KEY POINTS

  • Al finds out about Big Hawk’s plan
  • Episode 8 titled "The Man Who Strove to Become a Hero" airs Wednesday
  • The episode will stream on Funimation

Big Hawk is set to reveal his terrifying ambitions in "Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside" Episode 8. The new episode is titled "The Man Who Strove to Become a Hero."

The official website has released the spoiler stills and synopsis of Episode 8. The synopsis reveals Al, who has been kidnapped, learns about Big Hawk’s dangerous ambitions.

Meanwhile, the mastermind behind the confrontation between the people of Southmarsh and the guards was Big Hawk.

In the previous episode, Al was badly wounded and after he awakened, he told Red and Rit how Ademi came over to his house and attacked his parents.

He added Ademi was armed with an ax. Al was visibly horrified and Red tried to calm him down.

Later, Red and Dr. Newman visited Al’s house and help his parents recover from the attack.

"Unable to join the fighting on the front, the hero Red is cut and cast out of his adventuring party by the leadership.'... Man, it was rough going for a while there.' Red has no idea how much of a panic his sudden absence has caused. He has been excitedly working toward the opening of his own little herb shop not far away. 'Do you think I could work here too? Lodging provided, of course!’ Suddenly a former companion and princess are in his home?! A fun little herb business! A flirty homelife with a tomboy princess! This unsatisfied hero's wonderful new life is about to begin!" read the official series synopsis.

The cast of "Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside" anime includes Kanon Takao as Rit, Ryouta Suzuki as Red, Ken Uo as Newman, Aya Uchida as Theodora, Kentarou Tone as Dir, Kenta Miyake as Danan, Masahiro Yamanaka as Gonz, Kōhei Amasaki as Albert, Naomi Ōzora as Ruti, Nao Tōyama as Megria, Yū Serizawa as Tanta, Taku Yashiro as Ares, Yōji Ueda as Stormthunder, Takeru Mishina as Mido, Sora Amamiya as Yarandrala and Sora Tokui as Nao.

Fans can watch "Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside" Episode 8 online on Funimation this Wednesday.

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