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Yen Press Adds “Bunny Girl Senpai” Light Novels, 14 More


Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Novel Volume 1 CoverEarlier today, publisher Yen Press hosted their industry panel at Anime Expo 2019. During the event, the publisher announced that they licensed the Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai light novel series. The series is slated to hit stores in 2020 under Yen’s “Yen On” imprint.

The publisher also announced that they will release fourteen other titles:

  • The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious Light Tuchihi and illustrator Koyuki (Manga, 2020)
  • I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level by Kisetsu Morita (Manga, 2020)
  • Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun by Aidalro (Manga, 2020)
  • Im: Great Priest Imhotep! Resurrecting by Makoto Morishita (Manga, 2020)
  • Breasts Are My Favorite Things in the World! by Wakame Konbu (Manga, 2020)
  • Afterschool Bitchcraft by Yuu Shimizu and illustrator Kazuma Ichihara (Manga, 2020)
  • RaW Hero by Akira Hiramoto (Manga, 2020)
  • Persona5 Mementos Mission by Rokuro Saito (Manga, 2020)
  • Persona5 a la Carte by Comptiq Editorial Department (Manga Anthology, 2020)
  • I Don’t Know How to Give Birth! by Ayami Kazama (Manga, 2020)
  • I’m a “Behemoth,” an S-Ranked Monster, but mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl’s Pet by Ginyoku Nozomi and illustrator Yanomitsuki (Light Novel, 2020)
  • Interspecies Reviewers: Ecstasy Days! by Habaretetsu and illustrator W18 (Light Novel, 2020)
  • Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina by Jougi Shiraishi and illustrator Azuru (Light Novel, 2020)
  • The Penetrated Battlefield Should Disappear There: Bullet Witchcraft & Ghost Program by Kei Uekawa and illustrator TEDDY (Light Novel, 2020)

Hajime Kamoshida and illustrator Kēji Mizoguchi’s Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai light novel first hit Japanese retailers in April 2014. Seven volumes were released through December 2016.

Yen Press describes the title as:

Bunny girls do not live in libraries. This is simply common sense. And yet, that’s exactly where Sakuta runs into one in the wild. More bewildering is who the bunny girl is: Mai Sakurajima, an older student who attends the same school and is a well-known actress currently on break from industry work. Wanting to find out more about the mystery surrounding Mai and maybe get a little closer to her in the process, Sakuta launches an investigation to figure out what’s causing this bunny girl to be invisible and unnoticed by everyone around them.

Source: Twitter (YenPress)

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