The first season finale of Girlfriend, Girlfriend is yet to hit the screens. But, fans are already asking about Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2. At the time of writing, eleven episodes of this show’s first season have been released. It took only one episode for this show to engage the viewers in its unique and intriguing storyline. They just can’t wait to know what will be the future of the main character’s relationship. And who Naoya will end up with. So, when will the anime return for its second run? Here are all the latest details.
Girlfriend, Girlfriend, also known as Knojo mo Kanojo, is a Japanese romantic-comedy anime TV series. It is an adaptation of Hiroyuki’s manga series of the very title. Tezuka Productions animated the first twelve-part installment of this show. Its premiere episode came out on July 3, 2021. Whereas its season finale is all set to release on September 18, 2021.
Kanojo mo Kanojo Manga Compared To Anime
Hiroyuki began the serialization of the manga series on March 4, 2020. It has only been one and a half years since its arrival, and he already published seven volumes. The first season of Kanojo mo Kanojo is one of the most faithful adaptations of the manga series that has ever been made. It is pretty rare to see a panel-by-panel adaptation of a manga series. But Tezuka Productions gave the viewers a chance to see it in this show. However, they did changes some events of the manga, but it only enhanced the storyline of the series. The season finale of Kanojo mo Kanojo is yet to air, but it is expected that it will find its stopping point at the end of Volume 4.
The great thing is that the eighth book of the manga is set to release on October 15, later this year. Therefore, Tezuka Productions only have to wait for a few more weeks to get enough source material to make Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2. By October, they will get enough content to make another full-fledged twelve-episode installment with the same pacing.
Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2: Renewal Status
The first season of this anime has received a mixed response from the critics so far. On the other hand, it got tremendous from the viewers. The critics didn’t see anything special in this show and treated it as a normal romantic comedy. However, the audience really enjoyed its unique storyline. At present, Kanojo mo Kanojo’s score on MAL is 6.46. Also, it has more than 197K members in its group and is ranked at #890 in popularity on the same platform. The final episode of this series might affect these figures a bit. But it is likely that the final decision will come in favor of the anime.
There is a possibility that Tezuka Production announces Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2 right after its first season finale due to its huge fan-following. If this won’t happen, then the makers will likely take their time to analyze the performance of the series before renewing it for the second run.
Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2: Release Date
Most anime shows take at least one year to make their return to the screens. If Tezuka Production begins the production of Kanojo mo Kanojo’s sequel right after its final episode, then the fans can expect Girlfriend, Girlfriend Season 2 to release by the end of 2022.