One month remains before spring shows up and studios are releasing new visual  and promo trailers to gain attention. One of such spring anime ‘The 8th son? Are you kidding me?‘ or also popularly known as ‘Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!‘ recently revealed a new character packed key visual while announcing its release date. We will discuss all these details below.

The 8th son? Are you kidding me ? New Key visual

The 8th son? Are you kidding? me New Key visual
The 8th son? Are you kidding? me New Key visual

The new key Visual is one hella packed with characters including Wendelin voiced by Junya and Enoki voiced by Asuka Nishi respectfully. Other cast members include Louise bu Yuuna Mimura Lina by Mikako Komatsu Wilma by M.A.O (Mao Ichimichi). The anime previously revealed another key visual a while ago. 
The 8th son? Are you kidding me? Release Date

The 8th son? Are you kidding me will release on Thursday April 2, 2020. Crunchyroll will release the series with subtitles on same day. English dub isn’t confirmed yet.

Staff The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

The show is being Co-produced by Shin-ei Animation and SynergySP anime studio with Tatsuo Miura(Okusama wa Mahou Shoujo episode director) as director.Fuzichoco is providing character designs while Takeshi Miyamoto(Namu Amida Butsu!: Rendai Utena script)  is handling series composition. 

About The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

The 8th son? Are you kidding me? Volume 1 Cover Art
The 8th son? Are you kidding me? Volume 1 Cover Art

 

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.

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