While being divisive for some, Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 1 was one of the most watchable romantic comedy anime in a long time, and now a second season is approaching! If you’re excited, here is Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2’s release date, countdown, trailer, where to watch and everything you need to know!
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What is Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 About?
Rent-A-Girlfriend is a romantic comedy following college student Kazuya and his relationship with Chizuru, a girl working for a rental girlfriend service.
After getting dumped, Kazuya hires Chizuru to be his fake girlfriend. Kazuya’s experience with Chizuru is rocky at best, and the two fall out. However, when Kazuya suddenly blurts out that they’re a couple to his family, they are forced to continue the charade.
The romantic anime follows their relationship as it develops and changes, alongside introducing other girls that further complicate things for them both.
Season one of Rent-A-Girlfriend ends at around chapter 50 in the manga, and season two is expected to pick up where it left off. However, we don’t know if the pacing will remain similar to season one or if it’ll be increased.
Manga readers are optimistic about the second season, and also hoping to see the Movie Arc, arguably the best in the whole manga, featured.
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 Release Date
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 will premiere on July 2nd, 2022, in Japan and Friday, July 1st, in the US and Europe, due to timezone differences.
The series is scheduled to air at 1:25 AM Japanese time on Saturdays. As a result, for viewers in the US and Europe, Rent-A-Girlfriend should premiere on Friday, July 1st.
Crunchyroll usually streams episodes approximately one hour after they've aired in Japan. With that in mind, here is when you might expect to see the first episode of Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2:
- Pacific Time: 10:25 AM (Friday, July 1st)
- Central Time: 12:25 PM (Friday, July 1st)
- Eastern Time: 1:25 PM (Friday, July 1st)
- UK Time: 6:25 PM (Friday, July 1st)
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 COUNTDOWN
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 Release Date Countdown
It's worth noting that this release countdown is based on the assumption that episodes will be available on Crunchyroll one hour after they air in Japan.
Sometimes, release times on Crunchyroll can vary. Once there is any official confirmation, we will update this page.
Where to Watch Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2
It has been confirmed that Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 will be streaming internationally in most regions on Crunchyroll.
The first series was released on Crunchyroll back in 2020, and the streaming platform has since become the main place to watch series thanks to the merger with Funimation.
In Japan, the series will be broadcast as part of the Super Animeism programming block on MBS, TBS and other affiliated channels.
Muse Asia has acquired the licence to distribute the series in other Asian regions, but a specific channel is yet to be confirmed.
There is also no official word on an episode count, although it’s assumed to be another single-cour run of 12 or 13 episodes.
What Studio is Producing Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2?
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 is set to be produced by TMS Entertainment, the same studio behind the first season. Studio Comet will be providing assistance for season 2.
It has also been announced that all of the main cast and crew behind the first season will be reprising their roles for the sequel.
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 will be directed by Kazuomi Koga, who recently directed the ecchi comedy Ganbare Douki-chan. Mitsutaka Hirota is back on series composition, having done the script for Edens Zero last year.
Chizuru will again be voiced by Sora Amamiya, who is also set to play the lead girl in another highly-anticipated Summer anime, Call of the Night.
Rent-A-Girlfriend Season 2 Trailer
Kazuya’s adventures will soon return, and we can’t wait to see what happens next!