In Tokyo, man-eating monsters called “ghouls” run rampant. The populace has become fearful of these creatures, who hide themselves among ordinary people, and remain shrouded in mystery. Kaneki (MasatakaKubota) is an ordinary university student. He frequents a coffee house called Antique, where one day he meets a girl named Rize(Yu Aoi). Little does he know that this encounter will drastically alter the course of his destiny. What does the future hold for Kaneki, who struggles to contain his curiosity regarding the existence of these bizarre entities, who take the lives of humans to ensure their own survival?