At New York Comedian Con on October 13, Crunchyroll introduced Kaiju No. 8, a well-liked Shonen Soar sci-fi monster fighter sequence, will come to the anime streaming service completely subsequent spring.
Kaiju No. 8’s elevator pitch is principally what would occur if an grownup Peter Parker was smack-dab in the course of a Godzilla story. The sequence follows Kafka Hibino, a 32-year-old who let his dream of preventing on the entrance traces alongside his childhood good friend Mina Ashiro move him by. Kafka works a thankless blue-collar job as a sanitation employee tasked with cleansing the aftermath of cataclysmic metropolitan kaiju battles. In the meantime, Mina serves her nation because the fearless chief of Japan’s Kaiju Protection Drive.
Kafka’s life is certainly one of missed alternatives. That’s, till a freak encounter with a monster provides him the flexibility to remodel right into a humanoid kaiju. A Kaiju Man, if you’ll. Now, Kafka should maintain his newfound alter ego below wraps whereas pursuing his childhood dream of turning into a kaiju preventing hero with Mina.
You’ll be able to take a look at the new trailer below:
Animation powerhouse Production I.G (Ghost within the Shell) will produce the anime alongside Studio Khara. Studio Khara’s involvement in Kaiju No. 8 is form of an enormous deal (pun meant) in mild of its earlier work on director Hideaki Anno’s Neon Genesis Evangelion rebuild movies and his tokusatsu movies, Shin Godzilla, Shin Ultraman, and Shin Kamen Rider. Studio Khara will present kaiju designs for the sequence as properly. Protected to say Kaiju No. 8’s anime adaptation is in good arms with folks who’re intimately acquainted with the style.
Throughout Crunchyroll’s NYCC trade panel, Kaiju No. 8’s creator Naoya Matsumoto shared a particular notice to followers, saying:
[Kaiju No. 8 is] a narrative about somebody struggling in a harsh world with out ever giving up, within the hopes of main folks into a good barely brighter future. To anybody coping with the complexities of actuality that reads this manga, I hope it could actually assist make your future somewhat brighter, too.