Spring 2020 is filled with lots of exciting shows and one of the shows which I am most excited is definitely the Isekai themed “The 8th Son? Are you Kidding me?“. The anime series also goes by the Japanese name Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!.
The official website to The 8th son? Are you kidding me ? recently published the official preview images and Synopsis from episode 1. The official website also revealed the 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? Episode 1 Release date.
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? Episode 1 Release date
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? Episode 1 release premiere is currently scheduled for April 2, 2020.
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? Episode 1 Synopsis
The official website describes the episode 1 as:
When Ichinomiya Shingo, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, wakes up from sleep he founds himself in an unknown room in an unknown body of a six- year old boy named Wendelin Von Benno who is son a of noble family of the Baumeister family. Born in an noble family he feels assured that there won’t be any problem regarding food. But he soon comes to realize that he is the 8th son of a poor noble family living in a back country. His father orders him to collect food from forest where he encounters a….?
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? Episode 1 Official Preview Images
Where to Watch?
You can watch episode 1 and all upcoming episodes on Crunchyroll with English subtitles on the same date as of Japanese release.
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? English Dub
Neither Crunchyroll nor funimation has announced anything related to The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me? English dub.
About The 8th Son? Are You Kidding me?
The 8th son? Are you kidding me? (Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou), is a Japanese Isekai Fantasy themed light novel series written by Y.A. and illustrated by Fuzichoco. It first began serialization online since June 2013 on user generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Naro.
It was acquired by Media Factory, who published the first light novel volume in April 2014 under their MF Books imprint. Eighteen volumes have been released as of December 2019.
A manga adaptation by Hiroki Kusumoto is being serialized in Kadokawa ShotenComicWalker website since 2015. It has been compiled into 8 volumes.
The 8th son? Are you kidding me? (The Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!) revolves around Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, while thinking of tomorrow’s busy working day, goes to sleep. However, when he woke up, he found himself in a room unknown to him and realized that he is inside a 6-years-old body, taking over his body and mind.
He soon learns from the memories of the boy that the boy was born as the youngest child of a poor noble family living in a back country. Having no administrative skill, he can’t do anything to manage the vast land his family has. Fortunately, he is blessed with a very rare talent, the talent of magic. Unfortunately, while his talent could bring prosperity to his family, in his situation it only brought disaster. This is the story of the boy, Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, opening his own path in a harsh world.