Kaiju No. 8 Anime Unveils Latest Key Visual

Kaiju No. 8 , an upcoming TV anime based on the science fiction / action manga, revealed its latest key visual depicting daily life in a world filled with giant monsters. The visual (below) depicts Defense Force members Iharu Furuhashi, Haruichi Izumo, and Aoi Kaguragi taking a break at a convenience store while the damage of a kaiju assault is visible in the background. The series premieres in Japan in April 2024, and it will also stream on Crunchyroll. Kaiju No. 8 key visual The original Kaiju No. 8 manga by Naoya Matsumoto is serialized in Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ manga magazine, and an English language version is also available from Viz Media. Shigeyuki Miya directs the Kaiju No. 8 TV anime at animation studio Production I.G. The series also features series composition and scripts by Ichiro Okouchi, character designs and chief animation direction by Tetsuya Nishio, kaiju design by Mahiro Maeda, art direction by Shinji Kimura, and music by Yuta Bandoh. RELATED: Kaiju No. 8 Anime Adds Three More Defense Force Soldiers to Cast Crunchyroll describes Kaiju No. 8 : In a world plagued by threatening creatures known as Kaiju, Kafka Hibino aspired to enlist in the Japan Defense Force to defeat them. “ Let's wipe out the Kaiju together.” Kafka pledged to his childhood friend, Mina Ashiro. Over time, life circumstances forced them to go their separate ways and caused him to abandon his lifelong ambition. He found himself employed by Monster Sweeper, Inc., a professional cleaning company that specializes in cleaning up the aftermath of Kaiju battles. Meanwhile, Mina Ashiro is now the Captain of the Defense Force’s 3rd Division. As it stands, he is currently unworthy of fighting Kaiju alongside her. At work, Kafka crosses paths with the highly motivated Reno Ichikawa. Reno’s undying determination to join the Defense Force leaves no room for failure. His perseverance reawakens Kafka’s ambition of standing next to Mina as they protect humanity from Kaiju together. A dream frozen by time, thawed by a burning promise But Kafka doesn’t know that an imminent Kaiju threat is unexpectedly approaching him. Source: Comic Natalie

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