The Dreaming Boy Is a Realist

  • Premiered: Jul 2023
  • Episodes: 12
  • Followers: 10
  • Ended
  • TV Tokyo
  • Tuesday at 2
  • Animation Anime Comedy Drama Romance


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Season 1
I Like You. Please Go Out With Me
Episode overview
Air date
Jul 04, 2023
Wataru Sajo is a self-described ordinary student. He's got a crush on his classmate Aika Natsukawa. He dreams of dating her, but he's also perceived as the "stalker guy."
For You. It's a Spare Triangle Chocolate Pie
Episode overview
Air date
Jul 11, 2023
Neither of these two can seem to communicate their true feelings! Will Wataru and Aika ever see eye to eye?
Could You Not Call the Summer Uniform, Scanty Clothing?
Episode overview
Air date
Jul 18, 2023
Aika feels happy she's becoming more acquainted with classmates. On the other hand, she's holding onto feelings of confusion and frustration inside her heart.
Dark Brown? That Kind of Has a Cool Ring to It
Episode overview
Air date
Jul 25, 2023
Wataru's big sister, Kaede, points out to him that his hair is growing out and it's "grubby." Meanwhile, Aika decides to once again face her own feelings.
Should We Open It? Should We Open It? Should We Look Inside?
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 01, 2023
Wataru falls ill and collapses in the classroom. Aika harbors feelings that cannot be expressed in words.
End of First Trimester Commemoration Parfait!
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 08, 2023
Wataru blurts out a weird sound. Meanwhile, Aika discusses her summer break plans with Kei. Aika and Sasaki are appointed to be tour guides for middle schoolers.
You Know, Female College Students are Seriously Amazing.
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 15, 2023
It’s summer vacation and Wataru goes on a special outing with his older sister. The destination is a beautiful white beach!
Aren't You Way Too Guilty?
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 22, 2023
Wataru works part-time at a used bookstore and Mina starts working there as a new hire. Mina is timid so Wataru tries to give her guidance.
Coffee. With a Ratio to Milk About 8 to 2. Sugar 1 Teaspoon, Caramel Powder Too, Please.
Episode overview
Air date
Aug 29, 2023
Wataru finds out the reason why Mina wants to keep her job, no matter what. Meanwhile, Aika meets up with Sasaki, who is getting tough!
Your Leg's Already at T-Minus 5 Seconds Before Blastoff!
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 05, 2023
Wataru helps out with the school visit tour. He reunites with Rin at school during the summer break. Meanwhile, Aika is lost in thought as she recalls how she met Wataru.
You Smell Like Sweat... You Must've Worked Hard
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 12, 2023
For the first time in a while, Aika and Wataru spend some time alone together. Aika works up the courage and offers Wataru a proposal.
1x12 Show finale
Because, You are Where I Belong!
Episode overview
Air date
Sep 19, 2023
Aika stops by Wataru's part-time job once again to invite him over to her house. Can Wataru and Aika be honest about their respective feelings?

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