The long-awaited sequel to Bunny Girl Senpai is here. Instead of a second season of Bunny Girl Senpai, a film is being released. However, as the titles of each installment in The Rascal Does Not Dream Of series are different, the sequel will not be titled Bunny Girl Senpai: Movie 2. The Bakemonogatari series handles its titles in the same fashion. Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai is the name of the first season, whereas Rascal Does Not Dream Of A Dreaming Girl is the title of the 2019 film, and Rascal Does Not Dream Of A Sister Venturing Out is the official title of the sequel.
Are you interested in seeing where Adolescence Syndrome goes from here with Sakuta and the rest of the cast? Here’s all you need to know about the upcoming second Bunny Girl Senpai movie and the reasons why Season 2 won’t be happening.
Bunny Girl Senpai Season 2 Renewal Status
Four years have passed since the final episode of the ‘Bunny Girl Senpai’ anime aired. The anime, however, has yet to be picked up for a second season. Numerous viewers are still looking forward to season 2 of the anime’s release. The anime had a respectable 8.25 rating on MyAnimeList, while it did receive some negative feedback from viewers who felt the show had been blown out of proportion.
If the anime is in such high demand, then why hasn’t it been renewed? The original writings may hold the key. To date, eleven volumes have been released in the ‘Bunny Girl Senpai’ Light Novel Series. The first season of the ‘Bunny Girl Senpai’ anime adapted the first five volumes of the novel series, and the film version adapted volumes six and seven.
We’ll have to wait until the novel series’s twelfth volume is released before the anime can air for a full season. Then we will have enough raw materials to work with. Without sufficient material for a second season, the show will not be renewed or made. Don’t fret; extended pauses between anime seasons are par for the course. Popular shows like “Mushishi” and “Bleach” had to wait nine years between seasons.
Bunny Girl Senpai Season 2 Release Date
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid has been announced, and its sequel, Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out, has already premiered in Japanese theaters. Like the Monogatari series, we expect the production companies to issue sequels with new names, characters, and plots. It’s tough to tell how well the movies will go, but it seems like fans of Bunny Girl Senpai Season 2 will enjoy them.
Bunny Girl Senpai Storyline
The life of high school student Sakuta Azusagawa takes a surprising turn when he encounters young actress Mai Sakurajima, disguised as a bunny girl, alone in a library. Mai finds it fascinating that other people can’t see her when she’s dressed properly or tries to avoid her famous life, but Sakuta can. Sakuta labels this occurrence “Adolescence Syndrome” and sets out to uncover its cause while growing closer to Mai and befriending other young women who share her condition.
Bunny Girl Senpai Characters
- Sakuta Azusagawa: Harboring a bad reputation after allegedly hospitalizing three people, Sakuta attempts to keep a low profile until his meeting with Mai prompts him to investigate Adolescence Syndrome.
- Mai Sakurajima: Tired from the pressures of her acting work, Mai decides to take a hiatus but suddenly realizes people are unable to acknowledge her existence
- Tomoe Koga: The focal character of the second light novel, Tomoe is a first-year student at Sakuta’s high school.
- Rio Futaba: The focal character of the third light novel, Rio is the sole member of the science club at Sakuta and Mai’s high school and one of Sakuta’s only friends.
- Nodoka Toyohama: The focal character of the fourth light novel, Nodoka is Mai’s half-sister and a member of an idol group.
- Kaede Azusagawa: Sakuta’s younger sister and another victim of Adolescence Syndrome, Kaede mysteriously began to suffer injuries after suffering online bullying and getting death threats on her cellphone that left her with a phobia of strangers.
- Shoko Makinohara: The focal character of the sixth and seventh light novels, Shoko has the same name as Sakuta’s first crush.
- Yūma Kunimi: Sakuta’s best friend. He is dating Saki Kamisato but they often argue over Saki’s relationship with Sakuta.
- Saki Kamisato: Saki is Yūma’s girlfriend. She hates Sakuta and wishes he would stop being Yuma’s friend, as his status as the class loner is making Yuma, and more importantly, herself, less popular. However, things change as she helps him with Rio Futaba’s AS case.
- Fumika Nanjō: is interested in Adolescence Syndrome and believes the scars on Sakuta’s chest were somehow caused by it.
- Uzuki Hirokawa: She is the lead singer of the idol group Sweet Bullet.
Bunny Girl Senpai Season 2 Plot
Perhaps when the upcoming two films are released, they will release Bunny Girl Senpai: Season 2, or even more films. Season 2’s subject matter is murky at best until we have more information. However, the plot of Film 2 is as follows:
Light novels serve as the inspiration for the Rascal Does Not Dream Of/Bunny Girl series. A manga adaptation was made, however, it was not successful. Parts seven and eight of the light novels were adapted for the Dreaming Girl film. Only Volume 8 of Bunny Girl Senpai, which also goes by the title A Sister Venturing Out, will be featured in Movie 2.
The first season centered on Mai and Sakuta’s first encounter and the beginnings of their relationship. The films follow the journeys of secondary characters, with the first film focusing on Shouko. Kaede, Sakuta’s younger sister, will make an effort to come out of her shell in the sequel.
You are all aware that Kaede’s forgetfulness was brought on by the bullying she endured as a result of her teenage Syndrome. In the sequel, she musters the willpower to enroll once again at Sakuta High. Kaede’s integration into society will be easier if Sakuta and his pals can help. The ninth installment of the film adaptation of Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid will be released soon.
Where to watch Bunny Girl Senpai?
Crunchyroll, Funimation, Netflix, and Shahid all provide episodes from the first season of Bunny Girl Senpai.