Kanojo, Okarishimasu


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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: I'd like to Borrow a Girlfriend, Kanokari
Japanese: 彼女、お借りします
English: Rent-a-Girlfriend
German: Rent-a-Girlfriend
Spanish: Rent-a-Girlfriend
French: Rent-a-Girlfriend
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 11, 2020 to Sep 26, 2020
Premiered: Summer 2020
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, HaremHarem
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.971 (scored by 636145636,145 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #43282
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #159
Members: 995,658
Favorites: 8,269

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Kazuya Kinoshita is a 20-year-old college student who has a wonderful girlfriend: the bright and sunny Mami Nanami. But suddenly, he doesn't. Without warning, Mami breaks up with him, leaving him utterly heartbroken and lonely. Seeking to soothe the pain, he hires a rental girlfriend through an online app. His partner is Chizuru Mizuhara, who through her unparalleled beauty and cute demeanor, manages to gain Kazuya's affection.

But after reading similar experiences other customers had had with Chizuru, Kazuya believes her warm smile and caring personality were all just an act to toy with his heart, and he rates her poorly. Aggravated, Chizuru lambastes him for his shameless hypocrisy, revealing her true pert and hot-tempered self. This one-sided exchange is cut short, however, when Kazuya finds out that his grandmother has collapsed.

They dash toward the hospital and find Kazuya's grandmother already in good condition. Baffled by Chizuru's presence, she asks who this girl might be. On impulse, Kazuya promptly declares that they are lovers, forcing Chizuru to play the part. But with Kazuya still hung up on his previous relationship with Mami, how long can this difficult client and reluctant rental girlfriend keep up their act?

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Characters & Voice Actors



Opening Theme

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"Centimeter (センチメートル)" by the peggies

Ending Theme

1: "Centimeter (センチメートル)" by the peggies (eps 1, 12)
2: "Kokuhaku Bungee Jump (告白バンジージャンプ)" by halca (eps 2-6, 8-11)
3: "First Drop" by halca (eps 7)

Episode Videos


Sep 25, 2020
Everyone really be out here hating on this show for its depiction of a hopelessly perverted protagonist and a morally questionable theme whereas I’m just over here enjoying the heck out of this cute yet cringy anime.

Rent-A-Girlfriend is the latest installation in the ever popular RomCom genre. Anime of this nature are often criticized for generally following similar structures and plot progression, so each individual one often comes with its own “quirky’” gimmick in an attempt to set itself apart from the crowd and draw in some intrigue. The one in this anime happens to revolve around rentable girlfriends. That’s right weebs of culture! ...
Sep 25, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Look, I like a lot stuff that most people would consider trash. Some of the many 10s I've given out have gone to series that most of MAL, reddit and the rest of the anime community brushed off as bad. I'm easy to please. So when something doesn't please me, it's gotta be subterranean level garbage. That's what KanoKari is. At least in this first season, I've not read the manga so I can't comment on the MC's eventual development blah blah. What I can comment on is the absolute dumpster fire of a first season that this show got. The only. And I mean ...
Sep 25, 2020
If there’s one anime character this year that I want to punch, one character that I want to throw off a bridge, or one character that I simply want to say ‘you’re pathetic’ to their face, it would be Kazuya Kinoshita.

Imagine living in your neighborhood and all of a certain, there’s a hot girl living right next door to you. What’s the first thing you’d say to her? For Kazuya, his first conversation with Chizuru Mizuhara doesn’t exactly go his way. He’s far from an alpha male and his social experience is far from his set of skills. In fact, his girlfriend Mami even dumped ...

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