Sui Ishida‘s successful manga and subsequent anime series goes the live-action route in this epic trailer.

Ken Kaneki is a college student who after a near-fatal encounter with a “ghoul”, finds himself transformed into a half-human, half-ghoul. Attempting to learn the uniqueness of his powers, in which he must feed on humans to survive, he must learn to hide his identity from other humans. However, he soon decides to use his newfound powers to take on other “ghouls” who are wreaking havoc in Tokyo.

Masataka Kubota, Fumika Shimizu, Yu Aoi, Nobuyuki Suzuki, and Yo Oizumi star in the film, directed by Kentaro Hagiwara.

Tokyo Ghoul will be unleashed in Japanese theaters on July 29th. A North American release date will be announced soon as Funimation scored the rights to release the film in the area.

H/T: Film Combat Syndicate