Kaiju No. 8 was a hit on X and Crunchyroll

The long-awaited premiere of the anime “Kaiju No. 8” has generated a great stir in the community, marking a milestone with its simultaneous broadcast on Twitter and Crunchyroll along with the Japanese broadcast. The numbers reveal a successful debut, with over 40 thousand viewers on Twitter Live and a strong impact on Crunchyroll, with over 1250 comments and 24 thousand positive votes on its first episode.

This innovative approach to Twitter broadcasting sets a precedent for the anime industry, attracting a global audience to a platform that is not traditionally associated with this type of content. Although some might consider 40 thousand viewers to be small in comparison to Twitter’s total reach, several factors must be taken into account, such as the specific nature of the anime content and the novelty of the streaming format.

On Crunchyroll, “Kaiju No. 8” has also left a lasting impression, comparing favorably with other popular anime on the platform. With over 1250 comments and 24 thousand upvotes on its first episode, it ranks on the same level as “Mushoku Tensei,” a very popular anime, and significantly surpasses “Wind Breaker,” another outstanding debut of the season.

These figures reflect the excitement and anticipation surrounding “Kaiju No. 8” in its world premiere. The combination of captivating storytelling, quality animation and an innovative broadcast strategy has cemented its position as one of the most promising anime of the year. With the anime’s initial success, it is clear that “Kaiju No. 8” is destined to become a lasting phenomenon in the anime community.