A tale as old of time gets some new polish for the summer season!
The classic Japanese folktale of Momotaro gets a fantasy road trip twist when Peach Boy Riverside debuts as part of the Crunchyroll Summer 2021 Lineup. The series kicks off this July, and you can find out more about the adaptation of the manga by coolkyousinnjya (Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid) in our spotlight below!
Launch Time: July 1 (Japan)
Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS
Show Page (coming soon!)
One princess aims to travel the world when one day she encounters a famous ogre-slaying warrior!
VA: Nao Toyama (Yui Yuigahama in My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)
VA: Haruka Shiraishi (Asirpa in Golden Kamuy)
VA: Mayu Mineda (Hazuki Yuiga in We Never Learn: BOKUBEN)
VA: Daisuke Hirakawa (Momotaro in Hozuki's Coolheadedness)
VA: Misato Murai (Kaine in Kingdom)
VA: Yurika Kubo (Loki in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)
VA: Yuko Suzuhana
VA: Haruka Tomatsu (Haru Okumura in PERSONA5 the Animation)
VA: M・A・O (Shion in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)
VA: Toshiki Masuda (Eijiro Kirishima in My Hero Academia)
VA: Megumi Toda (Hajime Shinoda in NEW GAME!)
VA: Jiro Saito (Theo Magath in Attack on Titan Final Season)
Shigeru Ueda (Gekidol)
Keiichiro Ochi (Girlfriend, Girlfriend)
Peach Boy Riverside is one of THREE series coolkyousinnjya is involved with this season, with the other two being Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S and The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace. The original manga launched on Neetsha's webcomic site Weekly Young VIP back in 2008, and a remake followed in Kodansha's Shonen Magazine R—featuring illustrations by Johanne—in 2015. Kodansha USA licensed the latter for English-speaking audiences.