According to publisher VIZ, the English version of the first volume of the series “Kaiju No. 8” was published on December 7th, 2021. The Kaiju No. 8 (AKA Monster #8) manga was written and illustrated by Naoya Matsumoto, and it has been serialized in Shonen Jump since July 3rd, 2020. The series was ranked 3rd in “This Manga is Amazing!” in 2022 for the male category, in the second year of its debut.
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Kaiju No. 8 Synopsis
Kafka Hibino, 32, wanted to join the National Guard with his childhood friend Mina Ashiro, but he was not qualified. He works for “Monster Sweeper,” a company in charge of monster (Kaiju) post-processing. He was attacked by a monster one day, terribly injured, and taken to the hospital. During his rehabilitation, an unnamed little monster enters his mouth and changes Kafka into a monster.