This April, with spring starting lots of new and exciting anime are coming out, with two days left for the release of the Anime ‘The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?’ also goes by the japanese name as ‘Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!‘.

The official website recently confirmed that the series will run for 12 episodes and similar report from @AIR_NEWS01 confirmed the news.

So in this article we will talk about The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? Release schedule and where you can stream the series in your locality.

The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? Release Date

It has been confirmed that the anime The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me will be releasing on 2 April, 2020.

The 8th Son? Are you kidding me? Episode Release Schedule

Number
Episode Title
Release Date
Episode 1 Yao is not it 2 April 2020
Episode 2 Untitled 9 April 2020
Episode 3 Untitled 16 April 2020
Episode 4 Untitled 23 April 2020
Episode 5 Untitled 30 April 2020
Episode 6 Untitled 7 May 2020
Episode 7 Untitled 14 May 2020
Episode 8 Untitled 21 May 2020
Episode 9 Untitled 28 May 2020
Episode 10 Untitled 4 June 2020
Episode 11 Untitled 11 June 2020
Episode 12 Untitled 18 June 2020

Where to Watch The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

You can watch the Tv anime series on Crunchyroll streaming service with English subtitles. Crunchyroll haven’t announced anything related to English dub release. Also the show has slim chances receiving a dub release seeing how Crunchyroll cancelled most of its ongoing dub releases to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Staff Details

  • Director: Tatsuo Miura
  • Series composition: Takeshi Miyamoto
  • Screenplay: Takeshi Miyamoto
  • Storyboard: Tatsuo Miura
  • Director: Tatsuo Miura / Sadanori Kaneda
  • Animation director: Shoko Hagiwara / Kazuaki Makita / Tsuji Sachimachi
  • Art director: Hiroki Matsumoto
  • Acoustic director: Koichi Kikuchi
  • Production progress : Masao Arai

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