Rent A Girlfriend is an anime series adapted by TMS Entertainment which is based upon a Japanese manga series that goes by the same name. The Manga series is written and illustrated by Reiji Miyajima and contains twenty-five volumes as of now.
The anime’s plot revolves around Kazuya Kinoshita who, when getting dumped by his girlfriend uses an online dating app to rent a girlfriend. The Genre of the anime is Romantic Comedy and falls under the demography of Shonen. The first season of Rent A Girlfriend has 12 episodes; each varying from 25 to 30 minutes of running time.
What Is The Storyline For July 2022 Release?
As of now, the official storyline or synopsis of the anime is not released by the writers. The first season for the anime did not shift the storyline from the original manga by Reiji but still. Since the manga also seems to be ongoing the new season can mold the course of the series.
Well, The final episode of Season 1 of Rent A Girlfriend left us hanging with quite a few interesting turns.
Looking at them, it looks like the second season will explore the relationship between Chizuru, Mami, and Kazuya in a better and more elaborate way. Not only this, the first season focused more upon teasing the true feelings of the characters. This can change in season two as it might look forward to providing more chances for the characters to reflect the actual romantic feelings that they have for each other.
When And Where to watch?
The first season of Rent A Girlfriend aired on MBS’s Super Animeism in its mother country from July 11, 2020, to September 26, 2020. The second season of Rent A Girlfriend will air in Japan in July 2022. The official dates of the release are yet to announce.
The release of season two might happen a little late in the U.S. Probably in August and then in other countries. The U.S. audience can view the anime on the channel Animax. Various other countries can also access it through the means of their Television service providers. The anime is also licensed by Crunchyroll therefore viewers can also watch the anime on Crunchyroll’s streaming website. However, Crunchyroll is limited to on few regions all over the world.
The official cast for the second season of Rent A Girlfriend is yet to announce. But from the official trailer we figured out that Sora Amamiya shall be in the season as Chizuru Mizuhara,Shun Horie as Kazuya Kinoshita, Aoi Yūki shall be present as Mami Nanami, Nao Tōyama as Ruka Sarashina, Rie Takahashi as Sumi Sakurasawa, and Yukari Nozawa as Kazuya’s grandmother Nagomi Kinoshita.
What Do Critics Have to Say?
The Anime Rent A Girlfriend seems to be quite in talks since its release. The writer of the manga, that is, Reiji himself tweeted about the success of the anime and how it reached the position in the top 10 shows on Japan’s Netflix. The anime’s light comedy and romance elements contribute well to the overall show. Not only this, the animation and the color palette selected by the creators give the anime a mellow vibe that attracts the viewers.