An anime adaptation of Arc was first announced in December
KoSpecial Year live broadcast for the anime adapted from the Light Novel series “Seishun Buta Yarou” (Rascal Does Not Dream) has been underway, information revealed that the anime will be adapted from “University Student Arc”.
Sunday’s live broadcast also showed the promotional video of “Rascal Does Not Dream of School Memory – Aobuta Exhibition” a trade event that will take place from March 12 to March 24 at the 8th Floor Event Square area of the MATSUYA GINZA department store in Tokyo. This exhibition will also be held in Nagoya, Osaka and Kyoto. A large-scale event titled “Rascal Does Not Dream of Sugar Diary” will also take place on April 7 at the Chigasaki Civic Cultural Center in Kanagawa, south of Tokyo.
“Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid,” the second film in the franchise’s latest anime project, opened in Japan on December 1 in 103 theaters and ranked fourth in its opening weekend. With 119,000 tickets sold and sales Collecting about 163 million yen (about 11.12 million USD) in the first three days, the film attracted attention.
The next anime project adapts the eighth and ninth novels in the series, “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venture Out” and “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid.”
“Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venture Out” opened in Japan in June 2023, achieving sales of 118,108 tickets and revenue of 175,648,924 yen (about 1.28 million USD) in the first three days of release, ranking at number 4 in its first week .
“Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai” (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wo Minai), an anime adaptation of the Light Novel series, premiered in Japan in October 2018 and aired 13 episodes. Based on the fifth novel, the anime has attracted the attention of international audiences via platforms such as Crunchyroll, Funimation, and other services.
“Rascal Does Not Dream of a Girl Dreaming” (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai), the anime series sequel adapting the sixth and seventh volumes in the novel series, opened in Japan in June 2019. Aniplex of America and Funimation Films broadcast the anime in the United States.
Kadokawa published the first novel of Hajime Kamoshida’s series, “Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai” in April 2014. Currently, Yen Press is releasing the English version of the novel series .