Aniplex USA Licenses Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

DAKAICHI – I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year – also added to Fall 2018 simulcast lineup

 

Aniplex of America has licensed two shows with tantalizing titles for their Fall 2018 simulcast lineup: Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai and DAKAICHI – I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year –. Both series will be streamed beginning in October of 2018.

 

Image copyright: ©2018 HAJIME KAMOSHIDA/KADOKAWA CORPORATION AMW/AOBUTA Project


The staff for Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai includes:

 

  • Original Story: Hajime Kamoshida ("Seishun Buta Yaro" series published by Dengeki Bunko)
  • Original Illustrations: Keji Mizoguchi
  • Director: Soichi Masui
  • Series Structure/Screenplay: Masahiro Yokotani
  • Character Design: Satomi Tamura
  • Chief Animation Director: Satomi Tamura, Akira Takata
  • Assistant Director: Kazuya Iwata
  • Prop Design: Akira Takata
  • Art Setting: Kazushi Fujii
  • Art Director: Yukihiro Shibutani
  • Color Design: Asuka Yokota
  • 3D Director: Yusuke Noma, Yuto Karasawa
  • Director of Photography: Yoshihiro Sekiya
  • 2D Works/Special Effects: Saya Utsumi
  • Editing: Akinori Mishima
  • Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
  • Music: fox capture plan
  • Production: CloverWorks
  • Produced by: AOBUTA Project

 

The cast for Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai includes:

 

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

 

Aniplex of America describes the story of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai as follows:


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 encounters 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.

 

Premiere Date: October 3, 2018

 

Official English Website: www.RascalDoesNotDream.com

 

Image copyright: ©DO1 PROJECT

 

The staff for DAKAICHI – I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year – includes:

 

  • Original Story: Hashigo Sakurabi "Dakaretai Otoko No.1 ni Odosareteimasu. (Series from MAGAZINE BE x BOY / libre)
  • Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa
  • Series Structure: Yoshimi Narita
  • Character Design: Minako Shiba
  • Chief Animation Director: Minako Shiba, Chisato Kawaguchi, Yu Kurihara
  • Color Design: Miyu Yamamoto
  • Art Director: Satoru Hirayanagi
  • Director of Photography: Koyuki Koyama
  • CG Director: Yusuke Noma, Yuto Karasawa
  • Editing: Misato Takikawa
  • Music: Masaru Yokoyama
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
  • Production: CloverWorks

 

The cast for DAKAICHI – I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year – includes:

 

  • Junta Azumaya: Yuki Ono
  • Takato Saijo: Hiroki Takahashi
  • Chihiro Ayagi: Takuya Sato
  • Ryo Narumiya: Yuma Uchida
  • Kazuomi Usaka: Kohsuke Toriumi
  • Kiyotaka Arisu: Wataru Hatano

 

Aniplex of America describes the story of DAKAICHI – I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year – as follows:

 

The veteran actor who has held the title of "Sexiest Man of the Year" for 5 years in a row, Takato Saijo, 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 men find themselves in a forbidden scandal. Based on Hashigo Sakurabi's "Dakaratei Otoko No.1 ni Odosareteimasu," first published and serialized in July of 2013, one of the most talked about BL comic with over two million copies in print gets a highly anticipated TV anime adaptation!


Premiere Date: October 5, 2018

 

Official English Website: www.DAKAICHI-anime.com

 

Source: Official press release

 

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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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