Kaiju No.8

Kaiju No. 8 to continue on Crunchyroll with sequel

Following the season finale of Kaiju No. 8 on Saturday, June 29th, 2024, a sequel is already in the works from Production I.G as confirmed by Crunchyroll.

Crunchyroll will also carry the new episodes when they air, though a date was not mentioned.

The dubbed season finale will air Saturday, July 13th, 2024 on Crunchyroll.

Crunchyroll provided a synopsis of the series in a press release.

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.

The Japanese voice cast features the following talent:

  • 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

The English voice cast features the following talent:

  • 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

Working on Kaiju No. 8 are directors Shigeyuki Miya and Tomomi Kamiya, with a screenplay by Ichiro Okouchi, chief animation director and character designs by Tetsuya Nishio, kaiju design by Mahiro Maeda, art direction by Shinji Kimura, cinematography by Eiji Arai, editing by Aya Hida, music composition by Yuta Bandoh, animation production by Production I.G and kaiju artwork supervision by Studio Khara.

Kaiju No. 8 is written an illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto and serialized in Shonen Jump+ since July 3rd, 2020. Viz Media publishes the English-translated version in both print and digital formats.

Source: Crunchyroll press release

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