Seishun Buta Yarō, localized as Rascal Does Not Dream, is a light novel series written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Kēji Mizoguchi. And there anime series adaptation by CloverWorks.
So here are the watch order:
Table of Contents
1. Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (2018)
|Title||Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai|
There’s a rumor about a mysterious phenomenon called “puberty syndrome.” For example, Sakuta Azusagawa is a high school student who suddenly sees a bunny girl appear in front of him.
The girl is actually a girl named Mai Sakurajima, who is Sakuta’s upperclassman who is also a famous actress who has gone on hiatus from the entertainment industry. For some reason, the people around Mai cannot see her bunny-girl figure.
Sakuta sets out to solve this mystery, and as he spends time with Mai, he learns her secret feelings. Other heroines who have “puberty syndrome” start to appear in front of Sakuta.
2. Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (2019)
|Title||Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai|
In Fujisawa, where the skies are bright and the seas glisten, Sakuta Azusagawa is in his second year of high school. His blissful days with his girlfriend and upperclassman, Mai Sakurajima, are interrupted with the appearance of his first crush, Shouko Makinohara. For reasons unknown, he encounters two Shouko’s: one in middle school and another who has become an adult.
As Sakuta finds himself helplessly living with the Shouko’s, the adult Shouko leads him around by the nose, causing a huge rift in his relationship with Mai.
In the midst of all of this, he discovers that the middle school Shouko is suffering from a grave illness and his scar begins to throb…
3. Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out (2023)
|Title||Seishun Buta Yarou wa Odekake Sister no Yume wo Minai|
WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO MAKE HER WISH COME TRUE?
After a draining December, Sakuta is quickly nearing the end of his second year of high school. Since Mai is a third-year student, they don’t have much time left together before graduation rolls around.
Meanwhile, his sister, Kaede, is slowly but steadily venturing outdoors again. Just as she begins to find her footing, she announces her most ambitious goal yet—attending her brother’s high school!
Sakuta knows better than anyone how difficult this will be for Kaede, and he’s ready to support her however he can. He’s just not sure if that’s what’s best for her…or what she really wants…
4. Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid (2023)
|Title||Seishun Buta Yarou wa Randoseru Girl no Yume wo Minai|
Finally, the day of Mai’s high school graduation has arrived. While Sakuta eagerly waits for his girlfriend, an elementary schooler who looks exactly like her appears before him. Suspicious, and for all the wrong reasons…
Meanwhile, Sakuta and Kaede’s father suddenly calls, saying that their mother wants to see her daughter. She was hospitalized because Kaede’s condition had been too much for her to bear, so what could she possibly want now?