The staff for the new sequel anime film project based on Hajime Kamoshida’s Seishun Buta Yarō light novel series has announced that the first film, Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out, will open in Japanese theaters in Summer 2023.
The sequel anime project adapts the eighth and ninth novels in the franchise: Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out and Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid.
Sōichi Masui is returning to direct the anime at CloverWorks. Masahiro Yokotani is returning for composition and script, and Satomi Tamura is returning as the character designer.
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, the television anime based on the light novel series, premiered in Japan in October 2018 and aired for 13 episodes. Aniplex of America simulcast the series on Cruchyroll, FUNimation Entertainment, and other services.
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl, the anime film that adapts the the sixth and seventh light novel volumes in the franchise, opened in Japan in June 2019. Aniplex of America and FUNimation Films screened the film in the United States.