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Original work by Coolkyoushinja and Johanne and serialized in Kodansha’s Shonen Magazine R and Magapoke, this story is “the fairy tail that everyone knows… with one extra ‘peach’.”
The synopsis and scene preview of the 5th episode “Frau and the Vampire” of TV anime Peach Boy Riverside (broadcast on Thursday, July 29 2021) have been released.
In addition, information on the cast of new characters joining the series has been revealed. Comments have arrived from Sally Amaki, who plays Bellett, and Masaaki Yano, who plays Nonki.
【Episode 5 “Frau and the Vampire”】
Sally and the others next arrive in a town rumored to be under attack from vampires.
Once again, the demi-human Frau faces discrimination.
Carrot suggests they use Sally’s power to teach these discriminatory folk a lesson, but Sally replies “My power can’t be used on humans.”
Despite forgiving Sally, Carrot distrustfully insists “that’s still discrimination”, and upon finding the vampire, she requests that he massacre the entire town.
This anime is being broadcast on TV in its special “on-air version”, which shuffles the chronological order of the episodes that are broadcasted into a nonlinear order.
※This week’s broadcast will be the “on-air version” of episode 5.
Director Shigeru Ueda has also talked in an interview about why he decided to air the series in nonlinear order.
Furthermore, d Anime Store began streaming both the “on-air version” and “time series version” from 22:30 on July 29 (Thurs) immediately after the broadcast on Tokyo MX, so please enjoy the show in both formats!
【Additional character cast info】
【Additional cast info】
Bellett: Sally Amaki
Nonki: Masaaki Yano
【Comments from the cast】
Sally Amaki (voice of Bellett) and Masaaki Yano (voice of Nonki) tell us about their impressions of the characters they play.
■Sally Amaki (voice of Bellett)
＜Impression of this work＞
The continuation of the fairy tale that everybody knows! This was a concept that surprised me at first, and since the demons were a lot scarier than in the fairy tale I read as a kid, all of the characters were really cool in how they still faced them down anyway.
＜Impression of the character＞
When I first saw the Bellett I was going to be playing, since he’s a crybaby despite being a warrior I wanted to protect him instead of the other way around, and felt that he was lovely.
He may not be very strong yet, but I think Bellett’s greatest strength is in the kindness of his heart.
■Masaaki Yano (voice of Nonki)
＜Impression of this work＞
Using the story of Momotaro as a base, I personally really like how in this setting the various races coexist together, but there are also conflicts and discrimination that come up between the races in this world, and it ended up being a story that made me think deeply.
＜Impression of the character＞
I read the original story, and I got the impression “this is a good guy…”
What should someone do if they find themselves in a situation similar to Nonki… I would like everyone to pay close attention to how the story makes you feel about this.
Broadcasting on TOKYO MX, BS Nippon Television, and others from Thursday, July 1, 2021
TOKYO MX from Thursday, July 1st, every Thursday from 22:00
BS Nippon Television from Thursday, July 1st, every Thursday from 23:30
AT-X from Thursday, July 1st, every Thursday from 23:30
J: Tele from Wednesday, July 7th, every Wednesday from 25:00
d Anime Store priority streaming starts from 22:30 on Thursday, July 1st, episodes aired sequentially from 22:30 every Thursday
Amazon Prime Video streaming began 0:00 on Monday, July 5th, episodes now aired sequentially from 0:00 every Monday
The following distribution sites will also start streaming episodes sequentially from 0:00 on Thursday, July 8th:
■Latest episode 1 week free streaming
ABEMA / GYAO! / Niconico Channel / U-NEXT
ABEMA / FOD / U-NEXT / Anime Houdai / Netflix / dTV / Bandai Channel /
Hikari TV / Hulu / J: COM On Demand / milplus
■Other digital distribution services
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Once upon a time in a certain land, there lived an old man and an old woman.
The old man went to the mountains to cut grass, and the old woman went to the river to wash clothes… (skipping ahead a little)
Eventually the demons were all destroyed, but it was said that more demons still roamed other lands…
So the peach boy Momotaro set off across the sea.
It was amazing that they were all defeated, and it should have been a cause for joy.
However, the one thing that was off…
Killing them was fun.
This is just hypothetical, but…
Suppose there was more than one big peach in this story…
Suppose that the peach that floated to Japan wasn’t alone…
Original: Coolkyoushinja / Johanne
(Serialized in Kodansha Shonen Magazine R and Magapoke)
Director: Shigeru Ueda
Series composition: Keiichiro Ochi
Character design: Satomi Kurita, Masato Kato
Prop design: Takuya Imamon
Color design: Maki Saito
Art Director: Kouki Fukushima
Art setting: Yoshihiro Sono
Cinematographer: Naho Hasegawa
Edited by: Masaru Honda
Sound Director: Ryo Tanaka
Music: Takaaki Nakahashi
Animation production: Asahi Production
Sally: Haruka Shiraishi
Mikoto: Nao Toyama
Frau: M ・ A ・ O
Hawthorne: Toshiki Masuda
Carrot: Megumi Toda
Dog: Jiro Saito
Milia: Mayu Mineda
Winnie: Haruka Tomatsu
Emperor: Daisuke Hirakawa
Todoroki: Misato Murai
Jucerino: Yurika Kubo
Atra: Yuko Suzuhana
Opening theme: Q-MHz feat. Yuko Suzuhana “Dark spiral journey”
Ending theme: Mitei no Hanashi “Yoru wo Koeru Ashioto”
■Official Site http://peachboyriverside.com
■Official Twitter @peachboy_anime
(c)Coolkyoushinja・Johanne / Kodansha / Peach Boy Riverside Production Committee