“RENT-A-GIRLFRIEND” SEASON-3:Release date, recap of season-1,where to watch

“RENT-A-GIRLFRIEND” SEASON-3 is releasing on 8 July 2023, it is releasing after complete 3 complete years from the date of season-1 released, and many of us forget the major part of the story of season-1, so here is the recap of season-1 of the anime series “Rent-A-Girlfriend”.

“Rent-A-Girlfriend” is a popular Japanese romantic comedy manga and anime series written and illustrated by Reiji Miyajima. The series, also known as “Kanojo, Okarishimasu” in Japanese, follows the story of Kazuya Kinoshita, a college student who, after a recent breakup, decides to rent a girlfriend through a mobile app called Diamond. The anime adaptation of “Rent-A-Girlfriend” was released in 2020, and here is a description of the series:

Kazuya Kinoshita is devastated after being dumped by his girlfriend, Mami Nanami. In an attempt to heal his broken heart and make Mami jealous, he decides to rent a girlfriend through an app called Diamond. He meets Chizuru Mizuhara, a beautiful and kind-hearted girl who agrees to be his temporary girlfriend. However, Kazuya soon realizes that Chizuru is not what she seems. Despite her initial cold and professional demeanor, Chizuru is actually a compassionate person who takes her job seriously.

As the story progresses, Kazuya’s fake relationship with Chizuru becomes more complicated and entangled. They find themselves caught in a web of lies, misunderstandings, and unexpected emotions. Along the way, they encounter other characters such as Ruka Sarashina, another rental girlfriend who develops feelings for Kazuya, and Sumi Sakurasawa, a shy and reserved girl who also becomes involved in Kazuya’s life.

“Rent-A-Girlfriend” explores themes of love, relationships, and self-discovery. It portrays the struggles and complexities of modern dating culture, as well as the importance of genuine connections and communication. The series combines comedy, drama, and romance to create a compelling narrative that keeps viewers engaged.

The anime adaptation of “Rent-A-Girlfriend” consists of 12 episodes and covers the initial story arc of the manga. It received positive reviews for its humor, character development, and animation quality. The series has gained a dedicated fanbase both in Japan and internationally.

Where to Watch

  • You can watch it from a crunchy roll officially

Recap of”Rent-A-Girlfriend” Season-1

Episode 1: “Rent-A-Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya Kinoshita, a college student, is devastated after his girlfriend, Mami Nanami, breaks up with him. In an attempt to heal his broken heart and make Mami jealous, Kazuya decides to rent a girlfriend through the mobile app Diamond.
  • Kazuya chooses Chizuru Mizuhara as his rental girlfriend and goes on their first date. Despite his initial skepticism, Kazuya finds himself attracted to Chizuru.

Episode 2: “Ex-Girlfriend and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya’s ex-girlfriend, Mami, unexpectedly shows up at his university and catches him with Chizuru. Panicking, Kazuya introduces Chizuru as his new girlfriend to avoid Mami’s suspicions.
  • Kazuya and Chizuru continue their rented dates, but Kazuya struggles with his own doubts about Chizuru’s genuine personality and her true feelings.

Episode 3: “Explosion and Girlfriend”

  • Ruka Sarashina, another rental girlfriend, discovers Kazuya’s secret and confronts him about it. Ruka demands an explanation for Kazuya’s behavior and the true nature of his relationship with Chizuru.
  • Kazuya decides to go on a date with Ruka to appease her, while Chizuru worries about their growing closeness and the potential consequences.

Episode 4: “Girlfriend and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya finds himself caught between his feelings for Chizuru and Ruka. He realizes that he is developing genuine emotions for Chizuru but is uncertain about how to proceed.
  • Chizuru’s grandmother falls ill, and Kazuya accompanies Chizuru to the hospital. They bond over their shared concern for her well-being, leading to a deeper connection between them.

Episode 5: “The Girlfriend and the Mom”

  • Chizuru takes Kazuya to her family home, where they encounter unexpected challenges. Chizuru’s mother mistakes Kazuya for Chizuru’s real boyfriend, further complicating their already complicated situation.
  • Kazuya tries to maintain the charade of being Chizuru’s boyfriend while facing the disapproval of her mother and dealing with his own insecurities.

Episode 6: “Fantasy and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya and Chizuru go on a beach trip together. Kazuya’s friends, Kibe and Yaemori, also join them.
  • Ruka confronts Kazuya about his true feelings, pushing him to face his emotions and leading to a confession from Kazuya about his growing affection for Chizuru.

Episode 7: “Rent-A-Girlfriend and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya officially breaks up with Chizuru, believing that it is the best decision to protect her professional career as a rental girlfriend. Chizuru, hurt by the breakup, tries to move on and continue her rented girlfriend role.
  • Both Kazuya and Chizuru struggle with their feelings and the consequences of their actions, while Chizuru remains determined to maintain a professional boundary.

Episode 8: “Truth and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya discovers Chizuru’s true personality and her dedication to her grandmother’s well-being. He realizes the depth of her kindness and begins to question his decision to break up with her.
  • Kazuya reunites with Chizuru, acknowledging his true feelings for her and his desire to pursue a genuine relationship.

Episode 9: “Confession and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya and Chizuru struggle with their newfound romantic feelings for each other. They navigate the challenges of expressing their emotions and dealing with their own insecurities.

Episode 10: “Courage and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya and Chizuru go on a group date with their friends to a karaoke bar. They try to keep their relationship a secret but face challenges in doing so.
  • Mami Nanami confronts Kazuya about his new relationship and causes tension and complications within their group.

Episode 11: “Promise and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya and Chizuru continue to navigate their evolving relationship, facing their insecurities and doubts.
  • Chizuru makes a decision to move forward and put genuine efforts into their relationship, acknowledging her own feelings.

Episode 12: “Girlfriend and Girlfriend”

  • Kazuya organizes a movie premiere event to support Chizuru in her acting aspirations. The event becomes an opportunity for Kazuya and Chizuru to reaffirm their feelings for each other.
  • Kazuya and Chizuru express their commitment to their relationship and the possibility of a genuine romantic connection.

Please note that the above descriptions are based on general information about the series, and the specifics of each episode may vary. To enjoy the complete and accurate story, I recommend watching the anime or referring to official sources for a more detailed episode breakdown.



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