Aniplex of America announced during its panel at Crunchyroll Expo that it is collaborating with FUNimation Films to screen the Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai) anime film in theaters in the United States and Canada. The film will screen in the United States on October 2 and 3, 2019, and in Canada on October 4 and 5, 2019. Advance ticket sales begin on September 6, 2019.
The film opened in Japan on June 15, 2019, and debuted at #7 in its opening weekend. The film earned a cumulative total of 373,520,090 yen (about US$3.43 million).
Aniplex of America screened the United States premiere of the film at Anime Expo on July 7, 2019.