On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written by Cool-kyou Shinja and illustrated by Yohane, Peach Boy Riverside, the second promotional video of the project was published. The video shows a fragment of the opening song titled “Dark Spiral Journey” and performed by Q-MHz feat. Yuko Suzuhana.
The series has its premiere scheduled for July 1 in Japan, while no platform has yet announced its distribution in the West. For their part, Cool-kyou Shinja and Yohane began publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher’s Shonen Magazine R in August 2015.
Cast of voices
- Nao Touyama as Mikoto Kibitsu.
- Haruka Shiraishi as Saltorine Aldike.
- Mao Ichimich as Frau.
- Toshiki Masuda as Houson.
- Megumi Toda as Carrot.
- Jirou Saitou as Inu.
- Mayu Mineda as Millia.
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Sumeragi.
- Misato Murai as Todoroki.
- Yurika Kubo as Jucerino.
- Yuko Suzuhana as Atra.
- Shigeru Ueda (Erementar Gerad, Marchen Madchen, Tales of Eternia) is directing the anime at Asahi Production Studios.
- Keiichirou Ouchi (Hinamatsuri, Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru, Go-Toubun no Hanayome) is in charge of writing and supervising the series scripts.
- Satomi Kurita (Hina Logi: From Luck & Logic, Princess Connect! Re: Dive) is in charge of character design.
- Q-MHz performs the opening song titled “Dark Spiral Journey”, in collaboration with Yuko Suzuhana, while Mitei no Hanashi performs the closing song titled “Yoru wo Koeru Ashioto (Footsteps Across the Night)”.
Peach Boy Riverside Synopsis
Saltorine Aldike, or Sari, is a bright and cheerful princess who wants to go on an adventure because she is bored with her little castle in the country. One day, a horde of evil demons known as “Oni” knock on her door, threatening the lives of everyone in the Kingdom. Fortunately, they are saved by a lone traveler named Kibitsu Mikoto who kills these monsters with a mysterious “Peach Eye”. Shocked by the dangers of the outside world, Sari decides to go on a journey on her own. Little did she know that she would set in motion a chain of events that will determine the fate of this magical world.