At the same time, Takizawa fights with the Quinx Squad and as Urie is about to kill him, Akira protects him by putting herself up as a human shield. An ordinary college student named Kaneki encounters Rize, a girl who is an avid reader like him, at the café he frequents. Arima explains that half-humans live shorter than normal humans, and that he was on the verge of death regardless of killing himself. Amon holds off the Quinx Squad and orders Takizawa to take her to safety in which he does. Little does he realize that his fate will change overnight.
Back at Cochlea, Donato Porpora escapes from his cell and kills the prison's director. Kaneki, Nishio and Tsukiyama meet him, and he offers his support as well as his doctors in order to cure Akira. After that, Hinami, unable to hate Kureo Mado, hugs Akira as well. Kurona decides to kill him as revenge, however he unleashes his Quinx clone experiments to defend himself. He apologizes for not revealing himself to her sooner; Akira, however, doesn't feel anything about it.
The other ghouls accept him as their leader, with the exception of Naki due to Yamori's death; however, he comes along too. The anime is produced by , with Pierrot Plus providing production assistance, and is directed by Odahiro Watanabe. . The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site. However, there's more to this young man than meets the eye, as unknown memories claw at his mind, slowly reminding him of the person he used to be. As Ayato joins up with Banjou and his gang, they ready a plan to attack Cochlea and free Hinami. Suddenly, Eto breaks out of her cell and chases Nimura after defeating the other V agents.
As she defeats him and is about to kill him, Juzo appears and saves him as he proceeds to battle Kurona. The anime aired from October 9, 2018 to December 25, 2018 on , , , and. As they face off, they descend into the depths of Cochlea, both landing into a flower pit at the very bottom. Arima and his squad find and kill Shachi after he refuses to answer them. The advanced screening only showcased the main part of the anime, with the opening and ending themes omitted from the screening.
Meanwhile, aboard the ship where Yoshitoki Washuu is located, Itsuki Marude confronts him. Later, Matsuri discovers his father Yoshitoki's body. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are masked in mystery. Ayato attacks Touka, and Kaneki comes to her rescue. As Ayato is about to be killed, Yomo and Touka arrive and save him.
Amon fights the Quinx Squad with his giant kakuja. He additionally reveals that the Washuu family are ghouls, that he hated his very own existence for the sole purpose of killing ghouls and that he is in fact the One-Eyed King. Kurona reveals to Juzo that she keeps Nashiro inside of her as a parasitic humanoid face in her abdomen to save her from dying. Arata became a kakuja in order to be stronger but was eventually killed by Kureo Mado and Shinohara while Yomo joined Anteiku and Yoshimura. She apologizes to him for being unable to save him during the Anteiku raid and collapses wounded. As humans who have undergone surgery in order to make use of the special abilities of ghouls, they participate in operations to eradicate the dangerous creatures. He was conspiring with Eto all along to find a ghoul that could kill him in order to become a symbol for peace between ghouls and humans.
In a press conference about her last book, Takatsuki reveals that she is a ghoul and that her last book is about uniting ghouls and humans. It is revealed in a flashback that Yomo is actually Touka and Ayato's uncle as their mother, Hikari, was his sister. Nishio is forced to fight Clown members Shikorae and Roma Hoito while Kanou escapes. As she is about to kill him, he reveals that Akihiro Kanou turned him into a ghoul by matching him with Rize's kagune, and he uses it to destroy her kakuja and defeat her. He shoots Yoshitoki in the head hoping to be wrong, but Yoshitoki unleashes his ghoul powers as defense and confirms the rumor.
As Kaneki walks into Hinami's cell he decides that he intends to save her as his last job and get killed by Arima. Tatara, who lost his brother to Houji, fights them in his kakuja form. As they all escape with Hinami, Kaneki tries to buy them some time by fighting Arima. An injured Kurona finds Kanou in his lab and asks him to save Nashiro. Later, Touka takes Akira for a walk.
During their escape from the hallway, Kaneki and Hinami come across Nimura who mockingly fights Kaneki and Hinami, but is defeated quickly when Hinami pierces his chest with her kagune. Nimura reveals to Eto that he killed and cooked her editor as he exits the room. Nishio arrives in Kanou's lab and captures him. Kanou, who made them ghouls, will save her life later down the line. Kaneki arrives just in time to save Yomo from being killed by Arima.