The 8th son? Are you kidding me? is a Japanese dream light novel arrangement composed by Y.A. also, showed by Fuzichoco. It was serialized online between June 2013 and March 2017 on the client created novel distributing site Shōsetsuka ni Narō. The official website for the TV anime The 8th son? Are you kidding me? uncovered and previews the opening and ending theme songs. The video additionally uncovers the show’s April 2 debut date.
- 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.
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.