New key visual revealed for upcoming adaptation of isekai fantasy light novel series
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:
Hiro Shimono as Erwin, Wendelin's best friend and a skilled swordsman.
Tomohito Takasuka as Roderich, a spear fighter who wishes to serve Wendelin.
Shizuka Ishigami as Young Wendelin.
Tomokazu Sugita as Kurt, a knight who attends to the feudal heir.
Yukana as Amalie, Kurt's wife.
Daisuke Namikawa as Alfred, a magician and Wendelin's instructor.
Yusaku Yara as Brantak, Alfred's mentor and a former adventurer.
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.
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.
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
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