On the Twitter account of the anime adaptation of “Rent-A-Girlfriend” (jap.: “Kanojo, Okarishimasu”) it was announced that the second season will be aired in Japan from July 1, 2022. To go along with this, a new teaser and a visual for the character Chizuru were released.
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 Release Date
The second season of “Rent-A-Girlfriend” will again be produced under the direction of director Kazuomi Koga (“Ganbare, Douki-chan”) at studios TMS Entertainment and STUDIO COMET. Mitsutaka Hirota (“Edens Zero“) is once again handling series composition, while Kanna Hirayama (“Selection Project”) is on board as character designer. The second season of “Rent-A-Girlfriend” will begin airing in Japan on July 1, 2022.
The twelve-episode first season ran on Japanese television between July and September 2020. All episodes are available in original sound with English subtitles on the streaming service Crunchyroll.
The manga by Reiji Miyajima, which serves as a template, has been published in “Weekly Shounen Magazine” since July 2017. Japanese publisher Kodansha has so far released 25 volumes.
Rent-A-Girlfriend Characters, Cast, Staff, and Studio
I. Characters & Cast
|Chizuru Ichinose||Sora Amamiya|
|Kazuya Kinoshita||Shun Horie|
|Sumi Sakurasawa||Rie Takahashi|
|Ruka Sarashina||Nao Touyama|
|Mami Nanami||Aoi Yuuki|
Kazuya Kinoshita: is the main male protagonist of the Kanojo, Okarishimasu series. He is a college student at Nerima University who is majoring in Business Administration, he lives alone in an apartment situated in 203 Royal Hills Nerima.
Chizuru Ichinose: alternatively known as Chizuru Mizuhara in her “rental girlfriend” persona, is the main female protagonist of the Kanojo, Okarishimasu series. She is a college student at Nerima University who is majoring in Literature and she currently lives in Room 204 of Royal Hills Nerima, just next to Kazuya Kinoshita.
Ruka Sarashina: is a supporting character and occasional minor antagonist of the Kanojo, Okarishimasu series. She is a girl whose heart beats slower than the average person and she seeks a lover that will help her cope with her condition.
Mami Nanami: is a minor antagonist of the Kanojo, Okarishimasu series. She is a freshman at Nerima University and the ex-girlfriend of Kazuya Kinoshita whom she dumped in favor of someone ‘new’, thus setting off the main events of the series.
Sumi Sakurasawa: is one of the main female deuteragonists of the Kanojo, Okarishimasu series. She is a first-year college student and works as a rental girlfriend with Chizuru Ichinose’s company, where she is a newcomer to the industry. She is also the protagonist of a spin-off series Kanojo, Hitomishirimasu.
II. Staff & Studio
|Original Creator||Reiji Miyajima|
|Animation Production||TMS Entertainment|
|Animation Production Assistance||Studio Comet|
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2: Character Trailer
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 Visual
After being dumped by his girlfriend, hapless college freshman Kazuya is desperate enough to take up a “rental girlfriend” service. But he quickly discovers how complicated it can be to “rent” an emotional connection.
From their very first meeting, he realizes that Chizuru is the girl of his dreams, but there seems to be more to it than that….