The dreaming man is a realist is an adorable romcom series to be released in the year 2023, the series is being worked on by the combined efforts of Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ, the official release date is yet to be announced.
The official announcement came from the newly created Twitter account of the dreaming man is a realist along with the release of their new website.
The series is set in a high school setting with both main characters coming to the wrong conclusions and feeling that their love is unrequited.
The announcement also revealed the official key visual for the series and the series trailer, along with the list of cast members and the staff working on the series.
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You can see the key visual below:
The official key visual featured the female protagonist, Aika Natsukawa standing in a classroom with a strong gust of wind flowing through the drapes and inside the classroom.
The series is listed as a romance, comedy series with a harem theme and we all know what that entails.
The official announcement also revealed the list of characters and cast members that include Naoya Miyase as Wataru Sajou, Akiho Suzumoto as Aika Natsukawa, Mikako Komatsu as Kaede Sajou, Kaori Ishihara as Rin Shinomiya, and Yumiri Hanamori as Kei Ashida.
The list of staff members was also updated with Kazuomi Koga as the series director, Hajime Takakuwa as the sound director, Miyabi Ozeki in charge of character design, and Michiko Yokote as the series composer.
The dreaming man is a realist trailer
Well, there is something to get excited about, the animation is definitely looking top-notch, everything is rich with color and the character designs are incredible.
It certainly gives the series a flare that most romcom anime don’t have, the series is going to be a hit when it comes out.
The trailer showcased plenty of other love interests for the male lead and plenty of flustering moments between these characters.
The plot of Dreaming Man is a Realist
Reading the title, you would’ve figured out the basic premise of the series but let’s go over it.
Wataru Sajou is the male lead who often dreams about his crush, Aika Natsukawa, about their mutual love for each other.
He wakes up one day with a bad dream and began thinking that his romantic feelings are unrequited, and began distancing herself from Natsukawa.
Aika Natsukawa definitely has feelings for Sajou but after his recent actions, she’s unsure if he likes her or not.
The series is filled with confusion and misunderstanding and that makes for excellent plots, how will they both get across their true feelings?
The dreaming man is a realist characters list
Wataru Saki is the male lead of the series, he has a crush on Aika Natsukawa but he soon starts distancing himself from her after a bad dream.
Aika Natsukawa is the female lead of the series, she has mutual romantic feelings toward Wataru but she doesn’t know what to think after his recent changes.
Kei Ashida is a member of the volleyball club and Aika Natsukawa’s best friend.
Kaede Saki is Wataru’s older sister and the student council vice president.
About the Series
The dreaming man is realist is a Japanese light novel series written by Okemaru and illustrated by Mizore Saba, the series began publishing on December 2018 in Shosetsuka ni Naro (a user-generated website).
The series was recently picked up by Hobby Japan and published as a light novel in Jun 2020, the light novel has 7 chapters currently in circulation.
A manga adaptation was created by Popuri Toshikita as the illustrator and was serialized on Kadokawa’s Shonen Ace Plus website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wataru Sajou is deeply in love with Aika Natsukawa, he often has dreams about their mutual love but one day after waking up, he feels as if his love is unrequited. So, he begins distancing himself from Aika.
It is not uncommon for a simple romcom series to be dragged up into multiple seasons but eventually, the main two main characters always end up together.