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Crunchyroll Adds “Bunny Girl Senpai”, “Dakaichi” to Crunchyroll, Others


It seems that there really is a show for everyone this season.

On October 2, Aniplex of America announced that Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai and DAKAICHI – I’m being harrassed by the sexiest man of the year – will stream on Crunchyroll. In addition, the publisher streamed English subtitled trailers for both shows.

We break the details down below.

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai will stream on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and FunimationNow starting October 3.

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.

Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai Key VisualAniplex of America describes the series as:

Puberty syndrome –
Abnormal experiences rumored on the internet to be caused by sensitivity and instability during adolescence.
This year, Sakuta Azusagawa, a second-year student at a high school near Enoshima, meets several girls that are experiencing this “puberty syndrome.”
For instance, he meets a wild bunny girl in the library.
She turns out to be an actress on hiatus, Mai Sakurajima, who is also his senior at the school.
For some reason, no one else can see this enchanting girl.
How did she become invisible…?
As Sakuta searches for answers to help Mai, they spend more time together, and he eventually learns of her hidden feelings…
This is an unusual story that takes place in a town of bright skies and glistening seas, where Sakuta encounters various intriguing girls.

DAKAICHI – I’m being harrassed by the sexiest man of the year –

DAKAICHI – I’m being harrassed by the sexiest man of the year – will launch on Crunchyroll starting October 5.

Naoyuki Tatsuwa (Gourmet Girl Graffiti, Nisekoi) will direct the series at CloverWorks, with Minako Shiba (Black Butler, Noir) providing character designs. Yoshimi Narita (Beet the Vandel Buster, Yes! Precure 5) is in charge of series composition.

Dakaichi Anime VisualAniplex of America describes the title as:

The veteran actor who has held the title of “Sexiest Man of the Year” for 5 years in a row, Takato Saijyo, and the up and coming actor who recently dethroned him, Junta Azumaya.

Enter the cut throat world of the entertainment industry, where the two most desirable bachelors find themselves in a forbidden scandal.

Based on Hashigo Sakurabi’s “”Dakaretai Otoko No. 1 ni Odosareteimasu,”” one of the most talked about BL comics with over two million copies in print gets a highly anticipated TV anime adaptation!

Sources: Twitter (AniplexUSA), Dakaichi Website

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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