The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

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2.7
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  • A series that insists on handicapping itself
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    Episode 11 is where it gets good. It angers me that it wasted so much time and potential.

    Good:
    A comfortable fantasy world that hints at a large space while keeping things fairly tightly "in frame" for us to be able to digest comfortably.
    The supporting characters have believable motivations in terms of the world. I found them to be diverse, realistic and thematically ...
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  • Isekai written after watching Game of Thrones
    There's a lot going on here. Layers of politics and many different players; a complex history of fallen empires and gender politics and the order and the injustice of feudal aristocracy...

    And it all gets paid little mind and is often dropped or left unexplained or forgotten as the hero bubmles on. I really do think that someone watched/read A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones) and ...
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  • Boring and painfully predictable
    The creators tried to give the MC an impression of lazy and aloof, but failed. It's a typical overpowered MC with a harem, and it's way too fast paced. Feels like the writers made a isekai checklist then finished in ep 5, the rest is fillers. Despite the MC coming from another world it carries no weight in the anime and the MC himself is pretty plain. There is virtually no story aside from the ...
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  • Eh... It's not the worst...
    It's trash, but it's not totally unwatchable trash... There's so little to watch this season that I'm keeping up with this show just to have something to watch. It's by no means offensive, just very underwhelming. There's no drama or stakes, but it kills time.
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  • Worse than I expected
    An isekai where the main character acts like a child despite being in his 30's canonically. MC is an overpowered wish-fulfillment character and any episode that seems like it might go somewhere or do something interesting never does. I've never rated or reviewed an anime on this website but this was so offensively lazy and bad I had to.
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  • Disappointing just disappointing
    A man probably in his early thirties is reincarnated. What is the point of making isekai if he is going to act like his respective age in his new life? Knowing he was adult and still have those memories and yet always behave like 12 years is cringy at best. It even gets worse. If you wanted to make generic fantasy anime, meh, that would have been fine. It would have been your typical bleeding ...
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  • This is on the level of Isekai cheat magician
    At the beginning of this anime, I was pretty hopeful. It seemed like it could be a good underdog story, as the MC was a weak little kid that has no knowledge about his new world, who also has almost no chance of inheriting anything from his poor noble family. I was wrong. By episode five, the MC was one of the strongest people in his country, he had 3 wives (I find polygyny disgusting), he was a ...
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  • all the best traits of this genre
    This is a very nice anime. It is showing signs of characrter development and growth. With moral dilemas and outside forces at work out of control of the main protagonist.. I think thigs are only going to get more interesting in the future. I hope that they give this show 24 episodes or, if not, atleast 1 more season of 12(+). You will have fun watching this series
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  • One of the best shows right now!
    When I get that itch for a good show that I haven't already binged until my eyes bled. There is nothing worse than not having something to get entertained by... I hate trying to get through an anime because someone "said" it was good or it had good reviews. I love seeing new and upcoming shows as they are released in any manner. I just can't get enough, and right now where everyone has all the ...
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  • I like it, but not for everyone
    What I like:

    I think this anime does a great job showing just enough of the fight scenes that a viewer will get how they went, but short enough that the episode can focus on the characters and world.

    Neutral:

    Anyone looking for long-drawn-out fight scenes will not like this series. You'd be better off sticking to Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Bleach, or Black Clover.

    I think they are ...
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