Aichi: every Tuesday during the 26:35 time slot beginning on October 09, 2018.
  • TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting: every Tuesday during the 27:05 time slot beginning on October 09, 2018.
  • BS11: every Tuesday during the 26:30 time slot beginning on October 09, 2018.


Please note that some Japanese TV schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, so for example the 27:05 time slot on Tuesday evening is actually on Wednesday morning at 3:05 AM JST.



The original Tokyo Ghoul: re manga was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump seinen manga magazine, and an English language version is also available from Viz Media. The Tokyo Ghoul: re TV anime is directed by Odahiro Watanabe and features animation production by Pierrot. Tokyo Ghoul: re is distributed in North America by Funimation, who describe the story as follows:


A thrilling new chapter unfolds in Tokyo just two short years after the raid on Anteiku. Countering a resurgence of ghouls, the CCG selects young officer Haise Sasaki to lead an unruly team of humans infused with ghoul powers. Known as the Quinx Squad, they walk the line between humans and ghouls to rid the world of its most daunting threat. But no one said it would be easy. Let the hunt begin.




Official Tokyo Ghoul: re TV anime home page and Twitter feed (@tkg_anime)



Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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