‘Kaiju No. 8’ Sequel Confirmed


Following today’s finale of the hit anime series Kaiju No. 8, it has been confirmed that the show will return with a sequel, which is currently in production.

“In a world plagued by creatures known as Kaiju, Kafka Hibino aspired to enlist in The Defense Force. He makes a promise to enlist with his childhood friend, Mina Ashiro. Soon, life takes them in separate ways. While employed cleaning up after Kaiju battles, Kafka meets Reno Ichikawa. Reno’s determination to join The Defense Force reawakens Kafka’s promise to join Mina and protect humanity.”

Kaiju No. 8 is adapted from Naoya Matsumoto’s original, ongoing manga series and animated by Production I.G with kaiju artwork and design supervision from Studio Khara. The series is directed by Shigeyuki Miya and Tomomi Kamiya. The composition and screenplay are written by Ichiro Okouchi.

Season 1 of Kaiju No. 8 is now streaming on Crunchyroll. The English dub of the finale will arrive on July 13.

Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. If she's not writing or out and about with her camera, she's probably watching anime, nerding out over Star Wars, reading manga, and definitely forgetting to water her plants. And waiting for the Genshin loading screen to pop up. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com

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