There is some exciting news for all the Kanojo, Okarishimasu (Rent A Girlfriend) fans out there. The official anime adaptation of Reiji Miyajima's manga has just released a brand new promotional image for its upcoming third season. And guess who's stealing the show? It's none other than Mami Nanami herself! The visual looks absolutely stunning, showcasing Mami in all her glory. Get ready for some serious girl power!
Now, I know you must be wondering when you can catch the new season. Well, mark your calendars for July because that's when it's set to premiere in Japan. I can already feel the anticipation building up, can't you? It's going to be an epic ride, my friend.
But wait, there's more! Aoi Yuuki, the talented voice actress behind Mami Nanami, had a special message for all the dedicated fans. She expressed her heartfelt gratitude for the continued support and shared a thought-provoking question: "Do you ever feel like you're cheering on the love lives of your real-life friends when you get invested in a story with these two-dimensional characters?" Deep, isn't it?
In the third season, we'll get to experience the characters living life to the fullest, and as viewers, we'll have the inside scoop on all their feelings. Let's show our support and be there for them like true friends!
If you're not familiar with the series, let me fill you in. Kanojo, Okarishimasu had a successful second season that aired during the summer of 2022, with twelve captivating episodes. Crunchyroll is in charge of bringing the anime to the Western audience, so you won't miss out on any of the excitement.
The manga, created by Reiji Miyajima, made its debut in July 2017 in the pages of Weekly Shonen Magazine, published by Kodansha. It quickly captured the hearts of readers with its engaging storyline and lovable characters.
Behind the scenes, a talented team is working hard to bring the anime to life. Kazuomi Koga is directing the series at TMS Entertainment in collaboration with Studio Comet. Mitsutaka Hirota takes charge of the scriptwriting and supervision, ensuring a captivating narrative. Kanna Hirayama handles character design and animation direction, while HYADAIN works their magic on the soundtrack. With such a dedicated group of individuals, we can expect nothing short of excellence.
- Kazuomi kōga (Rainy Cocoa, Welcome to Rainy Color) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios TMS Entertainment In collaboration with Studio Comet.
- Mitsutaka Hirota (Anime-Gataris, Nanbaka, The Prince of Tennis II) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Kanna Hirayama (Yakusoku no Neverland, Sword Art Online: Alicization, Maou-sama, Retry!) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
- HYADAIN (One Punch Man, Kuroko no Basket, Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Kanojo, Okarishimasu
Now, let me give you a glimpse into the story. Kanojo, Okarishimasu follows the journey of Kazuya Kinoshita, a 20-year-old college student who experiences an unexpected breakup with his girlfriend, Mami Nanami. Seeking solace, he turns to an online rental girlfriend service and meets Chizuru Mizuhara. Despite Kazuya's initial doubts about Chizuru's intentions, her beauty and kindness win him over. But things get complicated when Kazuya's lingering feelings for Mami come into play. The story revolves around Chizuru's role as Kazuya's rental girlfriend and how both characters navigate their emotions.
Kazuya Kinoshita is a 20-year-old college student who has a wonderful girlfriend: the brilliant Mami Nanami. But suddenly, not anymore. Without warning, Mami breaks up with him, leaving him heartbroken and lonely. Seeking to ease his pain, he hires a rental girlfriend through an online application. Her partner is Chizuru Mizuhara, who through her incomparable beauty and cute demeanor, manages to win Kazuya's affections. But after reading similar experiences from other clients Chizuru had, Kazuya is sure that her caring personality and warm smile were just an act to play on her heart, and he labels her poorly.
Aggravated, Chizuru criticizes him for his shameless hypocrisy, revealing his true temperamental personality. However, this one-sided exchange is cut short when Kazuya discovers that her grandmother has collapsed. They rush to the hospital and find Kazuya's grandmother already in good condition. Bewildered by Chizuru's presence, Grandma asks who this girl could be. On impulse, Kazuya introduces her as her real girlfriend, forcing Chizuru to play the role of her. But with Kazuya still anchored to Mami, how long can this difficult client and reluctant rental girlfriend keep up her act?
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