Kodoani.com – Comics Rent-A-Girlfriend (Kanojo, Okarishimasu) by Reiji Miyajima is adapting the live-action series that will premiere in July. Idol group member Ryūsei Ōnishi (live-action Seiho Boys ‘High School!) and the actress Hiyori Sakurada (live-action Tokyo Ghoul, Twilight ) will play the main character Kazuya Kinoshita and the female lead Chizuru Mizuhara, respectively.
The series will air on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation at 11:55 a.m. Sunday and will also air on TV Asahi at 26:30 a.m. Saturday. Daisuke Yamamoto is directing, and Kumiko Asō is writing the script.
You can hire a girlfriend, but can you buy love? Kazuya Kinoshita’s unsuccessful freshman year in college, reeling from a bad breakup, hires a friendly couple of hours at the aquarium with his beautiful and polite idol Chizuru. But life could be worse than Kazuya thinks! Family, school, and life all start to go wrong, and to make matters worse, Chizuru is more than the pretty face and sweet demeanor he thinks he’ll haggle over…
Miyajima launched the manga in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in July 2017. The series received the manga anthology on August 17, 2020.
The manga also inspired a television anime that premiered on July 10, 2020, and aired for 12 episodes.