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The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? (2020)
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The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? (2020)
Original name: 八男って、それはないでしょう!
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, while thinking of tomorrow's busy working day, goes to sleep. However, when he woke up, he found himself in a room unknown to him and realized that he is inside a 6-years-old body, taking over his body and mind. He soon learns from the memories of the boy that the boy was born as the youngest child of a poor noble family living in a back country. Having no administrative skill, he can't do anything to manage the vast land his family has. Fortunately, he is blessed with a very rare talent, the talent of magic. Unfortunately, while his talent could bring prosperity to his family, in his situation it only brought disaster. This is the story of the boy, Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, opening his own path in a harsh world.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, captivating, whimsical
Plot: fantasy world, child, aristocracy, puzzle, wizards and magicians, new life, relocation, magical power, life turned upside down, magic, parallel world, wizards, magician, supernatural ability, supernatural power, showdown, magical, child as adult

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Re:Creators (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Princess Connect! Re:Dive (2020)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Chivalry of a Failed Knight (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Wise Man’s Grandchild (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Duration: 24 min.
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Country: Japan
TV show
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TV show
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