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Release Date 2023-09-30
Runtime 25 minutes
Genres Animation, Comedy
Stars Shun Horie, Sora Amamiya, Aoi Yuki, Nao Toyama, Rie Takahashi
Directors Mitsutaka Hirota, Kanna Hirayama, Hajime Takakuwa, Reiji Miyajima, Kanna Hirayama

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. Completely spiteful, Kazuya uses a certain method to date a girl. He goes to their meeting place and 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. Rent-a-Girlfriend


Jilted and heartbroken, 20-year-old Kinoshita Kazuya turns to Diamond, a Rent-A-Girlfriend app that leads him to a fateful encounter with Mizuhara Chizuru, one of the talents on offer.

2. Ex-Girlfriend and Girlfriend


Immediately after deciding not to rely on pretend dating anymore, Kazuya is hit with a triple whammy of reveals: Chizuru not only goes to his college but lives next door to him, and his grandmother is coming to visit and wants to see her.

3. Beach and Girlfriend


Kazuya barely has time to deal with the fallout of the situation in the pub before the gang heads off on a short trip to Izu, where they run into someone unexpected.

4. Friend and Girlfriend


Mami’s plan comes to a head as Kazuya decides to set the story straight, to mixed reactions.

5. Hot Springs and Girlfriend


The aftermath of the ferry incident signals a clear shift in Kazuya’s feelings. Meanwhile, there’s a conspiracy brewing at the hot springs inn he and his family decide to visit.

6. Girlfriend and Girlfriend


Having to spend a night in the same room with Chizuru sends Kazuya’s heart and mind racing. Meanwhile, Kuribayashi Shun has a surprise in store…

7. Provisional Girlfriend and Girlfriend


While Kazuya desperately tries to get Ruka to promise she won’t reveal his secret, she tells him her own.

8. Christmas and Girlfriend


Christmas rolls around with Kazuya not having met Chizuru for ages, and he sees something he never wanted to see.

9. Lies and Girlfriend


Ruka is hellbent on knowing the full story behind Kazuya and Chizuru’s relationship, and once she does she decides to take action.

10. Friend’s Girlfriend


Kazuya learns that Kuribayashi's been down in the dumps and tries to figure out how he can help him.

11. Truth and Girlfriend


On Chizuru's request, Kazuya goes on a practice date with Sumi, another rental girlfriend. Will he actually be able to help her and stay out of trouble while he's at it?

12. Confession and Girlfriend


Chizuru and Mami go on an awkward rental date unaware that Kazuya has seen them together. How can Chizuru handle this situation?

13. Dream and Girlfriend


As Mizuhara looks set to quit the rental girlfriend business, Kazuya goes to watch a play, one that could be pivotal to their relationship.

14. The Usual Girlfriend


As the fallout from the play becomes clear, things go back to normal between Mizuhara and Kazuya, until...?

15. The Return of the Girlfriend


Mizuhara has lost the key to her apartment and comes to Kazuya for some reason... and she's not the only unexpected visitor!

16. Night and Girlfriend


Kazuya has barely dealt with the aftermath of Mami's visit when he gets another aggressive visitor!

17. Birthday and Girlfriend


Kazuya tries to clear the misunderstanding Chizuru is under, all while enlisting Sumi's help to get her a fitting birthday present.

18. Booze and Girlfriend


As Kazuya wonders if his birthday gift was good enough, he and Chizuru find themselves in a crisis in the form of a boozer.

19. Ex and Girlfriend


Kazuya wakes up with the worst hangover ever and struggles with his fragmented memories. Meanwhile, someone finds out about his workplace and decides to make an appearance.

20. Youth and Girlfriend


Kazuya decides to spend his all-day date with Mizuhara reclaiming his lost youth... in a very peculiar fashion.

21. Kiss and Girlfriend


When Nagomi hears that Chizuru's birthday has already passed, she decides to throw a combined party for both her and Kazuya, and she refuses to take no for an answer!

22. Ring and Girlfriend


Kazuya can barely process Ruka's actions when Nagomi decides to drop another bomb on the party.

23. Guide and Girlfriend


Kazuya has hardly begun to process the fallout from his birthday when he gets asked to go on another practice date with Sumi, this time with her taking the lead!

24. Girlfriend and Me


Chizuru reflects on her journey to get her here, and Kazuya acts on his idea to help her.

25. Home Cooking and Girlfriend


Kazuya and Chizuru have decided to make a movie together so that Granny Sayuri can see it. That's all well and good, but now they have to sit down and work out all the details.

26. Girlfriend Next Door


Ruka demands an explanation from Kazuya and Chizuru, and Mini overhears it all going down! What will she do with this information?

27. Expert and Girlfriend


With the momentum of the crowdfunding campaign stalling, Kazuya must turn to Mini, who happens to be an expert on the matter!

28. D-Day and Girlfriend


Mini's earnest appeal makes things awkward. Meanwhile, Umi makes a request in return for retweeting the campaign.

29. Filming and Girlfriend


Filming for the movie begins, and seeing her act in the flesh, Kazuya realizes that Chizuru exists in a whole different dimension from him. Meanwhile, Mini is hatching a plot of her own.

30. Final Scene and Girlfriend


Kazuya and Chizuru end up at a ski resort, finding themselves having to shoot the final scene for the movie all on their own. Chizuru decides she has something to say to Kazuya.

31. Kazuya and Girlfriend


It's Ruka's birthday, and Kazuya has to stay true to his word and grant her anything she desires. But what does she want, really?

32. Family and Girlfriend


Sayuri tags along with Kazuya and Chizuru as they scout out the cinema they'll be screening their movie in, and it brings back memories for her.

33. Parting and Girlfriend


With Sayuri's prospects looking bleak, Kazuya pulls off the only thing he can do for Chizuru and her.

34. Spontaneous Trip and Girlfriend


Not knowing what to do, Kazuya looks to good old Sumi for advice. She decides to take him on a trip to help clear his mind.

35. Girlfriend and Boyfriend


Kazuya decides to rent Chizuru out for an entire day and puts together a date plan to help cheer her up. Will he be successful?

36. Ideal Girlfriend and Girlfriend


Seeing Chizuru overcome with grief, Kazuya decides to give her an outlet and sees the ensuing moment as a big change in their relationship.