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Crunchyroll Will Livestream Kaiju No.8 Same Time As Japanese Broadcast

Kaiju No. 8 (Photo from Production I.G.)

Crunchyroll will livestream Kaiju No. 8 simultaneously with its Japanese broadcast on April 13, 2024, Saturday, at 7:00 a.m. Japanese Standard Time (JST). This is a first in the platform’s history. For other timezones, it will be aired at the following times:

  • 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
  • 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT)
  • 3:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

For audiences who will miss the live broadcast, the episodes will be permanently available on Crunchyroll every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. PDT.

Production I.G. also ensured that the anime would be globally accessible. They tried their best to dub it in as many languages as they could. Thus, upon release, audiences can watch the anime in the following languages:

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

More about Kaiju No. 8

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.

Kaiju No. 8’s synopsis via Crunchyroll

Kaiju No. 8 has been popular among shounen manga fans. Thanks to its writer, Naoyo Matsumoto, it made its amazing debut in 2020.

Four years later, the story is getting animated by Production I.G., the same studio responsible for Kuroko no Basket, Haikyuu, Kimi ni Todoke, and more.

Additionally, they have a talented set of cast and crew to take the story to the next level:

CastKaiju No. 8 CharacterCrewRole
Nazeeh TarshaKafka Hibino

Kaiju No. 8
Shawn GannVoice Director
Katelyn BarrMina AshiroSusie NixonADR Producer
Adam McArthurReno IchikawaJarrod GreeneADR Script Writer
Abigail BlytheKikoku ShinomiyaNathanael HarrisonADR Mixer
Landon McDonaldSoshiro HoshinaJosé SandovalADR Engineer

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