The Mainichi Shimbun newspaper’s Mantan Web news site provided details regarding Friday that Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl, the anime film dependent on Hajime Kamoshida‘s Seishun Buta Yarō light novel arrangement, has earned 250 million yen (about US$2.31 million) as of Friday.
“In Fujiwara, where the skies are bright and the seas glisten, Sakuta Azusagawa is in his second year of high school. His blissful days with his girlfriend and upperclassman, Mai Sakurajima, are interrupted with the appearance of his first crush, Shoko Makinohara. For reasons unknown, he encounters two Shokos: one in middle school and another who has become an adult.
As Sakuta finds himself helplessly living with Shoko, the adult Shoko leads him around by the nose, causing a huge rift in his relationship with Mai.
In the midst of all this, he discovers that the middle school Shoko is suffering from a grave illness and his scar begins to throb…”
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, known in Japan under the general name Seishun Buta Yarō and short name Aobuta, is a Japanese light novel arrangement composed by Hajime Kamoshida and represented by Keeji Mizoguchi. ASCII Media Works have distributed nine volumes since April 2014 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. A manga adjustment with craftsmanship by Tsugumi Nanamiya has been serialized in ASCII Media Works’ seinen manga magazine Dengeki G’s Comic since January 2016.
A manga adjustment drawn by Tsugumi Nanamiya started serialization in ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki G’s Comic magazine with the January 2016 issue. The manga is authorized in North America by Yen Press.
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai won three awards in the fifth Anime Trending Awards: Best in Adaptation, Best in Romance, and Best in Supernatural. Four other related honors were additionally compensated to the arrangement in the fifth Anime Trending Awards incorporating Best in Female Character, Best Couple and Ship, Best Opening Theme Song, and Best Female Seiyuu.