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Following the exhilarating Kaiju No. 8 season finale on Saturday, June 29, fans received exciting news – the sequel production has been officially confirmed!

Production I.G, the studio behind this monstrous hit, has announced that the series will continue, with new episodes set to stream on Crunchyroll in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. While the exact broadcast date is still under wraps, the anticipation is already building.

A short teaser video has been released to celebrate the announcement, offering fans a glimpse of what’s to come. Meanwhile, for those looking to catch up or rewatch the series, all available episodes of Kaiju No. 8 are streaming exclusively on Crunchyroll. Additionally, the dub of the season finale will be available starting Saturday, July 13, also exclusively on Crunchyroll.

Stay tuned for more updates on the return of this epic anime series!

About Kaiju No. 8

The anime is adapted from the original manga created by Naoya Matsumoto. Kaiju No. 8 is animated by Production I.G (PSYCHO-PASS; GHOST IN THE SHELL) with kaiju artwork and design supervision by Studio Khara (Evangelion: New Theatrical Edition, Shin Godzilla (Pre Visualization Development)).

The series is being directed by Shigeyuki Miya (director and character designer of Onihei; director of The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior) and Tomomi Kamiya (Yotsuiro Biyori). The series composition and screenplay were written by Ichiro Okouchi (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury; story draft and series composition on Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion).

Additional staff includes chief animation direction and character design by Tetsuya Nishio (Naruto; Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG); Kaiju design by Mahiro Maeda (concept art and designer on Mad Max: Fury Road; Godzilla Image Designer on Shin Godzilla; Director and Concept Art Director on Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time); art direction by Shinji Kimura (Tekkonkinkreet; Blood Blockade Battlefront), cinematography by Eiji Arai (Kuroko’s Basketball; PSYCHO-PASS) editing by Aya Hida (Attack on Titan; 2019’s Fruits Basket), and music composed by Yuta Bandoh (Towako Omameda and Her Three Ex-husbands; BELLE).

The opening song “Abyss” is performed by YUNGBLUD and the ending song “Nobody” is performed by OneRepublic.

Kaiju No. 8 Official Synopsis

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.

Japanese voice cast and characters
Masaya Fukunishi as Kafka Hibino / Kaiju No. 8
Asami Seto as Mina Ashiro
Wataru Katoh as Reno Ichikawa
Fairouz Ai as Kikoru Shinomiya
Kengo Kawanishi as Soshiro Hoshina
Yuki Shin as Iharu Furuhashi
Keisuke Komoto as Haruichi Izumo
Shunsuke Takeuchi as Aoi Kaguragi
Sayaka Senbongi as Konomi Okonogi
Tessho Genda as Isao Shinomiya
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Kaiju No. 9
Kenta Miyake as Kaiju No. 10

English voice cast and characters
Nazeeh Tarsha as Kafka Hibino / Kaiju No. 8
Katelyn Barr as Mina Ashiro
Adam McArthur as Reno Ichikawa
Abigail Blythe as Kikoru Shinomiya
Landon McDonald as Soshiro Hoshina
Ben Stegmair as Iharu Furuhashi
Howard Wang as Haruichi Izumo
Jonah Scott as Aoi Kaguragi
Celeste Perez as Konomi Okonogi
Christopher Wehkamp as Isao Shinomiya
Alejandro Saab as Kaiju No. 9
Brent Mukai as Kaiju No. 10

Official Website: kaiju-no8.net/en
Official English Twitter: twitter.com/KaijuNo8_O_EN



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