‘Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai’ has deceived many people by posing as a cute romance and hitting them with one of the most horrific storylines ever. Regardless, fans loved it so much that the show became an instant hit.
Although the anime didn’t turn out to be what we expected, it stirred a wave of intrigue and curiosity in its audience. If not for Hajime Kamoshida’s brilliant and creative writing, the franchise wouldn’t have been enjoying this level of fame.
The ‘Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai’ anime has filled up people with a variety of emotions and will be returning to do the same.
As announced at the Aniplex Online Fest 2022, the show will receive a sequel adapting the novel’s 8th and 9th volumes.
The 8th volume, titled ‘Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out,’ again features Sakuta’s sister Kaede as the focal character. In the last episode, we saw her recovering from Adolescence Syndrome and willing to live an everyday life again.
Kaede expresses her interest in going to school again and feels confident enough because she has Sakuta and others by her side. Initially on board with it, Sakuta becomes worried when Kaede declares that she wants to attend the same school as her brother.
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
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Our mysterious adolescence.
Rascal Does Not Dream “High school student edition” completed.
Set in “Fujisawa,” a city surrounded by the sky and the sea,
The “adolescent fantasy” of boys and girls is drawn again.
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Moving on, the 9th volume has Mai as the focal character again, but with a twist. Instead of a grown-up Mai, Sakuta has to deal with an elementary school version of his girlfriend. The volume is titled ‘Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid.’
This story arc brings back the show’s time-traveling aspect and some blasts from the past bundled up with familial issues. Both Mai and Sakuta will be facing situations with hard choices and confronting some brutal truths.
The trailer and visual revealed by the franchise feature Kaede and a younger Mai, signifying their importance in the upcoming anime.
Do you think that the sequel will be softer and more wholesome? Or will it be a wild ride again for Sakuta and Mai? Let us know your thoughts.
About Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai is a light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Kēji Mizoguchi. It received a manga series in December 2015 and an anime series in October 2018.
It is story revolving around high school students Sakuta Azusagawa and Mai Sakurajime, a teenage actress. Mai suffers from the Adolescence Sydrome, an urban legend which is more of a horrific reality, and Sakuta decides to help her and others suffering from it.
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