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Bunny Senpai Movie Gets 2-Minute Teaser Trailer


Earlier today, the official Twitter account for the Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai movie, titled Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai (The Young Pig-Rascal Isn’t Dreaming of a Dreaming Girl), updated with a new teaser trailer. The two-minute promo offers a brief overview of the film’s plot, with character dialogue providing story beats.

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x78df5e

The film will adapt the sixth and seventh volumes in the ongoing “Bunny Girl Senpai” novel series. It’s slated to hit Japanese theaters on June 15.

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Movie VisualSōichi Masui (Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV, Chaika – The Coffin Princess) will return to direct the project at CloverWorks, with Satomi Tamura providing character designs. Masahiro Yokotani (Free! Eternal Summer, Sakura Quest) will reprise his script-writing duties for the project.

The film will star the following:

  • Shōko Makinohara: Inori Minase
  • Sakuta Azusagawa: Kaito Ishikawa
  • Mai Sakurajima: Asami Seto
  • Tomoe Koga: Nao Tōyama
  • Rio Futaba: Atsumi Tanezaki
  • Nodoka Toyohama: Maaya Uchida
  • Kaede Azusagawa: Yurika Kubo

All confirmed cast members are reprising their roles from anime TV series

The Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai anime TV series aired in the Fall 2018 broadcast season. Aniplex of America currently holds the rights to the show, which they describe 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.

Sources: Twitter (aobuta_anime), Animate Times

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