The latest visual of the TV anime “Kaiju 8” (broadcast in April 2024) has been released. The latest visuals of the main characters of the Japan Defense Force have been released. Centered on the main character Kafka, the visuals of the defenders who take dynamic actions as if they were fighting monsters, and the whole body’s energy as if they were swinging their fists at any moment. Kaiju No. 8 visual approaching in a “high power state” with increased power. Both have enough momentum, and the visuals raise expectations for the decisive action scenes expressed in the latest PV.
“Kaiju No. 8” is a world where disasters (=monsters) mercilessly invade daily life, and the setting is Japan, where the incidence of aberrations is one of the highest in the world. The 32-year-old main character, Kafka Hibino, who gets a job cleaning the corpses of monsters subdued by the Defense Corps, pursues his dream of becoming a “defense force member.”
A story that becomes an existence is called “Monster No. 8”. When the serialization started in July 2020 in “Shonen Jump +,” the number of views exceeded 30 million, the fastest in the app’s history.
The cumulative circulation of comics has become a signboard work exceeding 11 million copies. In addition, it has been attracting attention among manga fans, such as winning the grand prize in the “Web Manga Category” of the “Next Manga Award 2021”, a user voting project announced on August 24, 2021, and the first comic in 2020. It achieved #1 sales for the year.