Kaiju No. 8 Release Date Has Been Announced

Kaiju No.8 is an action, horror anime series set to premiere in the year 2024. Production I.G. will produce the anime and further information regarding Kaiju no. 8 release date will be out sometime soon.

The anime announcement came on December 15th on the official Twitter account of Kaiju No. 8 along with information regarding the production studio along with a teaser Promotional Video.

The series already has a key visual that came out earlier in August. The information regarding the anime cast and official list of staff members is yet to be up.

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You can see the key visual below:

Kaiju No. 8
Credit: kaiju-no8.net

The key visual featured the main character, Kafka Hibino in his Kaiju appearance, launching as a terrifying attack. The character designs looks fantastic, and speaks a lot about the quality of the upcoming series.

Unfortunately, there hasn’t been any announcement regards to the cast members for the series. However, the higher ups updated us with the list of main characters as Kafka Hibino, Reno Ichikawa, and Mina Ashiro.

Kaiju No. 8 Anime Trailer

The visual trailer for the series was absolutely amazing, and the rock-and-roll overtone completely set the tone for the series.

In the first few scenes, we see a completely devastated city and in the end, a humanoid monster standing alone in the rain.

Now, from the get-go, you can see the show won’t hold anything back when it comes to showing destructive scenes.

The plot of Kaiju No. 8

In a world where Godzilla-like monsters appear around Japan and destroy cities, there is a highly trained group of elite military soldiers famous as the Defense Corps who risk their lives to protect civilians. And once a Kaiju’s death, a group of sweepers gets the task to clean up its remains.

Our protagonist, Kafka Hibino is 32 years old and he desires to one day join the military corp and eradicate these monsters instead of working as a sweeper under the Kaiju Cleaner organization.

After failing his multiple attempts to join the military, he decides to take the job as a cleaner to pay the bills; however, after a young cleaner by the name of Reno Ichikawa joins, his passion for joining the military emerges once more.

After following a series of unfortunate events, Kafka comes across a strange-looking parasitic Kaiju who finds his way inside Kafka’s mouth and turns him into a humanoid monster. Kafka then uses his newfound power to chase his dream of eliminating monsters.

About the series Kaiju No. 8

Kaiju No. 8, also known as Monster# 8is a Japanese hit manga written and illustrated by Matsumoto Naoya, the series began its serialization on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website and software on July 2020.

As of right now, the series has eight tankobon volumes available. Viz Media licensed the English release of the series. Production I.G will animate the upcoming anime adaptation which is set to release in January 2024.

The list of chapters in each volume is as follows, volume 1 includes chapters 1–7, volume 2 includes chapters 8–17, volume 3 includes chapters 18–26, volume 4 includes chapters 27–35, volume 5 includes chapters 36–43, volume 6 includes chapters 44–51, volume 7 includes chapters 52–59, and volume 8 includes chapters 60–66 with more on the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the monster in Kaiju No. 8?

The protagonist, Kafka Hibino is the monster that we can see in the official key visual. He was initially a normal sweeper who cleaned up after the killed-off Kaiju monsters; however, after a series of unfortunate events, he encounters a strange parasitic Kaiju that finds its way inside his mouth and transforms him into a humanoid monster.

When was the Kaiju No. 8 anime officially announced?

The first announcement for the anime adaptation came back in August 2022. However, the latest information regarding the possible release date came sometime later.

Is Kaiju No. 8 worth watching?

Anyone who enjoys action horror would find it worth watching.

Source: kaiju-no8.net official website, Twitter @KaijuNo8_O_EN


Anime fans of action-horror genre should stay tuned for any further updates regarding Kaiju no. 8 release date. Judging from the teaser trailer, the anime series look promising. above all, the military theme makes it even more exciting. let’s see if Kaiju no.8 meets the anime lovers expectations or not.

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