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Anime Limited to release Tokyo Ghoul OVAs on home video

Anime Limited to release Tokyo Ghoul OVAs on home video
Andy Hanley
Author: Andy Hanley

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One of the more stellar success stories in terms of anime sales on home video in recent years has been that of Tokyo Ghoul, the popularity of which certainly can't be ignored even if its second season wasn't as warmly received as the first.

To that end, UK distributor Anime Limited will be returning to world of Tokyo Ghoul later this year, as they've today announced that they'll be releasing both of the show's OVAs on DVD and Blu-ray.

This release will contain both the Jack and Pinto OVAs as a single releaseon both formats, providing fans with two episodes that link the first and second seasons of the anime. Here's some more detail on each OVA from the distributor themselves:

This is an adaptation of the Tokyo Ghoul Jack manga, acting a prequel to the Tokyo Ghoul anime and giving a glimpse into the past of the CCG’s early days, along with delving into the past of the CCG’s feared God of Death.

Synopsis: “An incident involving a human-devouring Ghoul occurs in Tokyo’s 13th Ward. To seek the truth behind what happened to his friend, the rebellious high school boy Taishi Fura pursues the Ghoul named Lantern with the young ace investigator Kishō Arima. The story follows how the ace investigator Arima and the talented 7th Ward investigator Taishi Fura first met”

Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto is an adaptation of the third in the spin-novel series “Tokyo Ghoul: Piinto (Days) about the lives of human and Ghouls. This story specifically focuses on the past of one of the most memorable characters on the vast cast Tokyo Ghoul, Shuu Tsukiama and how he came to meet high school student and budding photographer, Chie “Little Mouse” Hori.

You can find the announcement in full on the All the Anime Blog.

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