NEWS: HIDIVE Announces Acquisition of “The Dreaming Boy is a Realist” at Anime Expo and more!

The news from Anime Expo keeps coming in HOT and this time, we have updates from HIDIVE’s industry panel. The streaming service announced they will be streaming the rom-com, The Dreaming Boy is a Realist, starting July 3rd. HIDIVE also confirmed the return of three shows as well.

NEW SERIES | The Dreaming Boy is a Realist – Streaming July 3

Wataru Sajo is smitten with Aika Natsukawa and doesn’t hesitate to approach her as he daydreams about potential mutual feelings. However, one day he wakes up from that dream and convinces himself that he and Aika are not compatible. But when he withdraws his affection, Aika wonders what went wrong. Does he hate her now? Did they both get the wrong idea? Adolescent love is confusing in a romantic comedy where both sides think their feelings are unrequited!  Based on the popular light novel series written by Okemaru and illustrated by Saba Mizore.

CONTINUING SERIES | Spy Classroom Season 2 – Streaming July 13

With the fate of the country at stake, trainee Lily and her Tomoshibi teammates continue to face more Impossible Missions alongside their teacher for foreign intelligence spy organization Lamplight. Based on the spy thriller light novel series written by Takemachi and illustrated by Tomari. Spy Classroom returns this summer with Season 2.

CONTINUING SERIES | The Dangers in My Heart Season 2 – Winter 2023

Fascinated by murder and all things macabre, Kyotaro daydreams of acting out his twisted fantasies on his unsuspecting classmates — but an encounter with Anna Yamada, the gorgeous class idol, lights a spark in the darkness of his heart. It’s a classic tale of an antisocial boy falling for a popular girl, but neither are who they appear to be at first glance. Will Kyotaro and Anna defy their expectations of each other — and of themselves? Based on the shonen rom-com slice of life manga series by Norio Sakurai and serialized in Akita Shoten’s Manga CrossThe Dangers in My Hearts returns this winter .


Dr. Goro is reborn as the son of the young starlet Ai Hoshino after her delusional stalker murders him. Now, he wants to help his new mother rise to the top, but what can a child do about the dark underbelly of the entertainment industry? Based on the award-winning seinen manga written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari.

Source: Official HIDIVE Press Release

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