Kaiju No. 8 Episode 12 (Final Episode), Release Date And Time, Where To Watch And More!

As the final episode dawns upon us, much to the fans’ sadness, we’re expecting Production I.G to give us their A-game!

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Kaiju No. 8 anime has been a pretty decent success considering how many fans have been talking about it week after week. Now, as the final episode dawns upon us, much to the fans’ sadness, we’re expecting Production I.G to give us their A-game!

Kaiju No. 8 Episode 12 Release Date and Time:

Kaiju No. 8 episode 12 is set to broadcast on Japanese Television on July 29, 2024, at 11 PM (JST).

Overseas fans can catch the finale on Crunchyroll and Twitter during the following time zones and dates:

  • Pacific Standard Time (PST): June 29 (Saturday) 7 AM
  • Eastern Standard Time (EST): June 29 (Saturday) 10 AM
  • Indian Standard Time (IST): June 29 (Saturday) 7:30 PM
  • British Summer Time (BST): June 29 (Saturday) 3:00 PM
  • Central European Summer Time (CEST): June 29 (Saturday) 4:00 PM
  • Japan Standard Time (JST): June 29 (Saturday) 11:00 PM

Kaiju No. 8 Episode 11 Recap:

In Episode 11 of “Kaiju No. 8,” Kafka is detained and transported to the Ariake Maritime Base. During the transfer, his friend Ichikawa assures him that he will be waiting for him. Mina and Vice-Captain Hoshino remain silent while uncuffing Kafka and preparing him for the move. Once inside the vehicle, Mina speaks freely, stating that no one in the Third Division views Kafka as an enemy. Hoshino orders the squad to salute Kafka, although he claims it was for Mina’s sake.

Kafka is then confined in an underground facility at the base. Kikoru pleads with Director Isao to spare Kafka, but Isao is resolute, citing the murder of her mother by Kaiju No. 2 and expressing no sympathy for Kaijus. Director Isao confronts Kafka and decides to eliminate him, donning the Kaiju No. 2 suit to attack. Kafka initially resists transforming, but Isao’s lethal intent triggers the kaiju within Kafka, leading him to lose control as the episode concludes.

What to expect from Kaiju No. 8 Episode 12:

The climactic showdown between Kafka Hibino and Isao Shinomiya sets the stage for an exhilarating conclusion to the Spring 2024 anime season in the anticipated season finale of “Kaiju No. 8.” Episode 12 promises to be action-packed, featuring the intense battle between the out-of-control Kafka and the formidable Isao. This confrontation will likely resolve Kafka’s fate and reveal whether he can regain control over his kaiju form.

As fans eagerly await the outcome of this high-stakes duel, the episode is also expected to lay the groundwork for a sequel. The re-emergence of Kaiju No. 9, a significant antagonist, will be pivotal in setting up future conflicts and storylines. It’s been a while since No. 9 was last seen, and its return is anticipated to escalate the stakes even further, ensuring a seamless transition into the next season.

Additionally, the finale will address the trajectories of the Third Division recruits. The unique “exchange student” training method they undergo will be explored, hinting at their potential growth and development. This aspect of the story promises to deepen the characterization and dynamics within the Defense Force, providing a rich narrative foundation for future episodes.

Overall, fans can look forward to a thrilling conclusion filled with intense battles, crucial character developments, and tantalizing setups for the sequel. The resolution of Kafka’s struggle and the looming threat of Kaiju No. 9 ensure that the season finale of “Kaiju No. 8” will be a must-watch!

About Kaiju No. 8:

Kaiju No. 8 is a manga series written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto. It has been serialized for free on Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ application and website since July 2020, with its chapters collected in 12 tankōbon volumes as of April 2024.

An anime television series adaptation produced by Production I.G. premiered in April 2024.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Kaiju No. 8 as follows:

In a world plagued by threatening creatures known as Kaiju, Kafka Hibino aspired to enlist in the Japan Defense Force to defeat them.

“Let’s wipe out the Kaiju together.”

Kafka pledged to his childhood friend, Mina Ashiro. Over time, life circumstances forced them to go their separate ways and caused him to abandon his lifelong ambition. He found himself employed by Monster Sweeper, Inc., a professional cleaning company that specializes in cleaning up the aftermath of Kaiju battles.

Meanwhile, Mina Ashiro is now the Captain of the Defense Force’s 3rd Division. As it stands, he is currently unworthy of fighting Kaiju alongside her.

At work, Kafka crosses paths with the highly motivated Reno Ichikawa. Reno’s undying determination to join the Defense Force leaves no room for failure.

His perseverance reawakens Kafka’s ambition of standing next to Mina as they protect humanity from Kaiju together.

A dream frozen by time, thawed by a burning promise.