Kaiju No. 8: Episode 2 "The Monster Who Defeats the Monster" Kafka transforms into a kaiju! He faces the kaiju without regard for the danger

The second episode of "Kaiju No. 8" an anime based on the popular manga by Naoya Matsumoto, titled "A Monster That Defeats a Monster," will air on TV Tokyo and other channels at 11:00 pm on April 20th.

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Kafka, who has been infected by a mysterious small kaiju(monster) and transformed into a kaiju, flees the hospital with Reno, fearing that he will be exterminated by the defense force. At that moment, he discovers a mother and child being attacked by the monster. Kafka, not minding the danger, confronts the monster and swings his fist with all his might.

"Kaiju No. 8" has been serialized in "Shonen Jump+" since July 2020. Set in Japan, a monster superpower where monsters mercilessly invade everyday life, the story follows the adventures of the protagonist, Kafka Hibino, whose body has been transformed into a monster by a mysterious creature. It also attracted attention in 2021 when it was selected as the grand prize winner in the web manga category of the "Next Manga Awards 2021." The comic has sold over 13 million copies in total.

The anime will be produced by Production IG, the studio behind the Ghost in the Shell series, while Studio Khara, the studio behind the Rebuild of Evangelion series, will be in charge of monster design and works.