We’ve launched a special Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai BEST GIRL Poll. The results are in and here’s a short breakdown of the best girls in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Senpai.
Name: Mai Sakurajima
Nickname: Bunny Girl Senpai
Puberty Syndrome: Fades from people’s consciousness after going on hiatus from showbiz.
Attributes: Serious senpai with a loving and teasing side. Bit of a tsundere + kuudere.
Pros: Independent, capable, caring, might hurt you (good for masochists)
Cons: Busy with work
“If I scolded you, it’d only make you happy.”
Name: Tomoe Koga
Nickname: Little Devil Kouhai
Puberty Syndrome: Capable of evoking simulated future events.
Attributes: A cheeky kouhai with a cute Hakata accent whose butt is the center of most conversations.
Pros: Will do whatever it takes to reach her ideal goal.
Cons: Cares too much about her social life and what others think about her.
“I want everyone to like me. Or rather, I don’t want them to hate me.”
Name: Rio Futaba
Nickname: Logical Witch
Puberty Syndrome: Split into two versions of herself; One who craves attention and the other who hates the fact that her body attracts attention.
Attributes: The only member of the science club whose brains match the size of her bust.
Pros: Calm, smart, and rational
Cons: Quite shy and likes to keep things to herself
“The world doesn’t need two Rio Futabas.”
Name: Nodoka Toyohama
Nickname: Idol with a Sister Complex
Puberty Syndrome: Desire to be like Mai makes her become Mai
Attributes: Aspiring idol who looks up to Mai, but also feels inferior. Doesn’t actually have a sister complex.
Pros: Hard-working, quite mature
Cons: Too focused on her flaws, strives too hard to be ”perfect” like Mai
“I can’t be like her, but I’m not giving up on being an idol.”
Name: Kaede Asusagawa
Nickname: Innocent Little Sister
Puberty Syndrome: Physical injuries through social media bullying
Attributes: Dutiful young sister who wakes up her loving brother every morning and keeps him company
Pros: Determination, liveliness
Cons: Inability to leave home
“Kaede is a bonafide middle schooler!”
Name: Shoko Makinohara
Nickname: Mysterious First Crush Lookalike
Puberty Syndrome: Unknown
Attributes: Well-behaved and kind, has the same name as Sakuta’s first crush
Pros: Compassionate, thoughtful
“Oh, do you think I’m strange by any chance?”
Here are the results!
Aniplex of America describes the show as:
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 encounters 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…? As Sakuta searches for answers to help Mai, they spend more time together, and he eventually learns of her hidden feelings… This is an unusual story that takes place in a town of bright skies and glistening seas, where Sakuta encounters various intriguing girls.
The show is currently simulcasting on Hulu, Crunchyroll and FunimationNow.