Before you ask, yes, there is a bunny girl.
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 key visual, as well as the main staffers.
The image features Mai Sakurajima dressed as a bunny girl.
Sōichi Masui (Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV, Chaika – The Coffin Princess) was tapped to direct the project at CloverWorks, with Satomi Tamura providing character designs. Masahiro Yokotani (Free! Eternal Summer, Sakura Quest) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Assistant Director: Kazuya Iwata
- Chief Animation Director: Satomi Tamura
- Chief Animation Director: Akira Takata
- Art Director: Yukihiro Shibutani
- Prop Design: Akira Takata
- Art Design: Kazushi Fujii
- Color Setting: Asuka Yokota
- 3D Directors: Yūsuke Noma, Yūto Karasawa
- Director of Photography: Yoshihiro Sekiya
- 2D Work, Special Effects: Saya Uchiumi
- Editing: Akinori Mishima
- Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
- Music: fox capture plan
Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai 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
- Rio Futaba: Atsumi Tanezaki
- Nodoka Toyohama: Maaya Uchida
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