The BEST episodes of Rent-a-Girlfriend

Every episode of Rent-a-Girlfriend ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Rent-a-Girlfriend!

In today’s Japan, "rental" services can deliver an afternoon with a "friend," a "parent," even a fake girlfriend! 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 gets just desperate enough to give it a try. But he quickly discovers how complicated it can be to "rent" an emotional connection… and his new "girlfriend," Mizuhara Chizuru, who’s trying to keep her side hustle secret, will panic when she finds out her real life and Kazuya’s are intertwined in surprising ways! A reckless rom-com filled with love and excitement is about to begin!

Last Updated: 1/31/2023Network:MBS
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Night and Girlfriend
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Night and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/23/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Provisional Girlfriend and Girlfriend
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8.00
75 votes

#2 - Provisional Girlfriend and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/22/2020

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

Directors: Kazuomi Koga
Rent-a-Girlfriend
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7.87
103 votes

#3 - Rent-a-Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/11/2020

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.

Directors: Fumihiro Ueno
Hot Springs and Girlfriend
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7.85
73 votes

#4 - Hot Springs and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/8/2020

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.

Directors: Taku Yamada
Writer: Fumi Tsubota
Watch Now:Amazon
Truth and Girlfriend
star
7.84
58 votes

#5 - Truth and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/19/2020

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?

Directors: Taku Yamada
Writer: Uehara Rie
Watch Now:Amazon
Confession and Girlfriend
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7.77
62 votes

#6 - Confession and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/26/2020

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

Directors: Kazuomi Koga
Watch Now:Amazon
Ex-Girlfriend and Girlfriend
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7.77
98 votes

#7 - Ex-Girlfriend and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/18/2020

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.

Directors: Takashi Tanazawa
Watch Now:Amazon
Girlfriend and Girlfriend
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7.73
74 votes

#8 - Girlfriend and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/15/2020

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...

Directors: Shinya Une
Writer: Uehara Rie
Watch Now:Amazon
Friend and Girlfriend
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7.69
85 votes

#9 - Friend and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/1/2020

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

Directors: Akira Yamada
Watch Now:Amazon
Friend's Girlfriend
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7.48
61 votes

#10 - Friend's Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/12/2020

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

Writer: Uehara Rie
Watch Now:Amazon
Lies and Girlfriend
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7.47
60 votes

#11 - Lies and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/5/2020

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

Directors: Naoyuki Kuzuya
Watch Now:Amazon
Beach and Girlfriend
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7.45
85 votes

#12 - Beach and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/25/2020

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.

Directors: Taku Yamada
Watch Now:Amazon
Christmas and Girlfriend
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7.36
66 votes

#13 - Christmas and Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/29/2020

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

Directors: Hidehiko Kadota
Writer: Fumi Tsubota
Watch Now:Amazon
Dream and Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#14 - Dream and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/2/2022

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

Directors: Kazuomi Koga
Watch Now:Amazon
The Usual Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#15 - The Usual Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/9/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
The Return of the Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#16 - The Return of the Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/16/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Birthday and Girlfriend
star
0.00
0 votes

#17 - Birthday and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/30/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Booze and Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#18 - Booze and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/6/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Ex and Girlfriend
star
0.00
0 votes

#19 - Ex and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/13/2022

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...

Watch Now:Amazon
Youth and Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#20 - Youth and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/20/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Kiss and Girlfriend
star
0.00
0 votes

#21 - Kiss and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/27/2022

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!

Watch Now:Amazon
Ring and Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#22 - Ring and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/3/2022

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

Watch Now:Amazon
Guide and Girlfriend
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0.00
0 votes

#23 - Guide and Girlfriend

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/10/2022

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!

Watch Now:Amazon
Girlfriend and Me
star
0.00
0 votes

#24 - Girlfriend and Me

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/17/2022

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

Directors: Kazuomi Koga
Watch Now:Amazon

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