The staff of the new sequel anime project based on Hajime Kamoshida’s Rascal Does Not Dream (Seishun Buta Yarō) light novel series revealed that the project will be released in theaters.
The eighth and ninth novels in the franchise, Rascal Does Not Dream of as Sister Venturing Out and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid, will be adapted for the sequel anime project. The project’s duration was not specified in the announcement but theaters will be giving advance ticket sets that will allow the buyer to view Rascal Does not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid each once.
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The returning cast includes:
- Kaito Ishikawa as Sakuta Azusagawa
- Asami Seto as Mai Sakurajima
- Yurika Kuno as Kaede Azusagawa
- Nao Tōyama as Tome Koga
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Rio Futaba
- Maaya Uchida as Nodoka Toyohama
- Inori Minase as Shōko Makinohara
The staff includes:
- Director: Sōichi Masui
- Composition & Script: Masahiro Yokotani
- Character Design: Satomi Tamura
- Production: Cloverworks
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Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wa Minai), based on the light novel series, began in Japan in October 2018 and ran for 13 episodes. Aniplex of America made the series available on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and other platforms.
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume Minai, an anime film based on the franchise’s sixth and seventh light novel volumes, premiered in Japan in June 2019. The anime was screened in the United States by Aniplex of America and Funimation Films. The original light novel series is being published in English by Yen Press.
Yen Press describes the light novel’s story as:
WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO MAKE HER WISH COME TRUE?
After a draining December, Sakuta is quickly nearing the end of his second year of high school. Since Mai is a third-year student, they don’t have much time left together before graduation rolls around. Meanwhile, his sister, Kaede, is slowly but steadily venturing outdoors again. Just as she begins to find her footing, she announces her most ambitious goal yet—attending her brother’s high school! Sakuta knows better than anyone how difficult this will be for Kaede, and he’s ready to support her however he can. He’s just not sure if that’s what’s best for her…or what she really wants…
WATCH RASCAL DOES NOT DREAM SEQUEL ANIME TRAILER HERE:
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