The popularity of Kaiju No. 8 is growing day by day. Written by Naoya Matsumoto, the manga depicts a world where monsters have wreaked havoc among humanity. To protect people from these monsters, the Defence Force is formed. The Defence Force is an army of Elite people who are trained to fight these monsters. The story of Kaiju No. 8 revolves around Kafka Hibino, who once dreamt of becoming a member of the forces. When a monster enters Hibino’s body, he becomes the infamous Kaiju No. 8, although his consciousness is very much intact. After meeting an enthusiastic youngster, Kafka decides to get enrolled in the defense force.
Kaiju No. 8 is getting recognized as one of Shueisha’s best manga released in recent years. The manga has also shown a tremendous rise in sales among Japanese and international readers. Out of several reasons, the uniqueness in its plot is attracting more people to read the manga and get obsessed with it. Readers who have been following the manga for a while now are quite accustomed to waiting a little longer than expected for a chapter to release once in a while. However, Kaiju No. 8 recently announced a hiatus, and here is everything we know about it.
Kaiju No 8 Hiatus Announced
On 6 January 2022, chapter 54 of the manga was released. While the events in the chapter were moving, readers were moved further when they realized there won’t be another chapter for the next few weeks. Chapter 55 of Kaiju No. 8 will be released in February 2022. Several fans thought that the manga had been scheduled for a monthly release. However, the truth is that Kaiju No 8 has only gone on a hiatus. Naoya Matsumoto, the mangaka of the series, is currently preparing another story which will be launched soon.
"Kaiju No. 8" by Naoya Matsumoto will be on break for a month. It will resume on Feb 4, 2022 on Shounen Jump Plus web service. pic.twitter.com/OY4xH1tEPR
— Manga Mogura RE (@MangaMoguraRE) January 6, 2022
The Kaiju No. 8 hiatus was announced for Naoya Matsumoto to take a break and work on his new story. There has been no announcement regarding the new project, but we are definitely looking forward to it.