Additional cast members announced for upcoming adaptation of "delusional youth" light novel series
Additional cast members and the OP / ED theme performers have been revealed for Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai ("The Teenage Pig-Rascal Doesn't Dream of Bunnygirl-senpai"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of light novels written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keeji Mizoguchi about the oddness of adolescence that occurs when a young man perceives a senior high school student in a bunny outfit that no one else can see.
The new cast members include:
- Yūma Uchida as Yūma Kunimi.
- Himika Akaneya as Saki Kamisato.
- And Satomi Satō as Fumika Nanjō.
The opening theme for the series, entitled "Kimi no Sei" ("Your Fault"), is performed by the peggies. The ending theme, entitled "Fukashigi no Karte" ("Inexplicable Patient's Chart"), is performed in character by Mai Sakurajima (CV: Asami Seto), Tomoe Koga (CV: Nao Tōyama), Rio Futaba (CV: Atsumi Tanezaki), Nodoka Toyohama (CV: Maaya Uchida), Kaede Azusagawa (CV: Yurika Kubo), and Shōko Makinohara (CV: Inori Minase).
The original Seishun Buta Yarou novels are published in Japan by ASCII Media Works (a division of Kadokawa) under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. The story follows Sakuta Azusagawa, a high school boy, and Mai Sakurajima, his senior at school who is currently taking a break from her career as a professional actress. To Sakuta, Mai appears to be dressed in a bunnygirl outfit, but no one else perceives her in this way, and together they investigate the mysterious phenomenon known as "Puberty Syndrome".
The Seishun Buta Yarou TV anime is directed by Sōichi Masui and features animation production by CloverWorks. The series will broadcast in Japan on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation beginning on October 03, 2018, with additional broadcasts to follow on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, BS11, and Nagoya Broadcasting Networking beginning on October 06, 2018.
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