Rent A Girlfriend anime’s opening credits acutely defines protagonist Kazuya Kinoshita’s journey through the series so far. His rental girlfriend, Chizuru Mizuhara walks away from him. He actually harbored some serious feelings for her.
The anime series shows accurately the relationship’s complicated nature. It also shows how the cost of college and high school students navigate their feelings. Kazuya is not perfect and makes many mistakes on his path, but he is always ready for self-improvement. Here’s everything you need to know about what he has learned so far from being dumb.
Longing for a romantic partner is justified in many ways. Everyone wants someone to love them and want a genuine companionship. Kazuya first rents Chizuru out of spite after getting dumped. He doesn’t put much thought or research into the decision.
Rent A Girlfriend: Kazuya’s Journey Till Now
Since the series started, Kazuya’s strung by his horrible ex-girlfriend Mamia and eventually developed feelings for Chizuru. He also has been blackmailed into a relationship with his current (provisional) girlfriend Ruka. Even though spending a lot of time with girls, he has not learned many things about them.
He repeatedly told lies to the family that Chizuru is his real girlfriend. Chizuru repeatedly warned her and she got very frustrated by his lying. She always gave him the right advice. Chizuru also promised to be there (as in, available to rent) when he’s lonely. Additionally, she scolded him for how his poor decisions affect her.
Ruka discovers that Chizuru too is a rental girlfriend and that the two are not a legit couple. This keeps her quiet as long as Kazuya goes out with Ruka for real.
Kazuya decides to go out with her but only to protect Chizuru and nothing else. Kazuya does not actually care about Ruka even though she likes him very much. He could have told his family Chizuru’s truth and free himself from Ruka’s bond, but he does not.
What will happen now?
In the anime’s most recent episode, we saw Chizuru asking Kazuya for a favor. She asks him to go out on a rental date with one of her co-workers. Her co-worker is a nice girl who gets bad reviews for being too shy. Now, a new experience lies ahead for Kazuya.
In the past, he was dumped by Mami. Also, forced along by Ruka and guided along by Chizuru. With this new girl, Kazuya will have to take the initiative himself as she is shy. Like he will have to drive the conversation. He will also have to put in the effort to get to know her and make her feel at ease.
Will the duo grow together? Or will it get awkward than ever? Kazuya always adored Chizuru and acknowledged his genuine and growing feelings for her. He has not stopped running and circles and decided to start a serious, long-term relationship.
We will bring more details very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for the latest updates!