The fifth tankoubon volume of the manga Yumemiru Danshi wa Genjitsushugisha (The Dreaming Man is a Realist) is listed by Kadokawa as the final volume. It will be available for sale on March 26th, 2024. The manga by Yoshikita Popuri (Henkei Shoujo: School Days) is an adaptation of the light novel series by Okemaru.

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Yoshita launched the manga adaptation of the novels in March 2021 on Kadokawa’s Shounen Ace Plus website, and Kadokawa published the manga’s fourth volume in June 2023. Okemaru started the light novel series in December 2018 on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website, and HobbyJAPAN is releasing the novels in print with illustrations by Saba Mizore. The latest novel released was the eighth novel in April 2023.

The novel series also inspired an anime adaptation that premiered in Japan in July 2023. The anime series can be streamed on HIDIVE.

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Wataru Sajou, deeply in love with his beautiful classmate Aika Natsukawa, continues approaching her without getting discouraged while having dreams about their mutual love. However, one day, he woke up thinking, “I am not fit to be together with someone as good as her, huh…” Upon realizing this, Wataru kept an appropriate distance towards her, much to Aika’s surprise. “Could it be that he hates me now…?” Did his intentions slip by her because she was getting impatient after arriving at the wrong conclusion!? This is the story of a rom-com revolving around two people who can’t get their feelings across, and both think their love is unrequited!