Noble Life is Tough in "The 8th son? Are you kidding me?" TV Anime Teaser

New key visual and main staff revealed for upcoming adaptation of isekai fantasy light novel series

A magic experiment goes awry for young Wendelin in the Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.


It's hard to be the eighth in line to inherit the mantle of an aristocratic house, especially if you're magically gifted and also the reincarnation of a Japanese salaryman, or at least that's the premise in the new teaser trailer for Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! ("The 8th son? Are you kidding me?"), an upcoming TV anime based on a series of isekai fantasy light novels.




The main staff for Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! has been revealed, including:


  • Original work: Y.A. (published by Kadokawa under their MF Books imprint)
  • Original character designs: Fuzichoco
  • Director: Tatsuo Miura
  • Series composition: Takeshi Miyamoto
  • Character design: Kenji Tanabe
  • Animation production: Shin-ei Animation, SynergySP


Wendelin strikes his best "Home Alone" pose in the foreground while his 7 older brothers cast long shadows in the background.


The story of Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! follows Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25 year old employee with a trading company, who wakes up one morning in a different world with the body and memories of Wendelin von Benno Baumeister, the 5 year old, magically-gifted eighth son of a poor noble family that owns huge tracts of land in the frontier. In these strange new circumstances, Shingo / Wendelin decides to use his magical talents to make a living as an adventurer.

Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! will broadcast in Japan in 2020.




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