Peach Boy Riverside - Crunchyroll Summer 2021 Spotlight

A tale as old of time gets some new polish for the summer season!

Peach Boy Riverside

 

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!

 

Official Website

 

 

 

Navigation

 

 

Launch Info

Launch Time: July 1 (Japan)

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Show Page (coming soon!)

 

Official Trailers 

 

 

Synopsis

 

One princess aims to travel the world when one day she encounters a famous ogre-slaying warrior!

 

Characters and Cast

 

Mikoto 

VA: Nao Toyama (Yui Yuigahama in My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)

 

 

Sally

VA: Haruka Shiraishi (Asirpa in Golden Kamuy)

 

 

Millia

VA: Mayu Mineda (Hazuki Yuiga in We Never Learn: BOKUBEN)

 

 

Sumeragi 

VA: Daisuke Hirakawa (Momotaro in Hozuki's Coolheadedness)

 

 

Todoroki 

VA: Misato Murai (Kaine in Kingdom)

 

 

Jucerino

VA: Yurika Kubo (Loki in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)

 

 

Atla

VA: Yuko Suzuhana

 

 

Winny

VA: Haruka Tomatsu (Haru Okumura in PERSONA5 the Animation)

 

 

Frau

VA: M・A・O (Shion in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime)

 

 

Hawthorne

VA: Toshiki Masuda (Eijiro Kirishima in My Hero Academia)

 

 

Carrot

VA: Megumi Toda (Hajime Shinoda in NEW GAME!)

 

 

Inu (Dog)

VA: Jiro Saito (Theo Magath in Attack on Titan Final Season)

 

 

 

Staff

 

Original Creator

coolkyousinnjya

Johanne

 

Director

Shigeru Ueda (Gekidol)

 

Series Composition

Keiichiro Ochi (Girlfriend, Girlfriend)

 

Character Design

Masato Kato

Satomi Kurita

 

Art Director

Takayoshi Fukushima

 

Sound Director 

Ryo Tanaka

 

Music 

Takaaki Nakahashi

 

Animation Production

Asahi Production

 

Additional Info

 

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. 

 

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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