Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!

The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

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English: The 8th son? Are you kidding me?
Synonyms: Hachinan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou!
Japanese: 八男って、それはないでしょう!


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2020 to Jun 18, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Thursdays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.221 (scored by 8817688,176 users)
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Ranked: #75862
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Popularity: #1048
Members: 166,178
Favorites: 318

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Waking up in a new world, 25-year-old Shingo Ichinomiya realizes that he is in the body of a six-year-old. Retaining memories of his stressful life working at a firm company, Shingo learns that the person he is occupying is Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, the eighth son of a poor noble family living in the countryside. Awoken to his bizarre situation, Wendelin strives to change his financial and social status for the better. His newly discovered great magical aptitude may prove to be just what he needs to achieve that goal.

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Opening Theme

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"Jikuu no Mayoi Hito (時空の迷い人)" by Demon Kakka and Arika Takarano (ALI PROJECT)

Ending Theme

"Tsukiagari no Monologue (月明かりのMonologue)" by AKINO arai and AKINO from bless4

Jun 18, 2020
Stark700 (All reviews)
There’s nothing wrong about anime with clichés, even when they have been milked to death. Some clichés are actually cleverly executed in the case of deconstruction of certain themes or plot elements. Character study can also play its cards right and make an anime look beyond what it really is. But when the time calls for Hachi-nan tte, Sore wa Nai deshou to shine, it completely destroys itself and achieves absolutely nothing than wasting our time.

Trying to find anything appealing about this show at first glance isn’t easy. The key visual is covered by generic looking characters and an isekai based protagonist. The synopsis reads read more
Aug 9, 2020
Arin-san (All reviews)
*[This review contains spoilers]*
Another trashy Isekai anime? Are you kidding me? Some people say that for some anime you need to turn off all the logic, but for this anime? You need to turn off basically your entire brain.

You know, I'm not that hard to impress, if you give me an anime where the MC is OP and perfect, gets all the girls, and has enough fan service to satisfy my boner, the anime is automatically more than a 5 for me. So how did this happen? Why'd I give 8th son a 2 even though it meets all those requirements (Except for the fan read more
Jun 18, 2020
slavemaster_1991 (All reviews)
Obvios spoiles ahead but they are so predictable you are not missing anything.
Every season seems to have a mandatory bad isekai, and that season was not an exception. If you wanted something original - look elsewhere, if you wanted something good - same. But let me dive into this pile of trash to show you how bad it is.
First things first - visuals and sound. Generic and cheap looking 2d plus horrible and clunky CGI is a good indication of a badly made cash grab, add some generic soulless BGM and you have a full picture.
Story and characters. It is your generic isekai in all read more
Jun 18, 2020
Watame (All reviews)
What Is It About?
Shingo Ichinomiya was a young and single salaryman. One day he falls asleep to find out that he now lives in another world in the body of a 5-year-old boy. He is a part of a poor family, which has many kids, with him being the youngest son, which makes any hopes for a bright future for him near impossible. However, Shingo has an aptitude to a magic. Will it help him to succeed in the new harsh world he lives in now?

The main protagonist of the 8th son? Are you kidding me? is your favorite corporate slave, who is drowning read more

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