Sui Ishida

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Sui Ishida
BornSui Ishida
December 28, 1986
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan[1]
Area(s)Manga artist
Notable works
Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul:re

Sui Ishida (石田 スイ, Ishida Sui, born December 28, 1986) is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known for his dark fantasy series Tokyo Ghoul, a story about a young man named Kaneki Ken who gets transformed into a ghoul after encountering one.


Tokyo Ghoul started as a series of one-shots in 2010, one of which garnered second place at the Weekly Young Jump 113th Grand Prix.[1] The series then ran from 2011 to 2014 in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine, and was later adapted into a light novel and anime series in 2014.[2][3] The manga was also translated into English where it topped The New York Times Best Seller list in 2015.[4] A prequel titled Tokyo Ghoul [Jack] was briefly serialized digitally on Jump Live in 2013. In 2014, he began a sequel titled Tokyo Ghoul:re. As of January 2018, Tokyo Ghoul and its sequel have over 34 million collected volumes in circulation.[5] In 2017, a live-action adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul was released theatrically in Japan.[6] In March 2018, an anime adaptation for Tokyo Ghoul:re began to air with a second cour slated for an October release.[7]

In 2016, Ishida created a 69-page storyboard of a manga chapter based on Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter × Hunter series. Depicting the past of the character Hisoka, the storyboard was released digitally via Shonen Jump+ on June 2, 2016.[8]


Title Year Notes Refs
Tokyo Ghoul 2011–2014 Serialized in Weekly Young Jump by Shueisha
Collected into 14 volumes
Tokyo Ghoul [Jack] 2013 Serialized in Jump Live by Shueisha
Collected into 1 volume
Tokyo Ghoul:re 2014–2018 Serialized in Weekly Young Jump by Shueisha
Collected into 16 volumes as of June 2018
Jack Jeanne 2019– [10]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work/Nominee Result
2016 2nd Sugoi Japan Award Manga Tokyo Ghoul 2nd place[11]
2018 30th Harvey Award Best Manga Tokyo Ghoul Nominated[12]


  1. ^ a b Book Depository. "Tokyo Ghoul 1". Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Tokyo Ghoul Manga to End This Month". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "New York Times Manga Best Seller List, November 22-28 - News (2015-12-04) - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Manga Books - Best Sellers - July 5, 2015 - The New York Times". Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Tokyo Ghoul Manga Franchise Has 34 Million Copies in Print Worldwide". Anime News Network. January 18, 2018. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "Tokyo Ghoul: The Movie : Funimation". Funimation. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
  7. ^ Rafael Antonio Pineda (October 30, 2017). "Tokyo Ghoul:re Anime Main Staff Revealed". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "Tokyo Ghoul's Ishida Draws 69-Page Chapter for Hunter × Hunter Character Hisoka". Anime News Network. June 3, 2016. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2015 - News - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  10. ^ Loveridge, Lynzee (March 15, 2019). "'Tokyo Ghoul' creator's mystery project is 'Jack Jeanne'". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  11. ^ Loveridge, Lynzee (2016-03-23). "'Your Lie in April', 'One-Punch Man' Top Sugoi Japan Awards 2016 Results". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2018-09-22.
  12. ^ "The Harvey Awards Reveal Nominees for 2018". The Harvey Awards. 2018-08-09. Retrieved 2018-09-22.

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