Celebrations for the second season of Rent-a-Girlfriend are in full force, with the creator of the manga series Reiji Miyajima and the animation director Kanna Hirayama releasing special illustrations on their Twitter accounts for the announcement. In Japan, the announcement also trended on Twitter long after the information was released. See the illustrations after the jump!
Japan's top cosplayer Enako returns to the Rent-a-Girlfriend franchise, this time cosplaying as all the girls from the series, recreating the opening to the TV anime series over on the DMM pictures YouTube channel. Enako recreates the dances from the opening theme and inserts some news ones where the Kazuya might show up. Check it out after the jump!
As the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime series comes to a close tonight with this season's final episode, associate producer Taiki Kakizaki asked Japanese fans of the series to pre-order the Japanese Blu-rays to help show support for a second season. See what the producer said in full after the jump!
Aniplex of America announced during their panel at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo that the English dub of The Misfit of Demon King Academy TV anime will be headed to Crunchyroll, with the English dub of the first episode of the series up right now! More information after the jump!
The Sword Art Online smartphone game, Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag, is celebrating its four year anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, they released a trailer for the game featuring the voice actors of Kirito and Eugeo becoming manga creators! Watch the ink-fueled trailer after the jump!
The bond shared between Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld's Kirito and Eugeo can now be yours with these two sets of double-ring necklace inspired by the duo. The necklace holds two rings, one based on Kirito's weapon, and the other based on the weapon Eugeo wields. Put your finger on it after the jump!
Chizuru is meeting all the big stars this week with the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime character today, met up with the peggies, who perform the opening theme for the series 'Centimeter,' in an animated chibi-style video. Also uploaded last Friday was the full music video for the opening song. Watch both after the jump!
Top rental girlfriend Chizuru Mizuhara is always around to help out newbie girls in the field. Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime ending theme singer halca got advice from the wise Mizuhara in a short chibi-style anime clip that was posted to the official halca YouTube channel. Check it out after the jump!
Reiji Miyajima's Rent-a-Girlfriend romantic comedy manga series isn't just popular in Japan, it's also rapidly becoming one of the biggest manga series' in China. The series was already doing well on Bilibili's manga portal prior to the release of the TV anime, but since the series started streaming, it regularly ranks number one on all the popularity charts. Learn more after the jump!
The latest episode of Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld marked the return of Kirito to the battlefield. After a year and a half (real-time!), the black swordsman finally got up from his wheelchair and moved – and the internet rejoiced! Even characters from other franchises couldn't help but show their support for Kirito's return. Check out the celebrations after the jump!
The 6th episode of the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime aired last night in Japan marking the first appearance of the third heroine of the series, Ruka Sarashina. This caused the series to trend on Twitter in Japan, as well as have the manga creator and animation staff celebrate her appearance! See it all past the jump!