Top Ten Tokyo Ghoul Characters

Vote for your favorite character in the award-winning manga and hit anime Tokyo Ghoul!

The Top Ten

1 Kaneki Ken Kaneki Ken

Obviously. Character development at its BEST

The Only Thing that got better in his life is his hair.

The best thing about can Ken Kaneki (to me) would be his personality. This is only my opinion because I can relate to his life (not the Ghoul part) but not only losing your friends and both parents but yourself as well. This would be my favourite ANIME!

I've never seen a character as cool as him!

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2 Touka Kirishima Touka Kirishima Touka Kirishima is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Tokyo Ghoul created by Sui Ishida.

She is so cute and she looks badass when she fights

Touka is beautiful, badass, and a very interesting character. And even though she seems a bit short tempered at times, she's actually a kind and caring person. She's my favorite character in the show.

She is just SO awesome and cool!

She is absolutely BEAUTIFUL

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3 Suzuya Juuzou Suzuya Juuzou

That awkard moment when you thought that he was actually a girl loll but everyone knows juuzou rocks!

His transformation is simply amazing! He is just perfect and cute... It must come as no surprise but he is the best character with one of the most progressive character development. Aye... He is the cutest and strongest lovely muffin!

He is here on the list twice...OH WELL this dude is awesome! He's a crazy, quirky, adorable, and a badass nutcase that you just gotta love!

Juzo is such a crazy and relatable guy. He even looks like a baseball! Lol. But Juzo is the cutest character in Tokyo Ghoul, and one of the funniest characters in anime. That's why he's #1

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4 Hideyoshi Nagachika Hideyoshi Nagachika

The best friend anybody would need or even want! He is so funny and I just love him! I..I..I have no more words...

He's so cool and funny - TwilightKitsune

He's the only one who is normal

He didn't deserve any of this

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5 Amon Koutarou

If ken is the main character in the series I can argue the second lead protagonist in the series.

He's an amazing character. I loved seeing him devoted in killing ghouls to save other people's lives and he was such a heroic character!
Also, he's really funny and REALLY loves training.

As much as I love Kaneki, Touka, and a few more characters, Amon is pretty cool. He had more screen time in season two and I thought he had a good personality. His devotion to rid the world of ghouls and make the world a better place is what makes him awesome. Not to mention he's also pretty handsome.

6 Akira Mado Akira Mado

Love Akira, shes strong and has a cool quinque.

I love her she's beautiful and badass and obviously deserves more love,she also reminds me a lot of Annie Leonhadrt.

7 Ayato Kirishima Ayato Kirishima

My favorite over all and I find him funny

He's badass and hot asf. He's way too powerful to be 6th -.-

Touka's younger brother.


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8 Uta Uta

I still love Uta and he is still one of my personal favorites, but it really really disappoints me that he turns out to be a villain and a member of the Clowns. He seemed like such a good and friendly character and I thought he was. I hate how the best characters are always evil, especially when they seem like a good guy when they first appear. It kinda ruins it for the fans even if they do still like them. It still love Uta all the same, but it's still disappointing that he turns out to be a villain.

Seriously? No one has anything more to say about him? I wish he had more screen time.

Uta is love, Uta is life.

He to me, he is an amazing character and has so many cool things about him like his tattoos and his piercings and just the fact the his eyes mostly stay the same, (black and red) is so cool.

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9 Juuzou Suzuya Juuzou Suzuya

The most cool nutcase ever!

Already one here.But I was confused when I saw him.But he is a trap. - DarkBoi-X

10 Hinami Fueguchi Hinami Fueguchi

She looks so cute - TwilightKitsune

She's so adorable! It stinks that her mother gets killed.

I find Hinami underrated outside of AyaHina. The fact is, both her and Kaneki been through a lot and I admire her for that.

Hinami deserves to be higher in this list! She’s so adorable and precious!

The Contenders

11 Kishou Arima Kishou Arima Kishou Arima is a major antagonist turned protagonist of the manga/anime, Tokyo Ghoul, and its successor, Tokyo Ghoul:re.

What the hell. He can easily beat ken

He was the strongest CCG Investigator and his hidden identity was One Eyed King

Arima Kishou is UNDEFEATED!
Like Aomine says "The only one who can beat me is me" and I hope that he will be revived because I'm still not over his death.

R.I.P. Arima

12 Yomo Renji

Why is Yomo in 12th, he's so underrated

Mr.Yomo is one of the most well made and best characters in the anime/manga even though he seems so forgotten. Seeing his backstory and his past makes you like him even more, knowing that he is so strong, yet even he has moments where you see his emotions show through his stone-like persona. Mr.Yomo is one of the best characters you can have, being powerful and a mentor of sorts to Kaneki in the beginning, also proving himself one of the smartest characters in the show from his battle with Tooru. Maybe there is also going to be a reveal where he is a Kaguja as well in the manga after reading through is past and realizing that he cannibalized. Who knows?

13 Tsukiyama Shuu

I love his style (except for eating)

Tsukiyama is bae

He has a really nice personality,like from a gentlemen to crazy

Okay but did u see him in TG;re? Like, so hot I mean... and I simply love his character

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14 Eto Eto

The only natural one eyed Ghoul

It was always Eto.

One of the important characters

15 Rize Kamishiro Rize Kamishiro

Burn Rize. You caused all of this. All Kaneki wanted was a date. Instead, you made his life a living hell.

Damn, all Ken wanted was to get laid lmao - Not_A_Weeaboo

16 Shuu Tsukiyama Shuu Tsukiyama

best boy

He is really funny :D And he always brings you in a good mood ^^


17 Nishio Nishiki

He's like so col and he made me cry at some point and I just love him his so caring and sexy!

Smartest character in the series.

Nishiki is my favorite character! He is such an complex character, and I love his backstory. Nishiki should get more love, and less hate!

18 Kureo Mado

I don't know why everyone hates him, I love him even in though I am in re chapter 130+

19 Noro Noro

Super Regeneration

Most badass character after Ken Kaneki, doesn't care when people attack him, he wipes them off in the blind of an eye.

-Awesome Character, He raises Eto protecting her from V and even after he loses most his mental capacity to them he still remains by Eto's side.Then on top of that he is one of the most powerful ghouls in the series. - scarey2243

Cool kagune
Cool regeneration
Cool Power

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20 Nimura Furuta

Furuta is weird and doesn't take anything seriously. He's great

21 Takizawa Seidou

He's sweet before he goes all ghoul


22 Yakumo Oomori Yakumo Oomori

Can someone please explain to me why someone forgot to put one of the most memorable villains in Tokyo Ghoul on the list? (I haven't watched Tokyo Ghoul yet, though I do plan to watch it in the future.) - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Yakumo Oomori or Yamori is extremely unique and memorable! In the first season he is in a way the main villain and has that weird sadistic vibe about him. His rinkaku is also very neat and cool. And after all he is the guy that invented the catchiest thing in Tokyo Ghoul: snapping fingers. He is also a reminder of the famous Jason from Friday the 13th! He even has the mask.

Hey is a hitch for torturing kaneki

No.I'm so glad Kaneki killed him. - DarkBoi-X

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23 Kuki Urie

-Love his inner comments plus he's a badass

24 Yukinori Shinohara Yukinori Shinohara

The Banjo of the ccg

Best father figure for suzuya Juuzou

25 Yoshimura Yoshimura

He's the one who taught Kaneki that he has a place in the worlds of both humans and ghouls alike.

Why wasn’t he here? - Undistinguished

26 Banjou Kazuichi
27 Karren Von Rosewald
28 Tatara Tatara
29 Nico

Best gay anime character ever

30 Kaya Irimi Kaya Irimi
31 Itori Itori
32 Uruka Minami Uruka Minami
33 Ryouko Fueguchi
34 Seidou Takizawa
35 Ukina Ukina
36 Kijima Shiki

Look, I know this guy only popped up in one arc, and only for a few chapters, and he died pretty quickly. But hey, he was extremely memorable because he was one sadistic investigator, but he was still respectful to everybody. The saddest and most memorable part about him, however, was the way he died - laughing about his death as he had his head sawed in half by his own chainsaw-quinque.

37 Naki
38 Nashiro Yasuhisa

She and her sister both are strong and turn to a half ghoul

39 Hetare
40 Saiko Yonebaya Saiko Yonebaya

Cutest character in whole anime world

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