Company:  MFS SERIES TRUST VIII (MFIIX)
Form Type:  N-CSRS
Filing Date:  7/7/2004 
CIK:  0000819673 
Address:  111 HUNTINGTON AVENUE
21ST FLOOR
 
City, State, Zip:  BOSTON, Massachusetts 02119 
Telephone:  18006372929 
Fiscal Year:  10/31 
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  FORM N-CSRS
    ITEM 1. REPORTS TO STOCKHOLDERS.
        FUND PERFORMANCE
        PORTFOLIO OF INVESTMENTS
        ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
        STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
        STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN NET ASSETS
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (unaudited)
          NAME AND TITLE
        FUND PERFORMANCE
        PORTFOLIO OF INVESTMENTS
        ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
        ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
        STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
        STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
        STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN NET ASSETS
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (unaudited)
          NAME AND TITLE
        FUND PERFORMANCE
        PORTFOLIO OF INVESTMENTS
        ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
        ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
        STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
        STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
        STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN NET ASSETS
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
        NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (unaudited)
          NAME AND TITLE
    ITEM 2. CODE OF ETHICS.
    ITEM 3. AUDIT COMMITTEE FINANCIAL EXPERT.
    ITEM 4. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT FEES AND SERVICES.
    ITEM 5. AUDIT COMMITTEE OF LISTED REGISTRANTS.
    ITEM 7. DISCLOSURE OF PROXY VOTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ...
    ITEM 10. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES.
    SIGNATURES
  EXHIBIT 99.CERT