Kaiju No. 8: the official release date of the anime revealed

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Kaiju No. 8 is ready to make its highly anticipated debut on the small screen in the spring of this year and fans will finally be able to know the official release date. The update comes thanks to the release of a new trailer. The Kaiju No. 8 manga series written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto has proven to be a great success in Shueisha's Jump+ app in Japan. Now the Shonen series is ready to conquer many other fans of the genre with the first season of the official anime adaptation. Kaiju no. 8 will likely be the biggest preview of this year's spring anime lineup. And it won't be long before its premiere.

It was initially known that the first season of the Kaiju anime would debut in April 2024. The latest update for the anime confirmed that it will premiere on April 13. It will be a groundbreaking premiere, highly anticipated by fans, not only because it will be available simultaneously worldwide on Crunchyroll, but because the first episode will also be visible on X. As for the new trailer, you can watch it at the top of this item.

Kaiju No. 8 will premiere on April 13th on both Crunchyroll and X. We also remember the dubbing staff with their characters with a list below:

  • Masaya Fukunishi will lend his voice to Kafka Hibino
  • Wataru Kato will star as Reno Ichikawa
  • Fairouz Ai will voice Kikoru Shinomiya
  • Asami Seto will play Mina Ashiro
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Soshiro Hoshina

The events revolve around the protagonist and thirty-two-year-old Kafka Hibino. Hibino is part of a special team responsible for dismantling the remains of the Kaiju, killed by the defense forces. Kafka is Mina Ashiro's childhood friend. The two, some time ago, promised to join the Defense Forces and protect Japan from the Kaiju. Hibino failed to pass the entrance exam, abandoning his dreams. Mina, keeping her promise, instead became the captain of the III Division of the Defense Forces Corps. One day, Kafka faces a strange Kaiju with whom he merges. From that moment the young man acquires the ability to transform into Kaiju number 8, obtaining particular abilities.

Source: Comicbook