"The 8th son? Are you kidding me?" TV Anime Adds 8 Cast Members

New key visual 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.

 

A new key visual (below) and 8 new cast members have been revealed for Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! ("The 8th son? Are you kidding me?"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of isekai fantasy light novels written by Y.A and illustrated by Fuzichoco about a salaryman who is reincarnated as the youngest heir of a declining noble family in world of swords and sorcery. The new cast members include:

 

A character visual of Erwin, a young knight from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Hiro Shimono as Erwin, Wendelin's best friend and a skilled swordsman.

 

A character visual of Roderich, a spear fighter from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Tomohito Takasuka as Roderich, a spear fighter who wishes to serve Wendelin.

 

A character visual of Wendelin as a child from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Shizuka Ishigami as Young Wendelin.

 

A character visual of Kurt, a knight from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Tomokazu Sugita as Kurt, a knight who attends to the feudal heir.

 

A character visual of Amalie, a noble lady from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Yukana as Amalie, Kurt's wife.

 

A character visual of Alfred, a wizard from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Daisuke Namikawa as Alfred, a magician and Wendelin's instructor.

 

A character visual of Brantak, a wizard from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

Yusaku Yara as Brantak, Alfred's mentor and a former adventurer.

 

A character visual of Armstrong, a magician from the upcoming Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime.

 

And Masashi Yamane as Armstrong, the royal palace's chief magician and war mage.

 

 

The original Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! novels are published by Kadokawa under their MF Books imprint. The story of the series 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.

 

A new key visual for the upcoming Hachnan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime, featuring a fateful encounter between Alfred and young Wendelin in the woods.

 

The Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime is directed by Tatsuo Miura and features animation production by Shin-ei Animation and SynergySP. The series will broadcast in Japan beginning in April of 2020.

 

Sources:

Comic Natalie

Official Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou! TV anime home page

 

Copyright notice: © Y.A / MF Books / "Hachinan-tte, Sore wa Nai Deshou!" Production Committee

 

Asta from Black Clover poses with his massive sword for a Crunchyroll ad banner.

 

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