'The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?
Photo Credit: Shinei Animation and Synergy SP

Crunchyroll‘s official Youtube channel released the English-subtitled trailer for the upcoming “The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?” anime on Thursday.

The trailer is an English-subtitled rendition of a previous trailer, which uncovers and reviews the opening and ending theme songs for the anime.

  • Demon Kakka and Arika Takarano will perform the opening theme song Space-Time of the Hesitant Person.
  • Akino Arai x AKINO from Bless4 will perform the ending theme song Moonlight Monologue.

The anime will premiere on April 2 and Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs.

Photo Credit: Shinei Animation and Synergy SP

Anime’s cast members include:

  • Junya Enoki as Wendelin
  • Asuka Nishi as Elize
  • Yuuna Mimura as Louise
  • Mikako Komatsu as Iina
  • M.A.O as Vilma
  • Hiro Shimono as Erwin von Alnim
  • Tomohito Takatsuka as Roderich
  • Shizuka Ishigami as Wendelin (young)
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Kurt
  • Yukana as Amalie
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Alfred
  • Yūsaku Yara as Brantack Lyngstad
  • Masashi Yamane as Klimt Kristoff von Armstrong

Anime’s staff members include:

  • Tatsuo Miura is directing the series at “Shinei Animation and Synergy SP
  • Fuzichoco as the original character designer
  • Keiji Tanabe is adapting designs for animation
  • Takeshi Miyamoto is handling the series composition
  • Catherina Ancient Music Ensemble will perform music for the anime
  • Minako Seki as music composer

The story begins with Shingo Ichinomiya, a normal, average employee for a trading company. He wakes up one day to find himself inhabiting the body of Wendelin — a five-year-old boy, and the eighth son of a destitute noble family in a fantasy world.