Kaiju No. 8 Spinoff Manga Announced

Kaiju No. 8 Spinoff Manga Announced 5 Milhoes De Copias Do Manga Kaiju No. 8

In this Jump Festa 2024 it was announced that January 5, 2024 will begin to be published in Shonen Jump+ the manga Kaiju No. 8 side B per Kentarō Hidano (Ziga, Super Smartphone) which, as the name suggests, is a spinoff of the manga Kaiju No. 8 (Monster #8 / Kaijuu 8-gou) by Naoya Matsumoto.

Kaiju No. 8 side B will tell the story of several members of the Defense Forces on the frontline.

As we previously reported, an anime series adaptation of the manga will premiere in April 2024. Kaiju No. 8 (Monster #8 / Kaijuu 8-gou) by Naoya Matsumoto by the studio Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Eden of the East) with the Studio Khara (Rebuild of Evangelion) to be responsible for the kaiju design and art.

Kaiju No. 8 (Monster #8) began publishing in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ in July 2020 and the story takes place in Japan where monsters known as kaiju regularly attack the population with the Japanese Defense Force tasked with killing them.

After their town was destroyed by kaiju when they were children, childhood friends Kafka Hibino and Mina Ashiro vowed to become members of the Defense Force. Mina became famous as commander of the Third Defense Force Unit, but Kafka failed the exam several times and is a member of the cleanup team, Monster Sweeper Inc., whose job is to dispose of monster bodies after battle. After a small talking monster enters his body through his mouth, Kafka gains the ability to transform into a monster, which is nicknamed “Kaiju No. 8” by the Defense Force. Kafka remains fully conscious while in this form, but gains superhuman strength and becomes the first monster to escape the Defense Force.

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