Via his official Twitter account, the author Reiji Miyajima revealed the cover of the twenty-first compiled volume of the manga Kanojo, Okarishimasu ((Hire a girlfriend), which is scheduled to launch in Japan on June 17th. The cover shows the character Chizuru Mizuhara and the publisher describes the following summary:

«There are "realities" that shine right after the first "rent". 20-year-old Kazuya Kinoshita is a useless student living in Tokyo. One day he meets Chizuru Mizuhara, a beautiful girl who is "foreign" to him, and his life changes dramatically!

Kazuya's feelings are about to explode. "Confessing to Mizuhara" was the only idea that preoccupied him, and now Kazuya has been invited to a party by Umi-kun. Umi-kun asked Mizuhara if she liked Kazuya. Why did you invite Kazuya? Behind the scenes, however, Mommy discovered Mizuhara's "secret" ... The "moment" is already very close!»

Reiji Miyajima started publishing the manga through the magazine Weekly Shonen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha The publisher published its twentieth compilation volume on April 20 in Japan. Its most recent report stated that there were more than 8 million copies in circulation. The piece inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. TMS Entertainment, Headed by Kazuomi Koga and scripts written by Mitsutaka HirotaThe production of a second season is confirmed for the premiere in 2022.

Synopsis of Kanojo, Okarishimasu

Kazuya Kinoshita is a 20 year old student who has a wonderful friend: the brilliant Mami Nanami. But suddenly not anymore. Without warning, Mommy breaks up with him, leaving him heartbroken and lonely. To alleviate his pain, he hires a rental friend via an online application. His partner is Chizuru Mizuhara, who manages to win Kazuya's affection through her incomparable beauty and sweet demeanor.

But after reading similar experiences from other clients that Chizuru has made, Kazuya is sure that her caring personality and warm smile were just an act of playing with his heart, and he rates her poorly. With difficulty, Chizuru criticizes him for his shameless hypocrisy and reveals his true spirited personality. However, this one-way exchange is interrupted when Kazuya discovers that his grandmother has collapsed.

They run to the hospital and find Kazuya's grandmother already in good shape. Grandma is confused about Chizuru's presence and asks who this girl could be. Kazuya spontaneously introduces her as his real girlfriend and forces Chizuru to play the role. But how long can this difficult client and reluctant rental friend go on with their performance if Kazuya is still anchored in Mami?

Fountain: Official Twitter account

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