The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? Trailer
Watch two official trailer of The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? with the release date, cast, staff, plot and more here.
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? (八男って、それはないでしょう！, Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai Deshō!, lit. “The Eighth Son? That Can’t Be Right!”) is a light novel which has been written by Fuichoco.
There was a normal man. One day, He came to his house from a long day at work and slept on his bed. But when he woke up, he found himself in a different place and in a different body.
He woke up as a boy named, Wendelin Baumeister, who is the eighth son of a poor royal family. In starting, he tried to analyze his condition then suddenly his father gave him a task to find a food from the nearby forest.
Wendelin in search of food found a forest spirit, Alfred, who wanted to teach him magic because this was his last wish before he died.
After a year, Wendelin attended an adventurer school and he also get invited by a royal noble that was familiar with the Wendelin magical powers.
Wendelin became a great magician as his skills were similar to Alfred whom he met years ago and soon he got famous throughout the kingdom because of his wonderful skills.
Announcement of getting anime of The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? was done on December 14, 2018 by media factory.
Manga of The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? was published online by Kadokawa Shoten’s Comic Walker by Hiroki Kusumoto since 2015. It got seven volumes till December 21, 2019.
- Wendelin (ヴェンデリン) Voiced by: Takuma Terashima (drama CD), Junya Enoki (anime), Shizuka Ishigami (young, anime)
- Elize (エリーゼ) Voiced by: Saori Hayami (drama CD), Asuka Nishi (anime)
- Erwin von Alnim (エルヴィン・フォン・アルニム) Voiced by: Showtaro Morikubo (drama CD), Hiro Shimono (anime)
- Louise (ルイーゼ) Voiced by: Asami Imai (drama CD), Yuuna Mimura (anime)
- Iina (イーナ) Voiced by: Eriko Matsui (drama CD), Mikako Komatsu (anime)
- Inū (イヌー) Voiced by: Yū Sanada (drama CD)
- Vilma (ヴィルマ) Voiced by: M.A.O (anime)
- Roderich (ローデリヒ) Voiced by: Tomohito Takatsuka (anime)
- Kurt (クルト) Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita (anime)
- Amalie (アマーリエ) Voiced by: Yukana (anime)
- Alfred (アルフレッド) Voiced by: Daisuke Namikawa (anime)
- Brantack Lyngstad (ブランターク・リングスタット) Voiced by: Yusaku Yara (anime)
- Klimt Kristoff von Armstrong (クリムト・クリストフ・フォン・アームストロング) Voiced by: Masashi Yamane (anime)
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? was co-animated by Shin-Ei Animation and SynergySP while Tatsuo Miura is directing the series and Takeshi Miyamoto is handling the series composition adn Keiji Tanabe is the character designer.
The series music is being composed by Minako Sato. Space-Time of the Hesitant Person (時空の迷い人, “Jikū no Mayoi Hito”) is the opening song which is performed by Demon Kakka and Arika Takarano.
Moonlight Monologue (月明りのMonologue, “Tsukiakari Monologue”) is the ending theme song which is performed by Akino Arai x AKINO from Bless4.