December 28, 1985
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Sui Ishida (石田 スイ Ishida Sui, born December 28, 1985) 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. 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. The manga was also translated into English where it topped The New York Times Best Seller list in 2015. 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. In 2017, a live-action adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul was released theatrically in Japan. In March 2018, an anime adaptation for Tokyo Ghoul:re began to air with a second cour slated for an October release.
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.
|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
Awards and nominations
|2016||2nd Sugoi Japan Award||Manga||Tokyo Ghoul||2nd place|
|2018||30th Harvey Award||Best Manga||Tokyo Ghoul||Nominated|
- Book Depository. "Tokyo Ghoul 1". bookdepository.com. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
- "Tokyo Ghoul Manga to End This Month". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
- "New York Times Manga Best Seller List, November 22-28 - News (2015-12-04) - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
- "Manga Books - Best Sellers - July 5, 2015 - The New York Times". nytimes.com. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
- "Tokyo Ghoul Manga Franchise Has 34 Million Copies in Print Worldwide". Anime News Network. January 18, 2018. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
- "Tokyo Ghoul: The Movie : Funimation". Funimation. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
- Rafael Antonio Pineda (October 30, 2017). "Tokyo Ghoul:re Anime Main Staff Revealed". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 5, 2018.
- "Tokyo Ghoul's Ishida Draws 69-Page Chapter for Hunter × Hunter Character Hisoka". Anime News Network. June 3, 2016. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
- "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Volume: 2015 - News - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
- Loveridge, Lynzee (March 15, 2019). "'Tokyo Ghoul' creator's mystery project is 'Jack Jeanne'". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
- 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.
- "The Harvey Awards Reveal Nominees for 2018". The Harvey Awards. 2018-08-09. Retrieved 2018-09-22.
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