Rascal Does Not Dream, also known as AoButa, has announced that the “University Arc” will be adapted into anime today. This comes after the release of Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid, a movie adaptation of the arc of the same name.
The anime series is based on the original light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida. Art for the novels is drawn by Keiji Mizoguchi. In celebration of the “University Arc” adaptation, a new illustration from Mizoguchi was shared.
New Rascal Does Not Dream Anime Confirmed
The series was first released as a twelve-episode anime in 2018, titled Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai. This covered the first five light novels. Following this release, the sixth light novel was adapted as the Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl movie in 2019.
The series had not received any additional news or releases until this year when the seventh and eighth light novels were adapted as films. These are titled Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid. Currently, there is no release information for the West at this time. The first movie was showcased at Anime Expo, yet we do not have any information regarding it hitting streaming services or Blu-Ray.
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Rascal Does Not Dream follows Sakuta Azusagawa and a cast of characters as strange occurrences happen throughout their daily lives. The series starts when Sakuta notices Mai Sakurajima walking around a library in a bunny suit, yet he is the only one out of everyone that can see her.
Following this event, he assists a wide cast of characters with the phenomena occurring and solves them in a psychological and supernatural series. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl are available in a brand-new Blu-ray box set now.