Barraged by critics right and left, Rent-a-Girlfriend still stays strong. Now the third season is confirmed for summer anime rooster once again.
The announcement was revealed a couple of days after the finale of the second season. The news was revealed with a chibi-animated video that’s usually premiered on Twitter. It also mentioned the upcoming event related to the anime in March.
The event was held on March 5, 2023. It is a stage event where all the cast grouped together and talked about the second season of Rent-a-Girlfriend. But as predicted, news about the third season is unveiled as well.
Here’s the list of information that has been released at that event. Let’s dive in.
Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 3 Trailer and New Visual Teaser
The PV was released on March 5, 2023. The anime is entering the movie-making arc which is so popular among the fans. The character development of Kazuya will be skyrocketing in the next season. We won’t go deeper so as to spoil the storyline, so just wait for it.
The third season will also be the debut of Yaemori Mini, a cosplayer who goes to the same university as Kazuya and Chizuru. Though it isn’t surprising for manga readers, anime-only fans will find it surprising. The reason is that the past news released on February 16 only revealed 4 main girls who will appear in the third season.
The visual above was the newest poster that was released at the event. Instead of 4 girls, we have 5 girls now. They use the same picture from the previous teaser. The only difference is Mami who moves to the right a bit and Mini stands beside her.
Rent-a-Girlfriend Season 3 Cast and Staff
Most of the staff will reprise their role albeit not all of them. There will be a change in the director of the series for the third season. Here are the lists of the staff:
- Director: Une Shinya (Jewelpet Happiness)NEW
- Series Composition: Mitsutaka Hirota (Reborn to Master the Blade)
- Character Design: Kanna Hirayama (Selection Project)
- Music: Hyadain (Rent-a-Girlfriend)
- Sound Director: Hajime Takakuwa (The Quintessential Quintuplets)
- Art Director: Minoru Akiba (Grand Blue)
- Color Design: Fumiko Ishiguro (Rent-a-Girlfriend)
- Director of Photography: Shintarou Sakai (Rent-a-Girlfriend)
- Editing: Yumiko Nakaba (Teasing Master Takagi-san)
- Animation Production Cooperation: Studio Comet
- Studio: TMS Entertainment
As usual, the cast will reprise their role once again with the additional cast for Yaemori Mini. The cast includes:
- Amamiya Sora as Ichinose Chizuru
- Horie Shun as Kinoshita Kazuya
- Yuuki Aoi as Nanami Mami
- Takahashi Rie as Sakurawa Sumi
- Taouyama Nao as Sarashina Ruka
- Serizawa Yuu as Yaemori Mini
Though, this won’t be the final news for the third season. Rent-a-Girlfriend is confirmed to attend Anime Japan 2023. So, just stay tuned for additional news for this series.
Dumped by his girlfriend, emotionally shattered college student Kazuya Kinoshita attempts to rent a girlfriend to fill the void in his heart. At first, he is impressed with Chizuru’s good looks and personality.
But upon seeing the review on her profile, he realizes that all of them are only a façade. He believes that she likes to play with other men’s hearts so he gives a negative rating. Angry at her client, Chizuru blows his cover and acts sassy and temperamental, the complete opposite of Kazuya’s first impression.
At that very moment, he receives news that his grandmother collapses and sends to the hospital. Having no chance, he brings Chizuru to the hospital. Although the illness isn’t that serious, his grandmother is delighted that Kazuya brings a serious girlfriend this time.
Unable to tell the truth, they are forced to lie to her face. Now, Kazuya and Chizuru will continue this fake relationship.
Frequently Asked Questions
The third season will premiere in July 2023. The exact date is still TBA.
The news hasn’t been announced. But based on the past season, there might be 12 episodes.
Source: Official Website of Rent-a-Girlfriend, @kanokari_anime