Kaiju No. 8 / Monster #8 has become the hottest manga of the year only with the release of 19 chapters. This series has secured the 7th position among Shueisha’s manga. According to the reports, more than 319k people have already loved this new release.
Matsumoto sensei has made this series enjoyable with a new storyline. The storyline revolves around the protagonist, Kafka Hibino, a man who became a monster. The series has shown a glimpse of his Kaiju powers. Therefore, in this article, we will unveil the power of Kafka Hibino Kaiju No. 8.
Power of Kafka Hibino’s Kaiju Form-
At the beginning of the series, the protagonist, Kafka Hibino, has accidentally become a monster. We will know in the future why he was the only one chosen by the monster? Now, he is a high-grade monster. Also, during the exam to save Kikoru, he showed his true power of resilience 9.8.
No monster in history showed this number of toughness. It means based on resilience, he is the most dangerous and powerful monster ever witnessed. Kafka Hibino Monster #8 has since then fought a lot of powerful monsters including Monster #10 and Monster #9.
Moreover, with the introduction of Monster #2 we can expect that the other monsters to have received a number are also going to be revealed one by one. It can also shed more light on the real identity of Monster #8.
Regarding the present scenario and all the monsters that Kafka Hibino has fought no has even come close to defeating him bar Monster #9. He has even given a tough competition to the man known as the strongest person in the history of Defense Force. He can only go onto rise even more in power from this scene onwards.
Abilities of Kafka Hibino’s Kaiju Form-
- Raw Strength and Toughness–
From the beginning of the series, we have already witnessed how powerful he is on the basis of strength and toughness. He only needs one punch to blow away the powerful monsters. With the resilience of 9.8, one can estimate the toughness of his kaiju form.
The series has also displayed that when he uses his all power, lightning sparks inside his body. It means at that instance, his body transfers the power at one point. He is powerful enough to wipe out the defense squad in a moment.
- Regeneration and Bones Extension–
He is a monster, which means he has monster abilities too. Monsters in the series can regenerate themselves as long as their inner organs are safe. It means he can also regenerate his arms and legs. There is a possibility that he possesses advanced regeneration abilities. Maybe he can regenerate his organs too.
When he was charging his punch, his bones were extended from his legs to provide support. It means he can subconsciously extend his bones according to the need. Also, the frame structure of his Kaiju body is full of bones and muscles. He can also change his body form and manipulate his size.
- Immense Durability-
The body of Kaiju No. 8 is made of a thick layer of skin like most other monsters. It provides him resistance to extreme conditions and allows him to take maximum damage without getting hurt himself.
We saw how Kafka managed to blast apart the huge exploding after beast with a single punch and the explosion couldn’t even lay a single scratch on him. Even during the fight against Monster #2 he was able to stand up even after being attacked with Sonic Blast and Twin Blast.
This ability of Kafka’s Kaiju form is a double edged sword since after activation of this technique he has no control over himself. He loses the control over his body and consciousness which is taken over by the Kaiju inside his body.
It makes him extremely violent with a temporary surge in power and speed which capable of destroying anything and anyone inside him. We saw how this state was enough to almost kill Isao Shinomiya but thankfully Kafka punched a hole through his heart and managed to stop himself.
- Energy Blast-
Similar to other monsters, Kafka can generate a large ball of energy from his mouth and fire it straight towards his opponent. It is a great offensive move that can allow him to fight at a long range by keeping his distance from the enemies.
The only downside to this is that it takes few seconds for the formation of the energy ball leaving Kafka wide open to his enemies’ attacks.
- Instincts and Speed-
Based on speed and instincts, he has also surpassed everyone in the defensive force. His speed and instincts are faster than the beam of the monster. He easily deflected that beam only with his bare hands. With sharp instincts, he can divert any attack from opponents. He has the highest response time rate against the opponent.
This is the brief estimation of Kafka Hibino’s monstrous power. As the series is going on, we will witness some new abilities. Kaiju No. 8 / Monster #8 is a weekly scheduled manga under Shonen Jump Plus, written by Naoya Matsumoto. Fans can read the latest chapters of Kaiju No. 8 from Mangaplus Shueisha.
Q1- Who is the MC of Kaiju No. 8?
Kafka Hibino is the MC of Kaiju No. 8.
Q2- Will Kaiju No. 8 get an anime?
Yes, Kaiju No. 8 will get an anime once the story is manga progresses further.
Q3- Should I read Kaiju No. 8?
The story of Kaiju No. 8 is simple yet engaging and is definitely worth a read.
Q4- How many chapters does Kaiju No. 8 have?
At present, Kaiju No. 8 has 37 chapters.
Q5- Who is the weakest Kaiju?
The weakest Kaiju is an after beast that had attacked Leno.
Q6- Who is the strongest Kaiju?
Kafka Hibino’s Kaiju form is the strongest Kaiju in the series.
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