Kaiju No.8: Season 2 Updates

The first season of Kaiju No.8 concluded with a thrilling finale last week. Fans were left anxiously anticipating the second season, but their worries were put to rest when Crunchyroll announced the show’s renewal shortly after the finale aired.

Despite being one of the best Shonen anime of the current season, Kaiju No.8 only received a MAL rating of 8.36. With the announcement of a new season, let’s take a closer look at what we can expect from it.

The New Teaser Dropped

The teaser for season 2 was unveiled on Crunchyroll’s YouTube channel on June 29th. While it did not give away many details, it confirmed that the sequel is currently in the works and will feature the same level of action as the first season.


Season 2 Release Date

Regrettably, details regarding the release of season 2 have not been revealed yet. Considering that season 1 of Kaiju No.8 premiered in the Spring 2024 season, it is likely that the new season will be released around the same time in 2025.

Kaiju No.8 Season 2 Plot

Following the conclusion of season 1, Shinomiya Kikoru was reassigned to the First Division of the Defence Forces, known as the most formidable division. In this division, Kikoru serves under the leadership of Captain Narumi and alongside other skilled soldiers, all of whom can unleash at least 40% of their combat capabilities.

Gen Narumi
Commander of First Division: Narumi Gen | Source: Fandom

Shinomiya realizes that she is no longer as exceptional as she once was in the third division. This realization motivates her to push herself even harder, determined to no longer rely on others for protection.

At this time, the Defense Forces headquarters makes the decision to assign Hibino Kafka to the First Division in order to bolster the Division’s strength as a response to the growing occurrence of Kaijuu spawns.

During their initial mission as a team, the First Division must confront Kaiju No.9, a formidable opponent who seeks to eliminate Kaiju No.8 and gain control of the powerful Kaiju force.

We anticipate the appearance of Kaiju No.9 and its numerous Yojuu offspring in the upcoming season. Can Kikoru and Kafka successfully ensure the safety of their loved ones and achieve their aspirations? Keep an eye out for the release of Kaiju No.8 Season 2 to discover the answer.

Where to Stream Kaiju No.8 Season 2?

Crunchyroll will stream Kaiju No.8 once it becomes available.

About Kaiju No.8

Kaiju No. 8, also known as Monster #8, is a manga series from Japan that is both written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto. It has been available for free serialization on Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ since July 2020.

In Japan, kaiju creatures are infamous for frequently attacking the nation, and it is the responsibility of the Japanese Defense Force to handle and eliminate these threats.

Childhood friends Kafka Hibino and Mina Ashiro make a pact to join the Defense Force after a kaiju destroys their hometown. While Mina rises to the position of renowned commander, Kafka struggles to pass the exam and ultimately becomes a monster sweeper, responsible for disposing of deceased kaiju.

The Defense Force dubs him “Kaiju No. 8″after a small talking kaiju enters his body through his mouth, granting him the ability to transform into a Kaiju. It all begins on one fateful day.

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