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Seishun Buta Yarō Anime Film Reveals New Visual, June 15 Debut

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Film adapts 6th, 7th light novels in series

The staff for Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai (Rascal Does Not Dream of Dreaming Girl the Movie), the anime film based on Hajime Kamoshida's Seishun Buta Yarō light novel series, revealed a new visual for the film on Saturday. The staff also revealed that the film will open in Japan on June 15.

The film will feature a returning staff and cast, including director Sōichi Masui, scriptwriter Masahiro Yokotani, character designer Satomi Tamura, musical composer fox capture plan, and animation production studio CloverWorks.

The movie will adapt the sixth and seventh light novel volumes, Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai and Seishun Buta Yarō wa Hatsukoi Shōjo no Yume wo Minai (The Young Pig-Rascal Isn't Dreaming of a First-Love Girl).

The film project follows not only the main characters Sakuta Azusagawa and Mai Sakurajima, but also a mysterious girl named Shōko Makinohara. The story depicts when each of their feelings and wishes intersect.

Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wo Minai (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai), the television anime of Hajime Kamoshida's Seishun Buta Yarō light novel series, premiered in Japan on October 3 and aired for 13 episodes. Aniplex of America streamed the anime on Hulu, FunimationNow, and Crunchyroll.

Update: Aniplex has confirmed with ANN that the film's official English title is Rascal Does Not Dream of Dreaming Girl the Movie.

Source: Anime! Anime! (高橋克則)


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