Rent A Girlfriend Season 2 is finally returning, and fans are overjoyed at the news. The show took almost a year gap with no information about renewal. However, considering the huge popularity of the anime, a comeback was predicted. While the official trailer confirms this detail, visual art was also released. And so, the makers were raining details about the fan-favorite show as cast members were also listed. So, when is the show releasing? What plot will it follow? Here are all the details.
2020’s hit series, Rent A Girlfriend, began its publication in July 2017 and since then has sold over 8 million copies. The manga is a work of Reiji Miyajima. It focuses on Kazuya Kinoshita, who stands off as a frequent liar, but his actions are mostly for the sake of others. This bad habit has landed him in a relationship with Chizuru because his grandmother found a liking towards her. The next season will highlight more on these details.
Rent A Girlfriend Season 2: Official Trailer Out!
The news broke out after a trailer launch by the creators. The clip is a short one and does not point out any major details. Hence, further teaser releases might follow. The clip begins with a feature of all the four ladies who have a prominent role in Kazuya’s life. However, it ends with Chizuru in a baseball uniform asking Kazuya to build a friendship as proper neighbors do.
This is not all, as the video also brought a release window for Rent A Girlfriend season 2 along with it. In addition, Reji Miyajimi did not wait to launch visual art soon after. The poster adds all four girls in the same frame. Plus, a shikishi art of the female lead, Chizuru, also followed the celebration of the announcement of another season.
Who Is Joining The Cast & Staff?
The makers have announced that the cast and staff of the previous installment will once again take over their initial roles. This includes Kazuomi Koga in the director’s chair whereas, Mitsutaka Hirota will once again join as the series composer. Next up, Kanna Hirayama is the character designer. Lastly, Kenichi Maeyamada is in charge of the music of the show. The series is a work under TMS Entertainment.
For the cast members, the producers are calling back the initial team. Till now, no news of any changes or new additions has come across. So, Shun Horie will voice for Kazuya. Plus, Sora Amamiya and Aoi Yuuki are voicing for Chizuru and Mami, respectively. Lastly, Nao Touyama is coming back as Ruka.
What Is The Plot?
Till now, out of the 24 volumes, season 1 has only covered 6 of them. This totals up to 49 chapters only. And the anime is yet to change any details of the manga. Hence it is clear that the plot will resume where the initial episodes left. The 12th episode of the last release shows Mami’s dislike towards Kazuya, which makes her inquiry about his relationship with Chizuru. The three are likely to be the main focuses of the upcoming season.
Fans are discussing if the Movie arc, which begins from Chapter 100, will be adapted in the new season. However, for that, the series might have to be a split-cour with 12 episodes in each part. Plus, since the last release only adapted 49 chapters, then the second season might pause at 100. Fans are eagerly waiting for the show to adapt Chapter 218.
Rent A Girlfriend Season 2: Release Date
Finally, the fans were greeted with a release window. However, a release date is yet to be announced, So, Rent A Girlfriend season 2 will premiere in July 2022. Hence. The wait will not be too long for the fans of the show. Till now, no streaming service has been confirmed, but Crunchyroll is likely to take up that role. Hence, for more updates on the same, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.