Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time (ピーター・グリルと賢者の時間, Pītā Guriru to Kenja no Jikan) is a Japanese fantasy manga series by Daisuke Hiyama. It has been serialized in Futabasha's seinen manga magazine Monthly Action since August 2017 and has been collected in nine tankōbon volumes. The manga is licensed in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment. An anime television series adaptation by Wolfsbane aired from July to September 2020. A second season has been announced.
Peter Grill, warrior of the Brave Swordsmen's Guild, has emerged victorious at an international fighting tournament and is crowned the strongest man in the world. Peter uses this victory to gain permission from Guildmaster Sanctus to marry his beloved daughter and fellow Guildmember, Luvelia. However, women from other races have heard of Peter's exploits and seek the "seed" of the strongest warrior to continue their respective bloodlines. Meanwhile, the Guildmaster's obsession with his own daughter drives him to find a way to end Luvelia's relationship, as Peter tries to hide his new lovers from them both.
Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time is written and illustrated by Daisuke Hiyama. It began serialization in Futabasha's Monthly Action magazine on August 25, 2017. Futabasha has compiled its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was published on January 12, 2018. As of November 11, 2021, nine volumes have been published. The manga is licensed in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment.
An anime television series adaptation was announced in the November issue of Monthly Action on September 25, 2019. The series was animated by Wolfsbane and directed by Tatsumi, with Nora Mōri writing the scripts and Rui Ishige designing the characters. It aired from July 11 to September 26, 2020 on Tokyo MX, AT-X, and GYT. The opening theme song, "Tsurenaite Yūtsu" (つらぬいて憂鬱, "Piercing Melancholy"), was performed by Yui Ninomiya as her character Luvelia Sanctus. The ending theme song, "Yoridokoro" (ヨリドコロ, "A Shoulder to Lean On"), was performed by Hilcrhyme. Shusei's Project performed an insert song titled "Ti amo". Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series and streamed it on HIDIVE. Crunchyroll also streamed the series.
On August 13, 2020, HIDIVE announced that the series would receive an English dub.
On November 11, 2021, it was announced that a second season has been greenlit
- Season 1: July 11, 2020 – September 26, 2020
- Season 2: TBA