The summer 2020 anime adaptation of the Rent-A-Girlfriend manga is having its home video releases handled by X and they’ve set a solid plan. The twelve-episode series is getting released as a four-volume project that begins on October 28th, 2020. It’s a Blu-ray-only release that has each set priced at 9,500 yen each. Check out the schedule and known extras and cover artwork below.
The series was directed by Kazuomi Koga based on the scripts from Mitsutaka Hirota. Kanna Hirayama adapted the character designs with TMS Entertainment working on the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Sora Amamiya as Chizuru Mizuhara, Aoi Yūki as Mami Nanami, Nao Tōyama as Ruka Sarashina, Rie Takahashi as Sumi Sakrasawa, Shun Horie as Kazuya Kinoshita, Yukari Nozawa as Nagomi Kinoshita, Masayuki Akasaka as Yoshiaki Kibe, and Gakuto Kajiwara as Shun Kuribayashi.
The manga from Reiji Miyajima began in 2017 and has twelve volumes to its name as of its anime announcement. The property is serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine with Kodansha Comics bringing it out in English in 2020.
The Peggies perform the opening song while halca handles the ending theme song.
Plot Concept: Kinoshita Kazuya is a 20-year-old failure of a college student. He managed to kiss his girlfriend once, but was dumped after a month. “Ugh… Damn it. I never want to go through that again.” Completely spiteful, Kazuya uses a certain method to date a girl. He goes to their meeting place and suddenly hears,”You’re Kazuya-kun, right?” A beautiful girl brushing her long, black hair behind her ear was there, smiling at him. Her name was Mizuhara Chizuru. Something real is born after just a single rental! A reckless rom-com filled with love and excitement is about to begin!
|1||10/28/20||Booklet, Original Soundtrack CD 1, Promo|
|2||11/25/20||Booklet, Original Soundtrack CD 2, Promo|
|3||12/23/20||Booklet, Original Soundtrack CD 3, Promo|
|3||01/27/21||Booklet, Original Soundtrack CD 4, Promo|
[Source: Kanojo, Okarishimasu]