Kafka in his Kaiju No. 8 form looks menacingly at the camera. Photo credit: Viz Media
According to an anime newscaster, there is reportedly a Kaiju No. 8 anime in the making. The nice found that the registrar behind the domain name for kaiju8gou.com (Kaiju No. 8) had the same identifying information as the pages listed for Spy x Family. In addition, they discovered that Sousou no Frieren also had the same information under frieren.jp, which could indicate an upcoming anime adaptation of that work.
While australia business blog was unable to confirm the information first-hand (since the leak was published, the domains of the websites listed have been stripped of the aforementioned identifying information), the leaker has a strong history of correct predictions. Plus, with Anime Japan 2022 now in full swing, it’s not entirely unlikely that they’ll be dropping news of the adaptation in the coming days.
You can check out the leaker’s findings firsthand below:
What is Kaiju No. 8 about?
Tokyo is overrun with Kaiju, monstrous Godzilla-like entities bent on taking out as much of the human race as possible. To stop them, the Kaiju Defense Force was created to face the threat.
kaiju no. 8 follows Kafka, a 30-year-old man of the Kaiju clean-up squad with big dreams of joining his childhood friend as a captain in the Kaiju Defense Force. To that end, he keeps trying to get into the squad but always falls out of the new recruits for some reason, usually his slow sync speeds. This year is his last chance to join the squad before his recruitment is out of date.
On his way back home, he is possessed by a daikaiju, one of the legendary numbered kaiju, and gains the ability to transform into a kaiju. Will this affect his ability to get into the KDF? Time will tell!
When will the anime be officially announced?
Since the anime hasn’t been officially announced yet, it’s hard to say when the Kaiju No. 8 anime is officially announced. However, the anime is expected to be announced this weekend at Anime Japan 2022, one of the biggest industry events in Japan for all the upcoming anime news.
It is very possible that the adaptation of the series, one of the best-selling mangas in Japan, will be announced this weekend. Hopefully that announcement will come sooner rather than later!