Sasaki and Peeps To Have Extended Premiere, New Trailer and Release Date Revealed

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The Sasaki and Peeps anime adaptation will begin its run on January 5 with an hour-long premiere. In addition to the announcement of that info, there’s a second trailer, another wave of cast announcements, and the reveal of the ending song details.

The new cast additions are Naomi Oozara as Shizuka Futari, Hiroki Yasumoto as Mueller, Jun Fukuyama as Adonis, Daisuke Namikawa as French, Mitsuo Iwata as Marc, and Tesshou Genda as Sebastian.

The ending song will be “Aimai Girl,” the upcoming new single from voice actress Aguri Oonishi.

Sasaki and Peeps is based on the MF Bunko J light novel series written by Buncololi and illustrated by Kantoku. The first volume was released in 2021, and volume eight will be released on January 25, 2024. Yen Press describes the plot as:

SWORDS AND SORCERY! PSYCHIC BATTLES?! MAGICAL GIRLS?!?! Tired and unfulfilled by his dead-end job, Sasaki decides to adopt Peeps, an adorable pet Java sparrow. Peeps, however, is really Piercarlo, a powerful sage from another world! After Peeps bestows Sasaki with magic and the ability to cross worlds, the two decide to export household items for profit in pursuit of a leisurely lifestyle. But when Sasaki’s new magic gets him mixed up in a whole other kind of supernatural struggle back in Japan, will it destroy his chances at realizing the relaxing life of his dreams?

Sasaki and Peeps started in 2018 as a web novel that was published on Kakuyomu and Shousetsuka ni Narou. The light novels have inspired a manga by Oshou Pureji


Staff

• Director: Mirai Minato (When Will Ayumu Make His Move?The Dungeon of Black Company)
• Series composer and scriptwriter: Deko Akao (Komi Can’t CommunicateWhen Will Ayumu Make His Move?
• Character designer: Saori Nakashiki (The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!)
• Animation production: Silver Link

Cast

• Tomokazu Sugita as Sasaki
• Aoi Yuuki as Peeps
• Akari Kitou as Otonari-san
• Rie Takahashi as Hoshizaki-san


Source: Press release

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