A fresh, youthful, and painful adolescent fantasy about the wavering hearts of young ladies.
The original work is part of the popular light novel Seishun Buta Yaro (Rascal Does Not Dream) series by Hajime Kamoshida, which has printed more than 2.5 million copies.
In 2018, the television anime Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai and the theatrical anime Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl were released for public viewing.
The cute, heartbreaking, and intriguing stories resounded quite well with the audience. And now, the newest adolescent fantasy is illustrated and set in a town surrounded by the sea and the skies - Fujisawa.
Director: Soichi Masui, Screenplay: Masahiro Yokotani, Character Design: Satomi Tamura, Animation Production: CloverWorks. With the original production team in place from the previous work, we proudly present this story that is filled with irreplaceable norms we may take for granted.




Sakuta Azusagawa is attending his third and last term as a second-year high school student. There are only a few days left to spend together at Minegahara High School with Mai Sakurajima, a third-year student and Sakuta’s girlfriend. Meanwhile, his younger sister Kaede, who has loved her house for many years, reveals a secret to Sakuta that she has never shared with anyone.

"I want to go to big brother’s school."

This is a big decision for Kaede.

Although Sakuta knows this is a difficult decision for her, he decides to gently support her. Little Kaede’s feelings are entrusted to Kaede. This is a story about these two as they take a step into the future.



  • Original Work
    Hajime Kamoshida
    ("Seishun Buta Yaro" series published by Dengeki Bunko)
  • Original Illustration
    Keji Mizoguchi
  • Director
    Soichi Masui
  • Series Composition/ Screenplay
    Masahiro Yokotani
  • Character Design/ Chief Animation Director
    Satomi Tamura
  • Prop Design
    Kota Michishita
  • Art Setting
    Yoshinori Shiozawa
  • Art Director
    Satoshi Okubo
  • Color Design
    Asuka Yokota
  • 3D Directors
    Kengo Oda
      Hazuki Tanaka
  • 2D Works/ Special Effects
    Saya Utsumi
  • Director of Photography
    Xiaomu Yang
  • Editor
    Akinori Mishima
  • Sound Director
    Yoshikazu Iwanami
  • Music
    fox capture plan
  • Animation Production
  • Produced by
    AOBUTA Project


  • Sakuta Azusagawa
    Kaito Ishikawa
  • Mai Sakurajima
    Asami Seto
  • Kaede Azusagawa
    Yurika Kubo
  • Tomoe Koga
    Nao Toyama
  • Rio Futaba
    Atsumi Tanezaki
  • Nodoka Toyohama
    Maaya Uchida
  • Uzuki Hirokawa
    Sora Amamiya


  • Sakuta AzusagawaSakuta Azusagawa
  • Mai SakurajimaMai Sakurajima
  • Kaede AzusagawaKaede Azusagawa
  • Tomoe KogaTomoe Koga
  • Rio FutabaRio Futaba
  • Nodoka ToyohamaNodoka Toyohama
  • Uzuki HirokawaUzuki Hirokawa
  • Sakuta Azusagawa 一 CV石川界人 Sakuta Azusagawa 一 CV石川界人
    April 10th

    A second-year student at Minegahara High School.
    He's currently dating his senpai, popular actress Mai Sakurajima. In order to get into the same university as Mai, he studies hard for the entrance exams.

  • Height
    December 2nd

    A third-year student at Minegahara High School.
    Previously busy with her work as an actress, Mai was not used to life as a student and thus was treated like the wind, an invisible force somewhere. Due to this treatment, she developed Adolescence Syndrome and was no longer visible to those around her. With the help of Sakuta, Mai was able to fix this problem, go back to work as an actress, and study for her university entrance exams. She's quite busy day to day.

  • Height
    November 25th

    Sakuta's little sister.
    Kaede developed a case of Adolescence Syndrome that scarred her body as she suffered mental anguish from online bullying at the previous middle school she attended. The bullying caused her mental stress and memory loss. Two years after that, she developed a different personality known as "Kaede," who never left the house. Even after her memory returned, "Kaede" has taken over her endeavors and now she's working hard on going back to school like everyone else. With middle school graduation coming up soon, she worries about her future going forward.

  • Tomoe Koga Tomoe Koga
    May 23rd

    A first-year student at Minegahara High School.
    Tomoe was always kicking each other's butts with her friend and senpai, Sakuta. After being confessed to by the senpai her friend admires, she developed Adolescence Syndrome that repeated the same day. Always filled with new topics, Tomoe is now on good terms with Sakuta as senpai and kouhai. She also works part-time with Sakuta at a family restaurant.

  • Rio Futaba Rio Futaba
    October 23rd

    A second-year student at Minegahara High School who's a part of the science club. She's one of Sakuta's few friends. Sakuta always goes to her for advice about cases of Adolescence Syndrome he encounters. She gives him her advice all the meanwhile looking pretty discontent while doing so. Suffering from loneliness, she has hurt herself using social media in the past and has experienced Adolescence Syndrome where two contradicting sides of her existed.

  • Nodoka Toyohama Nodoka Toyohama
    March 14th

    Nodoka is Mai's younger-half sister from a different mother who's part of the idol group, Sweet Bullet. Compared to Mai since she was a young child, she developed an inferiority complex that caused her to develop Adolescence Syndrome in which she switches bodies with Mai. Everyone knows she's attached to her older sister and she keeps Sakuta in check so that he doesn't do anything bad to Mai. Nodoka gets along with Kaede and Mai dotes on her.

  • Uzuki Hirokawa Uzuki Hirokawa
    April 30th

    Uzuki is the leader of the Sweet Bullet group that Nodoka's a member of. Her fans lovingly call her "Zukki."
    Always doing things on her own time and down-to-earth, she often surprises those around her with unexpected words and actions. For better or worse, she can't read the air and acts very close to even people she's just met. Normally hyper, she has a cheerful personality.