When it comes to binge-watching dark fantasy anime shows, “Tokyo Ghoul” is a fan-favorite. This Japanese dark fantasy anime is based on the highly acclaimed manga series of the same name, created by Sui Ishida. The manga first debuted on September 8, 2011, and three years later, it was adapted into an anime series.
The first season of “Tokyo Ghoul” premiered on July 4, 2014, followed by the second season, titled “Tokyo Ghoul √A,” which aired less than a year later on January 9, 2015. Subsequently, season 3 and 4 were released on April 3, 2018, and October 9, 2018, respectively.
As fans eagerly await the next installment, there have been questions about the possibility of a season 5. However, as of now, there is no official confirmation about the release of “Tokyo Ghoul” Season 5. Fans continue to keep an eye out for any updates, and once there is official news, they can expect to know more about the next chapter in this gripping anime series.
Tokyo Ghoul Season 5 Release Date
As of now, there will be no season 5 of the Tokyo Ghoul anime. Season 4 marked the conclusion of Ken’s story and served as the final season of the franchise. The anime followed the manga closely, and the last chapter of the original manga series was published in 2018, providing no further source material for a continuation.
While the chances of a new season seem slim, we mustn’t rule out all possibilities. Sui Ishida, the creator, could potentially explore a new story with a new volume in the future. However, it has been four years since the last manga volume and season were released, making the likelihood of renewal appear negligible.
Despite the uncertainty, fans can still hold onto hope for Tokyo Ghoul Season 5. Just like Tokyo Revengers Season 2, the series could be revived if new volumes become available in the future, offering new material for the anime adaptation. Until then, fans can keep their fingers crossed for any potential updates or announcements from the creators.
Tokyo Ghoul Season 5 Plot
A potential fifth season of Tokyo Ghoul remains unknown as there is no source material left to adapt from the manga. The four seasons of the anime closely followed the manga’s storyline, with the exception of Tokyo Ghoul √A, which had an original story written by Ishida.
While there is a possibility of seeing a manga-authentic remake of season two, it is unlikely as Ishida himself authored the story of Tokyo Ghoul. Any new content or side-stories could potentially be explored through OVA episodes, like [Jack] and PINTO.
As for the plot of the already released material, the first season follows Ken Kaneki, a college student who becomes a half-ghoul after a fatal encounter with a ghoul named Rize Kamishiro. The second season is an original story by Ishida, with some similarities to the manga, but mainly a reinterpretation of the manga’s second part, focusing on Kaneki’s involvement with Aogiri Tree.
The OVA episodes [Jack] and PINTO provide additional backstory and character development. [Jack] is a prequel that explores the youth of Kishō Arima before he joined the CCG. PINTO is based on a story from the novel Tokyo Ghoul: Days and reveals how Shū Tsukiyama and Chie Hori formed a close bond.
Tokyo Ghoul:re, the second season of Tokyo Ghoul, adapts the final part of Ishida’s sequel manga, focusing on Kaneki’s journey to becoming the true One-Eyed King and establishing a working relationship between ghouls and humans.As of now, the future of Tokyo Ghoul in terms of new seasons is uncertain, but fans can still enjoy the existing material and OVA episodes.
Tokyo Ghoul Season 5 Cast
If a potential Tokyo Ghoul Season 5 were to be announced and produced in the future, it would likely feature the main characters from the previous seasons. These characters include:
- 1. Ken Kaneki – Voiced by Natsuki Hanae (Japanese) and Austin Tindle (English)
- 2. Touka Kirishima – Voiced by Sora Amamiya (Japanese) and Brina Palencia (English)
- 3. Rize Kamishiro – Voiced by Kana Hanazawa (Japanese) and Monica Rial (English)
- 4. Shuu Tsukiyama – Voiced by Mamoru Miyano (Japanese) and Jerry Jewell (English)
- 5. Nishiki Nishio – Voiced by Takahiro Sakurai (Japanese) and J. Michael Tatum (English)
- 6. Hideyoshi Nagachika – Voiced by Rie Kugimiya (Japanese) and Clifford Chapin (English)
- 7. Juuzou Suzuya – Voiced by Ryouhei Kimura (Japanese) and Maxey Whitehead (English)
- 8. Koutarou Amon – Voiced by Yuuichi Nakamura (Japanese) and Mike McFarland (English)