The official website of Rascal Does Not Dream anime franchise uploaded a new teaser trailer and key visual for the University arc, on Jan 14, 2024, featuring the beautiful Mai Sakurajima and all her glory.
This teaser does not reveal much but showcases a new side to Mai’s college look as she embraces the next phase of her life.
(Rascal Does Not Dream of a Bunny Girl Senpai “University Arc” teaser trailer)
In addition, an exhibit event key visual during a special stream today also dropped, showing a water-colored version of the fan favorite waifu.
(Mai Sakurajima artwork with a water-color effect)
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Bunny Girl Senpai: University Arc was first announced in December 2023 when the first key visual was unveiled.
About Rascal Does Not Dream:
Rascal Does Not Dream is a Japanese light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Kēji Mizoguchi. ASCII Media Works have published thirteen volumes since April 2014 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint.
Since December 2015, a manga adaptation illustrated by Tsugumi Nanamiya has been published in Dengeki G’s Comic, a manga magazine targeted towards adult male readers and published by ASCII Media Works.
A television series based on the initial five volumes of the manga, produced by CloverWorks, titled Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, was broadcast from October to December 2018.
A film based on volumes six and seven of the anime series, titled “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl,” was released in June 2019. The premiere of “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out,” the second film based on volume eight, took place in June 2023.
The premiere of “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid,” the third film based on volume nine, took place in December 2023. A forthcoming anime adaptation of volume 10 has been officially revealed.
Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Rascal Does Not Dream Of A 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 meets 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…?