A new anime adaptation is set for 2023 with more formal season plans to come later with Yumemiru Danshi wa Genjitsushugisha getting the nod. The light novel series comes from Okemaru which began in 2018 and has seven volumes in print through Hobby Japan so far. A manga adaptation is underway with three volumes as adapted by Popuri Yoshikita.
With a lot of the details revealed when it was announced in November 2022, the latest update has come in to reveal what’s going on with the theme song side of things for the summer 2023 project. The opening theme song is “Paraglider” which comes from Kaori Ishihara while the ending theme song “Yume was Mijikashi Koiseyo Otome” is from Akiho Suzumoto.
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The anime adaptation has set Kazuomi Koga to direct it from the scripts overseen by Michiko Yokote. Masaru Koseki is handling the character designs with Studio Gokumi handling the animation production. Check out the first promo, visual, and cast details below.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Naoya Miyase as Wataru Sajō
- Akiho Suzumoto as Aika Natsukawa
- Yumiri Hanamori as Kei Ashida
- Mikako Komatsu as Kaede Sajō
- Kaori Ishihara as Rin Shinomiya
Plot Concept: High school student Wataru Sajõ is in love with his gorgeous classmate Aika Natsukawa. Aika finds him to be a nuisance, but he dreams of her mutual love every day and continues to approach her. One day though, he suddenly wakes up from this “dream.” In order to get back his sense of reality, he recognizes his position and stays away from Aika. But now for some reason Aika is completely shaken.