Kaiju No. 8 Anime Trailer Confirms Manufacturing IG/Khara Staff Up

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Earlier this yr, we obtained the good news that Naoya Matsumoto’s implausible superhero monster manga Kaiju No. 8 could be getting its personal anime, and now we all know there’s going to be a hell of a group behind it.

Right this moment a brand new trailer for the sequence—briefly exhibiting us the sequence’ protagonist Kafka Hibino in each his human and monstrous kaiju varieties—confirmed that legendary Ghost within the Shell animation studio Manufacturing I.G. will develop the sequence, however they gained’t be alone. The kaiju designs within the sequence can be dealt with by Studio Khara, a.okay.a. the group behind Hideaki Anno’s Neon Genesis Evangelion rebuild tetralogy, in addition to the Shin tokusatsu movies Shin Godzilla, Shin Ultraman, and subsequent yr’s Shin Kamen Rider.


Kaiju No. 8, a breakout hit from the manga anthology journal Shonen Soar’s Soar+ digital output since its arrival in 2020, follows Kafka, a part of a Kaiju waste disposal group in a near-future Japan repeatedly assaulted by big monsters, the place he wistfully imagines a profession as a part of the anti-monster Protection Pressure. However when a small Kaiju bonds with Kafa’s physique after an accident, he discovers he has gained the ability to remodel right into a superpowered monster-human hybrid, and begins main a double life as a brand new recruit within the Protection Pressure and the hunted superbeing recognized solely by his new colleagues as Kaiju No. 8.

We’ll be ready some time to see extra from the anime, nonetheless—the brand new trailer additionally confirms that Kaiju No. 8 gained’t hit screens till 2024. That’s plenty of time to meet up with the manga, no less than!

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