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Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai Anime Gets 10/3/2018 Premiere


Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai Key VisualSo, do android teens dream of electric bunnies?

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 the show’s premiere schedule. The series will air on the following networks (all times JST):

  • Tokyo MX: 10/6/2018 at 23:30 (10/6/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • Gunma TV: 10/6/2018 at 23:30 (10/6/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • Tochigi TV: 10/6/2018 at 23:30 (10/6/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • BS11: 10/6/2018 at 23:30 (10/6/2018 at 11:30PM)
  • ABC TV: 10/3/2018 at 26:15 (10/4/2018 at 2:15AM)
  • Mete Tele: 10/6/2018 at 26:44 (10/7/2018 at 2:44AM)

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.

The show’s closing theme song, Fukashigi no Karte (Mysterious Chart), will be performed by the female leads. The song will receive a CD single, which ships to retailers on October 3.

Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai - Full Cast VisualOther 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

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: Ota-suke

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