Kaiju No. 8 TV Anime Dub Trailer Gets Released By Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll will begin streaming Kaiju No. 8 on April 13.

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KAIJYU 8 GO © 2020 by Naoya Matsumoto/SHUEISHA Inc.

On March 26, Crunchroll began streaming the dub trailer for the upcoming TV anime Kaiju No. 8.

Furthermore, Kaiju No. 8 will be the first anime series on Crunchyroll, which will get new episodes live streamed every week worldwide at the same time as its broadcast in Japan.

The series will start airing on Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 a.m. PT on Crunchyroll and will be available in Japanese with subtitles in English, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, German, and French.

After this, the episodes will be available on Crunchyroll to watch every Saturday at 8.30 am PT following the original broadcast in English, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Russian, Castilian Spanish, and Arabic subtitles.

The dub version of Kaiju No. 8 will be available on Crunchyroll starting at 8.30 a.m. PT in the following languages:

  • English
  • Latin American Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Castilian Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

The English dub cast includes:

  • Kafka Hibino and Kaiju No. 8 are played by Nazeeh Tarsha.
  • Mina Ashiro, played by Katelyn Barr
  • Reno Ichikawa, played by Adam McArthur
  • Kikoku Shinomiya, played by Abigail Blythe
  • Soshiro Hoshina, played by Landon McDonald

The English dub staff includes:

  • Voice Director: Shawn Gann
  • ADR Producer: Susie Nixon
  • ADR Script Writer: Jarrod Greene
  • ADR Mixer: Nathanael Harrison
  • ADR Engineer: Jose Sandoval

The anime is based on Naoya Matsumoto’s manga Kaiju No. 8.

It has been serialized for free on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ application and website since July 2020, with its chapters collected in eleven tankobon volumes as of December 2023.

An anime television series adaptation produced by Production I.G. is set to premiere in April 2024. Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Kaiju No. 8 as follows:

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

He makes a promise to enlist with his childhood friend, Mina Ashiro. Soon, life takes them in separate ways.

While employed cleaning up after Kaiju battles, Kafka meets Reno Ichikawa. Reno’s determination to join the Defense Force reawakens Kafka’s promise to join Mina and protect humanity.

Source: Crunchyroll Official Website and YouTube Channel