Peach Boy Riverside Fantasy Anime Premieres July 1

The upcoming fantasy anime Peach Boy Riverside will premiere on July 1, according to a tweet by the anime’s Twitter account. A new visual, featuring its protagonists as well as several other characters, was also released. 

Additionally, a new set of cast additions were announced, including Mayu Mineda as Millia, Daisuke Hirakawa as Sumeragi, Misato Murai as Todoroki, Yurika Kubo as Juscelino, and Yuko Suzuhana as Atra. 

The July release window for the anime was previously revealed in March, which also saw the release of a trailer

Peach Boy Riverside’s staff includes Shigeru Ueda (Namu Amida Butsu! -Rendai Utena-) as director, Keiichirō Ōchi (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax) as script supervisor, Satomi Kurita (Princess Connect! Re:Dive) and Masato Katō (Date A Live) as character designers, Takaaki Nakahashi (Mannaka no Rikkun) as music composer, Maki Saitō (Death Note) as color designer, Takuya Imakado (Summer Wars) as prop designer, Takayoshi Fukushima (Anohana) as art director, Yoshihiro Sono (ID: INVADED) as art designer, Naho Hasegawa (Attack on Titan) as director of photography, Yuki Honda (Fruits Basket) as editor, and Ryō Tanaka (Durarara!!) as sound director. Asahi Production is in charge of the animation production.

Meanwhile, the anime’s cast includes Haruka Shiraishi as Sally, Nao Tōyama as Mikoto, M.A.O as Frau, Toshiki Masuda as Hawthorn, Megumi Toda as Carrot, and Jiro Saito as Inu/Dog.

Peach Boy Riverside is based on the manga written by Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid‘s Coolkyousinnjya and illustrated by Johanne, which is a remake of the original web comic by Coolkyousinnjya. The remake began serialization in Kodansha’s Shōnen Magazine R in 2015 and has nine tankōbon volumes as of February 2021, while the original began serialization on Weekly Young VIP in 2008. The remake is also serialized on Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket. Eight of the remake’s tankōbon volumes have been translated to English, with the eighth volume to release on July 8.

Kodansha describes the manga as: 

Saltherine Aldarake, princess of the Kingdom of Aldarake, dreams of traveling the world—a dangerous dream in a land where monsters roam the countryside as they please, and humans live behind high, strong walls. But when a chance meeting with traveler Mikoto gives hope to her dream, he shatters it soon after, as he reveals himself to be none other than Momotaro, ruthless demon-slayer. Though horrified by the gore Momotaro leaves behind, Saltherine is convinced more than ever that she needs to learn about the world beyond her walls, and journeys out…following the steps of the mysterious, charismatic, terrifying boy she met that day…

Source: Peach Boy Riverside Twitter

Melvyn began his journey at Anime Trending in early 2018 and currently contributes as news writer and occasional reviewer. Outside of watching anime, Melvyn spends his free time playing video games, painting miniatures, and learning Japanese through manga, light novels, and the internet.
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