Do high schoolers dream of electric bunnies? (Wait… wrong franchise!)
Earlier today, the official Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai (High School Pigs Don’t Dream of a Bunny Girl Upperclassman) anime website updated with a new cast member, a voice promo, and an updated key visual.
We break the details down below:
A new cast member will join the show’s ranks:
- Rio Futaba: Atsumi Tanezaki
In the series, Rio is a friend of Sakuta Azusagawa.
An updated visual was also revealed, which includes Rio in the shot.
A voice promo for Rio Futaba was released, which you can check out below:
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The series will air on Japanese TV in October. The project is being produced as part of Dengeki Bunko’s 25th anniversary celebration.
The series will star the following:
- Sakuta Azusagawa: Kaito Ishikawa
- Mai Sakurajima: Asami Seto
- Kaede Azusagawa: Yurika Kubo
- Tomoe Koga: Nao Tōyama
Hajime Kamoshida and illustrator Kēji Mizoguchi’s Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai light novel first hit Japanese retailers in April 2014. Seven volumes were released through December 2016.
The title received a manga adaptation by Kamoshida and illustrator Tsugumi Nanamiya, which launched in ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki G’s Comic in 2016. To date, one collected volume has been released, which hit stores in October 2016.
Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the title as:
Azusagawa Sakuta is a high school sophomore who due to certain reasons lives alone with his younger sister. Unlike most people his age, he doesn’t have a cellphone. One day, while visiting a nearby library, he encounters someone who shouldn’t have been there: a bunny girl.
Sources: Comic Natalie, Ota-suke