Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT

Collection celebrating the long-awaited anime adaptation of the manga series that has swept the world

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT

Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2024 – UNIQLO graphic T-shirt brand UT will launch an additional design as part of the Kaiju No. 8 UT collection celebrating the anime adaptation that began airing in April. The collection will be available from Friday, May 31.

The ongoing Kaiju No. 8 manga series, published in 12 volumes, has a cumulative circulation in Japan exceeding 13 million copies (including digital versions). It has also been tremendously popular overseas, becoming a phenomenon both in Japan and abroad. An anime adaptation of this world-famous series began airing on April 13. The work is being distributed in real time worldwide on X (Twitter), and released on video streaming services. UNIQLO will promote the Kaiju No. 8 UT collection during the real-time streaming of the Kaiju No. 8 anime on X (Twitter) for four weeks starting from Saturday May 11th, ahead of the collection release on May 31.

The additional design to be released in the collection, a composite image of Kafka Hibino and his altered form as Kaiju No. 8, is a limited-edition artwork created by the production company Production I.G. The figures below the illustration show the kaiju’s “fortitude level,” which represents its power, and identification number.

Overview of the Kaiju No. 8 UTCollection

Launch Date:May 31, 2024 (Friday)
Product Lineup:MENS Short Sleeve Graphic T-Shirt, 6 designs, XS-3XL*
Price:RM59.90
Availability:All UNIQLO stores in Malaysia and the uniqlo.com online store
Special Website:https://www.uniqlo.com/my/en/spl/ut/kaiju-no8

*MENS sizes XS and XXL-3XL only available from the online stores

MENS Additional Design

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT

This new design celebrates the anime broadcast starting from April 13th. The special artwork features a composite image of Kafka Hibino and Kaiju No. 8. The figures below the illustration show the kaiju’s “fortitude level,” which represents its power, and its identification number. This graphic is limited edition art created by Production I.G.

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
FRONT
Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
BACK

 The English logo of Kaiju No. 8 is embroidered on the front pocket. Printed on the back is the abbreviation “JAKDF” (for Japan Anti-Kaiju Defense Force), along with the members of the Third Division, of which Kafka is a member.

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
FRONT
Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
BACK

Kafka Hibino and Leno Ichikawa are depicted chatting and laughing as crew members of the kaiju disposal company Monster Sweeper Inc. The graphic is limited edition art by Production I.G.

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
FRONT
Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
BACK

UT exclusive art depicting the fighting style of Soshiro Hoshina, vice-captain of the Third Division of the Defense Force, who fights using two swords. The front is embellished with the marks on the swords used exclusively by Hoshina.

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
FRONT
Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT
BACK

The front design blends the number “8” used in the Kaiju No. 8 logo with the anime teaser visual. The back has a small print of the Japanese Kaiju No. 8 logo.

Additional Special Design for Kaiju No. 8 UT

This design features Kafka Hibino as a child when he decided to protect Japan from kaiju, along with his childhood friend Mina Ashiro, and the Defense Force logo. This limited-edition art was created by Production I.G exclusively for UT.

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