Kei Oikawa (Hinamatsuri) is returning to direct the third season, subtitled Kan (The End), at animation studio feel.Keiichirou Ohchi (5-toubun no Hanayome) is handling the series composition, replacing Shoutarou Suga from the previous two seasons. Yuuichi Tanaka (Toaru Majutsu no Index) is returning as the character designer from the second season.
Watari launched the romantic comedy series, also known by its short name Oregairu, in 2011 with illustrations by Ponkan 8. The light novel began its final chapter with the 12th volume in September 2017. Publishing label Gagaga Bunko will ship the 14th and final volume on November 19, following two previous delays. Oregairu has a cumulative 9 million copies of its volumes in circulation worldwide.