Rascal Does Not Dream (Seishun Buta Yarou or AoButa) anime series has released a special music video for their song “Fukashigi no Karte.” “Fukashigi no Karte” was the ending theme song for the 2018 anime series Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai. It is also the theme song for the new sequel film, Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid. The music video features the girls in the series and combines them with live-action footage.
The song is sung by Yurika Kubo and Inori Minase who voices Kaede Azusagawa and Shoko Makinohara, respectively. The voice actresses, Asami Seto (Mai Sakurajima), Nao Toyama (Tomoe Koga), Atsumi Tanezaki (Rio Futaba), and Maaya Uchida (Nodoka Toyohama) all originally sang alongside Kubo and Minase on the 2018 version of the song.
Rascal Does Not Dream is a light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keiji Mizoguchi. It began its serialization at ASCII Media Works and was published under their Dengeki Bungo imprint, and there are currently 13 volumes. The light novel has inspired an anime series, a manga adaptation, and three animated films, including the recent movie. The manga adaptation was written and illustrated by Tsugumi Nanamiya and was serialized by ACI Media Works’s Dengeki G’s Comics. The anime series, titled Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, aired from October to December 2018. The two sequel films, Rascal Doe Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out, were aired in June 2019 and June 2023. The third sequel film, Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid premiered on December 1 and is currently running in Japanese theaters. Studio CloverWorks animated each of the anime adaptations.
Yen Press licensed and is publishing both the light novel and manga adaptation in English. They also published an audiobook of Rascal Does Not Dream under Yen Audio. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai can be streamed in Crunchyroll in both English subtitles and dubbed. The site described the series as:
Puberty syndrome – Abnormal experiences rumored on the internet to be cause 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, wh is also his senior at the school. For some reason, no one else can see this enchanting girl. How did she become invisible…?
Source: Official Website
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