Kaiju No. 8 has yet again proved its extreme popularity by gaining over 5 Million views on Shonen Jump Plus. These views are solely registered in the official Shonen Jump Plus online reading site. Further, the manga series has earned even huge views on other paid platforms too. The level of acceptance and enthusiasm for this story is quite evident from these numbers. Read further for more details on Kaiju No. 8 and the Twitter announcement.
Written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto, Kaiju No. 8 has started serializing on Shonen Jump Plus since July 3 this year. Since then, it has been a huge hit among the masses and has attained many spectacular feats. In August 2020, Matsumoto and Kaiju No. 8 adopted a schedule where a new chapter is published every week for three weeks, followed by a one week break. In that 1 week break, a 100 view illustration of the Kaiju under consideration are released.
The story is based in Japan, which is constantly invaded by creatures called “Kaiju.” They come in different shapes and sizes but have the same motive, destruction and catastrophe. There is a “Defense Corps,” responsible for annihilating these kaiju arriving in the cities and a group called “Monster Sweepers,” who take over the work of disposing of the corpses of these kaiju.
Our protagonist Kafka Hibino is a 32-years old Monster Sweeper who once aspired and gave up on becoming a Defense Corp. At the beginning of the story, he gets attacked and hospitalized by a residual kaiju, and at the same time, a kaiju fly enters his mouth. This gives him the ability to transform into a kaiju. Being spotted as the 8th kaiju to be appearing in Japan, he publically came to be known as “Kaiju No.8.” The plot revolves around him as he tries to conceal his ability and uncovers his own truth gradually.
Where to read Kaiju No. 8-
You can read all chapters of Kaiju No. 8 released till now on Viz.com and Shonen Jump+ in English, Portuguese, and many other languages. The Chapters are released weekly. Do read from trusted platforms only and support the writer. We will be back soon with more news and achievements of Kaiju No. 8. Until then, stay tuned, stay hyped.
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