Kaiju No.8 is set to release its first novel in November

The official JUMP j Books Twitter account revealed on September 16, 2022 that the very first novel for the manga Kaiju #8entitled “Kaiju 8 – Michaku! Dai-3 Butaiwill be released on November 4, 2022. The novel will be written by Keiji Ando and will feature four short stories as well as pin-ups and illustrations by Naoya Matsumoto.

The premises of the news are as follows:

  • After the Battle of Sagamihara, the 3rd unit of the defense force is interviewed closely for a documentary.
  • What is the grueling obstacle course that Kafka and Reno undertake? Kikoru used a special ghost weapon!
  • How was Hoshina, who is obsessed with swords, recruited by Mina?
  • And will Kafka be able to conceal his true identity from the editorial team?

Kaiju #8also known in English as Monster #8, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto. It has been serialized for free on Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ app and website since July 2020, with its chapters collected into seven tankōbon volumes as of July 2022. Viz Media has licensed the series for English release in North America.

As of August 2022, the manga has over 8 million copies in circulation. The series has been praised for its premise, characters, and art.

An anime adaptation of Kaiju No.8 was recently announced on August 5, 2022.

Source: Twitter

Irene B. Bowles