“If you’re going to pray, pray for yourself.”
In my opinion, this book is one of the best in the Tokyo Ghoul series. My hypothesis from earlier was right – volume 4 was set up as a huge foreshadowing for all of the amazing action that went down in this book, and it was well worth the wait! I read this in one sitting, and could not get enough of the beautiful drawings (especially the coloured one on the very first page!)
Kirishima Touka is bar none, the star of this volume. Her ferocity, initiative and battle skill stole the show (I might be a little biased though, who knows?). This volume features the recently introduced Tsukiyama as an antagonist, and it’s up to Kaneki and co. to rescue an innocent human friend from his clutches. A series of events happen, and what I can say without spoiling anything is that Touka will impress you. She will impress you a lot.
I think Sui Ishida deserves an award for writing the creepiest psychopaths in the literary universe. I have never been more terrified in my life, and have never encountered so many in such a short amount of time – nonetheless all written by the same author! Never fear though, these characters are what make the story entertaining, and it’s extra satisfying when they ultimately get defeated in the end.
This series just gets better and better as it goes on! Recommended for people who love epic fight sequences, an excellent plotline, beautiful drawings and are fans of Kirishima Touka. This volume showed the end of a story arc, and I’ve heard that the next one is a lot darker than the previous ones. Apparently there is a lot of change, especially to Kaneki’s innocent character and I’m worried and excited to read about it…
N.B: Make sure you read the cute little bonuses at the end – they are very funny and will put a smile on your face! :)
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