Originally revealed back in September 2019, the Peter Grill and the Philosopher’s Time manga is working through the production phase for its anime adaptation that’s in the works. Scheduled for a summer 2020 debut, the official site has now updated with the second promotional video for it and a premiere date of July 10th, 2020 on Toyko MX and others before moving onto other services.
The film is directed by Tatsumi with Nora Mori handling the scripts. Rui Ishige is handling the character designs with Wolfsbane working on the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Hiro Shimono as Peter Grill, Yui Ninomiya as Luvelia Sanctos, Ayana Taketatsu as Mimi Alpacas, Hibiku Yamamura as Lisa Alpacas, Akari Uehara as Vegan Eldriel, Sayaka Senbongi as Piglette Pancetta, and Kentarō Asami as Tim Robinson.
The manga comes from Daisuke Hiyama which began in Manga Action in 2017. It’s released four volumes since then.
The opening will feature Yui Ninomiya with “Tsuranuite Yutsu” while the ending theme song comes from Hilcrhyme with “Yoridokoro.”
Plot Concept: Upon winning a fighting tournament and being crowned the world’s strongest warrior, Peter Grill discovers a downside to his newfound fame. Women of all species, from ogres to elves, are scrambling over each other for his seed to ensure they have the strongest babies possible. Poor Peter just wants to settle down with his lovey dovey fiancée, but he’ll have to outmatch, outwit, and outrun a harem of very determined monster girls to do so!